Senate Acquits Trump On Impeachment ChargesThe Senate voted to acquit President Donald J. Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, bringing an end to a five-month saga that began with a whistleblower's complaint and culminated in just the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history.
Proposed Rule Could Limit The Number Of Bills Senators Can FileSenate bills may become a hot commodity in Maryland if a rule proposed this week is enacted.
Candidate Won't Be On Senate Ballot In Maryland In New PartyThe 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied Jerome Segal's appeal to get on the ballot as the candidate for his socialist Bread and Roses party. A federal judge in Maryland had ruled Segal could not run after losing the Democratic primary, because it would violate the state's "sore loser" law.
Senate Set To Begin Reviewing FBI Report On KavanaughSenators Thursday morning are reviewing the supplemental FBI background file for Brett Kavanaugh, which could determine the fate of embattled Supreme Court nominee.
Senate Backs GOP Budget In Step Forward For Tax RevampRepublicans on Thursday muscled a $4 trillion budget through the Senate in a major step forward for President Donald Trump’s ambitious promise of “massive tax cuts and reform.”
Young Immigrants Hopeful Following Trump's Meeting With DemocratsPresident Donald Trump and top Democrats may be close to reaching a deal on the future of hundreds of thousands of young people, brought here illegally as children.
Democrats Say They Have Deal With Trump On Young ImmigrantsThe top House and Senate Democrats said Wednesday they had reached agreement with President Donald Trump to protect thousands of younger immigrants from deportation and fund some border security enhancements — not including Trump’s long-sought border wall.
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.