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.
A CBS News investigation has uncovered a possible pay-to-play scheme involving President Trump's nominee for U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas. The nomination of billionaire Doug Manchester was stalled in.. CBS News - Published
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Monday vowed to protect the country's 43 million renter households, releasing a plan that would help tenants fight eviction, afford their homes and..
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Bolivia was on the brink of chaos. He also said there was a power vacuum created after Evo Morales resigned as president under pressure. Puting said: “Everything..
Looting, fighting and roadblocks convulsed Bolivia on Monday after President Evo Morales' resignation ended his 14-year rule and created a power vacuum following weeks of violent protests. Gavino Garay..
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce on Thursday he is running next year. Reuters reports Sessions is seeking to regain his old U.S. Senate seat from Alabama. In 2016, Sessions was the..
Kentucky Democratic Governor-elect Andy Beshear, who scored a narrow victory over Governor Matt Bevin despite an election-eve rally headlined by President Trump, said on Wednesday that he was going to..
U.S. House committees on Monday released the first transcripts of closed-door impeachment testimony that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said detailed a smear campaign that ultimately..
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg was interrogated by lawmakers Tuesday over the company's grounded 737 MAX jet involved in two deadly plane crashes and accused of telling 'half-truths.' Conway G. Gittens..
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he thinks an impeachment trial in the Senate will go into the new year. He also said he "can't imagine a scenario which President Trump would be removed from.. CBS News - Published
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives have reached an agreement on one of the few things that unites polarized Washington -- a hatred of the billions of deceptive.. Reuters - Published
Bolivian lawmakers in the country's Senate voted on Thursday night in favor of a new chamber President and two vice president, after a spate of resignations amid major political upheaval in the South.. Reuters - Published
The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Thursday he did not want lawmakers to pass legislation imposing sanctions on Turkey for now, to lessen friction during.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who has kept a low profile since sexual misconduct accusations almost derailed his appointment 13 months ago, will make his first major public appearance.. Reuters - Published
Two senior U.S. senators began a process on Thursday for the U.S. Senate to quickly pass legislation that would place Hong Kong's special treatment by the United States under extra scrutiny, a sign of.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will hold a Nov. 20 hearing on the testing and deployment of self-driving vehicles that will include top U.S. safety officials, as Congress has struggled to pass.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the United States was very disappointed in a French statement about the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, at a White House meeting flanked by U.S... Reuters - Published
A top Senate Republican, John Cornyn, said on Wednesday that should the U.S. House of Representatives vote to impeach President Donald Trump, he doubts a motion in the Senate to immediately dismiss the.. Reuters - Published
The head of Bolivia's Senate, Jeanine Anez, took office as interim president on Tuesday as former leader Evo Morales pledged to keep up his political "fight" from exile in Mexico after resigning in.. Reuters - Published
The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Tuesday he wanted the Senate to pass legislation to support pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, as violence rose in the.. Reuters - Published
The Polish opposition secured the post of Senate speaker in a parliamentary vote on Tuesday seen as a test of its ability to retain control of the upper house after winning it in an Oct. 13 general.. Reuters - Published
Here's the latest for Friday November 8th: Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg considers presidential bid; Former A.G. Jeff Sessions running for old Senate seat; State Dept. official's testimony.. USATODAY.com - Published
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday he wants to reclaim his old Senate seat from Alabama, where he's been a conservative icon and dominant vote-getter since the 1990s. (Nov. 8)
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Sean Sullivan, CBSN political contributor and National politics reporter for the Washington Post, joins "Red and Blue" to discuss the news of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg joining the.. CBS News - Published
If the House of Representatives impeaches President Trump, the Senate would hold a trial on the charges - complicating campaign plans for Democratic senators who are running for president. CBS News.. CBS News - Published
The impeachment proceedings on Capitol Hill could eventually pull some senators running for president from the campaign trail. That includes Kamala Harris. Her national poll numbers are falling and she.. CBS News - Published
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell joined a bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday in introducing a bill to secure the pensions for nearly 90,000 retired coal miners as a recent wave of coal.. Reuters - Published
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is poised to run for his longtime Senate seat in Alabama, challenging Senator Doug Jones, who is considered the most vulnerable Democrat in the Senate. CBS News - Published
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, says the first step to repeal Obamacare will be taken in the Senate by the end of the week, and that "no action is not an option." CBS News - Published
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York discusses President Trump's immigration executive order, North Korea and the future of the Supreme Court with Face the Nation host John Dickerson. CBS News - Published
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says President Trump should partner with South Korea to condemn North Korea missile testing, but notes, the "real answer" to curtailing the hermit kingdom is.. CBS News - Published
Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia says tweets made by President Donald Trump on possible wiretaps of his offices are "reckless." The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee says it "does not take.. CBS News - Published
The top democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee says, "We're going to get the information we need to get to the bottom of this." Sen. Mark Warner cites his "good relationship" with FBI Director.. CBS News - Published
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, says the House Republicans' healthcare bill will not pass through the Senate. "If we get what we got from Ryan - Obamacare light - he will not get the votes." CBS News - Published
Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona says he regrets going nuclear to confirm Judge Gorsuch. "I think both parties will rue this day," the Senator argues. "It will drive to more liberal judges when the.. CBS News - Published
The nuclear option employed by the U.S. Senate was once thought unthinkable-- both sides would work out an alternative to avoid it. Senators now say it was inevitable. A body designed to resist.. CBS News - Published