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November 7, 2017
President Donald Trump addresses the shooting at a Texas church during a meeting with business leaders in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 6, 2017. As Americans struggled Monday to make sense once again of the mass shootings plaguing the U.S., Trump sought to steer the national conversation to questions about the mental capacity of those pulling the triggers, not the weapons themselves. (Doug Mills/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Senators launch bipartisan push to enforce existing background checks law
November 7, 2017 - 5:05pm
October 25, 2017
Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind in a photo taken from her Facebook page. It was posted in March 2016.
Senate committee discusses bills introduced in wake of LaFontaine-Greywind killing
October 25, 2017 - 8:15pm
September 26, 2017
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) speaks beside former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on his Graham-Cassidy health proposal, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 25, 2017. (Al Drago/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Obamacare repeal in U.S. Senate collapses as Republicans falter
September 26, 2017 - 1:50pm
September 18, 2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), center, shakes hands with Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.), chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, during a news conference about funding bills, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 14, 2017. (Al Drago/The New York Times)
Senate passes $700 billion defense bill leaving several controversial policies unresolved
September 18, 2017 - 7:47pm
July 30, 2017
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) speaks with reporters after voting against the "skinny repeal" health care bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 28, 2017.
REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein
Majority of Americans want Congress to move on from health care reform
July 30, 2017 - 7:16pm
July 29, 2017
Majority of Americans want Congress to move on from health care reform
July 29, 2017 - 5:35pm
July 25, 2017
Paul Manafort of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's staff listens during a round table discussion on security at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., August 17, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo
Senate committee issues subpoena for Manafort
July 25, 2017 - 10:12am
July 19, 2017
Then U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) welcomes his son Donald Trump Jr. to the stage at one of the New England Council's "Politics and Eggs' breakfasts in Manchester, New Hampshire November 11, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo
Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort to appear before U.S. Senate
July 19, 2017 - 5:59pm
July 18, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare during a meeting with service members at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 18, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Republican push to overhaul or repeal healthcare law collapses in U.S. Senate
July 18, 2017 - 1:40pm
July 13, 2017
U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds, R- S.D., attends a forum at Dakotafest in 2016. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
SD senator careful to commit early support to GOP health care overhaul
July 13, 2017 - 5:29pm
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) (C) is surrounded by reporters as he arrives for a meeting of the Senate Republican caucus for an expected unveiling of Senate Republicans' revamped proposal to replace Obamacare health care legislation at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. July 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
U.S. Senate Republicans unveil new healthcare bill amid deep divisions
July 13, 2017 - 12:03pm
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions addresses the National Law Enforcement Conference on Human Exploitation in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., June 6, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
U.S. Senate panel to question Sessions on Russia, Comey
June 13, 2017 - 9:15am
May 4, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up during a National Day of Prayer event at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington D.C., U.S., May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. Senate passes bill to fund government through September
May 4, 2017 - 1:58pm
April 6, 2017
Members of Democracy Spring demonstrate against the Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 6, 2017. REUTERS / Eric Thayer
With 'nuclear option,' Senate ends Democratic blockade of Trump court pick
April 6, 2017 - 11:46am
February 8, 2017
FILE PHOTO - U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Sessions to become U.S. attorney general on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. January 10, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo
Senate confirms Jeff Sessions as Attorney General
February 8, 2017 - 7:45pm