Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will introduce acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf at a Senate nomination hearing next week, with the aim of making Wolf's position permanent following reports that he has been illegally serving as acting secretary.
A new New York Times/Sienna College poll shows incumbent GOP Senators in three states at risk of losing in the November 3 election.
Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) called off plans to travel with President Donald Trump on Thursday and will remain in quarantine until September 29 after being exposed to a person infected with COVID-19.
The Reuters/Ipsos poll and YouGov poll released Wednesday both showed Biden with a nine point lead over Trump nationally.
Though many of the races are expected to be tough, the National Republican Senatorial Committee said it's likely a Democratic Senate seat in Alabama will flip to the Republicans.
Only 1 percent of bills have become law during the 116th Congress, a historic low from the average 3 to 4 percent.
The most recent poll, conducted by Public Policy Polling from July 30 to 31, shows Graham with a slight lead.
The Problem Solvers Caucus proposed a $1.52 trillion package in hopes of breaking Congress stalemate over coronavirus relief funds.
Majority Leader McConnell, the longest-serving senator from Kentucky in history, first entered the Senate in 1985.
Republicans are defending 23 Senate seats, and polls suggest a new Democratic majority in the chamber is not unlikely, even if Trump wins.
"There is a compromise if the speaker [of the House] is willing to move forward," Steven Mnuchin said.
A relief package proposed by Senate GOP leadership failed in the upper chamber, with the prospect of a bipartisan agreement on stimulus fading further.
"My brother's year in space was really hard on him and we tried to bring some light to his difficult ordeal, but this comment does not do that and I apologize and deeply regret it," Kelly said.
In order to take control of the Senate, Democrats would need to maintain all their current seats while gaining four more in the upcoming election.
Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina is 10 points behind Cal Cunningham with less than two months to go until election day.
Labeled emaciated by opponents and targeted by supporters, a new stimulus bill proposal is due to be voted on in the Senate.
"We continue to see excitement and momentum for Amy McGrath in the homestretch of the election," campaign manager Dan Kanninen said in a statement.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said there are 20 Senate Republicans who are done giving out federal relief funds for the coronavirus pandemic.
A back and forth could push lawmakers into making their positions publicly, while allowing more of them to have an impact on shaping the bill.
The partisan divide on what steps to take on stimulus looks set only to widen, with the Senate expected to turn focus to another relief bill.
The decision from the Pentagon to close the paper down comes shortly after a "Military Times" poll that showed Trump's popularity with the troops has declined.
With less than two months to go until election day, the Republican senator is 29 points behind his challenger among swing voters.
"We can all agree that Mitch McConnell has got to go," Amy McGrath, a Kentucky Democrat, told Newsweek.
Recent polls continue to put Graham and Harrison neck-and-neck. Results from a poll conducted July 30 to August 3 showed the two candidates as tied, as both received 44 percentage points among registered voters.
Democrats would need to win at least four Republican seats while maintaining all their current seats to take control of the upper chamber of Congress.
Congressman Joe Kennedy III has lost his Massachusetts primary challenge to Senator Ed Markey, raising questions about the 39-year-old's political future.
Rep. Joe Kennedy III was defeated by incumbent Sen. Ed Markey in the Massachusetts Democratic primary on Tuesday, making him the first Kennedy to lose an election in the state.
American Girl Dolls are just some of the, uh, people supporting Markey in new Twitter accounts.
The best recent poll out of Kentucky for the Senate majority leader's Democratic challenger showed her down by 3 percentage points.
Sen. Mitch McConnell has said the Senate will not consider granting statehood to Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico if he is Majority Leader after November's elections.