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The episode has drawn unwanted attention to a deepening rift among Republicans who feel torn between warring elements. As the party looks to take the Senate majority next year and recapture the White House in 2016, t...
It reads like a who's who of the next generation of Republican Party leaders: Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Rob Portman.
Although many of its rules will not take effect for months, President Barack Obama's health care law is already the subject of an aggressive advertising campaign by Republicans to sow doubts about how it will work.
The retirement of Tom Harkin, a Democrat who has represented Iowa in the Senate for nearly 30 years, should be the kind of rare opportunity that sends the best and brightest of his state's political class scrambling to get on the ballot.
It was 45 minutes into Sen. Kelly Ayotte's town hall-style meeting Tuesday, and the local Republican official screening questions had allowed just one query on gun control. A few in the crowd of about 150 started to get agitated.
Talks to revive gun control legislation are quietly under way on Capitol Hill as a bipartisan group of senators seeks a way to bridge the differences that led to last week's collapse of the most serious effort to overhaul the country's g...
While the Senate has been consumed with a divisive debate over expanded background checks for gun buyers, lawmakers have been quietly working across party lines on legislation that advocates say could help prevent killers like Adam Lanza, the gu...
The rush started Tuesday when the new defense secretary, Chuck Hagel, announced that he would give back a share of his salary for each day that Pentagon employees are furloughed.
After a combative two-hour debate that tested the bounds of Senate collegiality, the Armed Services Committee on Tuesday approved the nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel as defense secretary on a party-line vote.