A principal reason for the House Democrats' reluctance to pursue an impeachment of the president is that all roads seem to lead nowhere in the Senate.
The leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee asked federal investigators to examine allegations of abuse of immigrants held at detention facilities.
Senate Report: DHS mounted an "inadequate" response to counter a Russian government-affiliated campaign preparing to undermine confidence in the American voting process.
Senators have arrived for an extraordinary briefing by the Trump administration on the threat posed by North Korea and U.S. options in dealing with it.
Senior U.S. officials awaited questions at a Senate hearing expected to be dominated by the assessment from intelligence agencies that Russia meddled in the presidential election to help Donald Trump win.
The families of Sept. 11 victims are voicing their stern opposition to a proposed change to a new law that allows them to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged backing of the attackers.
The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill that would allow the families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged support for terrorism, despite stiff opposition from the White House.