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.
Sen. Sessions On Track For Confirmation As Attorney GeneralThe Senate is working round-the-clock toward confirming President Donald Trump's close ally, Sen. Jeff Sessions, to become the nation's top law enforcement officer as attorney general.
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.
Texas Senators Cruz, Cornyn Ready For Change Under TrumpTexas' Republican U.S. senators are congratulating Donald Trump on the upset victory that will send him to the White House.
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.
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.