U.S. Senate

Trump expected to be acquitted in impeachment trial Wednesday

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It will bring an end to the saga that began with a phone call to Ukraine's president more than six months ago.Read more

VERIFY: Why senators running against the president can vote in the impeachment trial

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A viewer asked why senators running for president can vote on impeaching their opponent.Read more

Trump acquittal now likely Wednesday; Senate nixes witnesses

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The Senate narrowly rejected Democratic demands to summon witnesses for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial late Friday, all but ensuring Trump's acquittal in...Read more


'Bogus' Ukraine theory led to Trump's abuse, Dems tell trial

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Two new polls find a clear majority of Americans — Democrat and Republican — want to hear from direct witnesses. They also want impartial senators.Read more

Proposed Senate impeachment rules suggest GOP desire for quick trial

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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's proposed rules, which will be voted on Tuesday, could include 12-hour days that last past midnight.Read more

Indiana lawmaker seeking end of state's US Senate primaries

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A state senator is pushing for the elimination of Indiana’s primary elections for U.S. Senate and proposing that political parties select candidates at conventions.Read more

Pelosi sets Wednesday votes to send impeachment to Senate

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The U.S. House is set to vote Wednesday to send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate.Read more

Stalemate on impeachment holds, but some cracks starting to form

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Some Democratic senators say its time for Nancy Pelosi to send the articles of impeachment to the Senate for trial.Read more

Mitch McConnell giving wrapping paper to supporters of reelection campaign

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For a $25 donation, supporters get a roll of wrapping paper with Mitch McConnell's face on it.Read more


Bill making animal cruelty a federal felony heads to President Trump's desk

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Animal cruelty soon could become a federal felony should President Donald Trump sign newly passed legislation into law.Read more

Rep. Joe Kennedy formally announces US Senate campaign

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U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III formally declared his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Saturday.Read more