Senate

January 8, 2015

Barbara Boxer to retire in 2016

The California Democratic senator's exit will attract a large crowd to succeed her.
January 8, 2015

Cruz, McConnell vie for influence

They are both seeking to win over the GOP's 12 Senate freshmen.
January 6, 2015

McConnell grabs the wheel in the Senate

McConnell is sending signal after signal that he intends to shift the way the Senate is run.
December 28, 2014

2014: The 10 most memorable speeches from the floor

A handful of stand-out moments
December 22, 2014

Senator: Obama’s Gitmo argument is 'ridiculous'

Sen. Kelly Ayotte ripped Obama's remarks about cost, calling it a "red herring."
December 18, 2014

Winners and losers of the lame-duck

The post-election scramble tested members of both parties.
December 17, 2014

Rubio: Cuba deal makes Obama 'worst negotiator' since Jimmy Carter

GOP senator says shift will make United States "less safe."
December 17, 2014

Senate Dem: Cuba trade rewards 'brutal behavior'

The move "sets an extremely dangerous precedent," Sen. Robert Menendez said.
December 16, 2014

Keystone first item on GOP Senate agenda

McConnell announces the controversial pipeline is first order of business.
December 15, 2014

GOP senator blocks veterans' suicide prevention bill

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) blocked the Senate from passing the the Clay Hunt SAV Act.

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