Senate

December 11, 2014

Franken: SNL is more fun than Senate

“Everyone asks me, is being a senator as much fun as being on ‘Saturday Night Live?’ And the answer...
December 11, 2014

Ted Cruz's Secret Santa gift

The Texas senator said he pulled the name of Sen. Tammy Baldwin.
December 11, 2014

No. 2 Senate Dem: 'We've got a problem' if Dodd-Frank rider stays

"This provision should not be part of our budget bill,” Sen. Dick Durbin said.
December 10, 2014

House moves toward passing $1.1T funding bill

The $1.1 trillion bill looks like it will have the votes to pass the House on Thursday.
December 9, 2014

McCain: ‘I know from personal experience’ torture doesn’t work

The senator said all people have basic human rights that shouldn’t be violated.
December 9, 2014

Feinstein: CIA methods a 'stain on our values'

Feinstein accused CIA of misleading public and carrying out torture.
December 8, 2014

Congress clashes over 'torture report'

U.S. military bases and embassies abroad are beefing up security in anticipation of violence, as...
December 5, 2014

Reid faces challenges as Senate Dems transition to minority

The Nevada Democrat is leading a divided party smarting from the midterm election.
December 3, 2014

Cruz urges GOP to 'stand up' to Obama on immigration orders

Cruz urged the GOP to not provide funding for the president's executive orders.
December 3, 2014

ObamaCare author: Health law is 'really complicated'

Sen. Tom Harkin now thinks Democrats may have been better off holding out for a better bill.

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