Senate

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.
December 15, 2014

Sen. Lee defends budget vote delay with Cruz

“It's always worth it when you stand behind the American people," Lee says.
December 15, 2014

Four nominees Dems are pushing through

Surgeon general pick Vivek Murthy isn't the only nominee generating controversy.
December 12, 2014

Waters gushes about Warren

Liberal Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who is seen as possible presidential contender in 2016, has a...
December 12, 2014

GOP hits the brakes on Obama nominees

Republicans are throwing up blocks to Reid's plans to quickly confirm nominees this weekend.
December 12, 2014

McCain: CIA chief's statement 'remarkable'

John Brennan said it was “unknowable” whether harsh interrogations worked.
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.

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