The White House on Thursday officially withdrew the nomination of Neera Tanden to serve as director of the Office of Management and Budget from the U.S. Senate.
Without opposition, the Senate confirmed veteran diplomat William Burns as CIA director on Thursday, giving him control of the nation's premier spy agency as the U.S. government confronts threats from China, Russia, Iran and elsewhere.
"When we took office 45 days ago, I promised the American people that help was on the way," Biden said. "Today, I can say we have taken one more giant step forward in delivering on that promise."
An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Saturday as President Joe Biden and his Democratic allies notched a victory they called crucial for hoisting the country out of the pandemic and economic doldrums.
Senate Democrats looking to push the $.19 trillion COVID-19 relief bill through the upper chamber likely face mountains of GOP amendments and other delays that could take days to plow through.
The Senate has confirmed President Joe Biden’s choice to lead U.S. diplomacy at the United Nations on Tuesday.
One voted to acquit, one voted to convict - but then they both took to the podium Saturday and condemned Trump’s rhetoric and actions leading up to the Jan. 6 riot.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has set a confirmation hearing for Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden’s nominee for attorney general.
The Senate has overwhelmingly voted to confirm President Joe Biden’s pick to oversee the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Janet Yellen has been confirmed as Biden’s treasury secretary in an overwhelming Senate vote, the first woman to hold the job in the department's 232-year history.
With minimal objection, the Senate voted 93-2 in favor of confirming retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as secretary of defense.
The Democratic-controlled Congress easily passed legislation Thursday required to confirm retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as President Joe Biden’s secretary of defense, brushing aside concerns that his retirement occurred inside the seven-year window that safeguards civilian leadership of the military.
President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in November was tempered by concerns that he would face Republican opposition in the Senate that could stymie him at every turn.
A Washington, D.C. aide is getting props from lawmakers after they grabbed the Electoral College ballots moments before the mob broke into the Senate floor.
Georgia, known as a Republican stronghold for decades, appears to have turned blue with the apparent election of two Democrats to represent the state in the Senate.
Moments after the Senate retired to its chamber, McConnell said overruling the presidential election would “damage our republic forever.”
In a rare New Year’s Day session, the Republican-led Senate voted to override President Donald Trump’s veto of the annual defense bill, the first of his presidency.
An arcane battle over emergency Federal Reserve powers is frustrating efforts to lock down an agreement on an almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package.
With two Senate seats up for grabs in Georgia, there is a lot at stake for both parties. Results will likely determine which political party controls the Senate.
Incumbent Mitch McConnell has won the Kentucky Senate race, according to a projection by FOX News. The six-term senator defeated his Democratic challenger Amy McGrath.