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Feb 13, 2016 at 9:48 PM
While Republican candidates agreed that President Obama should not replace Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, they fought viciously over immigration, national security and other issues during a debate Saturday that frequently collapsed into a shouting match.
Jan 2, 2015 at 7:19 AM
Reid was using an exercise bike when it broke, causing him to fall and break some ribs, along with bones in his face.
Dec 12, 2014 at 7:33 PM
Senators will return to work Monday with a cloture vote expected on the larger spending package, which would end debate and move the legislation to a vote by the full Senate, perhaps Monday night.
Nov 3, 2014 at 5:35 AM
Congressional Audit: Almost 60,000 veterans were triple dippers last year, drawing a total of $3.5 billion in military retirement pay.
Sep 9, 2014 at 8:37 AM
President Barack Obama will deliver a prime-time address to the nation Wednesday.
Mar 17, 2014 at 5:04 AM
Plans to ship decades-old weapons waste from South Carolina's Savannah River Site are still on hold.
Feb 27, 2014 at 11:54 AM
Senate Republicans have blocked a bill for job-training programs for the nation's 22 million veterans.
Feb 26, 2014 at 6:47 AM
President Obama will propose a four-year, $302 billion highway bill that would be half funded by a corporate tax overhaul
Feb 25, 2014 at 4:59 AM
"The Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014" Bill Up For Vote
Feb 4, 2014 at 5:58 AM
It turns out that the November congressional elections dominated President Obama's meeting Monday with Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid.
Jan 14, 2014 at 9:03 AM
Republicans say it is up to Democrats whether new Iran sanctions pass the Senate to ensure Tehran sticks to a deal with the White House to open up its nuclear program to inspections.
Jan 7, 2014 at 9:48 AM
The U.S. Senate agreed Tuesday to move forward with a three-month extension of expired jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed, which affects an estimated 1.3 million Americans.
Dec 17, 2013 at 3:34 PM
When one Washington budget battle ends, another is just beginning.
Dec 13, 2013 at 11:38 AM
A growing number of Senate Republicans say they will not support the bipartisan, two-year budget agreement, but it is unlikely they have enough votes to block its ultimate passage.
Dec 2, 2013 at 10:37 AM
Candice Choi and Sam Hananel , AP

NEW YORK - Fast-food workers in about 100 cities will walk off the job this Thursday, organizers say, which would mark the largest effort yet in their push for higher pay.

The actions are intended to...