| Mar 27, 2015
| 6:57 PM
The surprise retirement of Sen. Harry Reid, the gritty top Democrat in Congress, risks unraveling perhaps the biggest accomplishment of his combative decade in leadership: keeping unruly Democrats united in support of President Obama's agenda and...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 12:24 PM
Retiring Sen. Harry Reid’s quick endorsement of New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer as the next Democratic leader in the chamber could be an early signal he hopes to avoid what could be a contentious battle for a rare opening in party leadership....
| Mar 27, 2015
| 12:35 PM
Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will retire after five terms.
Three-term New York Sen. Chuck Schumer faces a relatively...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:07 PM
You've already heard about Hillary Clinton's personal email server and probably also about the Internal Revenue Service's disappearing-reappearing messages.
But a lesser-known, longer-brewing email scandal should be far more upsetting, at least if you'...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 11:39 AM
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned Sunday that he won't hold a confirmation vote for Loretta Lynch as attorney general before the Senate completes work on a bill designed to curb human trafficking.
The Kentucky Republican's comments prompted...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 2:31 PM
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| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:50 AM
Soon after Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski announced Monday she wouldn't seek a sixth term in office, comment began rolling in from across the country.
President Barack Obama
"Senator Mikulski is more than just a legendary senator for the people of Maryland,...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:46 PM
For four years, Republicans in Congress have been accused of obstructing President Barack Obama's agenda. Now, with the House and Senate under their control, GOP leaders are ready to turn the tables.
Over the next few months, congressional leaders...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 1:44 PM
The Obama administration put its new deportation-relief program on hold Tuesday on the eve of its launch, complying reluctantly with a federal judge's order that roiled immigrant communities nationwide and seemed to harden an already-tense stalemate on...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:34 PM
WASHINGTON — The Senate Thursday approved legislation to renew a federal program that is credited with reviving the market for insurance against terrorist attacks after its collapse in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.
The sweeping 93-4 vote sends...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 11:54 AM
NEW YORK— The government should spend more money safeguarding railroad crossings that are "accidents waiting to happen," two U.S. senators said Sunday.
Sens. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., spoke at New York's Grand...