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GOP Senators Pray Trump Will Sign Spending Bill

"Let's all pray that the president will have wisdom to sign the bill so the government doesn't shut down," Senator Chuck Grassley said as he appeared on the Senate floor.

Where's Mitch McConnell? GOP Leader Quiet Amid Shutdown

"They are hiding out. They want to hide behind the president instead of doing their jobs as leaders in a co-equal branch of the government," Democratic Senator Chris Van Hollen said about Republican leader Mitch McConnell and his caucus.

McConnell 'Distressed' Over Mattis Resignation

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he is "distressed" by the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who is stepping down from his post over differences with President Donald Trump on Syria.

McConnell Says Congress Is Limited on School Shootings

"You would think, given how much it takes to get on an American plane or given how much it takes to get into courthouses, that this might be something that we could achieve, but I don't think we could do that from Washington."

Female Senators Slam Leaders for Harassment Inaction

"Survivors who have bravely come forward to share their stories have brought to light just how widespread harassment and discrimination continue to be throughout Capitol Hill," the letter said.  

Trump Isn't Sure Republicans Can Win in 2018

"They all like me, they're all going to vote for me and say I'm going to do great in 2020, but they don't know if it's transferable," he said to a group of college Republicans.

McConnell Delays Gun Debate to Queue Up Bank Bill Vote

The Senate Majority Leader scheduled a banking reform bill for consideration this week, effectively delaying a debate on gun control in Congress's upper chamber as much of the country turns to Capitol Hill for stricter firearms regulations.