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Buried in today's Jan6 hearing: Jon Ossoff, newest Democratic senator, and Ron Johnson, one of the GOP's most pro-Trump senators, are going to be running HSGAC's permanent subcommittee on investigations. That's actually a pretty special subcommittee. This could get interesting.

An overlooked battle over committee leadership reflects the rising leverage of more junior Democratic senators.

Democratic state senators balked on Tuesday at a bill that would ban their personal use of campaign money, stopping the proposal with a recommendation that the state study the issue.

In case you missed it: After Black voters turned out in record numbers to flip Georgia and elect two Democratic senators, Georgia Republicans introduced a new bill that would eliminate Sunday voting, when Black churches hold Souls to the Polls drives.

President Biden's nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget Neera Tanden will carry on with her outreach to senators next week after her confirmation was jeopardized Friday when Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin revealed he would vote against her.

Bookmark: wait three months, search Congressional Record for Democratic senators working "Cancun" into floor speeches.

A letter from Democratic senators asks President Biden to take nearly a dozen steps to improve ballot access and address bad actors.

A new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is live! This week, Josh, Kate and David discuss the end of the impeachment trial and the seven Republican senators who joined the entire Democratic caucus in voting to convict.

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A new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is live! This week, Josh, Kate and David discuss the end of the impeachment trial and the seven Republican senators who joined the entire Democratic caucus in voting to convict.

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A new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is live! This week, Josh, Kate and David discuss the end of the impeachment trial and the seven Republican senators who joined the entire Democratic caucus in voting to convict.

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The American people chose to retire four Republican Senators and elect a Democratic majority to this Senate. Senator McConnell’s proposal for how to organize the Senate is unacceptable—and it won’t be accepted.

NEWS: The *new* evidence being shown by Democratic House Impeachment Managers today is previously unseen security camera footage shot from inside the Capitol. A Dem source says that the video will show "just how close Trump's mob came to senators, members of Congress and staff."

Brett Kavanaugh used materials stolen from Democratic senators to advance President Bush's judicial nominees. He was asked about this in 2004, 2006 and this week. His answers were not true.

Attorney General Barr is privately meeting with Senate Republicans today instead of testifying and allowing Democratic Senators to hear from him too. This is unacceptable. Barr must testify immediately.

Republican senators have made it clear: they believe there is one set of rules for Republican presidents and another for Democratic presidents. We’re going to fight this with everything we’ve got.

To be clear, when GOP Senators talk about "counting legal votes", what they mean is "legal" votes are mail in ballots in Republican states, and "illegal" votes are mail in ballots in Democratic states. Not a single one of them wants to throw out Florida's mail in ballots.

When Barrett joins the court, five of the nine justices will have been appointed by presidents who lost the popular vote. The Republican senators who will vote for her represent 15 million fewer Americans than their Democratic colleagues. How is this representative government?

Your reminder that Amy Coney Barrett was nominated by an impeached president who lost the popular vote by 3 million, and will be confirmed by GOP senators representing 11 million fewer Americans than their Democratic colleagues — after Obama's pick couldn't even get a vote.

A 6th GOP justice, nominated by an impeached president who lost the popular vote by 3M, confirmed by GOP senators representing 15M fewer Americans than their Democratic colleagues, after Obama's pick couldn't even get a vote. When I say the system is rigged, this is what I mean.

Not one sentence of President Sanders legislation can pass without the votes of every Democratic senator who he's decided to taunt as "the Democratic establishment." Currently 14 senators support Medicare For All. Does he plan to insult the rest into voting for it?

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