Senators give Manfred until Friday to respond on minorsJuly 25, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of U.S. senators has given baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred a three-day extension until Friday to respond to questions about the sport's antitrust exemption and minor leaguers.
Senators ask MLB why antitrust exemption needed in minorsJuly 18, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee have asked baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to explain the impact of potential legislation stripping the sport’s antitrust exemption from covering the sport’s relationship with minor league players.
Senators ask minor leaguers for information on MLB antitrustJune 28, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman and ranking minority member of the Senate Judiciary Committee sent a letter to an advocacy group for minor leaguers asking questions about baseball's antitrust exemption.
Lindsey Graham floats renewable legal status in exchange for border wall fundingDecember 30, 2018 GMT
Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina on Sunday said a deal that combines $5 billion for President Trump's border wall with an extension of legal status for "Dreamers" and people fleeing conflict or natural disasters back home could "save the day in the Senate" and reopen the government.
John McCain handled Donald Trump POW criticism with ‘such class,’ Richard Durbin saysAugust 26, 2018 GMT
Sen. Richard Durbin on Sunday said Sen. John McCain handled President Trump's past comments that Mr. McCain was a war hero because "he was captured" with understated class.
"The president has disrespected many people, but when he disrespected John McCain and the other prisoners of war it was a moment I'll never forget," Mr.
Senator claims Judge Kavanaugh misled lawmakers under oath in 2006July 31, 2018 GMT
The second-ranking Democrat in the Senate said Tuesday that Judge Brett Kavanaugh misled senators during his 2006 confirmation hearing, and vowed to make the judge explain himself before winning a seat on the Supreme Court.