The Senate voted 69 to 27 Monday to pass a bill that empowers states to collect sales taxes from Internet purchases.
(DES MOINES, Iowa) — Republicans are struggling to recruit strong Senate candidates in states that present the party’s best opportunities to reclaim the majority, a sign that the GOP‘s post-2012 soul-searching may end up creeping into the midterm congressional elections.
It’s admittedly early, with more than 18 months before the …
With flight delays mounting, the Senate approved hurry-up legislation Thursday night to end air traffic controller furloughs blamed for inconveniencing large numbers of travelers.
Baucus has planned an ambitious agenda for the rest of his term, topped by an overhaul of the tax code.
The request puts into question whether the FEC will treat same-sex couples as married in the future.
Saul Anuzis, a former candidate for GOP chairman and the past chair of the Michigan party, confirmed to TIME that he is exploring a run to replace retiring Democratic Sen. Carl Levin in 2014.
At about 11:45 a.m. Wednesday morning, Kentucky Republican Rand Paul took the floor of the Senate to launch one of the chamber’s rarest spectacles: a genuine filibuster.
John Brennan’s confirmation for CIA chief has prompted some interesting debate about counter-terrorism and the use of drones. While that debate has only skimmed the surface, Congress is nearly finished with it, at least for now.
According to the Boston Herald, Brown will not run for Senate in the special election to succeed John Kerry. Massachusetts holds their gubernatorial election in 2014. UPDATE: Brown confirms.
Yesterday Kerry said goodbye to the Senate in a wide-ranging speech on partisan gridlock, comity, the media, money in politics, and what made him love public service.
He was one of the best U.S. Senators of our era, but the end of Specter’s career was an object lesson in political transformation — and the extinction of Republican moderation
For much of the past six months, if you asked a Democrat about Massachusetts Republican Senator Scott Brown, you’d hear some mix of exasperation and amazement. In a state that went for Barack Obama by 26 points in 2008, Brown, …
What do a Missouri congressman’s astonishingly misinformed comments on rape and pregnancy have to do with a Massachusetts Senate race between two pro-abortion rights candidates? If you’ve been listening to Elizabeth Warren and …