GOP-Led Senate Votes To Block Rule On Guns And Mentally ImpairedThe Republican-led Senate has voted to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able to purchase a firearm.
Senate Confirms Former Banker Steven Mnuchin As Treasury SecretaryThe Senate confirmed Steven Mnuchin as treasury secretary despite complaints by Democrats that the former banker ran a "foreclosure machine" when he headed OneWest Bank.
Senate In Round-The-Clock Session To Confirm Trump CabinetDemocrats announced plans Monday to hold the Senate floor around the clock to protest Republicans' push to confirm President Donald Trump's Cabinet picks.
California AG Kamala Harris Wins Battle To Replace Retiring Senator BoxerCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris has defeated Loretta Sanchez, winning the seat of retiring Senator Barbara Boxer.
California’s Legal Pot Debate, Lopsided U.S. Senate Race Nears EndCalifornia's lopsided U.S. Senate is nearing a historic end and voters are pondering a long list of ballot questions.
Senate Candidate Loretta Sanchez Uses 'The Dab' In Debate Against Kamala HarrisRep. Loretta Sanchez has tried for months to generate buzz in her uphill U.S. Senate campaign against Attorney General Kamala Harris.
Harris, Sanchez Clash In Lone Senate DebateState Attorney General Kamala Harris and Rep. Loretta Sanchez, both Democrats, dueled over issues from crime to terrorism, seeking to sway voters in a race that has been largely overshadowed by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Democrats Dueling For U.S. Senate Seat Pick Up Big EndorsementsThe two Democrats seeking California’s U.S. Senate seat have picked up dueling endorsements that highlight political dynamics in the race.
Obama, Biden Endorse Harris In Historic Senate RacePresident Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday endorsed California Attorney General Kamala Harris to be the state's next U.S. senator.
Bono Makes Congressional Plea For Refugee ReliefU2 front man Bono brought his star power to Capitol Hill Tuesday as he called on members of Congress to take swift action to deal with the global refugee crisis and violent extremism.
Senate Majority Leader To Offer Bill Allowing Tesla To Sell Cars To ConsumersThe majority leader of the Connecticut Senate says he'll introduce legislation that would allow electric vehicle manufacturers, including Tesla Motors, to sell cars directly to consumers.
Bills To Curb Youth Smoking Head To California Assembly CommitteeTwo California bills aimed at reducing youth smoking by regulating e-cigarettes and boosting the legal smoking age to 21 will get a crucial legislative hearing Wednesday.