Senate

Hours from deadline, US Senate to vote to avert shutdown

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.

President Donald Trump, left, invites Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Ky., right, onstage as he speaks at a rally at Alumni Coliseum in Richmond, Ky., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.

Donald Trump to Mitch McConnell: Fight!

President Donald Trump urged Senator Mitch McConnell and Republicans in the Senate on Friday to fight to pass funding for border security.

Kirsten Gillibrand

Klein: Kirsten Gillibrand Continues Her Move Away from Israel Support

NEW YORK — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, widely expected to mount a 2020 presidential bid, continues to maintain her distance from the bipartisan “Israel Anti-Boycott Act,” which opposes the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel.