Passing immigration reform could bolster his party’s dismal relationship with Hispanics, yet much of his caucus appears bent on killing the bill, then proudly flashing the murder weapon.
The two parties have yet to find a sweet spot between tougher security standards and supporters’ insistence on preserving the core of the bill.
Once a partisan brawler, the New York Democrat is becoming a bipartisan force in the Senate.
As another student-loan showdown gets underway, Republicans may be in better position to win the political skirmish.
If immigration reform’s prospects are bright in the Senate, they remain murky overall.
Amid a tangle of federal investigations into alleged misuses of campaign finances, and a looming re-election fight against a tough opponent, Bachmann bows out.
Congressional Republicans are torn between their desire to help the reeling residents of Moore, Okla., with their recent zeal for deficit reduction.
Ten Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee joined with three Republicans in support of a sweeping deal that will go to the floor in June.
With Washington distracted by scandals small and large, the immigration bill is quietly sailing through the Senate Judiciary Committee
It was the 37th time since taking control in 2011 that House Republicans have voted to repeal or defund all or parts of the President’s signature legislative achievement.
Auditing so-called social-welfare groups isn’t a mistake. The problem was the IRS chose its targets poorly
As they try to sell the bill to skeptics, the Senate’s immigration supporters are pitching it as a return to bipartisanship and regular order.
Republicans will try to kill momentum for an immigration overhaul by drowning it in a flood of amendments