BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Coronavirus relief would be easier to pass if it were truly bipartisan, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Sunday on ABC's "This Week," adding that he thinks Democrats should trim the coronavirus relief bill... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(HOUSTON) -- Sen. Ted Cruz acknowledged Thursday that he flew to Mexico with his family even as his state reels from a historic storm that has left hundreds of thousands of people without power and safe... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Former Sen. Bob Dole announced Thursday morning that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. The 97-year-old former GOP senator announced in a tweet that he will begin treatment on Monday."While I certainly... Read More.
BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM AND QUINN SCANLAN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — After joining with six Republican colleagues to vote to convict former President Donald Trump on the charge of inciting an insurrection, retiring North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr was censured by his state party. "Tonight,... Read More.
BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM AND QUINN SCANLAN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — After joining with six Republican colleagues to vote to convict former President Donald Trump on the charge of inciting an insurrection, retiring North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr is facing a swift censure by... Read More.
BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., who crossed party lines and voted alongside six other Republicans to convict former President Donald Trump, said Sunday morning on ABC News' "This Week" that he supports a full investigation into the... Read More.
By MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., said Wednesday on ABC News’ “Powerhouse Politics” podcast that if Senate Democrats cannot get 17 Republican votes to impeach former President Donald Trump, a 60-vote censure proposal is a possibility.
By MIKE LEVINE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The wife of Republican Sen. Josh Hawley has filed a criminal complaint against one of the organizers of a protest last month outside their Virginia home.The individual has been charged with a... Read More.
BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., the incoming chair of the Senate Budget Committee, said Sunday that every member of Congress wants bipartisanship, but the urgent need for coronavirus relief is more pressing. "We all want bipartisanship and I... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(CINCINNATI) -- Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman announced Monday that he will not seek re-election in 2022 and instead will retire at the end of his term, citing the "increasingly polarized" nature of politics as his... Read More.
BY: JACK ARNHOLZ, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Days after President Joe Biden took office and the Democrats took control of the U.S. Senate, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., would not unequivocally say Sunday that the 2020 presidential election was not stolen and called for... Read More.
By ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News(ST. PAUL, Minn) -- Minnesota State Republican Sen. Jerry Relph has died due to complications from COVID-19.The 76-year-old began serving in the Minnesota Senate in 2017 and represented the 14th district that includes St.... Read More.