McConnell Hints That He Might Cancel August Recess

Politics | Julia Nista

‘I will have more to say definitively about that week after next’

Dianne Feinstein Drops Death Penalty Support To Survive Primary Fight

Politics | Nick Givas
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) speaks to Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) as U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (not pictured) testifies before a Senate Judiciary oversight hearing on the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 18, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘Outgrown her centrist bent’

Clapper Was 'Thinking Of Something Else' When He Lied To Congress

Politics | Julia Nista
Former DNI James Clapper gives his excuse as to why he lied to the Senate Intelligence Committee. ABC/Screenshot

‘I didn’t break the code’

New York Times Tax Bill Falls 50 Percent

Politics | Chuck Ross
The facade of the New York Times building is seen in New York, November 29, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Times asked readers to contact GOP senators to vote against bill

So, About That Time Beto O'Rourke Advocated For Legalizing Narcotics

Politics | Robert Donachie

‘I think we need to have a serious discussion about doing that’

Top Senate Democrat On Russia Investigation: No End In Sight

Politics | Terry Haynes
Sen. Mark Warner Russia REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

It’s far from over

Openly Gay Richard Grenell Confirmed As Ambassador To Germany Despite Democrats' Objections

Politics | Will Racke
Richard Grenell, nominee to be US ambassador to Germany, testifies during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, September 27, 2017. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

First openly gay person to serve as an American ambassador

Dems Clear Path For Pompeo's Nomination

Politics | Robert Donachie
CIA Director Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's nominee to be Secretary of State, leaves a meeting with Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 18, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

‘I believe Director Pompeo is capable of advancing US interests’

Pompeo Clears Hurdle With Manchin's Support

Politics | Robert Donachie
CIA Director Mike Pompeo testifies before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing on Pompeo's nomination to be secretary of state on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

‘I will vote to confirm Mike Pompeo’

Senate Votes To Allow Babies During Voting

US | Amber Randall
A baby pacifier hangs from an umbrella as part of the props used by union workers in a non-profit sector march in Brussels December 2, 2005. (Photo: REUTERS/Francois Lenoir) | Senate Makes A Big Change

‘The Senate is leading by example’

Oddly Satisfying: Senator Hatch Shreds Old Tax Code

Politics | Robert Donachie

He looks like a kid again

Elizabeth Warren Awash In Cash From Her Fan Base

Politics | David Krayden
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) holds a town hall meeting in Revere, Massachusetts, August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Far above her Republican rivals

Cambridge Analytica Hits Back At Zuckerberg During Testimony

Politics | Robert Donachie
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees hearing regarding the company’s use and protection of user data, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis | Cambridge Analytica Fights Zuck At Court

‘We did not hack Facebook or break any laws’

Sen Duckworth Says Rules Should Change So She Can Bring Baby To Votes

Politics | Chris White
Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) carries her daughter Abigail during a mock swearing in with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden during the opening day of the 115th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 3, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts | Duckworth Asks For Rules Change For Baby

‘My children only make me more committed to doing my job’