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1 hr ago | Washington Examiner
The Senate Tuesday passed Republican-backed legislation to repeal taxpayer funding for political conventions and to go on record in support of devoting $126 million over the coming decade for additional research into pediatric cancer and other childhood disorders like autism and Down syndrome.
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1 hr ago | Lexington Herald-Leader
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that likely Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes needs to "do some serious soul searching" after she didn't speak out about Democratic senators conducting an all-night "talk-athon" on climate change.
1 hr ago | Albany Times Union
The passage of the bill came at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, after the legislation had been stalled in the Senate for more than two months.
5 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Mika appealed to him about his children, about the science -- to no avail -- finally simply saying "I'll let the evidence speak for itself."
The Obama administration has abandoned a proposed change in Medicare after the plan was criticized by Republicans and Democrats alike.
There is no doubt, as Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., told colleagues last week, that members of Congress trust the military chain of command.
The filibuster has been used to delay many things over the years: civil rights, spending bills, presidential nominees and, most recently, Obamacare.
Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Lisabeth Hughes Abramson of Louisville is being vetted by the FBI for a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals' 6th Circuit.
It's with mixed reviews that the Tea Party is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its emergence onto the nation's political scene.
The embattled GOP leader says he's going to vanquish the wingnuts, but he can't.
It's not been an easy time of late for the right-wing conservative purity crowd.
True story: A few years ago, a reader called to explain, in all sincerity, how he thought the trillions of dollars in the federal budget should be spent.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is well known but not especially well liked, according to a recent poll of registered Kentucky voters.
They have no war chests, no campaign organizations and, by all accounts, little or no chance to win.
Senator Rand Paul is smart enough not to place too much importance on his victory in the presidential straw poll held at the recently concluded CPAC conference.
Last month, Republican House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp introduced his proposal for a major overhaul of the U.S. tax code .
As conservative activist groups stirred up trouble for establishment Republican Senate candidates in 2010 and 2012, party leaders in Washington first tried to ignore the insurgents, then tried to reason with them, and ultimately left it to primary voters to settle the matter.