Senate

Arizona Senate Not Holding Maricopa County in Contempt Due to Holdout Republican

The Republican-controlled Arizona Senate is not voting to hold Maricopa County officials in contempt for refusing to fully comply with…

4 days ago

Senate Democrats weigh a Plan B for infrastructure negotiations

Senate Democrats are weighing a Plan B if the bipartisan infrastructure negotiations fail: adding the nearly $600 billion in spending…

5 days ago

In Senate, an urgent bridge-building effort

How do you restore America’s infrastructure? By first building bridges in Congress, where trust between the parties and also among…

1 week ago

Senate Democrats Agree on $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Spending Bill

A group of Senate Democrats announced late Tuesday they had reached a tentative agreement on a massive spending plan worth…

2 weeks ago

The Senate Primary Races We’re Watching So Far

Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. sarah (Sarah Frostenson, politics editor): We’re still more…

2 weeks ago

Senate OKs bill to certify farm practices limiting emissions

In this April 5, 2021 file photo, farmer Rick Clifton drives a spray tractor across one of his fields, applying…

4 weeks ago

Senate negotiation on policing legislation will continue into July, lawmakers say

WASHINGTON — The fragile negotiations on police reform will continue into July despite repeated pronouncements from Senate negotiators that they…

1 month ago

Senate Republicans block voting rights act in 50-50 vote

Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., condemned Republicans for voting to block the For the People Act on Tuesday. Photo…

1 month ago

Senate intends analysis of Trump DOJ seizure of House Democrats’ data

The Senate Judiciary Committee is prepared to subpoena Trump administration Justice Department leaders if that’s what it takes to get…

1 month ago

Trump Says Senate Would Be 60 Dems vs. 40 Republicans if Not for Him, Rips McConnell

Former President Donald Trump ripped Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, blaming him for the GOP losing the…

1 month ago