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What difference would a 51-seat Senate Democratic majority make?

Mint Images/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- With the party's midterm wins, Senate Democrats have officially clinched control of...

COVID-19 ‘is not over’: Democrats buck Biden in case for pandemic aid

Tetra Images - Henryk Sadura/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden's contention in a recent interview that...

Congress returns facing must-pass funding bill as midterms loom

Tim Graham/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- When Democrats left Washington in August, they did so on the wings...

Amid protests, Senate passes health care for vets exposed to toxic burn pits

Mint Images/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- After a series of delays and emotional protests, the Senate on Tuesday...

What can Democrats in Congress do to protect abortion rights? Probably nothing, at least for now

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As reactions to the Dobbs decision roll in, Congressional Democrats are outraged. But...

Senate negotiations on gun safety reform stall over outstanding challenges

Tetra Images - Henryk Sadura/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Top negotiators on a bipartisan gun safety framework huddled...

Republicans pitch return to ‘normalcy’ in efforts to roll back COVID precautions

J.Castro/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Republican lawmakers, capitalizing on the growing national pushback on COVID-19 precautions, are amping...

Lawmaker’s stroke highlights constraints of evenly divided Senate

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The absence of Sen. Ben Ray Lujan from the Senate is casting...