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Alexander Bolton - 09/29/16 01:06 PM EDT
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) blamed Democrats Thursday for Congress’s dysfunctional appropriations process.He accused the minority party of having “balled up” spending bills with filibusters.“The one area of dysfunction is clearly...
Alexander Bolton - 09/29/16 06:00 AM EDT
Senate Democratic leaders have ­discouraged their colleagues throughout this year from working with vulnerable Republican senators, according to lawmakers in both parties.The election-year effort is aimed at depriving Republicans of bipartisan...
Alexander Bolton - 09/28/16 12:19 PM EDT
The Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to override President Obama’s veto of a bill that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.The 97-1 vote marks the first time the Senate has mustered enough support to overrule Obama’s...
Sylvan Lane - 09/28/16 09:28 AM EDT
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) voiced confidence on Wednesday that a last-second deal on aid for communities suffering from lead-contaminated drinking water will pave the way for a government-funding measure to be approved by Congress this week....
Alexander Bolton - 09/29/16 11:18 AM EDT
Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (Nev.) on Thursday summed up the 114th Congress, the first controlled by Republicans since 2006, in two concise words: "a flop."“This Republican Senate has been a flop, and that’s an understatement,” he told...
Alexander Bolton and Jordan Fabian - 09/28/16 08:47 PM EDT
Congress delivered a stinging rebuke to President Obama Wednesday as both chambers voted overwhelmingly to override his veto of a 9/11 victims’ rights bill.It was the first time lawmakers had overturned an Obama veto, with Democrats deserting him en...
Jordain Carney - 09/28/16 10:53 AM EDT
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) voiced cautious optimism during a late-night dealmaking session to give aid to Flint, Mich., but called on Republican leaders to publicly back passing the funding.  "I do have some concerns. The...
Alexander Bolton - 09/28/16 06:00 AM EDT
President Obama is about to suffer an embarrassing defeat. And it’s coming partly at the hands of one of the most powerful Democrats in Washington.The Senate on Wednesday is expected to vote overwhelmingly to override a veto by Obama for the first...

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Jordain Carney and Sarah Ferris - 09/07/16 07:16 PM EDT
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Pat Bergeron, contributor - 09/06/16 11:30 AM EDT
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Thomas R. Ascik, contributor - 09/04/16 10:36 AM EDT
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Alexander Bolton - 08/20/16 04:13 PM EDT

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