By Hugh Hewitt | 09/19/14 03:36 PM
In an otherwise solid address at the American Enterprise Institute on Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, disappointed on two key fronts.
By Sean Higgins | 09/18/14 08:32 PM
Top Senate lawmakers think they have found a way to allow states and local governments to tax Internet purchases: Link online sales taxes to separate legislation prohibiting Internet access taxes, then pass it in the post-election "lame duck" session of Congress.
By David M. Drucker | 09/18/14 05:18 PM
Republican leaders are promising a complete makeover of the Senate chamber that goes beyond changes in legislative priorities, according to knowledgeable GOP sources.
09/18/14 09:03 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants Thursday night, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Barack Obama outlined scarcely a week ago. The...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/18/14 07:15 PM
The Senate on Thursday passed a government funding measure that includes a provision authorizing President Obama to equip and train moderate Syrian rebels to fight Islamic terrorists in the Middle East.
09/18/14 05:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — California Sen. Barbara Boxer indicated Thursday that she will announce early next year whether she will seek a fifth term. Boxer, 73, said she loves her job and sees no roadblocks to returning to the Senate if she decides to run again. California has several high-profile...
By Zack Colman | 09/18/14 12:34 PM
The League of Conservation Voters plans to spend a "majority" of the $25 million it has raised for the November elections on its Senate ground game, largely by targeting 1.5 million "drop-off voters" who typically don't participate in midterm elections and tend to be younger, Hispanic and female.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/14 10:36 AM
In the one-minute ad airing statewide, Grimes and her grandmother Elsie tell the story of how her grandfather struggled with medical bills after a stroke.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/17/14 09:50 PM
Part of the reason Hagan is so strong, writes Crystal Ball Managing Editor Kyle Kondik, is because her Republican opponent Thom Tillis is underperforming.
By Lisa Ruhl | 09/17/14 06:22 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry testified in front of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Wednesday on the United States' strategy to defeat the Islamic State.
By Sean Lengell | 09/17/14 05:14 PM
"I hope they won't do it. I don't think Scots will live as good a quality of life if the 'yeses' prevail," said Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a member of the Senate's Friends of Scotland Caucus.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/17/14 04:40 PM
"[Foxx] has no intentions of running against a senator who supported his nomination and told Senator Burr in so many words several months after being confirmed," spokeswoman Meghan Keck wrote.
By Zack Colman | 09/17/14 03:03 PM
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., praised his Republican counterpart, Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, for supporting at least a one-year extension for the incentives, which are given to wind, biomass, geothermal and other energy sources.
By David M. Drucker | 09/17/14 08:13 AM
Senate Republicans on Tuesday agreed to transfer $3 million in personal campaign funds to the National Republican Senatorial Committee in their bid to capture the Senate majority this November, sources confirmed. With control of the Senate on the line and Democrats and their allies pouring...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/17/14 07:27 AM
The outgoing Democratic senator is critical of how lawmakers fail to compromise with one another, he said in an interview with PBS after his 37th and final "Harkin Steak Fry."
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