Richard Craig Shelby is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Alabama. First elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986, he is the Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, succeeding Thad Cochran. He previously served as Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and Senate Committee on Rules and Administration. He is the longest serving U.S. Senator from Alabama, surpassing John Sparkman who held the previous record.
The head of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, Republican Senator Richard Shelby, said on Wednesday Congress should provide the Trump administration with the funds it needs to combat.. Reuters - Published
This week on "Face the Nation," moderator Margaret Brennan interviews Sen. Jon Tester, Sen. Richard Shelby, and ONE Organization President Gayle Smith. Plus, our annual year-end panel of historians.. CBS News - Published