1 hr ago | Stars and Stripes
President Barack Obama sought Thursday to advance the U.S. beyond the unrelenting war effort of the past dozen years, defining a narrower terror threat from smaller networks and homegrown extremists rather than the grandiose plots of Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida. In a lengthy address at the National Defense University, Obama defended his ... (more)
3 hrs ago | Roll Call
In a letter to new IRS Acting Commissioner Danny Werfel, Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., and ranking member John McCain, R-Ariz., requested Lerner be suspended immediately due to an apparent failure to disclose information to their investigatory subcommittee.
5 hrs ago | Daily Kos
The Boston Globe , in a news story, has already called out Massachusetts Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez for his dishonest new ad.
5 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
John McCain continued his fight for a la carte cable programming that would allow subscribers to pay for just the cable channels they watch on Wednesday.
9 hrs ago | WebProNews
John McCain became the best friend of many cable subscribers around the country earlier this month when he introduced the Television Consumer Freedom Act.
9 hrs ago | MarketWatch
Investors understandably paid more attention to Ben Bernanke's views on monetary policy when he testified in Congress this week than to his thoughts on fiscal policy.
10 hrs ago | KGUN
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne says a federal immigration reform bill should not allow the Department of Homeland Security to pronounce the U.S.-Mexico border secure.
14 hrs ago | Roll Call
McCain and Rubio disagree over how hard the GOP should push debt limit restrictions when allowing the appointment of budget agreement conferees.
Now that tech darling Apple Inc. has been dragged front and center into the debate over the U.S. tax code, lawmakers are hoping that the spotlight on such a high-profile company could be the catalyst for Congress to take action to close loopholes or reform the law.
On the Senate floor Wednesday, Senator John McCain angrily stated that fellow Republican Senator Marco Rubio was delaying Senate business by objecting to a routine increase of the debt limit.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. , listens to testimony during a hearing on the immigration bill on April 22.
After five marathon sessions debating 150 proposed amendments, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a landmark rewriting of the nation's immigration laws this week - and the bill emerged largely intact.
A Senate panel voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to send weapons to rebels fighting Syria's government, but it was not clear who would get the arms even if the bill succeeds, as Washington struggles to deal with its response to the conflict.
Arizona Sen. John McCain and other moderate Republicans pointed to ill-fated abortion comments as one reason the GOP lost the 2012 elections and suggested conservative lawmakers should "leave the issue alone" in the future.
The Parent Television Council is calling upon the cable industry to unbundle its channels, saying customers should not have to pay for "disgusting, vile content." Footage of pop provocateur Ke$ha drinking her own urine is set to air Tuesday on her MTV reality show, and that's not sitting well with the Parent Television Council.
Five men have been identified by the US as linked to the September 2012 attack on a diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, though they remain at large as the FBI seeks to gather sufficient evidence for a civilian trial.
The U.S. Senate gets a high-profile visitor this week as Apple CEO Tim Cook will press Congress to simplify corporate tax rates.