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.
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.

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