Senate Democrats say that they have reached a budget agreement among themselves that envisions spending an enormous $3.5 trillion over the coming decade.
Dallas mega-church Pastor Dr. Frederick Haynes testified Wednesday on a national level and denounced a measure he says favors predatory lenders.
Which party will control the Senate is still up in the air as states continue to tabulate votes in several key states.
Sen. Collins is set to remain at the U.S. Senate.
Regardless of the result in the Senate race, this will be a historic election when it comes to voter turnout. Both MJ Hegar and John Cornyn believe their voters are energized and will give them a win Tuesday night.
Most polls still show John Cornyn with a several point lead over MJ Hegar, but she has been outraising him lately.
The fundraising bonanza left Hegar with over $8 million cash on hand at the end of this month, her campaign said. Cornyn, who has had a decisive financial advantage from the start, had $14.5 million in the bank at the end of June.
Early voting is underway in Texas for runoff races that were supposed to happen in May. The pandemic pushed it back.
Eleven of the candidates in the crowded field fighting for the chance to face Republican incumbent U.S. Senator John Cornyn met for the 90 minute faceoff in Austin. The chance for a runoff is high with so many people running.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has the Senate votes to proceed with setting the ground rules for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
Following a series of health battles, Georgia's Senior U.S. Senator, Johnny Isakson, announced Wednesday he will step down from his senate seat at the end of the year.