If Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed, America will have the first Supreme Court with a majority of justices approved by a GOP Senate since 1939.
While it may be both clunky and inefficient, the filibuster is nonetheless crucial to ensuring deliberate legislating takes place in the U.S. Senate.
‘My colleagues propose this rules change because they believe they can get away with it rather than because they know it’s good for our democracy,’ Obama said when ending the filibuster would have set Democrats back.
By refusing to send articles of impeachment to the Senate, Pelosi is asserting the primacy of the Democrat-controlled House over the GOP-led Senate.
Progressives like Warren want to abolish the Electoral College because they want to get rid of our constitutional system entirely.
Sen. Chuck Grassley has formally requested updates from the DOJ and the FBI on four criminal referrals submitted to the agencies last year.
‘I never observed in him the qualities of intellect, vision, exceptional integrity, or savvy that are required to be an effective president,’ Brown said. ‘I will be surprised if he survives the primaries.’
By allowing working moms to mother on the job, we’re showing the next generation they don’t have to put their careers on hold for kids.
Josh Mandel’s surprise decision leaves Republicans looking to hold onto a Senate majority in 2018 without a top-tier candidate for the race.
Voters in Alabama might send Roy Moore to the U.S. Senate. Maybe it’s time to consider allowing state legislatures to elect senators again.
New Jersey voters are obviously concerned about his corruption charges, but his fellow Democrat senators are refusing to say if Bob Menendez should go.
This week, Congress could give SpaceX the greatest gig it could ever receive on planet Earth: a government-granted monopoly over space launch.
Americans need relief from Obamacare. But Republican fixes have been polling even less popular—because they’ve done a poor job sharing their message.
The United Nations has never been an advocate for Israel. That means its lecture to the U.S. on anti-Semitism is more than a little hypocritical.
This is as wonderfully painful to watch as you think it is.
Federalist senior writer Mary Katharine ham joined CNN this week in the wake of President Obama’s announcement of his pick for the Supreme Court.
Harry Reid said he wishes Republicans would stick to the ‘Biden rule’ for President Obama’s Supreme Court nomination–meaning no confirmation hearings.
In his first ever speech on the Senate floor, freshman Sen. Ben Sasse pushed his colleagues to do their jobs.
Conservatives need Ted Cruz in the Senate to restore its power against a tyrannical presidency. Instead, he’s chosen to abandon it.
Sen. Mary Landrieu’s loss just cements a long-running trend of Southerners increasingly refusing to vote for Democrats who dislike them.
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