By Susan Ferrechio | 08/05/14 04:24 PM
In a matter of minutes, Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a pair of House bills that would have provided nearly $700 million to deal with the surge of immigrants on the southern border and blocked President Obama from expanding an anti-deportation program.
By Steve Doty | 08/05/14 12:06 PM
Virginia's Republican candidate for Senate Ed Gillespie has released a new ad hitting Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., for his use of private jets.
By Zack Colman | 08/05/14 07:41 AM
Coloradans for Safe and Clean Energy, a group backed by Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., that had been pushing initiatives to restrict the drilling method, said Tuesday it would withdraw them because industry-aligned and pro-fracking group Protect Colorado pulled their twin proposals.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/04/14 06:17 PM
The analysis appears to confirm what has long been claimed by populists and political cynics: Senators who have served multiple six-year terms tend to "go native," becoming more focused on the priorities of special-interest groups in Washington than with the worries and concerns of the "folks...
By Justin Green | 08/04/14 02:32 PM
Democrats' favorite statistician from 2012 may not be their favorite this fall.
By David M. Drucker | 08/04/14 11:37 AM
A Democratic activist has claimed responsibility for controversial radio ads that attempted to tie Mississippi Senate candidate Chris McDaniel to the Ku Klux Klan.
By Washington Examiner | 08/03/14 04:02 PM
House Republican leaders on Thursday last week had to pull from the floor their bill to deal with the current crisis of child migration at the border. The Beltway media pounced instantly with a stale narrative about how this was embarrassment to the new House leadership team.
By Becket Adams | 08/01/14 07:02 PM
The proposed amendment not only gives Congress the power to limit spending on federal candidates, but it also bars the judicial branch from overturning any future campaign finance laws authored by legislative branch.
By Ed Sykes | 08/01/14 03:21 PM
"We shouldn't be gone for five weeks with something this important left unresolved."
By Zack Colman | 08/01/14 01:52 PM
President Obama named Cheryl LaFleur chairwoman of the nation's electric grid regulator for a nine-month term, honoring a deal between Senate Democrats and the White House.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/01/14 09:02 AM
Are tax dollars being channeled through the Environmental Protection Agency to Democratic activists working in the nonprofit sector?
By Sean Lengell | 08/01/14 08:53 AM
After several delays, Congress voted late Thursday to keep federal highway money flowing to states just hours ahead of a midnight deadline.
08/01/14 05:10 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — For months, CIA Director John Brennan stood firm in his insistence that the CIA had little to be ashamed of after searching the computers of the Senate Intelligence Committee. His defiant posture quickly collapsed after a devastating report by his own inspector general sided...
08/01/14 01:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a period in limbo with a slew of other nominees to be U.S. diplomats around the world, John Tefft gained Senate confirmation Thursday night as America's new envoy to Russia. Sen. Mike Enzi didn't make it easy. When the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee,...
07/31/14 04:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA officers improperly accessed Senate computers, read the emails of Senate staff, and exhibited a "lack of candor" when interviewed by agency investigators, according to a declassified CIA inspector general's report. The document, released Thursday by the CIA, is a summary...
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