Republicans and Democrats sparred over which rules should stay and which should go.
President Donald Trump is still heading for an almost certain acquittal.
President Donald Trump's trial will likely begin next week.
Mitch McConnell: This Is the 'Most Rushed, Least Thorough, and Most Unfair Impeachment Inquiry in Modern History'
The majority leader addressed the Senate the morning after President Donald Trump was officially impeached by the House of Representatives.
The fight over the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund is pure political theater.
House Tries To Give 'Dreamers' a Path to Citizenship, but Mitch McConnell Won't Even Consider the Bill
The Senate majority leader says he will not allow a vote on it, despite widespread support for the measure.
House Freedom Caucus Too Busy Scolding Justin Amash To Care About Today's Bipartisan Budget Apocalypse
What's the point of a "limited government" bloc that doesn't limit government?
Plus: Six-week abortion bans are proliferating, extremism as excuse for censorhip, Soylent made a snack bar
Trump won't rely on Congress to fund his 200 miles of border wall.
The Co-Sponsor of the Green New Deal Thinks Mitch McConnell's Plan to Hold a Vote on It Is 'Sabotage' and a 'Republican Trick'
Ed Markey believes the time to vote on urgently necessary climate change legislation is...later.
A year after the tax law, growth is up but tax revenue is down.
Mitch McConnell is Keeping the Senate Out of the Shutdown Fight. It's a Hypocritical Abdication of Congressional Responsibility
Five years ago, McConnell declared the need to restore the Senate. Instead, he's broken it further.
The Senate majority leader delivers hollow partisan victories and little else.
Senate Republicans are torn between their hatred of voting on bills, their fear of poking the bear, and their love of confirming judges.
Supporters are concerned about the bill's future if it doesn't pass this year.
Should the Senate majority leader really be celebrating more reckless spending?
But will Congress act to rein in Trump?
Jonathan Adler says he's "supremely qualified," an originalist, and a critic of the administrative state. But he's a cipher when it comes to defendants' rights.
"We all are so optimistic that industrial hemp can become sometime in the future what tobacco was in Kentucky's past."
Republican leaders spent most of the Obama years attacking rising debt and massive spending. Now that they control the budget, they could not care less.
It's a conventional Republican tax plan with all the predictable problems - and benefits.
Senate Republicans will probably vote before the new Democratic senator is sworn in.
Rushing a bill to a vote makes for messy legislation that comes apart over time.
The Alabama GOP's Awful Responses to the Roy Moore Sexual Assault Allegations Are Dead-End Partisanship At Its Worst
Jeff Flake wonders: Is this what the Republican Party has become?
After abruptly postponing a vote, dealmaking continues.
The Republican health care plan wouldn't solve the problems Republicans say they want to solve.
It's one more way the GOP repeal bill resembles Obamacare.
Why are Republicans rushing a bill no one likes? Here are five theories.
The Senate GOP is relying on the same opaque process they accused Democrats of using to pass Obamacare.
It's time to bring back meaningful Congressional oversight of the executive branch.
Senate Rules Like the One Used to Silence Elizabeth Warren's Criticism of Jeff Sessions are Dumb, Arcane, and Self-Aggrandizing
Senators should not be afforded special privileges shielding them from vigorous criticism.
Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy line up to defend the man who campaigned against the mess they helped create
GOP move to "defund Planned Parenthood" isn't all it's cracked up to be.
The best speech you'll see the Texas senator make
Provisions prevent feds from spending on interference with state hemp-farming programs or hemp crop transport.
The Senate majority leader tries to kill FISA Court transparency.
No surveillance reform means giving the executive unchecked powers we should know it will abuse.