By Susan Ferrechio | 09/11/14 06:17 PM
It's the same song, second verse as the two chambers recycle partisan agenda items while heading out the door to campaign ahead of the pivotal November election.
By Zack Colman | 09/11/14 05:22 PM
Nuclear Regulatory Commission nominees Stephen Burns and Jeffery Baran, both Democrats, were approved by the committee. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., was the only GOP lawmaker to join all the panel's Democrats in voting to send the nominees to the floor.
By Sean Lengell | 09/11/14 04:09 PM
The key vote was Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who backed the proposal.
By Becket Adams | 09/11/14 02:14 PM
The CBS News affiliate in Denver, Colo., KCNC-TV, is deeply unimpressed with Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Udall's failure to agree to a live debate with his Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/11/14 08:39 AM
"I'm not resigning, of course not," the California Democrat, who has held the seat since 1992, told reporters in San Francisco on Friday.
By Washington Examiner | 09/09/14 05:22 PM
Reid is complaining that Republicans have advanced his own bill in order to "stall" the Senate.
09/09/14 04:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday he wants an apology from a GOP House member and Senate candidate who said that Reid "runs the Senate like a plantation." Reid, D-Nev., told reporters that the comment by congressman Bill Cassidy of Louisiana was "insensitive, very...
By Ashe Schow | 09/09/14 10:58 AM
After Monday's bipartisan 79-18 vote, Reid vented to reporters that Republicans were trying to "stall" the Senate, indicating that he never intended for the campaign finance amendment by Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., to go to a real floor debate.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/09/14 09:02 AM
This pro-gay marriage ad by Oregon Senate candidate Monica Wehby is the first of its kind run by a Republican Senate candidate.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/09/14 07:51 AM
Just 14 percent of Americans approve how Congress is handling its job, according to a new Gallup poll. The rating is the second lowest one measured before a fall midterm election since 1974.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/09/14 07:35 AM
Obama spoke to a crowd of several hundred largely African-American supporters at Atlanta's Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center. She urged them to be "more passionate and more hungry" in the 2014 midterm election races than in 2008 and 2012 presidential races, according to the Wall Street...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/08/14 08:14 PM
It was authored by Democrats, who thought it would be blocked by GOP opposition. But Republicans voted to move ahead with the debate.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/08/14 05:11 PM
Many independent analysts now predict that Republicans will take over the Senate in the midterm elections, but not by a huge margin.
By Becket Adams | 09/08/14 12:13 PM
"We can't leave Michigan's future in Gary Peters' hands," the ad states.
By David M. Drucker | 09/08/14 10:41 AM
Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., was tied with Republican challenger Thom Tillis at 44 percent, according to a GOP poll shared with the Washington Examiner.
By Becket Adams | 09/16/14
By Paul Bedard | 09/16/14
By Paul Bedard | 09/17/14
By David M. Drucker | 09/16/14
By Susan Crabtree | 09/17/14