Senate

Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s Military Holdup, Explained

Is the blockade of confirmations and promotions hurting military preparedness?

Against Slobs

Craving decorum in an unserious age.

Dave McCormick to Announce Pennsylvania Senate Run in Pittsburgh

The Republican has broad support for the nomination to face Democratic Sen. Bob Casey.

Congress Heads Toward a September Scramble

The gap between the House and Senate spending plans grows as the end of the fiscal year approaches.

McConnell at the Crossroads

There’s never a good time to have a leadership change, but some times are worse than others.

When the House Returns, It’ll Be Crunch Time

Plus: Succession questions loom after another Mitch McConnell medical scare.

Mitch McConnell’s Future as Leader Uncertain Following Second Freeze-Up 

Plus: A prominent New Hampshire donor says he’s warming to Ron DeSantis.

University of Alabama Slated to Host Third Republican Debate

Plus, Wisconsin Republicans ramp up early vote efforts ahead of 2024.

Presenting Your 2024 Senate Race Ratings

Thinking about the Senate affects the plans of party tastemakers when choosing a presidential nominee.

Senate Advances Kids’ Online Safety and Privacy Bills—Again

Plus: Congress reacts to another Trump indictment as the House GOP investigates the Bidens.

Après Mitch, Le Déluge

One cheer for gerontocracy.

North Carolina Takes Center Stage in 2024 Elections

Plus: The Club for Growth pumps the brakes in Montana’s GOP Senate primary.

Approaching the Appropriations Fight

The tight deadline to pass a series of spending bills will again test Kevin McCarthy’s leadership.

The Path to NATO Withdrawal, Explained

The Senate moves to restrict the president’s authority to leave the trans-Atlantic alliance.

Military Confirmation Gridlock Continues in the Senate

Plus: Another defense policy impasse in the House, and what’s next in the House’s Biden family investigation.