Senate


GOP Sen. Corker Announces He Won’t Seek Reelection

Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the chairman of the powerful Foreign Relations Committee and a political force on financial issues, announced Tuesday he would not seek reelection. The 65-year-old…

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Senate Confirms Trump’s Pick for Solicitor General

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee to serve as his administration’s top advocate before the U.S. Supreme Court, overcoming united Democratic opposition. Noel Francisco, a…

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Roy Moore, Luther Strange to Have Runoff in Alabama Senate Race

Alabama’s “Ten Commandments judge,” Roy Moore, has forced President Donald Trump’s chosen candidate, Sen. Luther Strange, into a September primary runoff that pits cultural conservatives against the Republicans now running…

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GOP Tax Package May Be Delayed

The White House’s push to quickly pass a major package of tax cuts through Congress is facing a fall calendar full of legislative land mines, potentially delaying a key part…

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