(WASHINGTON) — The last time Congress passed a farm bill, Democrats had control of the House and the food stamp program was about half the size it is today.
That was five years ago.
Conservatives calling for an overhaul of the domestic food aid program will try to trim the nation’s nearly $80 billion grocery bill when the House …
The special election has two beneficiaries: Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Christie himself.
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and liberal who was called out of retirement for a second tour of duty in Congress, has died at age 89.
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.
(LOS ANGELES) — U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the Justice Department to investigate if California utility executives deceived federal regulators about an equipment swap at the San Onofre nuclear power plant that eventually led to a radiation leak, the Associated Press has learned.
The California Democrat obtained a 2004 internal …
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