Former Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison Confirmed As NATO Diplomat The Senate has confirmed former Texas GOP Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison to be ambassador to NATO and New York Jets owner Woody Johnson to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom.
President Trump Wants Senate To Stay And Pass Health CarePresident Donald Trump has told Senate Republicans face-to-face they must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an "Obamacare" repeal bill to sign.
Senate GOP Leaders Hope For Health Care Vote Next WeekRepublican leaders want to stage a climactic vote on their health care bill next week. But internal rifts over issues like coverage requirements and Medicaid cuts leave the timing and even the measure's fate unclear.
Texas Sen. Cornyn Withdraws Name From FBI ConsiderationTexas Senator John Cornyn has told the Trump administration he'll stay in the U.S. Senate and is not interested in the vacant FBI director position.
Health Care Debate Shifting Over To U.S. Senate The contentious debate over overhauling the health care system shifts to the Senate and a moderate Republican, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, says the Senate will not take up the House bill and will instead start from scratch .
Congress Finishes Spending Bill, Sends Legislation To TrumpThe Senate has delivered to President Donald Trump the first significant legislation of his presidency, a bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill that would keep the government running through September
U.S. House Approves Repeal Of Obamacare, Bill Heads To SenateThe Republican-sponsored American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed the U.S. House 217-213 Thursday, with one vote to spare, although it will face an uncertain path in the Senate.
Showdown At Hand Over Trump's Supreme Court NomineeA Senate showdown is at hand over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, and it could change the Senate and the court for years to come.
Ex Punk-Rocker O'Rourke Launches Longshot Bid Against CruzBeto O'Rourke, a 44-year-old Democrat from the remote West Texas city of El Paso, has advocated for legalizing marijuana and preaches tolerance on the U.S.-Mexico border in defiance of President Donald Trump's "Build that wall" mantra.
Senate Votes To Undo Privacy Rules That Protect User DataThe Republican-led Senate has voted to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information.
Next Up In The Senate: Dr. Ben Carson, Slated For HUD VoteA vote is scheduled Thursday on President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and approval is expected.
A Divided, Testy Senate OKs Trump Health SecretaryRepublicans have driven President Donald Trump's choice for health secretary through a testy Senate in a party-line vote.

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