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@seanonolennon  Constitution says President can nominate for SCOTUS and Senate confirms after questioning candidate, no mention of election cycle; Obama nominated Merrick Garland in March of 2016 and the (Republican controlled) Senate chose not to even meet with candidate and so did not confirm

Trump predicted that Barrett, a staunch conservative, will get a "very quick" confirmation in the Republican-controlled senate #DonaldTrump  #AmyConeyBarrett  #JoeBiden  #USElection2020 

Trump predicted that Barrett, a staunch conservative, will get a "very quick" confirmation in the Republican-controlled senate #DonaldTrump  #AmyConeyBarrett  #JoeBiden  #USElection2020 

House Democrats are calling upon the Republican-controlled Senate to return to the negotiating table and pass the next COVID-19 relief bill.

#BREAKING - The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate has just passed a resolution reaffirming its support for a peaceful transition of power, a day after #PresidentTrump  refused to commit to such a transition next year if he loses the election.

House Democrats are calling upon the Republican-controlled Senate to return to the negotiating table and pass the next COVID-19 relief bill.

The Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Senate passed a bill that would end the requirement that customers buy food in order to purchase alcohol and would permit patrons to be served drinks at the bar.

The Republican-controlled Senate is lining up the votes it needs to advance President Trump's nominee to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. @KellieMeyerNews  has the latest from our #NexstarDC  bureau:

The Republican-controlled Senate voted 43 to 6 for a bill that would end the requirement that customers buy food in order to purchase alcohol and would permit patrons to be served drinks at the bar.

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Trump assails Warren for proposing to rename bases named for Confederate generals and expresses hope that “Republican Senators won’t fall for this” — perhaps unaware that the Republican-controlled Senate Armed Services Committee has already approved it on bipartisan vote.

We are building the Wall now, but the reason the badly needed Wall wasn’t approved in the Republican controlled House and Senate was that we had a very slim majority in the Senate, & needed 9 Democrat votes. They were totally unwilling to give Wall votes to us, want Open Borders!

This week marks one year since the House passed universal background checks. What has the Republican-controlled Senate done to combat gun violence in that time? Absolutely nothing.

The Republican-controlled Senate chose to put party over country today by blocking firsthand witnesses and relevant documents at Trump’s impeachment trial. You can’t have a fair trial without witnesses.

The vast majority of Americans wanted the United States Senate to produce new evidence and firsthand witnesses. Yesterday, the Republican-controlled Senate blocked them—ensuring this will not be a fair trial.

150 - days in 2019 150 - mass shootings 2,876,775 - thoughts and prayers tweets from cowardly public leaders 93 - days that the Republican controlled Senate has refused to hold a vote on the House-passed background checks bill

The Republican-controlled Senate passed a clean bill to fund the government back in December. Today, they rejected an almost identical bill. This historic shutdown is unconscionable. Open the government.

Jeff Sessions is so dangerous that a Republican-controlled Senate rejected his nomination to a federal judgeship 30 years ago.

Lying under oath to a Republican controlled senate is only investigated as a crime if the senate wants it to be investigated. Lying to an FBI agent is a crime that the FBI can pursue even if the Republican senate doesn’t want them to. Kavanaugh can’t risk talking to the FBI.

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