senators

Senators call for new Yemen certification to protect civilians

US Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Todd Young have sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead of a Saturday deadline for him to re-certify to Congress that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are taking adequate measures to avoid harming civilians in Yemen.

Capitol Police arrest man suspected of 'doxing' lawmakers

The US Capitol Police announced Wednesday that they had arrested a suspect for allegedly "doxing" -- a form of publishing private identifying information online -- lawmakers during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing last week.

Washington senators issue remarks on Kavanaugh hearing

In a hearing that could shape the future of the country's judicial system, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford is set to testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee about her sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. 

Senators ask DHS to crack down on alleged coerced labor

Six US senators are asking the Department of Homeland Security to take immediate steps to ensure private-prison operators aren't using forced labor at immigrant detention centers, after allegations that detainees feel coerced to work for $1 per day or less to get sufficient food and basic services.