- Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed
- Mississippi abortion law can’t be enforced
- Teacher who survived Sandy Hook has book deal
- Jury awards Jesse Ventura $1.8M in case vs. ‘American Sniper’ author Chris Kyle
- Government OKs Arab-owned company to operate U.S. cargo port
- Defense lawyer: McDonnell’s wife had ‘crush’ on CEO
- Chinese hackers stole ‘huge quantities’ of sensitive data on Israel’s Iron Dome
- House unveils bill to speed deportations of illegal immigrant children
- Californians protest middle school for hiring white man to teach cultural studies
- Killer’s sentencing overturned because mother couldn’t find seat in courtroom
Latest Senate Items
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday the Supreme Court's decision to let closely held corporations refuse to insure birth control was its worst in the past 25 years.
Sen. Jeff Flake said Thursday that he believes the situation on the border would be better if the House had signed off on the immigration reform bill that passed out of the Senate last year.
Harry Reid is the majority bumpkin of the U.S. Senate, vying with the vice president to say weird, goofy, sometimes amusing and often embarrassing things. His Democratic colleagues typically chuckle, roll their eyes, and put it down to ol' Harry just being old Harry.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's description of Justice Clarence Thomas as one of "five white men" triggered a backlash Wednesday on social media from black conservatives.
Staring at the possibility of a battle over gun control and other thorny issues he didn't want to deal with, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid used parliamentary tactics to block out all amendments on a bill to expand hunting and fishing access on federal land, putting the brakes on the largely noncontroversial legislation.
If Democrats regain a majority in the House and retain the Senate, the first order of business after a tragic shooting would be to enact strict gun control. Everyone knows it, and that's a problem for Democratic senators.
I have three questions for my Democratic colleagues in the Senate: Should Congress be able to ban books? Should Congress be able to ban films? Should Congress be able to ban groups such as the NAACP, the National Rifle Association and the Sierra Club from speaking?
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's re-election campaign released a new television ad Wednesday that ties his Democratic opponent to President Obama and pushes back against the "shaky claims" that the Kentucky Republican voted to increase Medicare premiums on today's seniors.
Sen. Mark Udall canceled plans Wednesday to appear at a fundraiser in Colorado with President Obama, saying that he could no longer make it home for the event because of changes to his workload on Capitol Hill.