LIVE UPDATES: Pete Buttigieg faces Senate panel hearing over Transportation nomination

Former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s nomination as President Biden’s transportation secretary is scheduled to move forward Thursday when the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee holds a confirmation…

Democrats take control of the Senate as Warnock, Ossoff, Padilla sworn in

The Democrats on Wednesday regained control of the Senate for the first time in six years. Newly inaugurated Vice President Kamala Harris, in her first official act in her constitutional role as…

Omar demands McConnell start trial, but Pelosi hasn’t sent impeachment articles to the Senate

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., urged Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to “do [his] job and start the impeachment trial” after the Republican senate leader condemned President Trump Tuesday. But House Speaker Nancy…

McConnell says Trump ‘provoked’ the Capitol riot as Senate weighs another impeachment trial

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., placed blame on President Trump for the riot at the Capitol on Jan. 6 that left five people dead, including a Capitol police officer. McConnell…

Senate considering Biden nominees Tuesday, with no announcement yet on handling impeachment, other business

The Senate is back in town Tuesday for a slate confirmation hearings on Biden Cabinet nominees, even as there are not yet clear agreements on how the body will handle the…

Harris resigning from Senate 2 days before inauguration

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is stepping down from her Senate seat at noon E.T. on Monday. “As I assume my duties as Vice President of the United States, I would like to…

Dave Bautista, Alyssa Milano share petition calling for Sen. Ted Cruz to be expelled from Senate

Celebrities Dave Bautista and Alyssa Milano shared an online petition calling for Sen. Ted Cruz to be expelled from the Senate.  Cruz has faced criticism in recent weeks for perpetuating…

New video shows MAGA mob rifling through paperwork in Senate chamber as they hunt down Nancy Pelosi

Shocking new footage from the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 shows Trump supporters cramming into the Senate chamber, where they rifled through documents and demanded to know…

Graham on Sanders becoming Senate Budget Committee chair: ‘I’ve got a fight on my hands’

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Republicans need to ‘fight like hell’ against raising taxes. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., reacted to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders becoming the chairman of the Senate Budget…

Kamala Harris will resign Senate seat Monday in run-up to inauguration

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday – two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are sworn in on Inauguration Day. Harris’ stepping down will…