senate

impeachment

“Formal Impeachment Proceedings” Have Begun. Here’s What That Really Means.

It's the first time Jerry Nadler has said it publicly, and it could change the game
Greg Walters
8.9.19
money-corruption

Blame Mitch McConnell, Not Trump, for Not Doing Anything About Guns

The longtime Senate Republican leader has obstructed gun control legislation for years.
Harry Cheadle
8.6.19
mueller report

“You lied”: Watch Sen. Hirono tell Barr to his face he should resign

After four hours of testimony, things got spicy.
Rex Santus
5.1.19
Green New Deal

Let's check in on the Senate, shall we?

Sen. Mike Lee, a Utah Republican, showed pictures of Ronald Reagan riding a velociraptor as part of a diatribe against the Green New Deal.
Rex Santus
3.26.19
national emergency

The Senate just passed a bill to kill Trump's national emergency

12 Republicans joined Democrats to pass a bill Trump has promised to veto.
Matt Laslo
3.14.19
War powers act

The Senate just voted to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen

“This is a direct response to the Khashoggi killing”
Matt Laslo
3.13.19
vaccines

This teen who self-vaccinated just ripped his mom’s anti-vaxxer beliefs in front of Congress

"I went my entire life without numerous vaccines against diseases such as measles, chickenpox or even polio," the 18-year-old from Ohio said.
Emma Ockerman
3.5.19
trump administration

Senate Republicans are pushing to get judges confirmed faster — just as Trump faces an onslaught of lawsuits

Senate Republicans are aiming to cut debate time for most of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominations to just two hours — down from 30.
Matt Laslo
2.20.19
Shutdown

The Senate will vote on competing bills to end the shutdown. Both are likely to fail.

Neither bill is expected to pass the 60-vote threshold.
Tim Hume
1.23.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

These air traffic controllers took to the Capitol to demand the government reopen

The shutdown has now cost hundreds of thousands of federal workers their paychecks, and there's no solution in sight
Shawna Thomas
1.11.19
government shutdown

Congress is taking the weekend off as federal workers face their first empty payday

There's no end in sight to the prolonged shutdown
Emma Ockerman
1.11.19
congress

All the things House Democrats tried to get done on their first day in power

Democrats didn’t just puff their chests and bang gavels as they regained control of the House Thursday.
Emma Ockerman
1.4.19
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