(The Center Square) – Republicans in the U.S. Senate managed to block consideration of a bill Friday that would establish a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 violence at the U.S. Capitol, drawing the ire of Democrats who describe the event as an insurrection by supporters of former President Donald Trump.
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(The Center Square) – U.S. Senate Republicans are expected to release a proposal for a pared back infrastructure bill this week, but disagreements over increased taxes and Internal Revenue Service enforcement may be a poison pill for the negotiations.
“Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power” by Susan Page; Twelve (448 pages, $33)
On April 7, 2017, less than four years ago, a majority of Democrats in the U.S. Senate joined a majority of Republicans to sign a letter supporting the filibuster. Now, much has changed. Nearly all Senate Democrats want to kill the filibuster.
Missouri Republican Sen. Roy Blunt has decided not to run for re-election, making it more difficult for the GOP to retake control of the Senate in 2022.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, launching the start of the former president's trial on a charge of incitement of insurrection.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell opened the Senate on Tuesday saying the pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol was …