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United States Senate to delay vote on Republican healthcare bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell confirmed the move on Saturday night, reports CNN.

Jul 16, 2017, 10:42 AM IST
 Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''

Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''

Five Republican senators have announced they will not support the bill, which is designed to repeal and replace Obamacare, in its current form.

Jun 24, 2017, 09:18 AM IST

US Senate rejects move to block F-16 sale to Pakistan

A resolution moved in the US Senate intended to block F-16 aircraft sale to Pakistan has been rejected.

Mar 11, 2016, 13:45 PM IST
Republicans debate how to defeat jihadists, rivals hit Donald Trump

Republicans debate how to defeat jihadists, rivals hit Donald Trump

Several of Donald Trump`s rivals aimed criticism at the billionaire real estate mogul over his incendiary anti-Muslim remarks.

Dec 16, 2015, 10:15 AM IST

The very busy Day One of Republican White House hopefuls

The Iran deal, emission regulations and immigration orders frame Barack Obama`s legacy -- and they would all be toast on day one of a Republican presidency, vow conservative White House candidates.

Aug 05, 2015, 21:57 PM IST
Republicans in US begin to set tone for primary debates

Republicans in US begin to set tone for primary debates

Three Republican presidential nominees spoke at a forum here setting the tone for debates preceding the primaries in August.

Jun 19, 2015, 14:47 PM IST

US lawmakers pile on as Rand Paul forces counterterror lapse

With US counterterror provisions facing expiration at midnight Sunday and the Senate unable to avert a national security crisis, lawmakers from both parties trained their ire on a singular target: Rand Paul.

Jun 01, 2015, 14:31 PM IST
No US Senate deal, spy provisions expire at midnight: Lawmakers

No US Senate deal, spy provisions expire at midnight: Lawmakers

The US Senate failed Sunday to reach a deal that would prevent key counterterrorism provisions from expiring at midnight, after Senator Rand Paul blocked the chamber from advancing a solution.

Jun 01, 2015, 05:40 AM IST

Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul skeptical on Iran deal

 Newly minted 2016 presidential contender Rand Paul said on Wednesday he was skeptical of the framework agreement to contain Iran`s nuclear program but accused his fellow Republicans of "beating the drums for war."

Apr 08, 2015, 19:16 PM IST

Rand Paul criticizes fellow Republicans as he launches White House bid

 US Senator Rand Paul accused his fellow Republicans on Tuesday of contributing to Washington`s dysfunction, launching a 2016 White House bid with a vow to shatter the status quo and defend individual freedoms.

Apr 08, 2015, 09:04 AM IST

Anti-establishment Rand Paul joins US presidential race

Conservative US Senator Rand Paul announced Tuesday that he is running for his party`s nomination for the 2016 presidential race, making him the second major Republican to join the contest.

Apr 08, 2015, 01:43 AM IST

Rand Paul promises to ''take our country back'' in 2016 White House bid

Senator Rand Paul promised to be a different kind of Republican on Tuesday, launching a 2016 White House bid that he said would highlight the conservative principles of reduced government and spending as he vowed to break up "the Washington machine."

Apr 07, 2015, 23:45 PM IST

Rand Paul wins US conservative conference straw poll

US conservatives gathering at their annual conference Saturday chose Republican Senator Rand Paul as their top pick for president, for the third year in a row.

Mar 01, 2015, 05:50 AM IST

US near `tyranny` under Obama, says Republican

Senator Rand Paul, a potential Republican White House contender in 2016, has electrified conservative activists by warning that President Barack Obama was taking America down the road to tyranny.

Mar 08, 2014, 06:12 AM IST

US Senator Rand Paul sues President Barack Obama over NSA surveillance

Republican Sen. Rand Paul and a tea-party backed group are suing the Obama administration over the National Security Agency`s phone record collection policies.

Feb 13, 2014, 06:03 AM IST

`Bill Clinton`s pursuit of Monica Lewinsky was predatory`

United States Senator for Kentucky Rand Paul has said that Bill Clinton`s behavior toward the then-intern Monica Lewinsky was "predatory".

Jan 27, 2014, 13:55 PM IST

US Senate rejects proposal to halt Egypt aid

The Senate roundly rejected a proposal to redirect aid for Egypt into bridge-building projects in the US.

Aug 01, 2013, 00:23 AM IST

US Senate confirms John Brennan as CIA director

The US Senate has confirmed John Brennan as the next director of Central Intelligence Agency.

Mar 08, 2013, 08:52 AM IST

US senator`s 13-hour speech doesn`t stop CIA vote

Senator Rand Paul`s attempt to block confirmation of President Barack Obama`s nominee to lead the CIA ended early Thursday.

Mar 08, 2013, 08:42 AM IST

Bill moved to strip US aid to Pak, Egypt, Libya

An American Senator has moved a Congressional amendment to strip all US aid to Pakistan, Egypt and Libya, totalling about USD 4 billion per annum.

Sep 14, 2012, 12:44 PM IST