Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid under fire from Democrats over how he runs weekly meetings.
Reid and his leadership team argue Obama has the authority to act.
House Dems are furious their Senate colleagues have hijacked Keystone to save Landrieu.
Centrist Dems say the chamber has become engulfed in partisan sniping during his tenure.
"We want to legislate. We’re not for stalling," the Democratic leader said.
McConnell will take over as majority leader in January.
Colleagues try to console ousted Democrats after heartbreaking losses last week.
Denis McDonough says the Senate should also aim for a longer-term spending bill.
Leahy says he won't challenge Mikulski as senior Dem on Appropriations.
McConnell said the attorney general nominee will receive "fair consideration."
Despite tensions between Obama and Harry Reid, they can still work together, aides say.
Some new faces in the upper chamber could push for bipartisan deals.
Twelve Democratic senators and one Republican are declaring a turf war against the governing body...
He hopes to confirm 50 of Obama’s nominees in a last hurrah.
The most senior GOP senator tells The Hill that Obama can still get things done.
Sen. McConnell and Rep. Boehner vow to send Obama a slew of legislation.
The Independent senator said “it’s in Maine’s interest” to be represented in both caucuses.
Reid said he looked forward to working with the next Senate majority leader.
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