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How to Watch the Senate Impeachment Trial: Viewer’s Guide

How to Watch the Senate Impeachment Trial: Viewer’s Guide

The Senate will begin hearing the House impeachment managers’ case against President Donald Trump this week on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
Trump Team Hopes to Expand Base to Democratic-Held States

Trump Team Hopes to Expand Base to Democratic-Held States

Flush with cash, Donald Trump’s re-election team envisions a greatly expanded campaign map in which he’ll challenge his Democratic opponent in blue states he narrowly lost in 2016, including
Huawei Gets New Pressure From Congress as Trump Prepares to Meet Xi

Huawei Gets New Pressure From Congress as Trump Prepares to Meet Xi

U.S. pressure on Huawei Technologies Co. increased as senators voted to cite the Chinese telecommunications gear maker as a security risk ahead of this week’s meeting between President Donald Trump
Roy Moore, Who Lost Senate Race in 2017 Upset, to Run in 2020

Roy Moore, Who Lost Senate Race in 2017 Upset, to Run in 2020

Alabama Republican Roy Moore said he will make another run for the Senate in 2020 after a stunning upset loss two years ago following accusations of sexual misconduct in his past.
Democrats Short on Recruits for Bid to Retake Senate in 2020

Democrats Short on Recruits for Bid to Retake Senate in 2020

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer’s attempt to wrest the chamber from Republicans in 2020 is growing harder as he and the party confront early recruiting disappointments and an electoral map with
Trump’s Elusive Terms on Border Deal Cloud Path to End Shutdown

Trump’s Elusive Terms on Border Deal Cloud Path to End Shutdown

Donald Trump’s closest advisers have competing senses of what the president would be willing to accept as part of a deal with Democrats to reopen government, underscoring the difficulty negotiators
Trump Loyalist Gets Surprise Fight From Democrat in Senate Race

Trump Loyalist Gets Surprise Fight From Democrat in Senate Race

The U.S. Senate race in Tennessee shouldn’t have been much of a worry for Republicans in 2018. Democrat Phil Bredesen has made it so.
Interest Groups Rush to Sway Senators on Kavanaugh Nomination

Interest Groups Rush to Sway Senators on Kavanaugh Nomination

The GOP’s race to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sparking a furious battle between liberal and conservative groups to sway half a dozen pivotal senators who are giving little hint of
Trump Signals Support for Legislation Easing Federal Marijuana Ban

Trump Signals Support for Legislation Easing Federal Marijuana Ban

President Donald Trump said Friday that he's inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana, a proposal that would dramatically reshape the nation's legal
Republicans Boost Odds of Keeping Senate Control

Republicans Boost Odds of Keeping Senate Control

Republicans are maintaining an edge over Democrats in their quest to keep control of the U.S. Senate in November’s election.
GOP Senators Want to Exempt Giant Solar-Farm Panels From Tariffs

GOP Senators Want to Exempt Giant Solar-Farm Panels From Tariffs

Republican senators from five states with big solar farms are asking the Trump administration to exempt the workhorse of industrial solar panels from tariffs imposed earlier this year.
Medical Marijuana Bill Gains Backing of Key Republican in House

Medical Marijuana Bill Gains Backing of Key Republican in House

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte has agreed to co-sponsor a Florida Republican’s bipartisan bill to make medical marijuana research easier, his office confirmed on Wednesday.
Top Senate Democrat Endorses Decriminalizing Marijuana at the Federal Level

Top Senate Democrat Endorses Decriminalizing Marijuana at the Federal Level

The push to decriminalize marijuana has picked up another high-profile backer, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer.
Trump Backs State-Level Marijuana Regulation, Lifting Pot Stocks

Trump Backs State-Level Marijuana Regulation, Lifting Pot Stocks

President Donald Trump endorsed letting states decide how to regulate marijuana, in a major boost for the legal pot industry.
Lobbyists Seek Backdoor to Deregulation Through Nafta Talks

Lobbyists Seek Backdoor to Deregulation Through Nafta Talks

Lobbyists in Washington are using Nafta’s rewrite to advance a broad legislative agenda making it easier for U.S. companies to build factories, move cargo and export coal.
Trump Says Trade Wars ‘Aren't So Bad’

Trump Says Trade Wars ‘Aren't So Bad’

President Donald Trump reiterated his commitment to slapping tariffs on steel and aluminum, dismissing concerns about a global trade war and saying the U.S. has suffered from poor trading conditions
Senator to Stop Blocking Some Justice Nominees Over Marijuana

Senator to Stop Blocking Some Justice Nominees Over Marijuana

Colorado's Republican U.S. senator says there's been enough progress on negotiations over marijuana with the Trump administration that he will stop blocking nominees for some jobs in the Justice
Sen. Gardner Says He Opposes Gas Tax Increase to Fund Infrastructure

Sen. Gardner Says He Opposes Gas Tax Increase to Fund Infrastructure

Senator Cory Gardner, a Republican from Colorado, discusses President Donald Trump's 2019 budget proposal and explains his opposition to funding infrastructure spending with an increase of the

Seven GOP Senators Back Bipartisan Immigration Bill, Graham Says

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says he’s won added GOP backing for the bipartisan immigration plan that was rejected by President Donald Trump last week.

GOP Sees Possible DACA Deal as Trump Bemoans Sticking Points

Republican lawmakers held out hope that a deal can be reached allowing young undocumented immigrants to remain in the U.S., despite President Donald Trump saying the effort is “probably dead” amid