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Senate Enters Immigration Debate With Trump As The Wild Card

The Senate begins a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the “Dreamer” immigrants on Monday, and Republican senators say they’ll introduce...

Senate Approves Free Spending Budget Bill 71-28

The second government shutdown in three weekend began at midnight Thursday but the Senate went back into session at one minute past midnight and...

Bipartisan spending bill emerges from Senate

Senate leaders announced Wednesday they have sealed agreement on a two-year budget pact that would shower both the Pentagon and domestic programs with almost...

Senate seeks budget deal; Trump wants shutdown

Senate negotiators were finalizing a long-term budget deal Wednesday that would avert a looming government shutdown, as a leader of House conservatives predicted the...

Senators agree to end government shutdown

Democrats lined up behind a plan to reopen the federal government Monday as the Senate began a key vote. Senators predicted a proposal to fund...

Shutdown continues amid fading hopes for a deal

The government shutdown is set to sow more disruption and political peril Monday after the Senate inched closer but ultimately fell short of an...

Partisan bitterness remains in divided Congress

There will be some familiar but stubborn clashes facing lawmakers Wednesday as Congress begins its 2018 session staring at the year’s first potential calamity...

Two new Democrats narrow GOP lead in Senate

Two new Democrats will be sworn in to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, narrowing the Republican majority and complicating efforts by Majority Leader Mitch...

Hatch retirement opens Senate door for Romney

Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah said Tuesday he will not seek re-election after serving more than 40 years in the Senate, opening the...

Alabama ignores Moore’s rants, certifies Jones as Senator

Democrat Doug Jones’ historic victory over Republican Roy Moore was declared official Thursday as Alabama election officials certified him the winner of the special...