Senate

December 19, 2012

Rep. Scott: Haley went through ‘detailed process’ to pick next senator

Rep. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) sidestepped questions Wednesday about whether South Carolina Gov. Nikki...
December 18, 2012

Biden swears in Leahy as president pro tem

Sen. Patrick Leahy was officially sworn in as the third-in-line for the presidency, following the...
December 18, 2012

Sen. Feinstein: Passing new assault weapons ban will be 'uphill road'

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Monday described her push to pass an assault-weapons ban in the...
December 18, 2012

Manchin not concerned about backlash on guns

Sen Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) on Tuesday said he isn't concerned about political retribution from the...
December 18, 2012

Corker: ‘We’re not close to a deal’

,Corker put the blame squarely on President Obama, saying Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) had been “...
December 18, 2012

Reid honors late Sen. Inouye on Senate floor

Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii), the most senior member of the upper chamber, died Monday at the age...
December 18, 2012

Akaka bids ‘aloha’ to his former colleague Inouye

Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii) said goodbye to his “brother” and “friend,” Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-...
December 17, 2012

Senate leaders mourn Sandy Hook 'massacre' victims in moment of silence

After a moment of silence on the Senate floor Monday, Senate leaders offered condolences to the...
December 17, 2012

Conn. senator: Assault weapons ban 'practical and feasible'

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) on Monday said passing an assault weapon ban is "practical and...
December 17, 2012

Lieberman urges term limits for senators in exit interview

Retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) said in an interview that aired Sunday he favored both term...

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