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amy-klobuchar-roy-blunt-052316.jpg Leaders of the Senate Rules Committee have released bipartisan legislation intended to reform the process to pursue claims of sexual harassment or other workplace discrimination experienced on Capitol Hill. A statement from Committee Chairman Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Ranking Member Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.,...

us-capitol-052318.jpg A bill rolling back financial regulations implemented following the 2008 financial crisis is headed to President Donald Trump's desk for his signature after being approved by the House on Tuesday. The House voted 258 to 159 in favor of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection...

us-capitol-field-051818.jpg House Republicans failed to pass an $867 billion farm bill on Friday amid a revolt by several more conservative lawmakers. The House voted 198 to 213 in favor of the bill, with thirty Republicans joining with all of the Democrats in the chamber to block the bill. Many of the Republicans that voted...

gina-haspel-cia-051818.jpg CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel has cleared the final hurdle to taking over the top Intelligence post after six Democratic Senators crossed party lines to vote in favor of her nomination. The Senate confirmed Haspel as CIA Director by a 54-45 vote on Thursday, clearing the way for her to become the...

uscapitol-051718.jpg Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ken., is reportedly seriously considering canceling the chamber's August recess this year in order to give lawmakers more time to pass spending bills and confirm President Donald Trump's nominees.

uscapitol-051718.jpg In a move expected to be merely symbolic, the Senate voted Wednesday to approve a resolution that would undo the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality rules. The Senate voted 52 to 47 in favor of the resolution, with the vote largely coming down along party lines.

ginahaspel-051618.jpg Gina Haspel's nomination as CIA Director was approved by the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed-door hearing on Wednesday, clearing the way for her to be confirmed as the first female to lead the agency. Members of the committee voted 10 to 5 to advance Haspel's nomination, with Vice Chairman...

grassley-051918.jpg Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, on Wednesday released thousands of pages of documents related to the panel's inquiry into a meeting between senior members of President Donald Trump's campaign and Russians. Grassley noted in a statement that the committee has been working...

internet-042412_14may18.jpg Senate Democrats will force a vote on Wednesday on a bill that would undo the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality rules. The resolution would reverse the FCC's decision via the Congressional Review Act, which allows lawmakers to overturn regulations within 60 days of their...

mccain-gina-051018.jpg Senior Republican Senator John McCain has urged the Senate to reject Gina Haspel's nomination for CIA Director, citing her refusal in testimony before Senate Select Committee on Intelligence to acknowledge "torture's immorality." President Donald Trump's nominee to head the CIA had struggled at her confirmation hearing Wednesday to clarify what she would do if the president ordered her to reintro

feinstein-050818.jpg A group of leading Senate Democrats sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday calling on the president to remain in the nuclear agreement with Iran. The group of Democrats led by Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., noted the U.S. intelligence community and allies have determined that Iran...

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