Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer calls the abortion rights vote "one of the most important" saying in part "it deals with one of the most difficult decisions a woman has to make in her life.”
A bill that passed the U.S. Senate would force ocean going shippers to prioritize American goods sitting at U.S. ports.
The rules change was rejected 52-48, with Manchin and Sinema joining the Republicans in opposition.
President Joe Biden appears determined to strike agreement with two wavering Democratic senators over his big $3.5 trillion government overhaul.
The FBI made “fundamental” errors in investigating sexual abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar and did not treat the case with the “utmost seriousness,” the Justice Department’s inspector general said Wednesday.
Democrat Raphael Warnock has won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party's reach.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer don't agree on much, but both expect Congress to pass a stimulus package over the weekend or early next week.
Senator Tina Smith toured the damage left behind by fires and unrest in the aftermath as federal lawmakers consider relief packages for businesses damaged during the riots in the Twin Cities.
After a Twin Cities area police chief reported his deceased mother received a federal stimulus check to her estate, Sen. Tina Smith pressured the IRS to make it easier to return the checks.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has the Senate votes to proceed with setting the ground rules for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
Minnesota Senator Tina Smith visited with striking autoworkers on the picket line at a General Motors distribution center in Hudson, Wisconsin.