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US Senator John McCain to miss key tax vote: Reports

US Senator John McCain to miss key tax vote: Reports

The measure is President Donald Trump's last shot at a major legislative accomplishment in his first year in office.

Dec 18, 2017, 08:07 AM IST
Indian-American senator Kamala Harris tops global thinkers list

Indian-American senator Kamala Harris tops global thinkers list

Indian-American California senator Kamala Harris has topped the prestigious Foreign Policy magazine's 2017 list of '50 Leading Global Thinkers' which also features US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley.

Dec 05, 2017, 14:25 PM IST
'Ashamed' Franken says he won''t quit U.S. Senate over groping accusations

'Ashamed' Franken says he won''t quit U.S. Senate over groping accusations

U.S. Senator Al Franken, trying to salvage his political career, said on Sunday he does not plan to resign but called himself "embarrassed and ashamed" by his behavior toward women who have accused him of groping or inappropriately touching them.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
US senator raises privacy fears over Face ID in iPhone X

US senator raises privacy fears over Face ID in iPhone X

According to Apple, Face ID is more secure than Touch ID fingerprint technology.

Sep 14, 2017, 11:11 AM IST

US senator says Donald Trump ready for war with North Korea

A Republican senator said on Tuesday that US President Donald Trump has told him he would go to war to destroy North Korea rather than allow it to develop a long-range nuclear-armed missile.

Aug 01, 2017, 22:42 PM IST

American Senator wants US to stop issuing visas to Indians

A top American Senator has asked the Obama Administration to discontinue issuing immigrant and non-immigrant visas to citizens from 23 countries, including India and China, while alleging them of being non-cooperative in taking back illegal immigrants from the US.

Jun 28, 2016, 07:48 AM IST

Rubio suspends US presidential campaign after Florida loss

US senator Marco Rubio has dropped out of the presidential race after suffering a humiliating defeat at the hands of Republican front runner Donald Trump in his home state of Florida.

Mar 16, 2016, 08:01 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi understands importance of private sector: US Senator

PM Narendra Modi understands importance of private sector: US Senator

US Senator has praised the free market economy push of Prime Minister Narendra Modi observing that he understands the importance of private sector.

Nov 18, 2015, 11:17 AM IST
Actor and US senator Fred Thompson dies

Actor and US senator Fred Thompson dies

 Actor-turned-US politician Fred Thompson has lost his battle with cancer. He was 73.

Nov 02, 2015, 12:26 PM IST

US Democratic Senator Markey says he''ll support Iran nuclear deal

US Senator Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, said on Wednesday he would support the nuclear deal with Iran, saying in a statement that he believed "that if strictly implemented, this plan can be effective."

Aug 20, 2015, 03:40 AM IST

India set to harness potential of its youth: US Senator

India is set to harness potential of its youth under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a US Senator has said while noting that both the countries need to leverage their assets to address various challenges they face.

Aug 07, 2015, 06:58 AM IST

India set to harness potential of its youth: US Senator

India is set to harness potential of its youth under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a US Senator has said while noting that both the countries need to leverage their assets to address various challenges they face.

Aug 07, 2015, 06:58 AM IST

US senator introduces `CECIL` act to curb trophy hunting

 Urging Americans to curb trophy killings and not be "cowardly lions," US lawmakers introduced legislation Friday that would prevent the kinds of controversial hunting that brought down Zimbabwe`s beloved beast Cecil.

Aug 01, 2015, 00:42 AM IST
US senator to be honoured as Friend of India

US senator to be honoured as Friend of India

A leading Indian community organisation will honour a US senator as a Friend of India with five outstanding achievers of the Indian American community at its annual awards banquet in Stamford Saturday.

Jun 18, 2015, 11:35 AM IST

Sanders enters US presidential race

US Senator Bernie Sanders formally launched his populist, liberal campaign for the White House on Tuesday, reiterating his pledges to recalibrate an American economic system which created sharp disparities between rich and poor.

May 27, 2015, 05:44 AM IST
Iran FM, US Senator get 'personal' in Twitter spat over nuke deal

Iran FM, US Senator get 'personal' in Twitter spat over nuke deal

There is nothing new about US Republicans' opposition to an emerging Iran nuclear deal, however in a fresh Twitter spat over the issue, Senator Tom Cotton got personal with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif calling him a “cowardly character” and dared him to a debate challenge over Iran's “record of tyranny, treachery, & terror”.

May 01, 2015, 02:10 AM IST

US Senator Sanders enters 2016 race in challenge to Hillary Clinton

Independent US Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont on Thursday announced he would seek the 2016 Democratic nomination for president in a bid likely to pressure Hillary Clinton from the left and challenge her on financial issues.

Apr 30, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

Republican Rubio makes leap into 2016 White House race

US Senator Marco Rubio of Florida told top donors on Monday that he will run for the White House because he is "uniquely qualified" to represent the Republican Party in the 2016 presidential race, the Associated Press reported.

Apr 13, 2015, 21:22 PM IST

Achilles heels? Scandals, gaffes could haunt Hillary

Hillary Clinton looks ahead to 2016 as the year Americans may finally elect their first-ever female president, but her past is freighted with blemishes and gaffes that could compromise if not sink her campaign.

Apr 13, 2015, 13:51 PM 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