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U.S. Senate

March 1, 2018
The Minnesota State Capitol
'Net neutrality' case pressed by Democrats in St. Paul, D.C.
March 1, 2018 - 8:39pm
January 17, 2018
Sen. Klobuchar collects on Vikings-Saints wager
January 17, 2018 - 9:16pm
January 16, 2018
Tim Pawlenty talks to about 75 Iowans, and one Missourian, during an Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. Tim Pawlenty talks to about 75 Republicans during a July 24, 2011, Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. He spoke for about half an hour and answered questions for the same amount of time. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Tim Pawlenty: I won't run for Al Franken/Tina Smith U.S. Senate seat
January 16, 2018 - 3:49pm
January 9, 2018
Smith gets her wish, named to Senate Ag committee
January 9, 2018 - 7:03pm
Joe Arpaio speaks during a campaign event for Donald Trump, 2016 Republican presidential nominee, in Phoenix on Aug. 31, 2016. Bloomberg photo by David Paul Morris.
Joe Arpaio, the fiery former sheriff from Arizona, will run for Senate
January 9, 2018 - 2:49pm
January 3, 2018
The story behind new Minn. US Sen. Smith's inaugural Bible
January 3, 2018 - 9:11pm
Doug Jones, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, is accompanied by his wife, Louise, at an Election Night gathering of his supporters in Birmingham, Ala., on Dec. 12, 2017. Jones, a former prosecutor who mounted a seemingly quixotic campaign in the face of Republican dominance here, defeated his scandal-scarred opponent, Roy Moore, after a brutal campaign marked by accusations of sexual abuse and child molestation against the Republican. (Bob Miller/The New York Times Copyright 2018)
Alabama's Doug Jones sworn in on Wednesday, shrinking GOP Senate majority
January 3, 2018 - 3:26pm
January 2, 2018
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R- Utah) speaks with President Donald Trump during an event in Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 4, 2017. Hatch, the longest-serving Senate Republican, plans to announce on Jan. 2 he will retire at the end of the year, rebuffing the pleas of President Trump to seek an eighth term and paving the way for Mitt Romney to run for the seat. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2018)
Utah's Orrin Hatch announces he will retire from the Senate
January 2, 2018 - 4:49pm
December 19, 2017
Karin Housley of St. Mary's Point (Courtesy photo)
Minn. GOP state senator announces run for U.S. Senate
December 19, 2017 - 9:48pm
December 8, 2017
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn.
Nolan: Woman should be in Franken's Senate seat
December 8, 2017 - 9:16pm
November 24, 2017
Mike McFeely, Oct. 17, 2015Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
McFeely: It's time to resign, Sen. Franken
November 24, 2017 - 8:00am
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