By Ashe Schow | 12/10/13 02:51 PM
Snow? What Snow? Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., didn’t let today's "Filiduster" stop him from taking advantage of the Senate rules change he pushed through Nov. 21, as senators voted 56-38 to confirm Patricia Ann Millett to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of...
By Editorial Writer | 12/06/13 06:10 PM
Just as cars can’t go anywhere without drivers and employees can’t work without bosses, health care doesn’t happen when there are no doctors around. And when an estimated 70 percent of the doctors in the nation’s deepest-blue state are rebelling against Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act...
By Susan Ferrechio | 12/06/13 11:45 AM
President Obama's freshly cut nuclear deal with Iran faces new challenges in the Senate, where lawmakers, including fellow Democrats, are intent on imposing tougher economic sanctions on Iran despite warnings that they could derail diplomatic efforts.
By Paul Bedard | 11/30/13 10:53 AM
The public’s approval rating for Congress has finally hit rock bottom: For the first time, America has a higher opinion of car salespeople. A new Economist/YouGov.com poll put the approval rating of Congress at a historic low of 6 percent. A December 2012 Gallup poll comparing Congress'...
By Paul Bedard | 11/29/13 03:02 PM
Sen. John McCain is starting to sound like a Tea Party “wacko bird.” In a new fundraising letter for the Republican National Committee released Friday, McCain lashed out at “Barack Obama, Harry Reid and Washington liberals,” who he claimed are destroying the United States. Liberals,...
By Brian Hughes | 11/29/13 08:35 AM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's decision to trigger the so-called “nuclear option” and change the upper chamber's filibuster rules created a new political landscape for President Obama, easing the path for him to achieve key second-term goals.
11/27/13 05:52 PM
(nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com) It's not quite a "do nothing" Congress – but it's not far off.
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/25/13 02:49 PM
The Senate may consider legislation implementing sanctions against Iran despite a nuclear deal announced days ago by world leaders in Geneva, setting up a possible veto showdown with President Obama.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/25/13 01:42 PM
Sen. Jerry Moran, executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, warned roughly 500 of the committee's top donors Monday that recent changes to the Senate's filibuster rules could hurt the economy and threaten energy and financial services sectors in particular.
By Charles Hoskinson | 11/25/13 12:39 PM
The Daily Caller's resident Democratic gadfly, Mickey Kaus, says he's figured out the real reason why Senate Democrats changed the rules to eliminate filibusters on most nominations: It's about jobs -- jobs for lawyers and lobbyists in particular.
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