Senate Republicans attempted to pass a more narrow coronavirus stimulus bill, but Democrats blocked the plan.
Stock futures are lower Wednesday, one day after the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq each dropped about 2%.
"There really is no such thing as private companies in China," says the Florida Republican. "They're all, to some extent, instruments of state power."
Recruiting troubles have hampered Democrats as they try to win back the Senate from Mitch McConnell and Republicans in the 2020 election.
Democrats would have to flip four Republican-held Senate seats next year to win control of the Senate and take away a critical buffer for Trump.
"I'm not suggesting that those rules were violated, but I think it's important to look at that," Barr testified.
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.