- Geraldo slammed as ‘dummy’ for backing Clinton’s bin Laden claim
- Israeli spokesman: No need to debate who broke the cease-fire
- 35 Palestinians killed; Israeli officer missing
- Feds raid S.C. home to seize Land Rover in EPA emission-control crackdown
- Unemployment rose to 6.2 percent in July; 209K jobs added
- Dave Brat wishes Eric Cantor well, says he’s ready to take over on Nov. 5
- Ugandan court invalidates controversial anti-gay law
- Al Sharpton to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio: ‘I’ll be your worst enemy’
- South Africa to prosecute after giraffe killed during truck transport
- GOP tsunami coming as even Dem-leaning voters bolt: poll
Both parties recognize the Democrats' scam
Topic - Senate
The public's regard for politicians can't fall much lower — used-car salesmen, terrorists and even journalists enjoy higher approval ratings — but several Senate candidates are doing their best to prove otherwise.
In a last gasp of futility, the House and Senate failed to get their border bills passed Thursday, and lawmakers heading into a five-week recess are leaving President Obama with no extra funding and no additional powers to grapple with a surge of children in the U.S. illegally.
Congress is about to take a five-week summer vacation, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid warned Thursday that lawmakers will pay on the other end, giving up two full weekends back home in order to be in Washington re-voting on issues that have repeatedly failed.
The CIA admitted to senators this week that the agency improperly snooped through congressional computers, retreating from agency Director John Brennan's vehement denials earlier this year and further denting the embattled intelligence community's credibility with Congress.
The State Department said it's true — a Senate report on CIA interrogation tactics used after the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on U.S. soil don't represent America's proudest moments.
As Congress rushes to tie up loose ends before it leaves D.C. for a monthlong vacation, Sen. Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Republican, vowed Thursday to slow the passage of any bill that adds to the deficit.
Massachusetts police chiefs would have the right to go to court to try to deny firearms identification cards needed to buy rifles or shotguns to individuals they feel are unsuitable under a compromise bill released by lawmakers.
President Obama's border-spending bill cleared a first filibuster hurdle in the Senate on Wednesday, barely squeaking across the line with the help of nearly a dozen Republicans.
Senate Republicans say they have uncovered troubling evidence of a complex money channel allowing billionaires to funnel money through charitable environmental groups to achieve their political agenda.
President Obama mocked Republicans for "just hatin' all the time" as the House voted to authorize an unprecedented lawsuit against the commander in chief, escalating a battle between Congress and the White House that is heavily tinged with election-year politics.
Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes released a campaign ad Wednesday that uses her party's "war on women" strategy to attack her powerful Republican opponent, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
A top Senate Republican is introducing legislation Wednesday that would restore financial transparency rules for labor unions that President Obama nixed shortly after taking office in 2009, The Washington Times has learned.
As if rebuilding a scandal-plagued department weren't enough, former Fortune 500 executive and newly-confirmed Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald will have another issue on his plate: a lawsuit on the VA's treatment of military sexual assault victims.
With the party united, the odds are now at least even that the GOP will not only hold the House but also capture the Senate in November.
House Speaker John A. Boehner made exactly the right call Tuesday, rejecting impeachment talk and dismissing the Democratic fundraising scheme based on impeachment talk.