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In a statement on her bill, Ernst said Iowans elected to her to make Washington “squeal.”

Sen. Joni Ernst Introduces Bill To Expose ‘Billion-Dollar Boondoggles’ Like California High-Speed Rail

By a 68-23 margin, the Senate decided we haven’t spilled enough blood, broken enough soldiers, or spent enough money on Afghanistan.

Congress’s Vote To Keep War In Afghanistan Sells Out American Soldiers

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan under way in the South China Sea, August 2018.

Without sufficient hard power, the use of sanctions and other tools could result in increased threats to the homeland.

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump walk to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on November 9, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Trump: ‘Don’t Tell Me About Whitaker, Because Mueller Wasn’t Senate Confirmed’

“We can only imagine what they’d do with legitimate power in our government,” Trump said. “We can’t hand Democrats the keys to Congress. We can’t go back.”

Democrats’ path to ruin in 2020: Subpoenas, investigations, even possible impeachment talks

Although the exact size of the parties' respective majorities in the House and Senate is not clear, Democrats will soon have to decide whether to restore Nancy Pelosi to her old job as speaker of the House, which she held from 2007 to 2011.

Democrats retake control of House, Republicans hold Senate majority as midterms leave power split in Washington.

Mr. Simpson decided to invoke his Fifth Amendment rights during the same week that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein balked at testifying.

Middleman pleads Fifth as Republicans close in on Clinton-Justice Russia collusion conspiracy

Trump, throughout the day, insisted Kavanagh would not be tainted by the sexual assault allegations from Christine Blasey Ford and others that nearly tanked his nomination. Trump said he was "100 percent" certain Kavanaugh was innocent.

‘Tremendous Victory’: Trump Celebrates Kavanaugh Win

On the Left, as Brett Kavanaugh's attackers demonstrate, a slur becomes gospel if it furthers a political aim, in this instance keeping a conservative from the US Supreme Court's former 'swing' seat. Assertion is enough, coherent evidence be damned -- and if the rule of law suffers, so be it.

Contradictory evidence can always be twisted by advocates and true believers to present black as white.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the 114th Associate Supreme Court Justice on Saturday.

Kavanaugh sworn in as 114th Supreme Court justice, hours after Senate votes to confirm.

It is quite likely Ms. McLean selected/recruited her life-long best friend, Ms. Blasey-Ford.

Christine Blasey-Ford Friend In Delaware Was Career FBI Agent and Likely Together During Accusation Letter Construct

Grassley has called on the Justice Department and the FBI to review the matter as a possible violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1001 and 1505, portions of the U.S. code criminalizing the sharing of materially false information with committee investigators and obstruction of proceedings of congressional committees.

Chairman Chuck Grassley Requests Criminal Investigation of Kavanaugh Accuser Jeffrey Catalan

This is about preventing a conservative justice from being added to the Supreme Court, nothing more.

Just Vote on Kavanaugh Nomination

en. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and other Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee appeal to Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, to delay the confirmation hearing of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.

Kavanaugh hearing proves the Senate is no longer the ‘world’s greatest deliberative body’.

The Senate will not make a sustained recovery until McConnell no longer leads it.

This isn’t a family business that McConnell is driving into the ground; it’s the Senate, the rock of the republic.

Mitt Romney leaves the Senate offices at the Utah State Capitol Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in Salt Lake City. Romney held closed-door meetings with Utah lawmakers as the former Republican presidential nominee continues his bid to become a prominent new U.S. Senator for Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

How Mitt Romney is under attack in Utah for ‘liberal Massachusetts values’.