Senate

January 31, 2013

McCain, Hagel spar over Iraq war surge

Chuck Hagel endured sharp exchanges with two of his former GOP colleagues in the Senate on Thursday...
January 31, 2013

Hagel: 'My overall worldview has never changed'

Former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) told senators he is proud of his record at a Thursday confirmation...
January 31, 2013

Grassley skeptical of background checks

Grassley also said he opposed having the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conduct studies...
January 31, 2013

Kelly ‘proud’ of Giffords’s Senate testimony

Mark Kelly, the husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), said Thursday he was “...
January 30, 2013

Sen. Alexander says video games are bigger problem than guns

Violent video games are a bigger problem than guns, Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said Wednesday.
January 30, 2013

Kerry chokes up during Senate farewell address

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) choked up during a 50-minute farewell address Wednesday during which he...
January 30, 2013

Durbin: 'I'm sorry it's taken two years for us to convene this hearing'

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on Wednesday apologized to the husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords...
January 30, 2013

NRA chief calls for 'immediate blanket of security' in schools at Senate gun hearing

The National Rifle Association (NRA) amplified its calls for armed guards in every school when its...
January 30, 2013

Giffords to Congress: Country is 'counting on you' to act

Ex-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) shook up the gun-control debate Wednesday with a surprise...
January 30, 2013

Nelson: Border security trigger inevitable in immigration deal

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) said Wednesday it was inevitable that an eventual immigration deal would...

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