Latest Josh Hawley News

As Senate-confirmed justices end Roe, how will voters react?

Jun. 26, 2022 07:32 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The end of Roe v. Wade started in the Senate. It was the Senate Republican partnership with President Donald Trump to confirm conservative judges, and transform the federal judiciary, that paved the way for the Supreme Court's landmark ruling to overturn the...

Senate OKs landmark gun violence bill, House passage is next

Jun. 23, 2022 23:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate easily approved a bipartisan gun violence bill Thursday that seemed unthinkable a month ago, setting up final approval of what will be Congress' most far-reaching response in decades to the nation's run of brutal mass shootings. After years futile...

Senators reach bipartisan compromise on gun violence bill

Jun. 22, 2022 06:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate bargainers reached agreement Tuesday on a bipartisan gun violence bill, potentially teeing up final passage by week's end on an incremental but landmark package that would stand as Congress’ response to mass shootings in Texas and New York that shook the nation. ...

US Senate race promises to be fight for nonpartisan voters

Jun. 21, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The attack ads already are airing and campaign fundraising emails are flooding into inboxes as one of the most competitive U.S. Senate races in the country gets rolling in Nevada, where candidates will be juggling voters' concerns about a volatile economy and inflation that is...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Jun. 14, 2022 07:16 AM EDT

Kansas City Star. June 11, 2022. Editorial: What role did Hawley, Marshall play in the Jan. 6 DC insurrection? Watch the hearings The House committee examining the riotous insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, has started its final series of hearings, with...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Jun. 14, 2022 07:12 AM EDT

Kansas City Star. June 11, 2022. Editorial: What role did Hawley, Marshall play in the Jan. 6 DC insurrection? Watch the hearings The House committee examining the riotous insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, has started its final series of hearings, with...

Trump's Ukraine impeachment shadows war, risks GOP response

Jun. 05, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump was impeached in late 2019 after pressuring Ukraine's leader for “a favor,” all while withholding $400 million in military aid to help confront Russian-backed separatists, even the staunchest defense hawks in the Republican Party stood virtually...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

May. 31, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

Kansas City Star. May 25, 2022. Editorial: Texas to Kansas to Missouri, ‘pro-life’ politicians do nothing as gun violence rages The mind reels, words falter, anger rises, and nothing is done. Nothing. Nothing. American children are dead, and still nothing. ...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

May. 31, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

Kansas City Star. May 25, 2022. Editorial: Texas to Kansas to Missouri, ‘pro-life’ politicians do nothing as gun violence rages The mind reels, words falter, anger rises, and nothing is done. Nothing. Nothing. American children are dead, and still nothing. ...

Senate ships $40B Ukraine aid bill to Biden for signature

May. 20, 2022 00:33 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has whisked a $40 billion package of military, economic and food aid for Ukraine and U.S. allies to final congressional approval, putting a bipartisan stamp on America’s biggest commitment yet to turning Russia's invasion into a painful quagmire for Moscow. ...