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Side-by-side images of Senators Mitt Romney and Bernie Sanders.

Mitt Romney said everyone in the Senate is ‘really nice’ except for Bernie Sanders, who ‘just kind of scowls’

Romney has emerged as one of the few Republican senators willing to take a stand against Trump, but he says most people are really nice.
Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell warns Republicans in private meeting that Trump’s impeachment trial could start as soon as November

McConnell explained how the impeachment process would work during a private weekly lunch meeting with GOP lawmakers.

Cory Booker is running for president in 2020. Here’s everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition.

Sen. Cory Booker gained national attention as mayor of Newark, New Jersey. Now he's running for President of the United States.

Russian trolls tried to stoke racial divisions with the NFL kneeling debate and Colin Kaepernick well after 2016, Senate report says

The report said that the focus on the NFL kneeling controversy went well beyond 2016 and continued as late as March 2018.

In rare bipartisan moment, Senate unanimously votes for Trump to release whistleblower complaint to intelligence committees

This comes as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces a formal impeachment inquiry into Trump stemming from the contents of the complaint.

An anti-vaxx protester was arrested for dropping ‘menstrual blood’ on California lawmakers

An anti-vaccine activist was arrested when she allegedly threw a feminine hygiene device that appeared to contain blood from a second-floor balcony.

Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Google all skipped signing a letter from 145 CEOs urging the Senate to take action on gun control

Gap, Twitter, Uber, and Levi Strauss joined over 100 major US companies in a letter to the Senate urging gun control legislation.

Republicans are on edge about the economy. Any slowdown from Trump’s trade wars could cost them the Senate

Senate Republicans are beginning to look increasingly vulnerable on Trump's signature issue: the economy.
Protesters hold signs calling for more gun controls at a rally three days after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S., February 17, 2018.

Trump bowing to the NRA and refusing to support background checks could be a death blow to the GOP winning back suburban women

In a poll conducted after the El Paso and Dayton shootings, 71% of suburban voters and 64% of Republican women backed banning assault-style weapons.

Sen. Rand Paul cited the national debt in blocking expedited passage of a bill to renew the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

"Any new spending that we are approaching that has the longevity of 70, 80 years should be offset by cutting spending that's less valuable," Paul said.