The House will vote on two specific pieces of immigration reform—a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers and protections for farm workers—in separate bills this week.
"If enough members in the Senate agree, we'll change the rules," the Senate Majority Whip said.
Republican senators want to schedule hearings for the Cuomo administration's alleged withholding of the number of nursing home COVID-19 deaths.
Just over two decades ago, a dozen senators were already serving in the Senate during former President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial.
If the increase is successful, it would mark the first increase in the federal minimum wage in 12 years.
"Democrats do not get to score political points in an unprecedented act of political theater on one hand while also trying to claim the mantle of good government on the other," Senate Judiciary Committee Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) wrote to incoming chairman Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.).
However, Democrats face several procedural hurdles to successfully pass the measure into law without GOP assistance.
Majority Whip Dick Durbin said Biden's COVID relief package is "really important" in part because of the money that's allocated for vaccinations.
"Further attempts to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the 2020 Presidential election are contrary to the clearly expressed will of the American people," the group of Republican, Democratic and independent lawmakers said.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell again rejected a plan backed by Democrats and President Donald Trump to bump up the latest round of stimulus checks for Americans to $2,000 on Thursday, as the Senate works through the new year.
"If the last two years of the Obama administration were any indication, they'll freeze them out," Durbin said during an interview with Politico. "Hope springs eternal, but I believe in history."
"The to-do list for the Senate Judiciary Committee is long, and of critical importance to the future progress of our country," Senator Dick Durbin said Monday.
"History has its eyes on us," Booker said on ABC News. "How are we going to operate?"
The day before a New York teenager died, an appellate court blocked a state ban on fruity flavored nicotine products that attract teenage and young adult buyers.
The meteorologist has not appeared on air since his diatribe against the use of Code Red alerts went viral.
The attorney general labeled the controversy he's found himself enveloped in as "mind-bendingly bizarre."
"Many of the people who are targeting the Jewish community for anti-Semitism are also targeting the Muslim community in Islamophobia," Representative Ilhan Omar said.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders pushed back against such criticism, saying President Donald Trump "has condemned not only this act, but all acts of evil and hatred and racism and bigotry."
"It ends the dominance of big, dark, special interest money in politics and it empowers small donors and the grassroots," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on the steps of the Capitol.
Jared Kushner's decision to press forward with prison reform separate from sentencing reform has led to pushback on Capitol Hill.
The Senator made the comments during an interview with 'Fox News Sunday's' Chris Wallace.
The controversial former sheriff's remarks comes after President Donald Trump's crude remarks on African nations last week.
The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee added that "risking sources and methods is inexcusable."