The senator said Wall Street banks are risking the health of the U.S. economy by getting involved in physical commodities.
The senator said it was the "right decision" to prosecute Irek Ilgiz Hamidullin in U.S.
The senator laid out his legislative goals for the next two years while Republicans control the Senate.
Senators called for improvements to federal homeless assistance programs.
They say the rules could help Republicans put “committed constitutionalists” on the bench.
Members of Senate Republican leadership challenged Obama to work with them next year.
Senators chided Harry Reid’s leadership style as midterm election results showed a big win for the GOP.
The senator said midterm election results were a repudiation of Obama’s immigration policies.
The senator said low voter turnout in the midterm elections has made it "a tough time for us as Democrats."
Mike Rounds (R) won a three-way race for retiring Sen. Tim Johnson's (D) seat.