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 Becket Adams | 09/16/14 04:22 PM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., may come across as soft-spoken, but don't let that fool you: He's got sharp elbows and a sharp staff, and when you come at him, you'd best not miss.
By Sean Lengell | 09/16/14 03:30 PM
Senate Republicans say they will support President Obama's request to arm and train Syrian rebels fighting the terrorist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, even if some of their GOP colleagues in the House have significant reservations.
By Sean Higgins | 09/16/14 02:23 PM
Senate Republicans introduced legislation Tuesday to radically overhaul the federal National Labor Relations Board, saying it has become a tool of special interests.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/15/14 09:12 AM
"I'm not Barack Obama. I disagree with him on guns, coal and the EPA," the Democratic nominee, who is up against incumbent Republican Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, says after shooting multiple clay pigeons.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/13/14 05:03 PM
Political candidates are using the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in campaign ads, but an analysis suggests Americans are tuning out international crises.
By Sean Lengell | 09/11/14 04:09 PM
The key vote was Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who backed the proposal.
By Sean Lengell | 09/10/14 03:39 PM
While it's still a long shot the measure eventually will pass, both parties are getting millage from the process for messaging purposes.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/10/14 12:06 PM
On the heels of a few public polls that have shown her trailing Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, Alison Lundergan Grimes's Senate campaign is touting a new internal poll showing her with a one-point lead.
By Sean Lengell | 09/09/14 04:17 PM
"The view of myself and most of my members is, the president should be seeking congressional approval, period, for whatever he decides to do," the Senate majority leader said.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/08/14 08:31 AM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell argued Democrats are proposing campaign finance law changes solely for political reasons, as the Senate prepares to debate the contentious issue ahead of the midterm elections.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/07/14 11:33 AM
Republican candidates for U.S. Senate have made gains in key states, according to a new NBC News/Marist poll, adding to the chorus of voices asking whether the GOP will take over Congress' upper chamber in November.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/04/14 06:01 PM
The grand jury is one of two, according to OpenSecrets.org, looking into improper payments made by Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign in Iowa.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/04/14 07:30 AM
"If you want change, if you're unhappy with the direction of this country, the candidate of change is the guy you're looking at," the top Senate Republican told an audience at a Chamber of Commerce lunch in Nicholasville, Ky., on Wednesday.
By Justin Green | 09/03/14 03:01 PM
In an interview with the New York Times Magazine, the Republican Minority Leader argued that Kentucky's acceptance of federal funding to expand Medicaid was a "mistake" but he also suggested it may not be undone.
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