| 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...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 2:44 PM
On March 7, after nearly 13 hours, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) ended his historic filibuster against the nomination of John Brennan as CIA director. The filibuster didn't stop there though, Paul also went on to criticize President Obama's and Attorney...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:47 PM
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| May 25, 2013
| 7:26 AM
UPDATED: This weekend on the Sunday morning talk circuit:
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin will be a guest on CBS'"Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Discussing the national government's response to disasters will be Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla.,...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:49 AM
WASHINGTON -- In Vietnam in 1968, two separate mine explosions left Chuck Hagel with shrapnel in his chest and burns on his face and arms.
This is not a man who is going to shrink from a fight with the chicken hawks of the Senate.
| Jan 8, 2013
| 10:51 PM
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham threatened Tuesday to block Senate consideration of President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the CIA in retaliation for the Obama administration’s failure to provide more details about the Sept. 11 attack on...
| Jan 10, 2013
It's official. President Barack Obama has named former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., as his nominee for secretary of defense. Hence, we may be in store for the worst defense secretary nomination fight since George H.W. Bush's failed appointment of Sen. John...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:30 PM
OK, I want to admit right up front: I stole that headline. No, it's not original with me. I stole it from the pro-Israel, pro-peace organization J Street. I stole it because it's funny. And because it perfectly sums up the phony, trumped-up campaign...
| 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...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 5:04 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling for the upper hand in the next round of debt talks, Republicans and Democrats this weekend drew lines in the sand they said they'd never cross when it comes to the U.S. debt limit.
The tough talk on the Sunday...