Senate


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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McCain’s Cancer Diagnosis Jolts Senate

Sen. John McCain’s diagnosis of brain cancer jolted the Senate where Republicans and Democrats offered prayers and words of encouragement for a six-term lawmaker with a war hero past. “The…

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Senate Panel Approves Wray’s Nomination as FBI Director

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday unanimously approved the nomination of Christopher Wray to be FBI director following the dismissal of the agency’s former chief, James Comey, by President Donald…

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Senate GOP Leaders Release New Health-Care Bill

Senate Republican leaders released on Thursday a revised plan to dismantle Obamacare, playing to the party’s disparate factions by letting insurers sell cheap, bare-bones policies while retaining taxes on the…

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Senate Judiciary Head Summons Trump Jr. to Testify

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says he’s sending a letter to Donald Trump Jr. to ask him to testify. Sen. Chuck Grassley says he’d subpoena the president’s eldest…

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Senate Judiciary Committee Plans to Question Manafort

The Senate Judiciary Committee plans to question the former chairman of the Trump campaign and will subpoena him if necessary, the panel’s Republican chairman said Wednesday. Sen. Chuck Grassley of…

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McConnell Will Keep Senate In Past Recess

The Republican leader says the Senate will delay the start of the August recess until the third week of the month. In a statement Tuesday, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said…

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