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Sens. Cory Booker and Kamala Harris Appointed to Senate Judiciary Committee

Sens. Cory Booker and Kamala Harris Appointed to Senate Judiciary Committee

The senators will be the second and third Black individuals to be on the 200-year-old Judiciary Committee.

Former Arizona sheriff Arpaio says he'll run for U.S. Senate

Racist Former Arizona Sheriff Arpaio Says He’ll Run for U.S. Senate

Arpaio promised in an email to supporters that he would represent “a conservative vote.”

Senate’s Trump-Russia Probe Not Close to Ending, Says Top Democrat

Senate’s Trump-Russia Probe Not Close to Ending, Says Top Democrat

Sen. Mark Warner said the “frustratingly slow” effort has been making progress, however.

Senate Swears In Democrats from Alabama, Minnesota

Senate Swears In Democrats from Alabama, Minnesota

Democrats trimmed Republicans’ edge in the chamber to 51-49 with the swearing in of two new lawmakers on Wednesday.

Jones certified U.S. Senate winner despite Moore challenge

Jones Certified U.S. Senate Winner Despite Moore Challenge

Jones is the first Democrat in a quarter of a century to win a Senate seat in Alabama.

Roy Moore Alleges Fraud, Challenges Senate Election Result

Moore, an accused sexual predator, has refused to concede defeat in the election he lost to Democrat Doug Jones.

Senators Ask U.S. Spy Chief to Do More Against Sexual Harassment

Senators Ask U.S. Spy Chief to Do More Against Sexual Harassment

The November letter, signed by 223 women working in national security and related jobs, said: “We, too, are survivors of sexual harassment, assault, and abuse or know others who are.”

‘Dreamer’ Immigration Bill Not on U.S. Senate Agenda This Month

‘Dreamer’ Immigration Bill Not on U.S. Senate Agenda This Month

Republican and Democratic lawmakers and aides said that talks on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) have been quietly making progress.

‘We Can’t Let This Man Win’: Alabama State Rep. Says Black Voters Had Enough of Roy Moore

Laura Hall (D-Huntsville) talked with DiversityInc about Madison County's grassroots efforts to support Doug Jones in the senate race.

Senate Republicans Shove Tax Bill Ahead as Democrats Fume

Republican Negotiators Near Deal on Tax Plan

Independent government analyses have concluded that wealthier taxpayers would disproportionately benefit from the Republican proposals.

Alabama Democrat Turns Up Attacks on Roy Moore

Alabama Democrat Turns Up Attacks on Roy Moore

“I believe these women and so should you,” said Doug Jones, Moore’s Democratic challenger, of the women accusing Moore of sexual misconduct.

Repeal of Individual Mandate Would Increase Uninsured, Premiums: CBO

U.S. Senate Tax Bill Accomplishes Major Obamacare Repeal Goal

By repealing the Obamacare requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance, experts predict insurance premiums will rise and millions of people will lose coverage.

Alabama Republican Party Stands by Moore

Trump Backs Accused Sexual Predator Roy Moore for Alabama Senate

Trump said Republicans needed Moore even as other Republicans have backed away from the candidate.

Senate To Act This Week on Obamacare Repeal, McConnell Says

Senate Tax Drama Enters Complicated End-game Gambit

A final vote is expected late on Thursday or early on Friday.

Senate Republicans Shove Tax Bill Ahead as Democrats Fume

Senate Republicans Shove Tax Bill Ahead as Democrats Fume

Since Trump took office in January, he and fellow Republicans in command of both chambers of Congress have approved no major legislation.

Senate Tax Drama Intensifies as Bill Faces Key Panel Vote

Senate Tax Drama Intensifies as Bill Faces Key Panel Vote

The Senate bill would add more than $1.4 trillion to the federal deficit over the first decade, according to congressional analysis.

‘Ashamed’ Franken Won’t Quit Senate over Groping Accusations

‘Ashamed’ Franken Won’t Quit Senate over Groping Accusations

Franken’s office previously issued statements in which he either apologized or said he could not remember the incidents.

Senate leaders look to work with White House to block Moore

Senate Leaders Look to Work with White House to Block Moore

“He’s obviously not fit to be in the United States Senate,” U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Proposed in Senate

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Proposed in Senate

“This is about power,” said former Sen. Barbara Boxer when sharing her own experience with sexual harassment in the Senate chamber.

Roy Moore Drew $180,000 Annual Salary for Part-time Work from Charity ‘Foundation for Moral Law’

Roy Moore Drew $180,000 Annual Salary for Part-time Work from Charity ‘Foundation for Moral Law’

Birther Republican Senate candidate Moore previously told a jury he does not collect a “regular salary” from the charity, which also employs two of Moore’s children.

Brawl Over Obamacare Repeal Returns to Senate Floor

Brawl Over Obamacare Repeal Returns to Senate Floor

“This is just the beginning,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters on Tuesday.

NCAA Again Weighing North Carolina as Host after Bathroom Law Repeal

Texas Senate Votes to Curb Transgender Access to Public Bathrooms

Enactment in Texas, the most-populous Republican-dominated state, could give momentum in other socially conservative states for additional action on the issue.

U.S. Judge Blocks Transgender, Abortion-Related Obamacare Protections

32 Million People Lose Insurance Under Senate Obamacare Repeal Plan: CBO

The CBO estimated the number of uninsured would rise by 17 million next year alone if the Affordable Care Act were to be scratched without a new healthcare plan.

States’ Medicaid Spending to Increase Under Senate Bill: Report

States’ Medicaid Spending to Increase Under Senate Bill: Report

The Urban Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank, estimated state Medicaid spending would increase by $565 million in 2022 under the proposed legislation.