Senate Breaks Until After Christmas With No Deal To End Government ShutdownSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Saturday shortly after 3 p.m. that the Senate will leave for the Christmas holiday, and return for a formal meeting Thursday, Dec. 26, at 4 p.m.
Senate Passes Bipartisan Criminal Justice BillThe Senate voted 87-12 to approve a bipartisan criminal justice bill supported by President Trump on Tuesday evening.
Nelson Concedes To Republican Scott In Florida Senate Race As Recount EndsSen. Bill Nelson conceded defeat to Republican Gov. Rick Scott in Florida's bitterly contested Senate race after final official results posted showed Scott ahead by more than 10,000 votes.
Eyes Of America On Tuesday's Critical Midterm ElectionsPresident Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama have been busy on the campaign trail ahead of the crucial midterm elections on Tuesday.
Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In As Supreme Court JusticeIn a final vote of 50-48, the senate officially added President Trump's pick as the ninth member of the nation's highest court.
Stefanowski Wins GOP Nod For Connecticut Governor In UpsetBob Stefanowski, a former GE executive who pitched himself to voters as Bob the Rebuilder, won Tuesday's Republican primary for Connecticut governor in an upset and will face a fellow wealthy businessman, Democrat Ned Lamont, in November.
White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci Rips Priebus, Bannon In New InterviewIn the article, Scaramucci accused Priebus of leaking his financial disclosure form and used vulgarities and expletives to attack Bannon.
Obamacare Repeal Bill Fails In U.S. SenateThe U.S. Senate on Wednesday failed to pass a proposal that would partially repeal Obamacare.
Senate Republicans Unveil Latest Health Care Plan Amid Deep DivisionsSenators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Susan Collins (R-ME) already oppose the new bill that devotes $45 billion to fight the opioid crisis, while giving more credits to low income Americans to buy coverage.
Senators Probe Former Attorney General Lynch For 'Alleged Political Interference'Senators investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election are now seeking more information about the firing of FBI Director James Comey, and the Clinton email investigation.
U.S. Senate Passes Financial Rescue Package For Puerto RicoThe U.S. Senate on Wednesday has passed a financial rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico, sending the measure to President Barack Obama.
Sen. Chris Murphy: Election Year Likely To Create More Gridlock On Capitol Hill In 2016"I acknowledge that the presidential race is going to dominate, and it will only get harder and harder to get things done next year," Murphy said.
Schumer: Feds Need Plan To Assess Radicals On Social MediaThe New York Democrat formally announced his support Sunday for the Combat Terrorist Use of Social Media Act of 2015.
Bill By NJ Senators Would Require Contaminating Industries To Pay For Cleanup Of SuperfundsNew Jersey has about 114 superfund sites, and 50 percent of residents live within 3 miles of one.
Congressional Transportation Deal Could Save NY, NJ Mass Transit From Big Budget CutsAlthough new rail tunnels under the Hudson River are not specifically mentioned, the bill is favorable for the Gateway project, giving Amtrak the extra $10 billion over five years.