Senate

November 14, 2012

Durbin: Tax deduction cap 'part of our discussion' on fiscal cliff

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Wednesday that capping tax deductions for the nation's top earners...
November 14, 2012

Sen.-elect King: 'I have decided to affiliate myself with the Democratic caucus'

Independent Sen.-elect Angus King announced Wednesday that he will caucus with Senate Democrats.
November 14, 2012

McCain says Susan Rice ‘not qualified’ for State, would block nomination

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Wednesday said he would attempt to block U.S. Ambassador to the...
November 13, 2012

Lautenberg says storm victims will need more help from government to recover

Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) said Tuesday that states recovering from Hurricane Sandy would need...
November 13, 2012

Sen. Feinstein to press Petraeus to testify on US Consulate attack

“I think he's a responsible person. I believe he will come,” Feinstein said.
November 13, 2012

Reid and McConnell start lame duck at odds on taxes, deficit issues

Reid says time's ripe to hike taxes on the rich, while McConnell says "half of Congress disagrees...
November 12, 2012

Feinstein says her concern over Petraeus affair has ‘escalated’

The Senate Intelligence chairwoman said the FBI made a clear "mistake" by not informing lawmakers...
November 12, 2012

Sanders: FBI should have told lawmakers about Petraeus

"Congress ultimately has oversight over what goes on within the intelligence community," the...
November 11, 2012

Sen. Schumer restarts talks with Graham on immigration reform

"I think we have a darn good chance using this blueprint to get something done this year," said...
November 11, 2012

Sen. Sherrod Brown: Karl Rove was 'pathetic' on Election Night

The Ohio senator also said Congress should work to undo the Citizens United decision, which opened...

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