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.
06/24/14 01:57 PM
Senate Democrats on Tuesday reintroduced transparency legislation that failed to pass in 2010 and again in 2012.
By David M. Drucker | 06/23/14 09:25 PM
A Republican Senate primary has yielded yet another intraparty feud pitting grassroots conservatives against national political strategists.
By Mark Flatten | 06/23/14 04:35 PM
Underworked doctors, crooked contracting officers, criminals, perverts and cheats are all part of the broken culture that rewards failure and punishes honest employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a report released Tuesday by Sen. Tom Coburn.
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/22/14 07:31 PM
The House this week will take up legislation that would speed up interstate pipeline projects, increase domestic oil production and expedite natural gas exports.
By Rebecca Berg | 06/19/14 03:30 PM
Long before Hillary Clinton negotiated with unpredictable world leaders as secretary of state, she faced another diplomatic puzzle in the U.S. Senate: working with Trent Lott.
By Blake Seitz | 06/19/14 02:26 PM
On Thursday, Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., leveled a new charge at his favorite billionaire villains, Charles and David Koch: They're the leaders of a cult.* Sen. Reid descended into the rhetoric of conspiracy to describe an off-the-record fundraising conference organized by the brothers last...
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