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  • In Senate triumvirate's shadow, barbecue and basketball

    The Great Triumvirate of the 19th century Senate, John C. Calhoun, Henry Clay and Daniel Webster, peer from portraits down the hall outside the 21st century Senate, silent witnesses all. If they noticed the pungent smell of barbecue wafting out of a...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Italy's highest court overturns Amanda Knox murder conviction, closing legal saga Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, bringing to a definitive...
  • Retiring Reid wins praise from surprise caller _ Obama

    There was a surprise caller waiting to talk on live radio to Harry Reid, shortly after the Senate minority leader announced he would not run for re-election next year. The voice said, "This is Barack." And Reid, the Nevada Democrat who has seldom...
  • Harry Reid endorses Chris Van Hollen

    Harry Reid endorses Chris Van Hollen
    WASHINGTON -- Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid endorsed Rep. Chris Van Hollen's bid for Senate on Friday -- adding high-profile support to the candidate who is moving more quickly than any other to replace Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski in the 2016 election....
  • What Harry Reid's departure means to 2016 battle for Senate control

    Harry Reid on Friday became the third Senate Democrat to announce plans to retire in 2016. But notably for his party's chances of regaining the majority, his retirement is the first that clearly opens the door for a Republican pickup. Republicans...
  • Harry Reid not running for re-election

    WASHINGTON Longtime Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid will not seek re-election, he said Friday. Reid, who sustained face and rib injuries earlier this year in an exercise accident, made the announcement Friday in a video to supporters. "This accident...
  • Watchdog says casino-hotel won green light with Reid's help

    When a $415 million casino-hotel needed its immigration visa applications sped through for foreign investors in order to keep the business deal alive, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid leaned on the director of the agency overseeing the visa program to make it...
  • Top DHS official aided McAuliffe, Reid projects, watchdog finds

    WASHINGTON A top Homeland Security Department official intervened to help projects backed by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Sen. Harry Reid in a program aimed at attracting foreign investments in exchange for U.S. residency, the agency's internal...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Human trafficking bill getting in the way of Lynch's confirmation

    WASHINGTON Holding hostages in the Senate either nominees or legislation is as old a practice as the institution itself. In some cases, it is a legitimate part of the legislative process. In others, it can only be described as an impediment to good...
  • House Medicare deal hits Senate turbulence over abortion

    An emerging bipartisan House deal changing how Medicare reimburses doctors ran into turbulence in the Senate Thursday over abortion, spotlighting a rare public disagreement between Congress' two top Democrats. Some Democratic senators — including...
  • Menendez case would test Justice Dept. anti-corruption unit

    Menendez case would test Justice Dept. anti-corruption unit
    A criminal prosecution of Sen. Bob Menendez would represent a major test for a Justice Department anti-corruption unit that recently scored the conviction of a former Virginia governor, but endured humbling setbacks in cases against two former U.S....