Arkansas Senator Mark Pryor has had enough. On Friday, the Senator will push back on New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg with his own “substantial” ad buy.
Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, was welcomed to Washington Tuesday like a conquering corporate hero, not the boss of a firm that has found all sorts of ways to dodge the US 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 …
Two years ago, in April of 2010, President Obama nominated economist Peter Diamond to the board of the Federal Reserve. Four months later, after Republicans in the Senate blocked his appointment, Obama nominated him again. After almost a full year of waiting, Diamond gave up and withdrew his name from consideration last summer. …
Clearly, health care reform was a losing political issue for lots of congressional Democrats, especially those who were up for reelection in 2010. The issue helped mobilize Republican voters who managed to unseat enough Democrats to shift the balance of power on Capitol Hill. Democrats lost their Senate super majority and Republicans now …