Senate OKs Republican Balanced-Budget Plan, Following House
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Senate OKs Republican Balanced-Budget Plan, Following House

ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate…

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In a Bind, Republicans Offer Vote on Homeland Security Bill
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In a Bind, Republicans Offer Vote on Homeland Security Bill

DAVID ESPO, Associated Press ERICA WERNER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A partial agency shutdown…

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Senate Advances Constitutional Amendment
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Senate Advances Constitutional Amendment

(Politico) – Several Senate Republicans joined Democrats on Monday to advance a constitutional amendment that…

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Senate Republicans Block Student Loan Bill
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Senate Republicans Block Student Loan Bill

ERICA WERNER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked legislation aimed at…

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Dinesh D’Souza Enters Guilty Plea in Straw Donor Case
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Dinesh D’Souza Enters Guilty Plea in Straw Donor Case

(Politico) – Conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza entered a guilty plea Tuesday to a charge that…

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Democrats Assail G.O.P. After Filibuster of Proposal to Raise Minimum Wage
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Democrats Assail G.O.P. After Filibuster of Proposal to Raise Minimum Wage

[Washington Post] WASHINGTON — With the Republican-led filibuster of a Senate proposal to raise the…

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Senate GOP Blocks Dems’ Minimum Wage Boost
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Senate GOP Blocks Dems’ Minimum Wage Boost

ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans blocked an election-year Democratic bill on…

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GOP Blocks Senate Bill Curbing Gender Pay Gap
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GOP Blocks Senate Bill Curbing Gender Pay Gap

ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans blocked a Senate bill Wednesday aimed at…

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GOP Derails Gender Pay Gap Bill in Senate
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GOP Derails Gender Pay Gap Bill in Senate

ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans have derailed an election-year Democratic bill…

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Third Time Not the Charm: Senate GOP Rejects Another Obama Judicial Nominee
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Third Time Not the Charm: Senate GOP Rejects Another Obama Judicial Nominee

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Monday stymied President Barack Obama’s latest judicial nominee, leaving one of…

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