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Can Lindsey Graham Lose South Carolina? A Senate Upset Is Possible

IBT Staff ReporterAn epic political battle is cresting in South Carolina, where Senator Lindsey Graham, a presidential ally, is neck-and-neck with an African-American challenger...

Battle for Senate spills into Barrett hearing

John Bresnahan and Burgess Everett The Barrett confirmation drive has been made more controversial than a typical Supreme Court fight by Trump and Mitch McConnell’s...

‘Green tsunami’: Inside Senate Republicans’ financial freak-out

James Arkin and Elena Schneider The online fundraising edge that Democrats have enjoyed for years has mushroomed into an overpowering force, with small-dollar donors smashing...

Senate Republicans lambaste potential coronavirus deal

Burgess Everett and Jake Sherman Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) said that giving into Pelosi on anything seen as expansion of Obamacare in the next recovery...

South Carolina Senate debate scrapped after virus testing fight

James Arkin "The president of the United States has been out of pocket because he has the coronavirus," Harrison said, in response to questions from...

The sex scandal that could keep the Senate in McConnell’s hands

Burgess Everett, James Arkin and Marianne LeVine Democrats can win the majority without North Carolina, but the path is more complicated. And Democrats insist Tillis...

Coronavirus infects three senators, derailing Senate schedule

Burgess Everett, Marianne LeVine and Sarah Ferris “Certainly all Republican members of the committee will participate in these important hearings,” added McConnell who noted the...

Vulnerable Senate Republicans raise alarm over coronavirus impasse

Burgess Everett and John Bresnahan “I do not think we should recess without a coronavirus package,” said Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), who is facing Sara...

US Senate subpoenas heads of Google, Facebook and Twitter

image copyrightReuters image captionTwitter's Jack Dorsey, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Google's Sundar Pichai have been told to give testimonyThe US Senate Commerce Committee has voted...

Senate Democrats urge inspector general to probe interference at HHS

By Dan Diamond The letter was led by Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.), who oversaw the creation of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee as part of...

Vulnerable Republicans back Senate Democrats' bill opposing Obamacare lawsuit

Alice Miranda Ollstein Democrats through an unusual procedural maneuver seized control of the Senate agenda to force a challenging vote for Republicans ahead of a...

Senate Dems ready tactics to muck up Supreme Court confirmation

Andrew Desiderio “We know that the votes are not there , but you do what you can to call attention to it,” said Sen. Doug...

Senate fails to pass RBG resolution as dysfunction mounts

Marianne LeVine Cruz countered: “This endeavor started with a resolution that the majority put forward that was intended to be a bipartisan resolution commemorating the...

Senate Republicans bet it all on the Supreme Court — again

Burgess Everett and Andrew Desiderio Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.), who is facing popular Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock this year, said the Supreme Court vacancy distills...

'Nothing is off the table': Supreme Court fight could reshape the Senate

Marianne LeVine, Andrew Desiderio and John Bresnahan For his part, Graham said Saturday that he “will support President in any effort to move forward...

Susan Collins says Senate should not vote on SCOTUS nomination before election

Marianne LeVine {authortext} Trump immediately panned Collins' remarks, telling reporters: “I totally disagree with her. We won.” Collins has also not said whether she'll support Trump's...

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