By David M. Drucker | 11/29/13 08:45 AM
Over the course of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s career, the publicly mild-mannered Kentucky Republican has inspired passions: Among his allies, heartfelt loyalty and admiration. Among his opponents, deep-seated frustration and enmity.
By Washington Examiner staff reports | 11/29/13 08:43 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour have grown close in recent years, and while Barbour says he hasn't decided who to back in the Republican presidential primaries in 2016, he does like Christie's style.
By Elliot Smilowitz | 11/29/13 07:55 AM
Politicians like Steve Daines, Mike Rounds and Shelley Moore Capito aren't household names to most Republicans. But they could be the keys to the GOP reclaiming the Senate in 2014.
11/27/13 05:52 PM
(nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com) It's not quite a "do nothing" Congress – but it's not far off.
By Paul Bedard | 11/27/13 07:44 AM
Lawmakers frustrated that Congress won't consider comprehensive immigration or tax reform can blame the 906 pages it took to write the Affordable Care Act and the subsequent 20,000 pages of regulations to enforce Obamacare.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/25/13 10:49 AM
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will on Friday send an email urging supporters to give money for Kentucky Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes after Republicans posted an "offensive, sexist photo" of Grimes on Twitter earlier this week. The Photoshopped Image, circulated by...
By Associated Press | 11/23/13 11:28 AM
As Democrats watched Senate Republicans use filibuster powers to thwart more and more of President Barack Obama's agenda and nominees, they wondered how much worse it could get.
By Charlie Spiering | 11/22/13 02:54 PM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.,did not specifically criticize the Tea Party, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, or Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, during an Oct. 30 conference call with donors, as claimed by a source to Breitbart News in a report published Friday. Crossroads provided full audio of...
11/22/13 09:43 AM
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has pledged her support for a move in the U.S. Senate to make tax credits permanent for businesses that hire military veterans. It's an issue on which Grimes and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell agree. Grimes said in a statement...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/21/13 03:11 PM
Senate Democratic leaders on Thursday moved to fundamentally alter the rules governing the chamber's filibuster rule after Republicans repeatedly rejected President Obama's nominees to the D.C. Circuit Court. The change, approved 52-48, would prevent the minority party from using the...
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