Senate Confirms Former Wrestling Exec McMahon To Lead SBAIn a rare display of bipartisanship, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed former wrestling entertainment executive Linda McMahon to lead the Small Business Administration as part of President Donald Trump's cabinet.
Senate Seeks To Roll Back Obama-Era Rule On GunsThe US Senate is moving 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 Betsy DeVos For Education DepartmentThe Senate has confirmed school choice activist Betsy DeVos as Education secretary, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie.
Senate Panel Approves Ben Carson For HUD JobThe Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee has unanimously approved President Donald Trump's nominee for housing secretary, Ben Carson.
Lawmakers Drop Plan Requiring Women To Register For DraftHouse and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a sweeping defense policy bill that rejects a plan to force women to register for a military draft.
Senate Dems Ready For New Leader, GOP Staying With McConnellSenate Democrats and Republicans are meeting separately to pick leaders for the Congress that convenes in January.
House Dems To Delay Leadership ElectionsHouse Democrats have decided to delay their leadership elections and the decision on whether to keep Nancy Pelosi as their leader.
Senate Control Up For Grabs As Democrats Seek Majority Control of the Senate is up for grabs as Republicans' hopes of protecting their narrow majority in an unpredictable election rest on a handful of states that are still toss-ups.
Trump Wants Term Limits For House, SenateRepublican Presidential candidate Donald Trump says he wants congressional term limits of six years for House members and 12 years for the Senate.
Senators Vote To Override Obama's Veto Of 9/11 BillThe Senate has rejected President Barack Obama's veto of legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the attackers.
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.
Senate To Vote On Hitting North Korea With Tougher SanctionsThe bill that senators are scheduled to vote on Wednesday comes in the wake of Pyongyang's satellite launch a few days ago.

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