Senate

Democrats rope-a-doping Republicans on spending

Among Muhammad Ali's many formidable weapons in the ring was his famous…

Kaine declares Senate run? Twitter rumor sends Virginia Democrats scrambling

Rumors are spreading on Twitter that former governor Tim Kaine of Virginia…

World Premiere! The Ballad of Harry Reid

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says "thousands of people would not exist"…

Dirty Money Watch: Rep. Bennie Thompson

WHO: Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. WHAT: Thompson received $1,000 from General Motors'…

Harry Reid calls cuts to “cowboy poetry festivals” heartless

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is so upset about Republican spending…

Lugar may become the oldest story in town – out-of-touch incumbent loses re-election bid

Way back when, he was President Nixon's "favorite mayor." Now he's President…

Challenger Denny Rehberg leads Sen. Jon Tester in Montana poll

A new poll shows Sen. Jon Tester, Democrat of Montana, trailing his…

'Don't know' leads Texas GOP Senate field

More than half of Texas Republican primary voters are undecided about whom…

Dirty Money Watch: Rep. Edolphus Towns, D-N.Y.

WHO: Rep. Edolphus Towns, D-N.Y. WHAT: Towns received $1,000 from General Motors'…

Toomey: “The really smart guys, they knew I couldn't win.”

Conservatives began the annual CPAC conference in Washington, D.C. this morning, with…

Senate GOPers buck up House Republicans on importance of $100 billion in spending cuts

Eleven GOP senators are appealing to House Speaker John Boehner to insure…

Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock to challenge Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., in GOP primary?

Ben Smith gets the scoop that Dick Lugar, the moderate Republican senator…

Dirty Money Watch: Charles Boustany, R-La.

WHO: Rep. Charles Boustany, R-La. WHAT: Boustany received $2,000 from General Motors'…

Dirty Money Watch: Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.

WHO: Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif. WHAT: Becerra received $1,000 from General Motors'…

Sen. John Barasso, R-Wyo., introduces bill to keep EPA from regulating carbon emissions

The Daily Caller reports on Barrasso's legislation, which aims to stop the…

Zombie internet 'kill switch' bill back to haunt the Senate

Reminding free speech advocates and libertarians that bad bills are like zombies…

‘Secret spending’ may soar if Senate doesn’t fix consent rule

The frequent use of “unanimous consent” in the Senate is a little-known…

GOP budget cuts hit Democratic campaign cash sources hard

There are at least two ways of looking at the fact the…

Dirty Money Watch: Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas

WHO: Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas WHAT: Granger received $1,000 from General Motors'…

Congressman spends big on thank-yous

WHAT: Rep. David Rivera, R-Miami, transferred at least $75,000 in contributions for…