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In this May 21, 2013, photo, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., expresses his displeasure that Apple CEO Tim Cook was being brought before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee as the panel examines the methods employed by multinational corporations to shift profits offshore and how such activities are affected by the ... (more)
Sen. John McCain formerly requested information from the Department of Homeland Safety on a man suspected of killing a Phoenix police officer on Sunday.
Flanked by several GOP colleagues who echoed his remarks, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., blasted the president's declaration that the war on terror "must end" as premature and foolhardy, saying that a desire to bring the war "to a compete closure contradicts the reality of the facts on the ground," and arguing that "al Qaeda will be with us for a long ... (more)
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)
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.
The Boston Globe , in a news story, has already called out Massachusetts Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez for his dishonest new ad.
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.
John McCain became the best friend of many cable subscribers around the country earlier this month when he introduced the Television Consumer Freedom Act.
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.
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.
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.