| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The eight senators meet in private several times a week, alternating between Sen. John McCain's and Sen. Charles Schumer's offices. They sit in arm chairs arranged in a circle and sip water or soft drinks as they debate temporary...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 1:05 AM
A bipartisan group of senators known as the Gang of Eight seems to have finally figured out how to fix our country's broken immigration system and provide a workable system for workers to legally perform important tasks on farms and ranches year round....
| Mar 13, 2013
I hope I'm not too late to the fight.
Last week, freshman Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., held an old-fashioned filibuster against the nomination of John Brennan to head the CIA. Paul's stated reason for taking to the floor and talking for 13 hours was that...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 7:46 AM
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Discussion about the Boston Marathon bombings and the suspects will fill the Sunday morning talk shows. A look at the guest list, which has been very fluid this weekend:
ABC's "This Week" features Mayor Thomas Menino, D-...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 9:20 AM
WASHINGTON -- Is there nobody who can tell Ted Cruz to shut up?
The young senator from Texas has been on the job for about 100 days, but he has already turned upside down the Senate's ancient seniority system and is dominating his senior Republican...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:19 AM
BOSTON (AP) — Lawmakers are asking tough questions about how the government tracked suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev when he traveled to Russia last year, renewing criticism from after the Sept. 11 attacks that failure to share...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:24 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping immigration legislation would improve U.S. security by helping authorities to know who is in the country, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Tuesday, as supporters of an immigration overhaul marshaled...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:27 PM
HONEA PATH, S.C. (AP) — Four years after the summer of rage that fueled the tea party movement, the political circuit is much quieter — even in Republican bastions like this. It's not clear whether conservatives who rallied against President...
| May 31, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The Senate Judiciary Committee recently did something that few thought would be possible: they approved incredibly controversial legislation aimed at comprehensive immigration reform. The bill could provide a pathway to citizenship for millions of...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:01 PM
WASHINGTON — A sweeping bipartisan plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system headed to the Senate floor after a key committee approved it Tuesday, setting the stage for a debate next month that could lead to the biggest victory for...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:24 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers have a message for those who want the party to soften its emphasis on social conservatism in hopes of reaching a wider national audience: Not so fast.
House Republicans flexed their cultural and...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:47 PM
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