Senate Republicans continue to stand with the American people. We are moving forward with the bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), and we are continuing to work to ensure Americans have a voice in the confirmation of the next nominee to the Supreme Court.
Senate Republicans agree with Senate Democrats and Vice President Joe Biden that a new Supreme Court justice should be nominated by the next president.

A Voice for Americans

Mar 01 2016

The Republican-led Senate is standing firm on the principle that Americans should have a voice in who will be the next Supreme Court nominee. The American people deserve security, and the Obama administration's vague plan to close Guantanamo Bay would put terrorists in Americans' backyards. If the Obama administration moves ahead with the transfer of terrorists to the United States, the president will be putting a misguided campaign promise before the security of the American people.

The Obama Economy

Feb 24 2016

Senate Republican Conference Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) details how the sluggish Obama economy is harming middle-class Americans. Senator Thune highlights reports that show economic growth slowed to 0.7 percent in the last quarter of 2015, a figure that may actually be lowered in the coming days.
U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, delivered remarks at a press conference on Capitol Hill after the Senate passed legislation he authored to permanently ban taxes on Internet access. Thune’s legislation is an example of the Republican-led Senate tackling difficult issues on a bipartisan basis for the benefit of the American people.


Feb 10 2016

North Korea has openly engaged in nuclear missile tests and orchestrated malicious cyberattacks that threaten our allies as well as our own national security. The Senate has a bipartisan solution that counters North Korea's hostility by strengthening sanctions against North Korea and anyone who aids North Korean aggression.

The bipartisan Energy Modernization Policy Act is a common-sense bill that saves Americans money, improves energy reliability, and increases our nation’s energy security.

Modern Energy

Feb 02 2016

The Energy Policy Modernization Act is a bipartisan bill that modernizes our energy policies by recognizing the changes that have taken place in the energy sector over the past eight years.