As the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump barrels through the House on target to potentially finish by Christmas, senators from both parties are reckoning with their own role and are beginning to discuss if they can agree on a set of rules for a trial.
Congressional negotiators say they have reached an agreement in principle to avert a partial government shutdown at the end of this week.
President Donald Trump is facing new pressure to investigate the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and determine whether to impose sanctions on those responsible after receiving a letter from a bipartisan group of senators Wednesday.
Capitol Hill has seen dozens of senators cycle through its halls over the years, but at least three had front row seats to a pair of Supreme Court nominations both rocked by claims of sexual misconduct separated by 27 years' time.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday that looking at the role of guns in school safety was not a focus of the federal school safety commission.
Three Democratic senators have written a letter to Ukraine's prosecutor general to "express great concern" over reports that Ukrainian officials had looked to potentially hinder special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
Democrats on Capitol Hill slammed President Donald Trump's budget proposal and infrastructure plan, arguing Monday it doesn't address the needs of the American people.