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.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday called an agreement between the United States and Turkey on a pause in Ankara's offensive in northeastern Syria a.. Reuters - Published
Sullivan has been the No. 2 at the State Department since early on in the Trump administration, serving briefly as acting secretary last spring when the president fired Rex Tillerson. If confirmed by..
U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to pull American troops from northern Syria ahead of a Turkish military incursion has provoked a rare rebuke from leading members of his own Republican party. Zachary..
Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Joe Biden are the top three candidates of the 2020 Democratic race. Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke, however, has languished in obscurity for months. According to..
Joe Biden is working behind-the-scenes to win the Latino vote. A handful of the members of The Congressional Hispanic Caucus may endorse Biden. According to Politico, members of the CHC have tried to..
The Senate approved Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary in a vote 53-44. According to Politico, Scalia is the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Eugene was chosen by President Donald..
The U.S. House of Representatives voted to advance legislation regarding banks and cannabis companies. The law would allow banks to provide services to cannabis companies in states where it is legal...
U.S. President Donald Trump in New York City on Wednesday said has told House Republicans he supports 'transparency' on whistleblower information, but demands transparency from Democrats as well. Rough..
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on the Senate floor Tuesday said he would call on the Senate later today to start the process to get the whistleblower complaint to be provided to the Senate and..
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) went on the offensive against Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as soon as a Senate seat opened up in May. According to Politico, Paul reignited a years-long feud between their families and..
A U.S. House of Representative panel wants to investigate Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. They claim she might have used her office to benefit a shipping company owned by her family. According to..
U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he would like the Senate to pass a resolution on Syria that is stronger than the measure approved a day earlier by the U.S. House of.. Reuters - Published
Senator Jim Risch, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Tuesday he hoped that the full Senate would vote soon on legislation that would require the State.. Reuters - Published
Mexico's Senate on Tuesday approved a controversial constitutional change that would give the public a chance to vote again to either retain or remove a president halfway through their six-year term. Reuters - Published
The Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives committees that oversee foreign affairs and the military are to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Monday expressed grave concern about the U.S. response to Turkey's incursion in Syria, and said he will meet with officials in President Donald Trump's.. Reuters - Published
Poland's nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party expects delays to its legislative agenda, PiS leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski said on Monday, after the party lost its majority in the upper house of.. Reuters - Published
President Jair Bolsonaro's government is confident it will win final Congressional approval for its pension overhaul by Oct. 22 now that lawmakers have agreed on how to share surplus oil revenues, his.. Reuters - Published
Brazil's Senate will hold the second and final vote on pension reform on Oct. 22, party leaders agreed on Tuesday, according to Senator Antonio Anastasia of the Brazilian Social Democratic Party. Reuters - Published
The Senate committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election said on Tuesday that the Kremlin's best-known propaganda arm increased its activity after that vote, adding to concerns.. Reuters - Published
In a rare show of bipartisanship, the top lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Monday condemned President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northeastern.. Reuters - Published
The top lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Monday condemned the decision by President Donald Trump to withdraw U.S. troops from northeastern Syria, which critics fear could.. Reuters - Published
Brazil's Senate on Wednesday approved a landmark pension reform bill in a first round of voting, in a relief for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, although senators voted down an amendment in a move.. Reuters - Published
The top U.S. spy official and the inspector general for intelligence agencies "were extremely forthcoming" in closed-door testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday on a.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Senate intelligence panel should probe President Donald Trump's handling of Ukraine, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer told reporters on Wednesday following the release of a memo.. Reuters - Published
The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, Chuck Schumer, on Tuesday said that President Donald Trump's recent promise to release the transcript of a phone call believed to be at the heart of a whistleblower.. Reuters - Published
Acting U.S. Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire and Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson are expected to brief the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee this.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday called on Senate Republicans to issue a subpoena for a whistleblower complaint from an unidentified U.S. government official and demand a.. Reuters - Published
Italy's new government won a confidence vote in the upper house Senate on Tuesday following a stormy debate, with the far-right accusing Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte of betraying voters by shunning.. Reuters - Published
Brazil's Senate constitutional affairs committee on Wednesday approved by a vote of 18-7 a bill that would overhaul the social security system and save the federal government some 1 trillion reais.. Reuters - Published
Italy's opposition Democratic Party (PD) and the ruling 5-Star Movement will meet at 1600 GMT to resume talks on the formation of a possible new government, PD Senate chief Andrea Marcucci said on.. Reuters - Published
Italy's Democratic Party (PD) has no vetoes on outgoing prime minister Giuseppe Conte leading a government backed by it and the 5-Star Movement, PD Senate leader Andrea Marcucci said on Monday. Reuters - Published
Israeli officials should reverse their decision to block a visit by two U.S. Democratic lawmakers -- Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar -- who have been critical of the country, U.S. Senate.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unacceptable," while Trump administration officials urged.. Reuters - Published
Right-wing League leader Matteo Salvini's drive for early elections in Italy hit a road bump on Monday with parliamentary party leaders failing to decide when the Senate should debate his no-confidence.. Reuters - Published
Italy's center-left Democratic Party (PD) is open to discuss various solutions to the current government crisis and the way forward will be set by the head of state Sergio Mattarella, PD Senate Leader.. Reuters - Published