Neil Gorsuch, shown here on March 20, faces a confirmation vote in the Senate on his Supreme Court nomination

Senate Judiciary Committee Sends Gorsuch Through for Vote

The Senate Judiciary Committee, in a party-line 11-9 vote Monday, has passed Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace conservative stalwart Justice Antonin Scalia, setting up a full Senate confirmation vote for April 7.

Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. speak to reporters as they walk from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's, D-Nev., office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, after a meeting on gun control. Reid's determination to stage a vote came despite continued inconclusive talks between …

Senate Democrats Exploit Miners in Failed Government Shutdown Bid

Senate Democrats, in a preview of the tactics Democrats plan to deploy against incoming president Donald J. Trump, came within two votes of shutting down the federal government in the name of the union coal miners, whose health and pension benefits lose federal support at the end of the year late Friday night.

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., joined by, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., criticizes Republicans as allies of the gun lobby as Democratic senators call for gun control legislation in the wake of the mass shooting in an Orlando LGBT nightclub this week, Thursday, June 16, 2016, during a news conference on Capitol …

Sen. Schumer: I Salute Collins for Leading Fight for ‘Buck the NRA Bill’

The Democratic Senate Whip Sen. Charles Schumer (D.-N.Y.) told reporters that the most important thing about the No-Fly-No-Buy amendment proposed by Sen. Susan Collins (R.-Maine) is the opportunity to drive a wedge between the Republican Party and the National Rifle Association.