Amy Klobuchar, the Minnesota senator, has focused on issues from health care to election and consumer security during her recent time in Congress.
By a vote of 87-12, the Republican-led Senate passed and sent to the House of Representatives the "First Step Act," which would ease the way for some prisoners to win early release to halfway houses or home confinement.
Former editors have gone on to become president of the United States.
Republicans who spent their Fourth of July in Russia to help Trump in advance of the Helsinki summit distanced themselves from the president's remarks.
Sen. Richard Shelby told Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov that he hoped Trump's meeting with Putin could mark a turning point for relations between the two countries.
Senate Democrats narrowly won a vote on Wednesday to save so-called net neutrality rules that ensure unobstructed access to the internet.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg needs to be candid and forthcoming when he testifies in front of Congress this week, Sen. John Kennedy says.
Rob O'Neill echoed others who say the U.S. has no need to show off military might in a parade like one North Korea might have.
While Trump has lagged with executive branch appointments, he has fulfilled his promise to nominate conservative judges.
The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress will begin voting on Tuesday on the biggest overhaul of the U.S. tax system in more than 30 years.
A tax bill tool designed to win the support of key GOP senators is finding resistance among others.
U.S. Senate Republicans rammed forward a tax-cut bill in an abrupt, partisan committee vote that set up a full vote by the Senate as soon as Thursday.