United States Senate

Upper house of the United States Congress

The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which, along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprises the legislature of the United States. The Senate chamber is located in the north wing of the Capitol Building, in Washington, D.C.

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Senators, temporarily relegated to the sidelines as the House begins impeachment proceedings against President Trump, lament inaction as legislation languishes.
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In a sharply worded letter, the White House counsel denounced the impeachment inquiry and called on Democrats to end it, or get it over with quickly so it could..
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Mexico's Senate overwhelmingly approved a new member of the Supreme Court on Thursday, giving President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador a new ally on the 11-member..
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Democrats may well win the Trump impeachment debate in the court of public opinion. Republicans never managed that when they impeached Bill Clinton.
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Trump spoke out shortly before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., planned to announce the next steps in the impeachment inquiry.
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Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio has placed a hold on the Senate confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to become the deputy secretary of the..
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Georgia's Republican governor has chosen a wealthy businesswoman and political newcomer to fill an upcoming vacancy in the U.S. Senate. (Dec. 4)
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The Republican Governor of Georgia, Brian Kemp, on Wednesday named conservative businesswoman Kelly Loeffler as the state's next U.S. senator, picking her over..
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President Clinton sent lawyers to argue his case in House and Senate. President Trump faces charges more grave than covering up an affair: Our view
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Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson made a plea for bipartisanship in his farewell speech Tuesday afternoon as the U.S. Senate bid farewell to the lawmaker from..
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During a Senate hearing on U.S. policy toward Russia, Democratic lawmakers sought to put the Trump administration on the defensive by questioning top State..
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As a teen vaping and health crisis dominates public concerns, the Food and Drug Administration has been without a permanent commissioner since April.
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The Senate has confirmed President Trump's pick for energy secretary Monday. Gavin Bade, a reporter for Politico Pro, joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" to discuss Rick..
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U.S. lawmakers pressed the Trump administration on Monday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system, saying the failure..
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The former lobbyist becomes President Trump’s second energy secretary, succeeding Rick Perry.
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The appointment would pit the governor against President Trump, revealing an intraparty rift over the best way to maintain Republican dominance in Georgia.
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The FBI told Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in a November letter it considers any app developed in Russia, such as the popular FaceApp, to be a "potential..
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Mr. Bullock, who won two terms as governor in a red state, didn’t catch on with Democratic primary voters. An aide said he would not run for Senate in Montana,..
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