Senate

September 24, 2015

Pope Francis pushes Congress to show 'compassion' to immigrants

Francis lived up to his reputation as a provocative figure.
September 24, 2015

WATCH LIVE: Pope Francis addresses Congress

Pope Francis delivers an address to a joint session of Congress.
September 24, 2015

Here we go again: Cruz vs. McConnell and Boehner

Sen. Ted Cruz is gearing up for another showdown with Republican leaders in Congress.
August 6, 2015

McConnell: ObamaCare repeal likely to be included in fast-track budget process

The tactic allows the Senate GOP to pass bills with a simple majority instead of 60 votes.
July 16, 2015

Dem: Rejecting Iran deal would be 'absolute blow' to presidential legitimacy

Sen. Chris Murphy said Republicans "don't believe in the legitimacy of diplomacy."
July 15, 2015

Iran deal puts Schumer in a vise

The new accord is testing his longtime allegiance to pro-Israel causes.
June 24, 2015

Senate approves fast-track, sending trade bill to White House

The 60-38 Senate vote capped weeks of fighting over the trade bill.
June 22, 2015

McConnell wants to pass trade bills this week

The Republican called for "a little more trust" ahead of trade votes.
June 16, 2015

Congress paddles toward a shutdown

The fight over government spending is roaring back to life.
June 1, 2015

What's next for the NSA bill

The U.S. Senate allowed the National Security Agency's power to collect bulk phone records to...

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