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Cristina Marcos - 08/02/15 07:30 AM EDT
Beware the ides of August.Congress’s summer recess is supposed to be a quiet time that gives lawmakers a chance to meet with constituents, raise money and maybe get a little rest.   Yet nearly every year, a controversy erupts that shakes...
Bernie Becker and Jordain Carney - 07/28/15 04:21 PM EDT
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) gave Senate Democrats his presidential pitch on Tuesday — and left his colleagues thankful for not attacking Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.Democrats said that the Vermont senator struck a familiar tone with them...
Sarah Ferris - 07/27/15 11:16 PM EDT
A high-stakes highway funding bill avoided more ObamaCare drama late Monday night after Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) abruptly dropped his highly tactical plan to sidestep Senate rules and force a repeal vote.For several days leading up to the vote, the...
Sarah Ferris - 07/26/15 04:43 PM EDT
Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) was rebuked by his Senate colleagues on Sunday as he tried to force a vote on defunding Planned Parenthood.Lee had tried to attach an amendment eliminating all federal funds for Planned Parenthood to the vote on Congress’s...
Peter Schroeder - 07/28/15 08:54 PM EDT
Senate Republicans appeared eager Tuesday to lay down their arms after days of intraparty strife over highway legislation.Several lawmakers insisted that the conflict between conservatives and party leaders was not evidence of a splintering caucus,...
Sarah Ferris - 07/28/15 03:33 PM EDT
GOP leaders are moving forward with plans to defund Planned Parenthood, tapping Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) to shape the Senate’s response to mounting undercover video controversy.  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced Tuesday...
Sarah Ferris - 07/27/15 09:43 PM EDT
The No. 2 Senate Republican on Monday promised a vote to defund Planned Parenthood “as soon as this week.”Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) made the announcement on Twitter late Monday as the Senate prepared for a late-night vote on the highway funding...
Sarah Ferris - 07/26/15 03:24 PM EDT
The Senate on Sunday rejected a GOP-led amendment to repeal ObamaCare that fell several votes short of a 60-vote threshold to advance.The largely symbolic vote, which was attached to a three-year highway funding bill, marked the Senate’s first...

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Alexander Bolton and Peter Schroeder - 07/22/15 08:43 PM EDT
Julian Hattem and Jordan Fabian - 07/22/15 07:26 PM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 07/21/15 08:08 PM EDT
Mike Lillis - 07/20/15 02:09 PM EDT
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Alexander Bolton - 07/19/15 08:00 AM EDT
Jordain Carney - 07/18/15 12:12 PM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 07/17/15 02:41 PM EDT
Alexander Bolton and Jordain Carney - 07/16/15 04:02 PM EDT
Sarah Ferris - 07/16/15 02:37 PM EDT
Jordan Fabian and Jordain Carney - 07/16/15 06:00 AM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 07/14/15 08:38 PM EDT
Mike Lillis and Cristina Marcos - 07/14/15 06:01 PM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 07/14/15 11:44 AM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 07/14/15 08:24 AM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 07/11/15 01:12 PM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 07/09/15 07:24 PM EDT
Sarah Ferris - 07/09/15 12:10 PM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 07/09/15 06:00 AM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 07/08/15 03:52 PM EDT
Tim Devaney - 07/07/15 11:05 AM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 07/06/15 07:15 PM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 07/05/15 05:35 PM EDT
Jordain Carney - 07/03/15 03:52 PM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 06/30/15 02:15 PM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 06/28/15 06:00 AM EDT
Alexander Bolton and Peter Sullivan - 06/26/15 06:02 AM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 06/24/15 04:25 PM EDT
Mike Lillis and Alexander Bolton - 06/23/15 08:54 PM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 06/23/15 11:33 AM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 06/23/15 06:00 AM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 06/20/15 06:00 AM EDT
Alexander Bolton and Vicki Needham - 06/18/15 07:29 PM EDT
Jordan Fabian - 06/17/15 02:09 PM EDT
Jordain Carney - 06/17/15 01:04 PM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 06/16/15 08:57 PM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 06/16/15 03:46 PM EDT
Alexander Bolton - 06/16/15 02:12 PM EDT

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