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Past articles by Jordain:

Rand Paul objection delays $40 billion Ukraine aid package

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) hit the brakes Thursday on bipartisan hopes that the Senate could quickly pass nearly $40 billion in Ukraine aid before leaving town for the week. Paul objected to a de… → Read More

Rick Scott embraces his role as Biden antagonist

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) is embracing his newfound role as one of President Biden’s chief GOP antagonists. Scott, a first-term senator and chairman of the Senate GOP’s campaign arm, st… → Read More

Senate GOP, Manchin block abortion rights legislation

Senate Republicans, joined by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin (W.Va.), blocked legislation on Wednesday intended to enshrine abortion protections into law ahead of a possible ruling this summer by a co… → Read More

Manchin to oppose Democratic bill guaranteeing abortion access

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Wednesday said he would oppose a Democratic bill to guarantee abortion access nationwide, indicating that it was too broad to get his vote. Manchin’s decision, w… → Read More

Republicans see little political danger in abortion showdown

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is vowing that Republicans will have to answer to voters if they oppose enshrining Roe v. Wade protections into law. Senate Republicans appear willin… → Read More

Senate Democrats open door to giving GOP Title 42 vote

Senate Democrats say a growing number of their caucus are open to giving Republicans a vote on a Trump-era border policy if it means breaking a logjam on stalled coronavirus aid. The open door is a… → Read More

McConnell tamps down chance abortion bill could pass GOP Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) downplayed the possibility that a Republican-controlled Senate would pass a federal abortion ban. McConnell, during a weekly press conference, s… → Read More

Democrats seize on prospect of national abortion ban

Democrats are setting off alarm bells over what a GOP-controlled Washington might do in a post-Roe v. Wade world. Democrats will keep the issue in the spotlight this week, forcing a Senate v… → Read More

Senate passes security bill for Supreme Court family members

The Senate on Monday easily cleared a bill to extend security protections to the immediate family members of Supreme Court justices. The bill — spearheaded by Sens. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Chris … → Read More

Border fights loom over immigration talks

When a small group of senators met recently to kick-start the latest iteration of immigration negotiations, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), a member of the group, laid out his starting line: the border… → Read More

In shift, Democrats de-link Ukraine aid from COVID-19 money

Democrats are moving to quickly pass nearly $40 billion in new Ukraine aid, which will not be linked to a stalled coronavirus package. Democrats are proposing nearly $40 billion in new assistance, … → Read More

Senate eyes quick passage of security for Supreme Court family members

The Senate is moving to quickly try to pass legislation that would extend security to family members of Supreme Court justices amid protests at the homes of members of the court following the leak … → Read More

This week: Senate heads toward failed abortion vote amid fury

Senate Democrats will force a vote this week to codify Roe v. Wade in the wake of a leaked draft decision that would strike down the 1973 landmark decision. The vote is guaranteed to fall sho… → Read More

GOP senator fights to quash Trump-inspired challengers

Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.) is looking to shut down Trump-inspired primary challengers as his under-the-radar race goes down to the wire. Boozman snagged the former president’s backing i… → Read More

Democrats eye linking Ukraine package to coronavirus aid

Senate Democrats are eyeing linking more assistance for Ukraine to a stalled coronavirus aid package after weeks of privately mulling the path forward. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), the No. 2 Senate D… → Read More

Democrats to force vote next week on Roe v. Wade decision

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) will force a vote next week on legislation codifying Roe v. Wade in the wake of a leaked Supreme Court draft decision that would strike down the land… → Read More

After leaked abortion draft, Democrats fear what’s next

Democrats are raising red flags about what else could be on the chopping block if the Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that enshrined abortion rights. They fear that if… → Read More

Democrats face familiar opponent on protecting Roe v. Wade: Themselves

Democratic calls to codify abortion rights in the wake of a draft Supreme Court ruling that would strike down Roe v. Wade are facing a buzzsaw in the Senate, where centrist Democrats Kyrsten Sinema… → Read More

Manchin backs filibuster amid calls to codify abortion rights

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) defended the filibuster on Tuesday as some members of the Senate Democratic Caucus called for nixing the 60-vote hurdle in order to codify abortion rights. Manchin … → Read More

Collins: Draft Roe decision ‘completely inconsistent’ with what Gorsuch, Kavanaugh said

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said on Tuesday that a leaked Supreme Court draft ruling was “completely inconsistent” with what Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch told her during their private… → Read More