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Latest Senate Items
The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee said he is introducing a bill that would tighten measures for airlines after a deadly commuter plane crash in western New York in early 2009.
Senate Republicans blocked a bill to increase small-business lending Thursday, dealing a setback to President Obama's jobs agenda.
President Obama's nominee to be chief of U.S. intelligence, retired Air Force Lt. Gen. James R. Clapper, was unanimously approved Thursday by the Senate Intelligence Committee.
The U.S. Senate is derelict in its duty if it votes to confirm Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court without further investigating her legal ethics.
The mismanagement and neglect of Arlington National Cemetery that led to hundreds of veterans' graves being either mislabeled or lost now appears much more far-reaching than officials previously disclosed, according to a Senate hearing Thursday.
This week's Big Idea is a bad one, and you'll find it featured in the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act (S.1733) now before the Senate.
Congress changed a quarter-century-old law that has subjected tens of thousands of blacks to long prison terms for crack cocaine convictions while giving far more lenient treatment to those, mainly whites, caught with the powder form of the drug.
The more it looks like the Senate will confirm Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court, the more gun owners should worry. Yesterday, Sen. Olympia J. Snowe of Maine became the fourth Republican to stand behind President Obama's nominee on the phony basis that Ms. Kagan supports gun rights.
Ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's fate was in the hands of jurors Wednesday as they prepared to begin deciding whether Mr. Blagojevich tried to sell an appointment to President Obama's former Senate seat and schemed to use his political power for personal gain.