U.S. Senate

A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbs

WASHINGTON — A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns…

 

Kamala Harris claims runoff spot in California Senate race

LOS ANGELES — California U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris claimed one of…

 

Candidates for US Senate meet for first debate of race

STOCKTON — With only six weeks remaining until primary election day, the…

 

Senate blocks legislation to undercut EPA clean water rules

WASHINGTON — Democrats have blocked a Senate bill that would have forced…

Congress on track to OK budget and debt deal

WASHINGTON — The Senate marched Thursday toward a final vote on a…

Senate propels stopgap spending bill to keep government open

WASHINGTON — Having dodged the immediate threat of a government shutdown, congressional…

McConnell moves ahead with bipartisan stopgap spending bill

WASHINGTON — The Senate's top Republican moved swiftly to avoid a government…

Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votes

WASHINGTON — Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign…

Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds

WASHINGTON — The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal…

California attorney general launches bid for US Senate seat

LOS ANGELES — California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Tuesday that she…

California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer to retire

Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer of California announced Thursday she will not seek…

Politicos express surprise, support for Sen. Barbara Boxer

Politicians with ties to San Francisco expressed surprise at U.S. Sen. Barbara…

Gay rights bill heads for first hurdle in Senate

The Senate prepared to push a major, anti-bias gay rights bill past…

Liz Cheney challenges Wyoming GOP Sen. Mike Enzi

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Liz Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick…

Senate steps back from brink in nominations fight

WASHINGTON — The Senate stepped away from the brink of a meltdown…

Senate passes half-trillion dollar farm bill

WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Monday passed a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill that…

Gun lobby wins round, but may lose war

Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s proposal to regulate assault weapons was considered Wednesday in…

Senate website undermines Democrats’ anti-filibuster argument

Democrats appear to be in disarray heading into tomorrow’s long-awaited showdown over…

The left’s anti-filibuster astroturf campaign

Sometimes in Washington, D.C., the irony is laughable. A new coalition formed…