Legendary astronaut and former Senator John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, passed away Thursday at 95 years old.
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.), who was elected on Wednesday to lead the Democrats in the Senate, has been on the receiving end of more political cash from Republican Donald Trump than any of his Senate peers.
Senate Democrats elected Chuck Schumer as minority leader on Wednesday, tasking the New York senator with preparing party members in the chamber to confront the incoming Trump administration.
Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer introduced legislation on Tuesday to abolish the Electoral College system in the wake of last week’s election results that gave Donald Trump the presidency despite Hillary Clinton leading in the popular vote.
Republican Sen. Roy Blunt will retain his seat in the Senate after his Democratic challenger Jason Kander conceded the race Tuesday night.
The nation’s most expensive Senate race ended with Republican incumbent Sen. Pat Toomey defeating Democrat Katie McGinty in Pennsylvania.
The Janesville Gazette, the hometown newspaper of Wisconsin Democratic Senate candidate Russ Feingold, threw its endorsement behind incumbent Republican Sen. Ron Johnson on Friday, praising him for his “outsider” mentality in Washington, D.C.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (R.) has widened his lead over Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy to a six-point margin, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday.