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Latest Senate Items
Judiciary Committee Republicans are expected Tuesday to request a one-week delay before a panel vote to send Elena Kagan's nomination for the Supreme Court to the full Senate. Committee Chairman Patrick J. Leahy has said he would grant such a request.
For senators living in the world of policies and pressures, sometimes religious leaders are the only ones they feel they can trust.
President Obama's push for a major overhaul of the nation's banking regulatory structure picked up a key vote Monday when Massachusetts Republican Sen. Scott Brown announced he would vote for the bill.
The recent ruling reviving the long, bitter debate over the Yucca Mountain waste storage plan has added an element of surprise to a U.S. Senate race in Nevada already on the verge of going nuclear.
The heads of President Obama's national debt commission are painting a gloomy picture as the nation struggles to get its spending under control.
Since Elena Kagan has no actual judicial experience, one can't help wondering if the Supreme Court nomination hearings were anything other than a political quiz show.
Lady Gaga recently beat out President Obama in the number of Facebook "friends" she accumulated - 11.9 million for the chanteuse versus 10.4 million for the president.
Throughout the yearlong debate over reforming our nation's health care system, Democratic leaders, including the president, continually reassured Americans that their brand of health care reform would not mean the rationing of care.
Barack Obama promised the most open and transparent administration in history. His vow didn't convince him to extend senators the courtesy of listening to their advice and consent on the nomination of Dr. Donald Berwick to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).