The Senate voted 57-43 in a rare Saturday session to acquit former president Donald Trump for his alleged role in the deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol, falling short of the 67 votes needed for a conviction.
The impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump is speeding toward a conclusion and near-certain acquittal, perhaps as soon as Saturday.
The Senate early Friday approved a budget resolution that's a key step toward fast-track passage of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan without support from Republicans. Vice President Kamala Harris was in the chair to cast the tie-breaking vote, her first.
Congress has formally validated Joe Biden's presidential election victory on a day that saw a time-honored ceremony become a nightmare of unprecedented political terror.
Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as final votes were counted Wednesday.
Democrat Raphael Warnock has won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party's reach.
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein said she hasn't thought about retiring before her term ends in 2024 and defended herself against recent criticism of her job performance.
There is increasing pressure for Gov. Newsom to choose a woman of color to succeed Kamala Harris in the Senate.
Senators chose party leaders Tuesday, but it's unclear who will be the majority leader in the new Congress with no party having secured control of the Senate until a January runoff election in Georgia.
Ginsburg ruled on cases, including gender equality, civil rights and gay rights.
The White House was making preparations to select a nominee for the seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Sen. Chuck Schumer called on the inspectors general to protect government whistleblowers amid President Donald Trump’s ouster of key government officials in the impeachment probe.
The US Senate has postponed a vote to approve healthcare reform. Allie Rasmus has the latest.
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA. Jana Katsuyama reports.
Protesters disrupted Sen. Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing for attorney general on Tuesday, including two men wearing Ku Klux Klan costumes and a woman wearing a pink crown. Lauren Blanchard reports.
San Francisco Chronicle political writer Joe Garofoli talks about the latest developments in the race for president and the race for California U.S. Senate seat.
The bank executive faced tough questioning from U.S. Senators over how the bank handled new accounts for customers who didn't request them.