The agreement between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping reached at the G-20 summit to prevent the flow of illegal fentanyl from China to the United States has been greeted with cautious optimism by lawmakers and experts.
The GOP will likely expand its Senate majority after the midterms, and most of the senators running in 2020 appear safe. Despite having a more favorable map, Democrats will still have a difficult path to a majority.
Haspel gets confirmed despite concerns about her role at the CIA when it used tactics widely considered torture.
Democrats who face re-election in states Trump won in 2016 face pressure to support measures seen as bipartisan.
Senators Jeanne Shaheen and James Risch spoke on CNBC's Power Lunch about the need to return to bipartisanship in passing tax reform.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in person for the first time on Friday.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told senators on Tuesday that he has not seen any reason to fire the former FBI director.
A notable no-show provokes a question has nipped at Clinton's heels throughout her campaign. NBC News reports.