Senate News

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, 81, Says He’s ‘Fully Recovered’ After Freezing Episodes

Dismissing concerns about his health, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) has claimed to have fully recovered from two recent…

8 months ago

Sen. Mitt Romney To Retire At End Of Term

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) will not run for reelection. His announcement was made on Wednesday, confirming that he will retire…

9 months ago

Rep. Katie Porter Announces Candidacy For Feinstein’s California Senate Seat

Rep. Katie Porter (D-California) launched her 2024 bid for longtime Sen. Dianne Feinstein's (D-California) Senate seat on Tuesday. "California needs…

1 year ago

Sen. Joe Manchin Mum Whether He Will Remain A Democrat

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) refused to answer questions about changing party affiliation. He took time with the media to…

1 year ago

Senators Agree On $1.7 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill After Months Of Negotiations

The Senate came to an agreement on Thursday morning setting up a vote to pass the $1.7 trillion omnibus government…

2 years ago

Senate Passes Bill To Recognize Gay Marriages In 61-36 Vote

The Senate voted to pass the Respect for Marriage Act with bipartisan support on Tuesday. The bill is aimed at…

2 years ago

Mitch McConnell Wins GOP Vote To Retain Senate Leadership

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) won in a 37-10-1 secret-ballot leadership election to retain his position as the Republican…

2 years ago

Rick Scott Becomes Frontrunner To Challenge Mitch McConnell For GOP Senate Leadership

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Florida) has become a frontrunner to challengeSen.  Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) for Senate majority leader should the Republicans…

2 years ago

McConnell Backs Bipartisan Electoral Count Bill To Avoid Another Jan. 6

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) expressed his support for a bipartisan bill aimed at clarifying election laws and avoiding…

2 years ago

Mitch McConnell Praises Moderate Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) had good things to say about centrist Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) during a speech…

2 years ago

Pennsylvania Democratic Senate Nominee John Fetterman Fires Back At Tucker Carlson Over Tattoo Attack

Pennsylvania Democratic nominee for Senate John Fetterman fired back at Tucker Carlson on Sunday to defend his tattoos in honor…

2 years ago

Senate Democrats Try To Avoid GOP Filibuster On Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D- New York) announced that the Senate will hold a vote on a bill aimed…

2 years ago

Herschel Walker’s Ex-Wife Claims He Held Her At Gunpoint In Resurfaced 2008 Footage

Georgia Republican Senate Candidate Herschel Walker is being accused of holding his ex-wife at gunpoint in a new political ad.…

2 years ago

Senate Votes 95-1 To Admit Finland & Sweden To NATO, With Only Sen. Josh Hawley Opposing

The Senate supported Finland and Sweden's addition to NATO in a 95-1 vote on Wednesday, in an effort to unite…

2 years ago

GOP Senate Candidate J.D. Vance Denies He Wants Women To Stay In Abusive Marriages After Explosive Statements

Trump-backed Ohio Senate candidate J.D. Vance (R) clarified his comments after receiving backlash from critics saying he advocated for women…

2 years ago

Veterans Protest After Senate Republicans Stall Burn Pit Aid

Veterans gathered outside the Capitol building on Thursday to protest some Senate Republicans who on Wednesday stalled bipartisan legislation that…

2 years ago

Senate Passes $52 Billion CHIPS Act To Make U.S. Semiconductor Industry Independent Of China

The Senate voted on Wednesday to pass a $52 billion bill aimed at increasing semiconductor production. "It's a major step…

2 years ago

Sens. Manchin & Schumer Reach Surprise Budget & Climate Deal To Fight Inflation

A week and a half after centrist Sen. Joe Manchin's (D-West Virginia) long-held talks with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer…

2 years ago

Bernie Sanders Blames Joe Manchin For ‘Sabotaging’ Biden’s Agenda

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) called out centrist Sen. Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) over the weekend after Manchin said last week…

2 years ago

Biden Supports Change To Senate Filibuster Rules To Restore Abortion Rights

President Joe Biden voiced his support for changing Senate filibuster rules to codify abortion and privacy rights following the Supreme…

2 years ago