Sen. Duckworth, Newborn Baby Make History On Senate FloorSen. Tammy Duckworth voted on the Senate floor on Thursday with her newborn baby daughter Maile cradled in her arms. Her appearance comes just one day after the Senate voted to allow the babies of its members into the tradition-bound chamber.
'Dreamers' Left In Limbo As Senate Rejects Immigration BillsThe Senate left hundreds of thousands of "Dreamer" immigrants in limbo Thursday, rejecting rival plans that would have spared them from deportation and strengthened the nation's border security.
As Government Shutdown Begins, Blame Game Revs UpThe Republican-controlled Congress scheduled an unusual weekend session to begin considering a three-week version of a short-term spending measure and Pres. Trump tweeted that Democrats "wanted to give me a nice present" to mark the start of his second year in office.
Government Shuts Down After Senate Negotiations Fizzle; Trump Calls Democrats 'Losers'The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, marring the one-year anniversary of Pres. Trump's inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction.
Senate Commerce Leader Confronts Apple About iPhone SlowdownThe chairman of the U.S. Senate's commerce committee wants Apple to lift the veil on its once-secret slowdown of older iPhones.
U.S. Senate Reveals 'Harassment Settlement Data' – $1.5 Million Paid Over 20 YearsThe Senate quietly released a bare-bones report showing that nearly $1.5 million in taxpayer money has been spent over the past two decades to cover claims against lawmakers and other Senate offices.
Democrat Doug Jones Defeats Roy Moore, Wins Alabama Senate SeatDemocrat Doug Jones has won election to the U.S. Senate from Alabama, dealing a political blow to President Donald Trump.
GOP Nears Senate OK Of Tax Bill After Flurry Of Final DealsRepublicans used a burst of eleventh-hour horse-trading Friday to edge to the brink of Senate passage of a $1.4 trillion tax bill, as a party starved all year for a major legislative triumph took a giant step toward giving President Donald Trump one of his top priorities by Christmas.
Senate GOP Presses Ahead On Tax Bill; McCain Backs MeasureSenate Republicans on Thursday pushed ahead on a sweeping revamp of the nation's tax code, with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell expressing confidence of final passage by week's end and a key Republican getting on board.
Kid Rock Shuts Down Senate Run Rumors, Announces New Album and Tour"I’m not running for Senate. Are you kidding me?" - Kid Rock
President's Verbal Shots Against McConnell Complicate Trump AgendaMcConnell dinged Trump this past week for "excessive expectations" about what can happen in Congress. That didn't sit well with the president, who lashed out against McConnell.
Senate Rejects 'Skinny Repeal' Of Obamacare; McCain's 'Nay' Proves DecisiveSen. John McCain, Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Sen. Susan Collins voted no on the "skinny repeal" bill, dooming it.