Nov 19, 2020 · The Senate of Canada (French: Sénat du Canada) is the upper house of the Parliament of Canada.The Senate is modelled after the British House of Lords and consists of 105 members appointed by the governor general on the advice of the prime minister.
4 days ago · Beginning in 2016, multiple non-partisan caucuses which fulfill a similar purpose as crossbenchers have been formed in the Senate of Canada. The first, the Independent Senators Group (ISG), was created partly as a response to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to appoint more non-partisan Senators.
Nov 14, 2020 · Since November 4, 2015, there has been no government caucus in the Senate because the Senate Liberal Caucus, which existed from 2014 until 2019, was not affiliated with the governing Liberal Party of Canada. On December 6, 2016, for the first time in Canadian history the number of senators without a partisan affiliation exceeded that of the ...
Nov 16, 2020 · The final Senate result was announced on 4 August: Liberal/National Coalition 30 seats (−3), Labor 26 seats (+1), Greens 9 seats (−1), One Nation 4 seats (+4) and Nick Xenophon Team 3 seats (+2). Former broadcaster and founder of the Justice Party Derryn Hinch , won a seat, while Jacqui Lambie , Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm and Family First 's Bob Day retained their seats.
4 days ago · The 2016 United States Senate election in Alaska was held on November 8, 2016, to elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the State of Alaska, concurrently with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the United States Senate in other states and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections.
4 days ago · Except for losing one poll in August 2015, and tying with Trump in a poll in September 2015, Clinton won every pre-election poll with margins between 4 and 12 points until November 2016. In late October 2016, Clinton's lead narrowed significantly towards the election. Trump also won the last poll conducted on election day 49% to 47%.
Nov 14, 2020 · The Supreme Court dismisses the appeal of former MMDA chairman and senatorial candidate Francis Tolentino to stop the proclamation of Win Gatchalian, Ralph Recto and Leila de Lima, the top 10, 11 and 12 senators in the 2016 Philippine Senate election respectively.
Nov 07, 2020 · Kamala Harris, American Democratic politician who represented California in the U.S. Senate from 2017. She was the first Indian American to serve as a U.S. senator as well as the second African American woman. In 2020 she was elected vice president on a ticket with Joe Biden.
Nov 09, 2020 · If the Senate and President do not agree, the President has to pick someone else the Senate will agree to. Political parties. Committees of the United States Senate and other important jobs in the Senate are assigned by the majority political party. Right now, the Senate is made up of 53 Republicans (they are the majority).
Nov 19, 2020 · Italian senate president, Pietro Grasso, succeeds him as president. Two climbers, Kevin Jorgesen and Tommy Caldwell, become the first people to successfully climb El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, California. January 23: Houthi rebels attack and occupy Yemen's presidential palace.