Back in February, the Nevada delegation agreed that the best way to get the Lyon County land swap legislation through Congress was to have the House of Representatives act on it first.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has called an amendment floated by Sen. John Cornyn a "poison pill" that, if passed, could kill the immigration bill.
The perk was designed to make government jobs more appealing to those who might earn more in the private sector.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan and National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling will huddle with Democratic senators on Thursday to seek a way to prevent student loan rates from doubling in less than two weeks.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday starkly warned Majority Leader Harry Reid not to eliminate the filibuster on presidential nominations, warning that he'll end the 60-vote threshold for everything, including bills, if becomes the majority leader.
"F-word: For those who object to my calling Daily Show fake news, Jon Stewart has used it many times.
House Speaker John Boehner is not going to bring a comprehensive immigration-reform plan to the floor if a majority of Republicans don't support it, sources familiar with his plans said.
The bill would have to go to a House/Senate conference committee, where Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid would almost certainly trash border enforcement and ensure mass amnesty for 11 million estimated illegal aliens, also known as "unregistered Democrats."
Virgin Valley residents wake up everyday to the views of Gold Butte gracing the southern horizon close by.
Reid , the Senate Majority Leader, was spotted by more than a few attendees at services Sunday at City Church in northwest Washington.
It's been a tough start to the week for 91 people who lost their homes over the weekend when a fire raced through an apartment complex on Father's Day.
The annual federal fiscal fight over Yucca Mountain is on once again, now that House Republicans have released their annual appropriations proposal for fiscal 2014.
People participate in a protest march that organizers said was an attempt to get the U.S. Congress to say yes to immigration reform on April 6, 2013 in Miami, Florida.
The $1.2 million Highways for Life Grant will be used to reconstruct the road bed through the Carlin tunnels along I-80 east of Carlin.
"Senator Carper believes it is important for federal law to explicitly prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation -- in the same way that current law addresses race, sex or religion -- in order to ensure that all Americans are protected equally under the law," said Carper spokesman Ian Sams.
President Obama's job approval rating finally dipped this week after a month of non-stop beatings in the media over one unraveling scandal after another.