U.S. Senate

The GOP’s strategy to recruit the wealthy and close a fundraising gap with Democrats is creating headaches.
The progressive congresswoman is facing a multimillion-dollar barrage of advertising, funded by wealthy donors seeking to end her campaign.
But it's not clear if House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) will allow a vote on it in the lower chamber.
A growing number of conservative senators are in open rebellion with his tactics, heeding instead the words of former President Donald Trump.
Party leaders have rallied around GOP hopeful Tim Sheehy as best equipped to oust Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.). Rosendale just threw a wrench in their plans.
Seventeen Republicans joined Democrats in supporting the measure, putting U.S. aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan back on track in Congress' upper chamber.
Republicans also struggled to coalesce around a U.S. aid package for Ukraine and Israel that didn't include tougher border measures.
Republican Sen. James Lankford, who spent months negotiating the border provisions the GOP demanded, said he may vote against his own bill this week.
Democrats made a stunning turn-around in joining Republicans to cut off future and current funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, the chief aid group helping Gaza.
"If it’s good for the country but bad for Donald Trump, what do you choose?" Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy said in urging Republicans to support the legislation.