Senate Headlines

  • A tale of two Texas senators on DACA

    Texas' two Republican U.S. senators, one a former campaign committee chair and the other a once and possibly future presidential candidate, are taking vastly different approaches to Capitol Hill’s rapidly … Click to Continue

    miamiherald
  • A tale of two Texas senators on DACA

    Texas' two Republican U.S. senators, one a former campaign committee chair and the other a once and possibly future presidential candidate, are taking vastly different approaches to Capitol Hill’s rapidly … Click to Continue

    charlotteobserver
  • Schumer withdraws offer to fund Trump's border wall: report

    Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) has reportedly withdrawn an offer he previously made regarding funding for President Trump's border wall.Schumer told the White House through an aide that he was with...

    TheHill
  • House Republican leader pours scorn on Senate shutdown compromise

    Senators who cut a deal Monday to reopen the federal government in exchange for action on immigration proposals may be overlooking stiff opposition from the other side of the U.S. Capitol.

    Mail Online
  • Federal prosecutors recommend 21 month sentence for Rand Paul attacker

    Federal prosecutors plan to recommend that the neighbor charged in the assault of Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul (R) get a 21-month prison sentence, according to a court filing.A court document filed Monday and reported b...

    TheHill
  • The Daily 202: Seven takeaways from the failed Democratic government shutdown

    This morning’s clips are brutal for Chuck Schumer.

    Washington Post
  • A tale of two Texas senators on DACA

    Texas' two Republican U.S. senators, one a former campaign committee chair and the other a once and possibly future presidential candidate, are taking vastly different approaches to Capitol Hill’s rapidly … Click to Continue

    miamiherald
  • A tale of two Texas senators on DACA

    Texas' two Republican U.S. senators, one a former campaign committee chair and the other a once and possibly future presidential candidate, are taking vastly different approaches to Capitol Hill’s rapidly … Click to Continue

    charlotteobserver
  • Schumer withdraws offer to fund Trump's border wall: report

    Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) has reportedly withdrawn an offer he previously made regarding funding for President Trump's border wall.Schumer told the White House through an aide that he was with...

    TheHill
  • House Republican leader pours scorn on Senate shutdown compromise

    Senators who cut a deal Monday to reopen the federal government in exchange for action on immigration proposals may be overlooking stiff opposition from the other side of the U.S. Capitol.

    Mail Online
  • Federal prosecutors recommend 21 month sentence for Rand Paul attacker

    Federal prosecutors plan to recommend that the neighbor charged in the assault of Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul (R) get a 21-month prison sentence, according to a court filing.A court document filed Monday and reported b...

    TheHill
  • A tale of two Texas senators on DACA

    Texas' two Republican U.S. senators, one a former campaign committee chair and the other a once and possibly future presidential candidate, are taking vastly different approaches to Capitol Hill’s rapidly … Click to Continue

    thenewstribune
  • The Daily 202: Seven takeaways from the failed Democratic government shutdown

    This morning’s clips are brutal for Chuck Schumer.

    Washington Post
  • WATCH: Government reopens after 3-day shutdown

    Congress agreed to the short-term funding bill after Senate Republicans provided assurances to Democrats that immigration and other contentious issues would soon be addressed.

    ABC News
  • Congress Kicks Task of Finding a New Metaphor Down the Road

    It’s not surprising that members of Congress would have a habit of repeating a short list of talking points, given how often they face the media and how important it is for them to stay on message. But that tendency was more apparent than usual last week during a feud over a stopgap spending measure and the ensuing government shutdown. We searched every issue of the Congressional Record from the beginning of last week through Monday, the day the government shutdown ended, to pinpoint exactly how...

    Weekly Standard
  • The Note: Shutdown deal leaves 17 days to solve decades' worth of issues

    The TAKE with Rick Klein President Donald Trump and congressional leaders bought themselves 17 days to solve a set of thorny issues that haven’t been figured out for more than 17 years. (One of those days is Groundhog Day.) The president clearly gets more out of the end of the shutdown, on terms...

    ABC News
  • The Note: Shutdown deal leaves 17 days to solve decades' worth of issues

    The TAKE with Rick Klein President Donald Trump and congressional leaders bought themselves 17 days to solve a set of thorny issues that haven’t been figured out for more than 17 years. (One of those days is Groundhog Day.) The president clearly gets more out of the end of the shutdown, on terms...

    ABC News
  • Who Suffers the Most from Government Shutdowns?

    James Joyner Politics, North America For the duration of the shutdown our soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines and coast guardsmen pull double duty, doing their own jobs while trying to cover for the furloughed civilians. The federal government shutdown of 2018—or, at least, the first one—ended with only one workday missed. To the extent ordinary citizens noticed at all, they likely think it was no big deal. This is especially true with regards to the impact on the U.S. military, who they’ve...

    nationalinterest.org