| May 12, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Senate Judiciary Committee leaders on Thursday introduced a bill that aims to crack down on rogue websites dedicated to the sale of counterfeit movies and television shows, which has been a major source of grief for Hollywood studios and unions....
| Dec 14, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Iowa's two U.S. senators, Democrat Tom Harkin and Republican Chuck Grassley, took advantage of the public's focus on the main parts of the dealÂ – extending the Bush tax cuts at all income levels andÂ extending unemployment benefits for 13 mont...
| May 21, 2010
| 4:24 PM
An exuberant Sen. Chris Dodd is flanked by Sens. Harry Reid and Dick Durbin, with Sens. Blanche Lincoln and Mark Warner in the background, after the Senate passed a sweeping regulatory overhaul bill Thursday night. (Getty/Mark Wilson) by Janet......
| May 25, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Nice read today from Herald/Times cap reporter Marc Caputo on the fog of congressional tenure for Bill McCollum: Bill McCollum's campaign for governor recently began bashing his Republican rival for heading a hospital company that paid a record $1.7...
| Sep 30, 2010
Sen. Mary Landrieu, a Louisiana Democrat, is joining a Republican colleague in a national television appearance to promote better foster care for children.
Landrieu and Sen. Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, are to appear Friday on the Dr. Phil show to...
| May 20, 2010
| 8:11 PM
WASHINGTON-- Prodded by national anger at Wall Street, the Senate on Thursday passed the most far-reaching restraints on big banks since the Great Depression. In its broad sweep, the massive bill would touch Wall Street CEOs and first-time homebuyers,...
| Jun 17, 2010
A day after agreeing to a $20 billion victims' compensation fund, BP's chief executive is ready to tell Congress that he was "personally devastated" by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and understands the anger that Americans feel toward him...
| Nov 2, 2010
Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California.
Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
| Jun 21, 2011
| 10:05 AM
One of the key litmus tests that has emerged in the past couple of years among Republicans is how passionately they can denounce President Obama's health reform law.
The central problem, conservatives claim, is the law's individual mandate that...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 11:28 AM
The Obama administration soon will begin its systematic review of the approximately 300,000 pending deportation cases, separating "high priority" cases involving criminals it wants to deport from "low priority" cases it will drop, Homeland Security...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Disclaimer: This news release is a statement provided by the elected official’s office.
Continuing his efforts to repeal burdensome, costly and ridiculous regulations, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) signed on as a co-sponsor this week to a...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 4:09 PM
Remember the Pentagons $600 toilet seats and $400 hammers?
Now, the $16 muffins at a Justice Department conference are causing, well, heartburn.
Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, is steamed over a...