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A fiscally conservative Democrat who chairs the Senate Budget Committee said he supports extending all of the tax cuts that expire this year, including for wealthier people
CHARLESTON, W.Va. | The top Republican prospect for the late Sen. Robert C. Byrd's seat said Wednesday she won't run, leaving the state's Democratic governor the clear favorite as his party looks to keep its Senate majority in November.
A bill to restore unemployment benefits to millions who have been out of work for more than six months has cleared a Senate hurdle.
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan cleared a big hurdle on her way to confirmation Tuesday as a Senate panel easily approved her nomination, though she did so with the help of just one Republican.
Gov. Joe Manchin III, a centrist Democrat who received national attention earlier this year for his handling of a coal mine disaster that killed 29 workers, announced Tuesday that he will run for the late Robert C. Byrd's U.S. Senate seat.
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday voted 13-6 to approve Elena Kagan's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. One Republican, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, joined the panel's Democrats in supporting President Obama's second high-court nominee.
It was no surprise that Supreme Court hopeful Elena Kagan took a big step closer to confirmation Tuesday when she easily won the approval of a Democratic-controlled Senate panel.
A group of four retired military officials and senators have expressed their support for the new START agreement as the nuclear arms reduction treaty between the United States and Russia makes its way through the Senate.
A classified State Department report to Congress says that potential Russian cheating on the new START nuclear-arms pact would not be significant because of the size of U.S. nuclear forces.