The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Neomi Rao, President Donald Trump’s pick to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, to fill the spot previously held by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Democratic senator Doug Jones has excluded Alabama voters from seeing digital ads that highlight his opposition to President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration on border security.
Former astronaut Mark Kelly announced Tuesday that he will run for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Arizona in 2020.
Senate Republicans pushed back against an attack by liberal activists on Neomi Rao’s collegiate writings on sexual assault, pointing to articles in the pages of the New York Times and Washington Post that make similar arguments as Rao made at Yale.
Key Republicans on Capitol Hill are warning the Maduro government in Venezuela, as well as Cuba, that they could be officially designated as state sponsors of terrorism, a status that carries the harshest of U.S. sanctions.
The Senate on Monday voted to move forward on the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act, which contains a provision permitting state and local governments to withhold contracts and take other actions against companies that participate in the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.
Stacey Abrams, the failed Democratic candidate for governor in Georgia, has revamped her dark money group as rumors have swirled that she may seek a spot in the U.S. Senate next year.
Sens. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) and Amy Klobuchar (D., Minn.) are testing the waters of the 116th Congress for support of importing drugs from Canada, an effort to combat exploding prescription costs.
Senate Republicans released a version of President Donald Trump’s shutdown-ending proposal Monday, which, if passed, would fully fund the government and invest nearly $6 billion in building a southwestern border wall.
A group with ties to Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) announced on Friday it would launch a $600,000 media buy targeting Republicans over the government shutdown, seeming to confirm the notion that Democrats are “playing politics” with the impasse.