(WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of Tyre Nichols' "horrible" death following his beating by police in a traffic stop in Memphis, Tennessee, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin on Sunday called on his colleagues to restart efforts to pass federal police reform. "It's the right starting... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Blistering criticism this week from Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Intelligence Committee -- that the administration is "stonewalling" their efforts to review classified materials -- has highlighted a new question in the documents cases related to Joe Biden and Donald Trump: Why... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee emerged outraged from a two-hour secure briefing with Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Avril Haines, threatening to grind the chamber's business to a halt if the Biden administration does not provide access to the classified documents... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Less than 24 hours after President Joe Biden made the same trip, a bipartisan group of senators on Monday visited the southern border in El Paso, Texas, as they work to craft an elusive legislative response to the ongoing surge of migrants... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Senators across both major parties on Wednesday sharply criticized bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange FTX and its former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, while advocating for regulation of the digital currency sector. Lawmakers on the chamber's banking committee differed significantly, however, on whether FTX exemplified wider industry... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Two leading Republican senators traveled to Carrollton, Georgia, on Tuesday to support the state's GOP Senate nominee, Herschel Walker, who has been embroiled in controversy after denying a report claiming that in 2009 he paid for an abortion for a woman who... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A pair of Russian nationals have requested asylum in the U.S. after arriving on Alaska's St. Lawrence Island earlier this week, Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan said in a press release on Thursday. The Department of Homeland Security said the two... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- At a congressional hearing on Wednesday with the nation's leading public health officials, senators on both sides of the aisle criticized the Biden administration's monkeypox response. The strongest rebuke came from North Carolina's Richard Burr, the ranking Republican member of the Senate Committee... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the House committee probing the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol continues to reveal how it says then-President Donald Trump and his allies worked to overturn the 2020 election, a bipartisan group of senators has quietly reached agreement on a sweeping... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After weeks of negotiation, a bipartisan group of senators released their anti-gun violence bill on Tuesday evening -- setting up a vote in the upper chamber as early as this week. The key four senators on the deal were Republicans John Cornyn of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy, the top Democratic negotiator on a pending package to address gun violence, told reporters on Tuesday afternoon that a deal had been reached on the legislative text -- and that the bill will be out soon. "We have an... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of mass shootings that have rocked the nation, the gun safety groups Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action came to the U.S. Capitol on Thursday to pressure senators to pass stalled gun-related legislation. Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts... Read More.