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
As the Senate bill heads to the Judiciary Committee next week, there is plenty of cause for optimism, but also much still standing in the way.
Stumping for Hurricane Sandy relief, the New York Senator shows why he’s become a force in Washington
In the wake of the attacks, Congress is grappling with why the plot went undetected and who shoulders the blame
The federal ricin investigation stumbles, and a false alarm spooks Capitol Hill.