With a historic and controversial move, Senate majority leader Harry Reid renders the sober Senate more like the hyperpartisan House
Senate Democrats pushed through a historic change to the chamber’s rules on Thursday, doing away with filibusters on executive appointments and most judicial nominations in a bid to ease the gridlock gripping the chamber.
Sen. John McCain’s proposal doesn’t go far enough for Majority Leader Harry Reid
Senate to vote as early as Wednesday on historic tightening of code
Senate members remain divided over a bipartisan amendment helmed by Kirsten Gillibrand
Being sworn in on Halloween, with big votes looming
Want answers on Benghazi, Fed books
In the DC shutdown scrum, Susan Collins (R-Maine) and her sister-colleagues of Congress worked together when their male counterparts would not. She lead the bipartisan effort that ultimately prevailed.
And other stuff I learned reporting the Senate women’s story
On Friday morning, one day after Capitol Police working without pay shot a woman driving dangerously outside Senate offices, the Chaplain of the Senate came to the floor with a prayer. “May we go beyond applause in expressing our …
Nine-and-a-half hours before the government funding deadline, the Senate voted 54 to 46 Monday to reject the House government-funding proposal, which would have delayed Obamacare funding for a year and repealed the medical device …
He held court in the chamber since Tuesday afternoon
It’s shaping up to be an unpleasant 2014 for Democrats in the U.S. Senate.