U.S. Senate

Georgia voting laws
Georgia’s runoff elections were the brainchild of a pro-segregation politician. New rules in Warnock vs. Walker contest continue his legacy.
/ November 17, 2022
A bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriages crossed a major Senate hurdle in ensuring such unions are enshrined in federal law.
/ November 16, 2022
Mandela Barnes Ron Johnson
Mandela Barnes has been defeated in his bid for the U.S. Senate seat in Wisconsin, according to polling results from the Associated Press.
/ November 9, 2022
Charles Booker Rand Paul
Charles Booker has been defeated in his U.S. Senate race in Kentucky against Republican Sen. incumbent Rand Paul.
/ November 8, 2022
Scott, the only Black Republican in the U.S. Senate, is on the ballot today — and he may have bigger future political ambitions.
/ November 8, 2022
Cheri Beasley
Cheri Beasley, the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina, is making her last pitch to voters ahead of Tuesday’s election.
/ November 7, 2022
Democratic nominees Val Demings and Raphael Warnock
In an interview with theGrio, pastor Jamal Bryant reacts to his sermon remarks on Republican Senate nominee Herschel Walker going viral.
/ November 1, 2022
Mandela Barnes Wisconsin
In an interview with theGrio, Mandela Barnes says Obama inspired his political career and slams his Republican opponent, Sen. Ron Johnson.
/ October 28, 2022
Raphael Warnock Herschel Walker
Warnock gave up too much ground by trying to distance himself from President Biden and Walker exceeded expectations by just showing up.
/ October 16, 2022
Cheri Beasley, theGrio
Beasley and Republican Ted Budd agreed to a one-hour debate being held Friday night at a cable television studio in Raleigh, North Carolina.
/ October 7, 2022
Democratic senators want legislation that would limit authorities’ ability to use cellphone tracking tools to follow people’s whereabouts.
/ September 27, 2022
Charles Booker Rand Paul
Senate Democratic hopeful Charles Booker discusses his viral campaign ad invoking a noose and calls out Paul for “weaponizing hate.”
/ September 20, 2022
U.S. Rep. Val Demings seized the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Sen. Marco Rubio this fall.
/ August 23, 2022
If elected in November, Lt. Governor Barnes would become the Senate’s youngest member and the first Black senator from Wisconsin.
/ August 18, 2022
Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes won the Democratic Senate primary on Tuesday and will face two-term Republican Sen. Ron Johnson.
/ August 9, 2022
Wisconsin’s primary elections are heating up as voters prepare to cast their ballots on Aug. 9 for the state’s next senator.
/ August 9, 2022
A survey conducted by the Diversity Initiative found that 28 Senate democratic offices are comprised of at least 40% of non-white staffers.
/ July 18, 2022