US Senate referee says Democrats cannot include $15 minimum wage in COVID bill
February 26, 2021
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a blow to Democrats, the Senate parliamentarian ruled the chamber cannot include President Joe Biden’s proposed $15-an-hour minimum wage in a $1.9 trillion coronavirus bill the party aims to pass without Republican votes, lawmakers said on Thursday.
February 14, 2021
US Senate acquits Trump as Republicans save him in impeachment again
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US Senate acquitted Donald Trump on Saturday in his second impeachment trial in a year, with fellow Republicans blocking conviction over the former president’s role in the deadly assault by his supporters on the US Capitol.
January 6, 2021
Edison Research projects Democrat Warnock win in Georgia; control of US Senate still undecided
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Democratic challenger Raphael Warnock won a hotly contested US Senate runoff in Georgia over Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler, Edison Research projected on Wednesday, but which party will control the chamber remained up in the air with a second runoff undecided.
December 10, 2020
US Senate backs massive arms sales to UAE after Trump veto threat
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An effort to stop President Donald Trump’s high-tech weapons deals with the United Arab Emirates fell short on Wednesday in the US Senate as Trump’s fellow Republicans opposed resolutions of disapproval seeking to block the sale of drones and advanced F-35 fighter jets.
March 26, 2020
Tempers rise as US Senate awaits vote on $2 trillion coronavirus bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate hoped to vote on Wednesday on a $2 trillion (1.69 trillion pounds) emergency package to alleviate the devastating economic
February 14, 2020
US Senate rebukes Trump, votes to limit Iran warmaking ability
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US Senate passed legislation to limit President Donald Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him weeks after a strike against an Iranian military commander
February 1, 2020
US. Senate rejects witnesses in Trump impeachment trial, clearing way for acquittal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US. Senate voted on Friday against calling witnesses and collecting new evidence in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, clearing the way for Trump’s almost certain acquittal