Warren: When Dems in Majority We Should Nuke Legislative Filibuster

This week on “Pod Save America,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said if Democrats regain the majority in the Senate, they should not keep the legislative filibuster and move major legislation through on a simple majority vote. Host Tommy Vietor asked Warren,

Senate Banking Committee members Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., right, and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., share a laugh on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, prior to the start of the committee's hearing with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

McConnell: ‘I Hope’ Trump Signs Immigration Deal

During a press conference on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that he hopes President Trump signs the immigration agreement reached by the conference committee. McConnell said, “First of all, I hope he signs the bill. And second,

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Mitch McConnell to Force Green New Deal Vote to ‘Rattle’ Democrats

UPDATE — 2:19 p.m. EST: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) confirmed Tuesday afternoon that he will bring a vote on the Green New Deal, telling to reporters on Capitol Hill: “I’ve noted with great interest the Green New Deal. And we’re

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 07: U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) (L) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) (R) hug each other as other Congressional Democrats look on during a news conference in front of the U.S. Capitol February 7, 2019 in Washington, DC. Sen. Markey and Rep. Ocasio-Cortez held a news …

McConnell Shoots Down Report Senate Leaders Struck Deal to End Shutdown Without Wall

Senate leaders have reportedly struck a deal that could end the partial government shutdown that is now the longest in U.S. history. The deal, which would reopen the federal government until Feb. 8, has reportedly been agreed to by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

Hours from deadline, US Senate to vote to avert shutdown