The U.S. Senate huddled as a whole behind its old chamber doors Monday night, long after the nearby cafeterias had been shuttered, to debate without cameras or a public gallery for over three and a half hours the rule change …
Take two esteemed public servants whose power arises from their own reputations as honest brokers. Put them on a Sunday network television show with an impossible task: Argue with passion and principle for the opposite of a …
Batten the hatches, open the history books and study up on parliamentary procedure. The marbled halls of the Russell, Dirksen and Hart Senate office buildings are once again filled with apocalyptic mutterings. The country must be …
The Senate failed again Wednesday to find a solution on the ballooning interest rates for new college loans
TIME speaks with the candidates a day before the election.
When women make up 20% of the Senate, they can make themselves heard
The special election has two beneficiaries: Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Christie himself.
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.