The measure, which passed by an 88-11 vote, directs Capitol Hill negotiators trying to reconcile separate spending bills to include language giving Congress a role when such tariffs are put in place.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy sets up the Senate for a likely bruising political fight. Lisa Desjardins and Yamiche Alcindor join Amna Nawaz to discuss who is on President Trump’s list of candidates, what lawmakers will be…
Mitt Romney has won the Republican primary for a Utah Senate seat, setting him on the path to re-start his political career with a Senate seat left open by retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch.
By Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press
NEW YORK — The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party’s most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House…
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts with reporters.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he decided to shorten the usual summer getaway "due to the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats of the president's nominees."…
The PBS NewsHour was the first to learn that the Senate had struck a deal to update the rules on sexual harassment in Congress. Judy Woodruff learns more from Lisa Desjardins and Yamiche Alcindor, plus what House Republicans are demanding…
By Paul Wiseman, Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testified before the Senate panel this morning. Watch his remarks here.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Senate has narrowly confirmed Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state. The outgoing CIA director secured support from 57 senators, with 42 voting no and one senator absent. It’s one of the slimmest margins for the job…
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