A newly elected Democratic Illinois state lawmaker announced Tuesday she will run for the U.S. Senate in 2020, challenging Sen. Dick Durbin (D., Ill.).
The Senate passed a bipartisan criminal justice reform bill known as the First Step Act on Tuesday by a vote of 87-12.
Sen. John Cornyn (R., Tex.) and attorney Bill Burck Thursday afternoon revealed the documents Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) dramatically released in self-described violation of Senate rules were already approved for release.
Progressive groups are taking aim at Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) for what they consider his failure to whip Senate Democrats into opposing President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Chuck Schumer said Tuesday that he will fight President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee “with everything I’ve got,” but centrist Democrats are now saying that the Senate minority leader cannot tell them what to do or how to vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination.