| Apr 11, 2013
| 8:22 AM
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, one of President Obama’s most persistent critics, joined him for dinner at the White House on Wednesday night to talk immigration, the budget and a wide range of other topics.
Not big breakthroughs emerged from the...
| Mar 24, 2013
Like most rational Americans who get their information from blogs that have the word "patriot" in them, I was appalled to learn that President Barack Obama had once again filled out an NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket.
Smartly, lawmakers of...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Republicans to cooperate with an expanded Democratic majority Wednesday, a day after the Democrats picked up at least one more seat in the chamber.
"It is better to dance than to fight," said Reid, D-Nevada....
| Oct 13, 2011
| 6:27 PM
Campaign fundraising tallies continued to dribble out Thursday, with President Obama's effort announcing a $70-million haul in the third quarter and party committees releasing their latest totals.
Obama's campaign easily exceeded its $55-million goal,...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:31 AM
The Senate on Wednesday rejected two different versions of a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution, unceremoniously dispensing with the final task of this summer's hard-fought debt ceiling and deficit reduction deal.
The votes represent another...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 8:07 AM
Even as presidential candidates and congressional committees leak word of their traditional fundraising efforts, Republican leaders Thursday announced formation of a new "super PAC" effort that can raise unlimited amounts from well-heeled donors to back...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:11 PM
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a bill that would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, the 15-year-old law that prohibits the federal government from recognizing legally married same-sex couples.
The new legislation, written by Sen....
| Sep 20, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Hollywood studios gave two thumbs up Monday for a new federal bill that aims to crack down on the widespread problem of Internet piracy. The bill, introduced Monday by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.) and senior Republican........
| Sep 29, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Warning of the perils of "illegal profiteers," Hollywood's labor unions are rallying behind a federal bill aimed at stopping the global spread of online piracy. Unions representing directors, actors and technical crews WEdnesday strongly voiced support...
| Oct 16, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Also, Ayad Allawi, Maria Shriver, Liz Cheney, Sens. Lindsey Graham, Claire McCaskill and John Cornyn and Howard Dean....
| Nov 18, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Maybe lawmakers had just read the news that 25% of the new Harry Potter movie had leaked out on the Internet: Hollywood's efforts to curb the spread of online piracy just got a boost in Washington. The Senate Judiciary Committee......
| Dec 4, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Also, Jon Kyl, Mitch McConnell, Jeb Hensarling, Ron Wyden and Kent Conrad....