Feb 14, 2018

Bipartisan Valentines: Members of Congress who work together most

During this session of Congress, Florida senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson have co-sponsored more bills than any other pair in the Senate, according to research from Quorum. Susan Collins gets some special bipartisan recognition: She is represented in 5 out of top 10 pairs in bipartisan Senate legislation.

Data: Quorum; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon / Axios

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Booker leads 2020 candidates in missed votes amid presidential bid

Data: Quorum; Chart: Danielle Alberti/Axios

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) has missed more votes than any other member of Congress running for president, according to data from Quorum.

The big picture: The New Jersey lawmaker's campaign has failed to gain traction, and he did not qualify for the December debate due to low polling. He has not yet qualified for the January debate either. Booker has previously warned that insufficient fundraising could cause him to drop out of the race.

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House Democrats delay delivery of Trump articles of impeachment to Senate

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It'll be weeks before there's a Senate impeachment trial, after Congress left for Christmas without the House sending the articles of impeachment across the Capitol to trigger a trial.

The state of play: Speaker Nancy Pelosi still hasn't named House managers, which means the articles likely won't be sent to the Senate until after Congress returns from recess on Jan. 7.

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What they're saying: Romney, Collins respond to Bolton's offer to testify

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Responses rolled in Monday from top congressional leaders and key Republican senators on former national security adviser John Bolton's announcement that he would willingly testify in the Senate's impeachment trial if issued a subpoena.

Driving the news: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) told reporters he "would like to be able to hear from John Bolton," but added: "What the process is to make that happen, I don’t have an answer for you."

Go deeperArrowJan 6, 2020