Rubio expressed a new openness to tighter gun restrictions in his emotionally charged exchanges with survivors of last week’s deadly shooting and the parents of victims.

  • Feb 22, 2018

The senator from Kansas is a top recipient of donations from the NRA.

  • Feb 22, 2018

The honor for the late evangelical leader will mark just the 32nd time in American history that the U.S. Capitol has hosted such a ceremony.

  • Feb 22, 2018

The normally risk-averse Florida senator shifts toward embracing more gun control measures in a move that could mark an inflection point for the GOP.

  • Feb 22, 2018

The request, just days after the Justice Department indicted Russians for meddling in the 2016 elections, signals that Democrats believe it's a politically palatable issue to be touting during contentious spending talks. 

  • Feb 21, 2018

“We’re going to take a swing at that and I’m hoping we’ll be able to do it,” said Sen. Patrick J. Toomey (R-Pa.)

  • Feb 20, 2018

The Republican-led Senate failed to muster enough votes for a plan backed by President Trump or for a bipartisan measure the White House had rejected.

  • Feb 15, 2018

But hours earlier, the president had issued an ultimatum — pass his plan or risk a veto.

  • Feb 14, 2018

Sen. Jeff Flake unveiled a plan designed to win over skeptical Democrats, while supporters of a Trump-backed proposal said theirs is the only one that can prevail.

  • Feb 13, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell endorses a plan that would fulfill Trump’s wishes as he warns senators: “Now is the time to back up the talk with the hard work.”

  • Feb 12, 2018
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