Feinstein asked for an apology and said she had grave concerns over the CIA's actions.
The Senate passed a resolution Tuesday condemning “illegal Russian aggression” in Ukraine.
Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Dan Coats (R-Ind.) introduced the resolution Tuesday and the Senate agreed to the measure through a unanimous consent agreement on the same day.
Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) called on the Supreme Court Tuesday to make sure healthcare benefits, such as birth control, under ObamaCare aren’t taken away from women.
“What is at stake before the Supreme Court is whether a CEO’s beliefs can trump a woman’s right to healthcare,” Murray said on the Senate floor. “Women working for private companies should have access to quality medical care no matter who signs their paychecks.”
The Senate voted to advance the nomination of four district judges to serve in eastern Michigan.
Matt Frederick Leitman received a 55-43 vote to end debate on his nomination to serve as U.S. district judge for eastern Michigan.
The bill headed to President Obama would use the $126 million for pediatric medical research.
Sens. Ed Markey and Richard Blumenthal quoted the Dr. Seuss classic during climate talkathon.
“Climate change deniers still exist,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said.
Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said earlier Tuesday morning that even conservative brothers David and Charles Koch would benefit financially if the United States focused more on innovating renewable energy technology rather than relying on fossil fuels.
“Even the Koch brothers are industrious enough to make a whole mess of money off new innovations,” Murphy said.
Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) used a chart showing that the number of home runs increased when players used steroid, saying it’s the same case with temperatures rising when humans emit greenhouse gases.
Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla) said Monday night that climate change isn’t real and recent cold weather across the country proves that.