McCain Suggests GOP Would Oppose Clinton Supreme Court Picks GOP Sen. John McCain of Arizona says Republicans will be united against any Supreme Court nominee put forward by Hillary Clinton if she becomes president.
More Than 50 Federal Judge Nominees Waiting On SenateSenate confirmation of President Barack Obama's nominees slowed to a halt this election year, a common political occurrence. But more than 90 vacancies in the federal judiciary are taking a toll on judges, the courts and Americans seeking recourse.
Senate Poised To Override Obama Veto Of 9/11 LegislationThe Senate is poised to reject President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia.
Democrats Fear Senate Takeover Chances DimmingDemocrats are sounding more concerned about their chances of retaking control of the Senate, as Republicans demonstrate a commanding fundraising advantage and Hillary Clinton's lead narrows in key battleground races.
Former KKK Leader David Duke To Run for U.S. Senate In LouisianaFormer Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has announced that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana.
Senate Democrats Block GOP's Zika Funding Bill Senate Democrats have blocked a GOP-drafted measure to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, accusing Republicans of packing the measure with partisan provisions and unfair spending cuts.
Democrats Stage Sit-In On House Floor Over Gun Control Just days after four gun control measures failed to pass in the U.S. Senate, House Democrats are staging their own historic protest on the floor of the lower chamber over firearm safety legislation.
Senate GOP Leader: No Lame-Duck Hearing Of President's Supreme Court PickThe leader of the Republican-controlled Senate is ruling out the idea of considering President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee after the November election -- as one GOP colleague has suggested.
Senate's Harry Reid Announces He Won't Seek Re-ElectionSenate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not seek re-election to another term, saying he wanted to focus on bringing Democrats back to power in the Senate.
President Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline BillThe White House sent notice of the veto to the Senate on Tuesday, shortly after the bill was received at the White House. It's the third veto of Obama's presidency.
Senate Democrats Reject Bill To Build Keystone XL PipelineThe Democrat-controlled Senate has defeated a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The Senate's 59-41 vote Tuesday night was a nail-biter to the end.
Stockman Challenges Cornyn In U.S. Senate RaceIn a last-minute surprise late Monday, U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman filed paperwork to challenge fellow Texas Republican and powerful incumbent John Cornyn for the U.S. Senate next year.