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White House chief of staff Denis McDonough held an unpublicized meeting with DSCC chairman.
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Key factions of the Democratic Party are now turning on each other.
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“We’ll move forward appropriately,” the majority leader said.
Congressional tax writers put K Street on notice that tax breaks won’t be renewed.
Senior tax writers are beginning to draw their own lines for reform.
The Democrats' move could have much broader ramifications down the line.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid did not know if he had votes to trigger the nuclear option.
Ted Cruz denounced a vote Thursday to prohibit filibusters against appellate court nominees.
Reid triggered the vote to change filibuster rules on nominations.
The threat of a shutdown is no longer necessary to defund ObamaCare, some Republicans say.
“I’m at the point where we need to do something to allow government to function,” Reid said.
A top House Democrat is urging Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to change Senate rules.
The administration risks rebellion from some Democrats if it fails to deliver by Nov. 30.
Democrats are taking the offensive on healthcare by scrutinizing insurance companies.
An aide says Senate Democrats feel no pressure to vote on the House-approved bill.
They argue unions should not be exempt without exempting for-profit companies and others.
The high-profile rollout continues to struggle.
The Senate leader said Democrats will meet Thursday with senior White House officials.
The Senate majority leader is short votes to advance Obama’s stalled judicial nominees.
Immigration reform is widely seen as dead; both parties responsible for demise.
"The hour is getting late," an ex-state GOP head said.
The group of about a dozen GOP senators will make a plan in case the budget conferees fail.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) will meet with President Obama at the White House Thursday afternoon.
Sen. Tom Harkin is spearheading the push to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
Senators facing reelection next year told Obama point blank glitches need to be fixed.
The senators hope to lay the groundwork for fiscal reforms, other legislation.
Suddenly, congressional Democrats are catching Hillary Clinton fever.
Senators are seeking to revive a United Nations treaty on the rights of people with disabilities.
The Kentucky Republican’s handling of the controversy raised broader questions.
She placed the hold because of the nominee's comments on prosecuting military sexual assault cases.
“There’s a lot of frustration, everywhere,” Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said.
Dems declared she should keep her job despite ObamaCare site problems.
Sen. Coburn will meet privately with Reid after reportedly calling him an "a--hole."
Sen. Ted Cruz has flexed his muscles on immigration reform.
Five vulnerable incumbent Democratic senators signed a letter asking the HHS secretary to extend...
Sen. Charles Schumer made inroads with Republican colleagues, but his relationship with Senate GOP...
Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) are seeking to stay relevant in the debate over...
Democrats plan to capitalize on Republicans' poor handling of the recent fiscal showdown, parlaying...
Partisans on both sides had viewed control of the Senate as a toss-up.
Cruz is unbowed by criticism of ObamaCare strategy and some say he has boosted his standing for...
A man tweeted, "Take down Ted Cruz, at his home," and listed the senator's home address in Houston.
Sen. Mitch McConnell told The Hill he will not allow another government shutdown in January.