As its last vote of the year, the Senate confirmed a judicial nominee on Tuesday night.
Sen. Tom Coburn blocked Congress from reauthorizing the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.
The Senate confirmed dozens of noncontroversial nominations on Tuesday night.
The 50-plus incentives head to Obama's desk in one of the Senate's last acts of the year.
Sen. John McCain accused Antony Blinken of making “abysmally ignorant” comments.
The senator said Obama’s nomination of Anthony Blinken endangers U.S. military service members.
Lawmaker suggests support of legalization tells children it's acceptable to use the drug.
Sarah Saldaña will be tasked with providing worker visas to illegal immigrants.
House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.) said the Taliban attack on a Pakistani school was "sickening."
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) asked House GOP leadership to allow the District of Columbia delegate a floor vote in certain circumstances.