GOP To Begin Reconciling House And Senate Tax Bills; Cuomo, Murphy Blast PlanHouse and Senate negotiators are tasked with working out the differences after the Senate approved its version on a 51-49 vote early Saturday.
McConnell Says 'We Have The Votes' To Pass GOP Tax BillLawmakers have been working on a rewrite after the nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation estimated the Senate plan would add $1 trillion to the nation's deficit over 10 years.
Trump Praises Senate Passage Of GOP Budget ResolutionThe Senate cast a mostly party line vote to approve the $4 trillion budget Thursday night. The vote was 51 to 49.
Trump 'Disappointed' By Collapse Of GOP Health Care Bill, Says 'Let Obamacare Fail'Republican Sens. Jerry Moran of Kansas and Mike Lee of Utah announced that they would not support the bill, bringing the number of Republicans opposed to at least four.
Senate Republicans Unveil Health Care Bill, Sparking Heated DebateThe plan will eliminate the individual mandate which forces people to buy health insurance or pay a penalty. It also removes taxes put in place under the Affordable Care Act.
De Blasio: Ultimately, People Will Die If This Bill Becomes LawThe bill is expected to face significant changes in the Senate, where there are several Republicans who have expressed skepticism about the bill.
Senate Confirms Education Secretary Nominee DeVos After VP Pence Breaks TieThe Senate historian said it was the first time a vice president had to break a tie on a Cabinet nomination.
Republican-Led Senate Takes First Step To Repeal 'Obamacare'In a nearly partly-line vote of 51-48, lawmakers approved a nonbinding GOP-backed budget measure that makes it easier for action on subsequent repeal legislation as soon as next month.
Republican Party Clinches House, SenateThe Republican party exceeded all expectations on Elections Day, with the GOP keeping its control over Congress.
Divided Senate Blocks Gun Proposals Following Orlando Mass ShootingA divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns on Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando's mass shooting intensified pressure on lawmakers to act but knotted them in gridlock anyway -- even over restricting firearms for terrorists.
Senate Majority Leader To Offer Bill Allowing Tesla To Sell Cars To ConsumersThe majority leader of the Connecticut Senate says he'll introduce legislation that would allow electric vehicle manufacturers, including Tesla Motors, to sell cars directly to consumers.
Judge Refuses Motion To Drop Charges Against Ex-NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos And SonAn indictment against the pair alleges a medical malpractice insurer provided Adam Skelos with a no-show job while it lobbied his father on legislative matters.