“Senator” in the news

Example collocations

elected senator
former senator
state senator

Publications and example sentences

The Japan Times
· As protests grip U.S., Trump invokes law and order to shift focus from pandemic  
And Trump’s response drew concern from at least one ally, Senator Tim Scott, a South Carolina Republican.
The Age
· History will judge Andrews on Belt and Road, warns union leader  
The “Shoppies” have long been a formidable presence in Labor's right, counting Deputy Premier James Merlino and newly-minted senator for Victoria Raff Ciccone among their number.
The New York Times
· As Protests and Violence Spill Over, Trump Shrinks Back  
“Those are not constructive tweets, without any question,” Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina, the only black Republican in the Senate, said in an interview on Sunday.
The New York Times
· Tara Reade’s Tumultuous Journey to the 2020 Campaign  
It was an unwritten rule that the senator preferred male aides to do menial tasks like chauffeuring him or fetching coffee, former aides have said.
The New York Times
· Norman Lamm, 92, Dies; Rescued Yeshiva U. From Brink of Bankruptcy  
Jews who identify with it can now be found working in white-shoe law firms, television and movie studios, and big-city newspapers; running for vice-president of the United States, as Senator Joseph I. Lieberman did in 2000, or serving as secretary of the Treasury, as Jack Lew did for President Barack Obama; writing best-selling novels, as Faye Kellerman has done; or breeding a Triple Crown horse, as Ahmed Zayat, a 1983 Yeshiva graduate, did with American Pharoah in 2015.
Al Jazeera
· Trump says US will designate Antifa 'terrorist organisation'  
Other conservative politicians, such as Texas Senator Ted Cruz, have made similar statements.
The Atlantic
· America Used to Have Leaders  
That night, as explosive protests broke out across the country, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, a presidential candidate at the time, gave the following speech in Indianapolis.
The Atlantic
· America’s Worst Year  
The political chaos: In early March of 1968, Eugene McCarthy—then a Democratic senator from Minnesota, and an opponent of the Vietnam War—received a surprising 42 percent of the vote in the New Hampshire primary, versus only 49 percent for the incumbent president, Lyndon B. Johnson.This was the same LBJ who had won the largest-ever share of the popular vote against Barry Goldwater four years earlier, and had seemed to have such sun-king dominance that opponents of the war like Bobby Kennedy had not dreamed of challenging him for reelection.
The China Post
· Parents hoping to get back to work face a child care crisis  
Prospects for passage are unclear, but two Republican senators, Joni Ernst of Iowa and Kelly Loeffler of Georgia, have called for the next pandemic relief package to include $25 billion for the child care industry.