By David M. Drucker | 07/01/14 07:40 PM
In many ways, Sen. John McCain has followed the path laid out by Sen. Ted Kennedy after his unsuccessful attempt to wrest the Democratic nomination from Jimmy Carter in 1980.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/02/14 08:29 AM
If things were bad between Tea Party activists and the Mississippi Republican establishment before last Tuesday's Senate primary runoff, it's about to get a lot uglier.
By Paul Bedard | 07/01/14 10:35 AM
House Speaker John Boehner warns that Senate Democrats, led by Majority Leader Harry Reid, are 'plotting' to bring back banned congressional earmarks.
By David M. Drucker | 06/29/14 05:59 PM
House Speaker John Boehner has been quietly preparing to sue President Obama for months. The Ohio Republican announced just last week that he would spearhead a House lawsuit against the president to challenge, in his view, the Obama administration's unconstitutional overreach of its executive...
06/28/14 05:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A fear of voting has gripped Democratic leaders in the Senate, slowing the chamber's modest productivity this election season to a near halt. With control of the Senate at risk in November, leaders are going to remarkable lengths to protect endangered Democrats from casting...
By David M. Drucker | 06/27/14 07:48 AM
Sen. Thad Cochran pulled off a rare move in politics: An upset of an upset. After the 76-year-old Mississippi Republican came in second in the state's June 3 primary to state Sen. Chris McDaniel, he rallied to pull off a surprising win in the runoff two weeks later. So how did he do it?...
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/26/14 06:16 PM
The Republican senator from Iowa and the former IRS official were no strangers to each other -- one of the reasons Republicans fear Lerner's push to audit Grassley might have been politically motivated.
By Byron York | 06/26/14 05:45 PM
While much of Washington grapples with international crises, chronic economic troubles, and upcoming midterm elections, Senate Democrats are steadily pushing forward with what they hope will become the 28th Amendment to the United States Constitution. The proposed amendment would give Congress...
By David M. Drucker | 06/26/14 02:52 PM
Chris McDaniel appears out of options and prominent Mississippi Republicans are urging unity in the aftermath of Sen. Thad Cochran's unlikely victory in a GOP primary runoff.
By Sean Higgins | 06/26/14 01:31 PM
In a statement Thursday in reaction to the Supreme Court's ruling on the Noel Canning v. Nation Labor Relations Board case, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said that the ruling itself didn't matter much now that the Senate has changed its filibuster rules.
By Zack Colman | 06/25/14 05:25 PM
The exports would go to nations that lack free-trade agreements with the U.S. Forty-six Dems joined Republicans to pass the bill, 266-150, while two Republicans opposed it.Â
By Michael Barone | 06/25/14 05:21 PM
I'm old enough to remember when American liberals cherished the freedom of speech guaranteed by the First Amendment. They celebrated especially the freedom accorded those with unpopular beliefs and protested attempts to squelch the expression of differing opinions.
By David M. Drucker | 06/25/14 09:14 AM
Sen. Thad Cochran won an unlikely come-from-behind victory Tuesday in a Republican primary runoff in Mississippi, holding off challenger Chris McDaniel in what was thought to be the Tea Party's best opportunity to knock off a GOP incumbent.
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/24/14 06:49 PM
Senate lawmakers Tuesday significantly boosted the chances that Congress will consider renewing the Export-Import Bank in the face of mounting GOP opposition in the House.
By Washington Examiner | 06/24/14 05:08 PM
When a government scandal explodes, the proliferating revelations can quickly become overwhelming, causing the public to disengage. In the case of the rapidly widening controversy at the Department of Veterans' Affairs, Americans must not let this happen.
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