U.S. Senate Passes TPA, Obama Asserts UN Maritime Law

U.S. Senate Passes TPA, Obama Asserts UN Maritime Law

On Friday, the United States Senate voted 62-37 to provide President Barack Obama the power to “fast-track” his Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) deal while he has already begun asserting United Nations international maritime law in the South China Sea. Orrin Hatch, co-author of the bill and Senate Finance Committee chairman, has indicated that this is […]

Chuck Schumer Endorsed by Harry Reid for Senate Minority Leader

Chuck Schumer Endorsed by Harry Reid for Senate Minority Leader

Chuck Schumer, Democrat and U.S Senator from New York, was endorsed by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid to succeed him at the end of 2016, when Reid retires. From his home in Washington’s West End, the outgoing Democrat from Nevada expressed his confidence that his endorsee would be the right choice to lead the Senate, especially since his […]