McCain Says He Expects To Return To Senate Next MonthArizona Sen. John McCain said in a radio interview Wednesday that he hates the healthy diet his wife and daughter are forcing on him as he fights an aggressive form of brain cancer but expects to return to the Senate next month.
Trump Exhorts Senate Anew To Rid US Of ObamacarePresident Donald Trump summoned GOP senators to the White House Wednesday and told them face-to-face they must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an “Obamacare” repeal bill to sign.
Hogan Spokeswoman: Health Care Bills 'Do Not Work' For StateMeasures in Congress to dismantle much of the Affordable Care Act "do not work for Maryland," a spokeswoman for Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday.
House Passes $1.1T Government Spending Bill, Sends to SenateThe House easily passed a $1.1 trillion governmentwide spending bill on Wednesday, awarding wins to both Democrats and Republicans while putting off until later this year fights over President Donald Trump's promised border wall with Mexico and massive military buildup.
Gorsuch Heads For Confirmation As Senate Tears Up Own RulesPresident Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, is headed for confirmation after Republicans tore up the Senate's voting rules to allow him to ascend to the high court over furious Democratic objections.
Warren Violates Arcane Rule, Sparking Senate Dustup Sen. Elizabeth Warren has earned a rare rebuke by the Senate for quoting Coretta Scott King on the Senate floor.
Senate Democrats Block GOP's Zika Funding Bill Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a Republican proposal to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, faulting the GOP for packing the measure with restrictions on Planned Parenthood money and changes to policies on pesticide spraying.
A Divided Senate Answers Orlando With Gridlock On Gun CurbsA divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando's mass shooting intensified pressure on lawmakers to act but knotted them ingridlock anyway — even over restricting firearms for terrorists.
Senate Votes Families Of 9-11 Victims Can Sue Saudi GovernmentIn an unprecedented move Tuesday, the Senate voted to allow family members who lost loved ones in the September 11 terrorist attacks to sue the Saudi government.
Senate Majority Leader To Offer Bill Allowing Tesla To Sell Cars To ConsumersThe majority leader of the Connecticut Senate says he'll introduce legislation that would allow electric vehicle manufacturers, including Tesla Motors, to sell cars directly to consumers.
Douglas Announces Bid For SenateA former George W. Bush administration defense department appointee from Bladensburg is running for Senate in Maryland.
Former Gov. Robert Ehrlich Not Running For PresidentFormer Gov. Robert Ehrlich says he isn't running for president, and he has no plans to run for U.S. Senate, either.