Jeffords's decision to switch parties swung control of the Senate to Democrats.
"It is al Qaeda in its doctrine, ambition and increasingly, in its threat to U.S. interests," said...
Sanders said lawmakers have agreed to budget cuts to help fund any bill.
A Senate panel will hold a hearing on Robert McDonald's nomination next Tuesday.
Army Gen. John Campbell’s has been tapped to command U.S. and NATO forces.
Senate VA Committee Chairman Sanders will meet Robert McDonald on Tuesday.
McConnell said Reid is prioritizing partisan bills "aimed at boosting Democrat turnout."
The audit put even greater pressure on Senate lawmakers to revamp the agency.
The administration briefed senators to quell criticism over the prisoner swap.
The administration on Tuesday came under withering criticism over the swap.
The Sanders bill would let the VA secretary remove executives for poor performance.
The bill would give the VA secretary more power to fire underperforming officials.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said a bipartisan deal to help U.S. veterans should be...
The Senate Veterans Committee will vote on McDonald Wednesday.
The spending request is complicating talks on revamping the agency.
Lawmakers will have a busy week with the August recess fast approaching.
The expensive fleet remained grounded as the Pentagon investigated an onboard fire.
The House will begin consideration of the $491 billion Defense appropriations bill. A multitude of...
Sen. James Inhofe (Okla.) was the only Republican to join Senate Democrats in debating climate...
The deal was forged in two days of talks between Sens. Sanders and McCain.
GOP leaders call for personal action by Obama and argue Shinseki's firing wasn't enough.
The measure is an alternative to one being pushed by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).
Senate leaders are planning a two-pronged legislative response.
The VA head acknowledged the need for improvements, saying "we can, and must, do better.”