Senate Republicans Block Democrats' Voting Rights Bill From AdvancingRepublicans on Tuesday blocked a procedural vote to advance a sweeping voting reforms bill in the Senate, sinking Democrats' attempt to begin debate on their landmark legislation overhauling the nation's election laws.
Experts: 17 Million People Cut From Biden COVID Stimulus DealThe Senate is expected to take up President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill this week as Democrats hammer out the final sticking points in the legislation, including who will be eligible for a new round of stimulus checks.
Sen. Padilla Named Chair of Immigration SubcommitteeU.S. Sen. Alex Padilla has been named chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee's Immigration Subcommittee.
Swalwell: 'We Have a Case to Make' Against Trump In Second Impeachment TrialOpening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial for Donald Trump on the charge of incitement of insurrection will begin the week of Feb. 8, according to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who announced the schedule Friday evening.
COVID Relief: McConnell Dashes Hopes For $2,000 Coronavirus Stimulus ChecksSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday again rebuffed a push for the Senate to take up a bill increasing coronavirus relief checks to Americans from $600 to $2,000.
COVID Stimulus: McConnell Rejects Standalone $2,000 Stimulus Checks, Links Money To Other Trump RequestsSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blocked an attempt to vote on the $2,000 stimulus checks approved by the House, but resurrected the higher payments in a new bill that includes several items on President Donald Trump's wish list.
Congressional Leaders Reach Agreement on COVID Economic Relief PackageCongressional leaders on Sunday reached a deal on a $900 billion COVID-19 economic relief package that includes $600 direct payments to Americans and $300 in enhanced unemployment for the next 10 weeks.
UPDATE: Feinstein Takes Heat Over Handling of Barrett SCOTUS Nomination HearingU.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat, faced calls to resign Thursday after she praised and later embraced her Republican counterpart, U.S. Sen. Lindsay Graham.
Republican Senate Solidarity Key to Success of Trump Effort to Replace GinsburgAll indications are that President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will move ahead with a Supreme Court nominee. So the first question is: what if they succeed?
Western States Senators Coax Trump's Support for Historic Public Lands LegislationLawmakers have reached bipartisan agreement on an election-year deal to double spending on a popular conservation program and devote nearly $2 billion a year to improve and maintain national parks.
Senate Approves Coronavirus Relief Bill Ensuring Paid LeaveThe Senate on Wednesday approved a coronavirus relief bill passed by the House last week that provides free testing and paid leave for certain workers as the White House solidifies plans for an even larger package to address the fallout of the pandemic.