Harry Reid, Lion Of Senate Democrats, Passes Away At 82Reid's family said in a statement that he died Tuesday afternoon after a "four-year battle with pancreatic cancer."
Government Shutdown Averted: US Senate Passes Stopgap Funding BillThe Senate passed a stopgap spending bill that avoids a short-term shutdown and funds the federal government through Feb. 18 after leaders defused a partisan standoff over federal vaccine mandates.
Texas Democrats Make Renewed Push For US Senate To Pass Federal Elections BillThe legislation is called the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and is named after the civil rights leader and Congressman who died last year.
Texas Fetal Heartbeat Law Criticized, Defended During US Senate Committee HearingThe debate came during a Judiciary Committee hearing on the law itself and on the way the U.S. Supreme Court handles emergency hearings.
Senate Passes Juneteenth National Holiday Bill By Texas Sen. Cornyn, Rep. Jackson LeeThe bill was brought together by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (Texas-18) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts).
Senate Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief BillThe Senate approved President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package Saturday, over 24 hours after opening debate on the bill.
Senate Votes To Acquit Former President Trump In 2nd Impeachment TrialThe Senate voted 57-43 to acquit former President Donald Trump of inciting the January 6 riot in his second impeachment trial.
Impeachment Trial Against Former President Donald Trump Moves Forward Despite Opposition From Both Texas SenatorsSix Republicans joined Democrats in the U.S. Senate in voting the impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump is constitutional and should move forward.
Senate Democrats Call For Ethics Investigation Of Texas' Ted Cruz, Missouri's Josh Hawley 'To Fully Understand Role' In Capitol AttackSeven Democratic Senators said an ethics investigation should determine whether Sen. Cruz and Sen. Hawley, of Missouri, engaged in “improper conduct reflecting on the Senate.”
Texas Sen. Cruz Leads 11 GOP Senators In Challenging Biden's Win Over TrumpEleven Republican senators led by Ted Cruz announced they will challenge the outcome of the presidential election by voting to reject electors from some states when Congress meets to certify the Electoral College results.
Congress Reaches Agreement On $900 Billion COVID-19 Relief Package, Mitch McConnell SaysSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday said Democrats and Republicans have "finalized a deal" on a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package.
Texas Sen. John Cornyn Wins Fourth Term After Defeating Challenger MJ HegarIncumbent U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) has won a fourth term after defeating Democratic challenger Mary "MJ" Hegar.
Texas Is A Battleground State And A Record Surge In Voter Turnout Only Adds To An Unpredictable ElectionUnlike in decades past, Republicans in Texas were on shaky ground on Election Day. The state, which typically is among the worst for turnout in the U.S., has seen a record surge of voters -- many who may not be casting GOP ballots.
US Senate Candidate MJ Hegar Rallies Supporters In North Texas Hours Before Election Day: 'It's 4th And Goal'The decorated combat veteran has crossed the state during the past couple of days from Houston, Austin, San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley.
Texas Sen. John Cornyn, Challenger MJ Hegar Talk Coronavirus, Supreme Court Seats, Key To VictoryU.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Democratic challenger MJ Hegar spoke with CBS 11 News political reporter Jack Fink ahead of their debate on Friday night.