By Rebecca Berg | 07/15/14 04:09 PM
There are suitors who would woo with a steak dinner on a yacht, or those who would whip up pasta at home. In politics, likewise, some candidates appeal to voters with monumental gestures, while others opt for a lighter touch.
By Kevin Daley | 07/15/14 03:37 PM
Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., has an ambitious agenda set for the remainder of the Senate session -- the freshman lawmaker intends to take a selfie with all 99 of his colleagues.
By Ed Sykes | 07/15/14 02:39 PM
Senate lawmakers are at odds over a big abortion bill before Congress.
By Thomas Sowell | 07/15/14 10:45 AM
From the Republican establishment, House Speaker John Boehner has announced plans to sue President Obama for exceeding his authority. And from the Tea Party wing of the Republicans, former Gov. Sarah Palin has called for impeachment of the president.
By Steve Doty | 07/15/14 10:36 AM
A new NBC News/Marist poll released Tuesday shows Democrats ahead in Michigan and Colorado's Senate races.
By David M. Drucker | 07/14/14 08:35 AM
Elected six years ago, Sen. Mark Begich is still waiting for a vote on any of his amendments.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/13/14 10:28 PM
The House this week will debate a measure authorizing a precedent-setting lawsuit against President Obama, while the Senate takes up historic legislation aimed at overriding a Supreme Court ruling on insurance coverage of contraceptives.
By Star Parker | 07/11/14 03:34 PM
Senate and House Democrats are outraged by the Supreme Court's decision in favor of Hobby Lobby in the firm's lawsuit seeking exemption from the Obamacare mandate that employers provide, free of charge, contraceptives to employees.
By Steve Doty | 07/11/14 08:11 AM
The University of Virginia Center for Politics has found it's especially good to be an incumbent running for re-election this year. The center found that 273 of 275 House members running for re-election have made it through conventions and primaries so far this year. In the Senate, a perfect 18...
By David M. Drucker | 07/10/14 05:03 PM
Democrats are largely happy with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's strategy of limiting the number of tough votes they face, even though it means some of their own ideas haven't gotten a chance.
By Ed Sykes | 07/10/14 05:00 PM
At a hearing Thursday,Â Sec. of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson called the president's $3.7 billion emergency request "absolutely essential." Without it, he says, key border funding could run out by mid-August.
07/10/14 04:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and liberal Democrats on Thursday derailed a Senate bill to help hunters and potentially aid Democratic senators seeking re-election in GOP-leaning states. It's the latest bipartisan measure to fall victim to election-year maneuvering. The broadly popular...
07/10/14 01:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the Democratic-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday sent to their colleagues a long-shot proposed change to the Constitution that would rein in political spending. Democrats who lead the Judiciary Committee moved forward with an effort to limit...
By Steve Doty | 07/09/14 02:03 PM
Unaccompanied minors who are waiting for deportation hearings are housed with family members or sponsors. The problem is, many of these relatives are illegal immigrants themselves.
By Becket Adams | 07/09/14 12:03 PM
President Obama is headlining a Wednesday fundraising event in Colorado to support the re-election campaign of Democratic Sen. Mark Udall. But Udall, who is in the middle of a tough race against Cory Gardner, won't be at the event.
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