Political parties in the United States
Nearly 80 percent of Republicans support expanding background checks on guns.
President Obama is tasking every member of his Cabinet to round up votes.
Senate Republicans are reaching out to about nine Democrats they see as crucial swing votes.
The $1.1 trillion bill looks like it will have the votes to pass the House on Thursday.
The Senate is racing to approve three must-pass bills this week.
OPINION | If you want to know who each of the parties represent, simply look at their donors.
Top Democratic donors say they are exasperated by a lack of leadership from the White House.
Mitch McConnell may have neutered the Senate Conservatives Fund.
Criminal counts include mail fraud, perjury, and employing illegal immigrants.
Republicans took a victory lap Wednesday after the Supreme Court’s campaign finance decision.
Reid is struggling to stop Senate Democrats from backing a plan to undercut Obama’s target.
OPINION | On average, Americans favored an increase in the minimum wage by a 43-point margin.
Republicans will see a confident Obama deliver State of the Union address.
Fissures emerged Wednesday in the GOP on how to combat President Obama’s immigration order.
Democrats already have newfound opportunities to cut into the GOP’s majority.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid under fire from Democrats over how he runs weekly meetings.
Democrats want to lure Republicans into a fight over birth control.
OPINION | Republicans and Democrats have been closely matched in successes for decades.
OPINION | As Dick Motta once said, it ain’t over until the fat lady sings.
Impasse over amendments is threatening to scuttle a vote on legislation to build Keystone.
Sen. Angus King who caucuses with the Dems, will decide after midterms.
Anxious Republicans are worried party leaders are focusing too much on the healthcare law.
Every detail of Tuesday’s special election in Florida’s 13th District makes it unusual.
OPINION | Rule One: First you win, then you make policy.