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January 23, 2013

Reid: GOP vote 'defuses' new fight over debt limit

The Senate will immediately pass a House bill to extend the federal debt limit to May 19 on the...
January 23, 2013

McCain jokes about 'waterboarding' Kerry at confirmation hearing

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) joked on Tuesday that "waterboarding" would be used during Sen. John...
January 22, 2013

Teddy Turner runs first ad in campaign to replace Tim Scott

High school teacher Teddy Turner (R), the son of media mogul Ted Turner, is up with the first ad in...
January 17, 2013

Rubio: Obama doesn’t have ‘guts to admit’ he opposes Second Amendment

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Wednesday that President Obama opposes the Second Amendment but “...
January 15, 2013

Rand Paul: Obama acting ‘like a king’ on guns, vows to fight executive actions

Paul vowed to fight Obama "tooth and nail" if he moves forward with executive actions on gun...
January 15, 2013

Chef Schumer? Senator plates pie ahead of inauguration

Sen. Charles Schumer — next Iron Chef?
January 15, 2013

Portman: Obama 'compelling' on debt ceiling, but spending cuts necessary

Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) said Tuesday that while President Obama might have sounded "compelling"...
January 14, 2013

Sen. King: Using debt limit as leverage for cuts a 'terrible' idea

It's a "terrible" idea for Republicans to use the debt ceiling as a negotiating tool to force...
January 10, 2013

Sen. Sessions won't rule out filibustering Lew nomination for Treasury

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) on Thursday floated possibly filibustering Jack Lew's nomination for...
January 10, 2013

Senator welcomes colleague to ‘mustache caucus’

Sens. Angus King (I-Maine) and John Hoeven (R-N.D.) represented an ultra-exclusive group of...

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