No Deal; Federal Shutdown Continues Into Work WeekThe government shutdown will extend into the workweek as the Senate appeared to inch closer to ending a partisan stalemate late Sunday but fell short of agreement.
Radio Anchor Says Sen. Al Franken Groped, Kissed Her Without ConsentMinnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour and of posing for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept.
Senate Bill Could Trigger Wild Mustang Kill-OffThe fate of thousands of wild horses hangs in the balance. The Senate is set to vote on an amendment to a spending bill that would allow euthanasia of mustangs and burros roaming free on public land.
Divided Senate Confirms Gorsuch Supreme Court NominationPresident Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, was confirmed Friday after Republicans tore up the Senate's voting rules to allow him to ascend to the high court over furious Democratic objections.
Schwarzenegger Reportedly Mulling Run For Senate In 2018According to a report published on Thursday, former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is considering a run for Congress in 2018.
Dems Force Delays In Votes On Price, Mnuchin, SessionsDemocrats forced delays Tuesday in planned Senate committee votes on President Donald Trump's picks for Health and Treasury secretaries and attorney general, amid growing Democratic surliness over the administration's aggressive early moves against refugees and an expected bitter battle over filling the Supreme Court vacancy.
Republican-Led Senate Takes First Step To Repeal ObamacareThe Senate early Thursday passed a measure to take the first step forward on dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law, responding to pressure to move quickly even as Republicans and President-elect Trump grapple with what to replace it with.
Feinstein, Cruz Exchange Heated Words Over China, Sanctuary CitiesRepublican presidential candidate Ted Cruz and five-term Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein engaged in a heated exchange on the Senate floor on Wednesday over "sanctuary cities" that shield residents from federal immigration authorities.
It's Official: Kamala Harris Formally Announces Run For Senate Seat Vacated By Barbara BoxerState Attorney General Kamala Harris has formally announced plans on Tuesday that she will run for the Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer in 2016.
Apple CEO Cook Answers Senate Panel Questions On Tax AvoidanceA Senate panel says Apple Inc. is avoiding billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates and is prepared to question the company’s chief executive Tuesday about the “loopholes.”
Pelosi's Leadership Crucial As Fiscal Cliff Bill Heads To Divided HouseIn a New Year's Day drama that climaxed in the middle of the night, the Senate endorsed legislation negating a fiscal cliff of across-the-board tax increases and sweeping spending cuts by 89-8 early Tuesday.
Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.