August 6, 2015

McConnell: ObamaCare repeal likely to be included in fast-track budget process

The tactic allows the Senate GOP to pass bills with a simple majority instead of 60 votes.
July 16, 2015

Dem: Rejecting Iran deal would be 'absolute blow' to presidential legitimacy

Sen. Chris Murphy said Republicans "don't believe in the legitimacy of diplomacy."
July 15, 2015

Iran deal puts Schumer in a vise

The new accord is testing his longtime allegiance to pro-Israel causes.
June 24, 2015

Senate approves fast-track, sending trade bill to White House

The 60-38 Senate vote capped weeks of fighting over the trade bill.
June 22, 2015

McConnell wants to pass trade bills this week

The Republican called for "a little more trust" ahead of trade votes.
June 16, 2015

Congress paddles toward a shutdown

The fight over government spending is roaring back to life.
June 1, 2015

What's next for the NSA bill

The U.S. Senate allowed the National Security Agency's power to collect bulk phone records to...
May 22, 2015

McCain calls White House spox an 'idiot'

The Arizona Republican slammed the White House's statements on ISIS.
May 20, 2015

Paul's filibuster wraps up after more than 10 hours

"My voice is rapidly leaving, my bedtime has long since passed," he said as he wrapped up.
May 20, 2015

Paul disrupts Senate endgame

The Senate might not have enough time to get trade and national security bills done.