Vulnerable Senate Democrats Almost Always Voted With Obama

Vulnerable Senate Democrats Almost Always Voted With Obama

Democrats who have voted with Obama in the past are now facing challenges with midterm elections. ...

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Harry Reid Apologizes For Jokes At Asian-American Function

Harry Reid Apologizes For Jokes At Asian-American Function

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who has a history of insensitive and off-color remarks, apologized Friday for a pair of jokes he made befo ...

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For Senate Leaders, Conflicts Take A Personal Turn And Play Out In Public

For Senate Leaders, Conflicts Take A Personal Turn And Play Out In Public

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Four minutes after the Senate returned from its Fourth of July recess this week, Harry Reid laced into Mitch McConnell ...

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Where Does The Buck Stop?

Where Does The Buck Stop?

WASHINGTON -- Some elections are contests between voters who are happy and voters who are not. This fall's elections are of a different sort: Since almost all the voters are unhap ...

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McConnell Promises To Fight Abortions If GOP Wins Control Of Senate

McConnell Promises To Fight Abortions If GOP Wins Control Of Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is hard at work on the Senate’s agenda -- that is, of course, if Republicans take over in November. As Cortney O'Brien reports at the ...

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Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange Sparks Bipartisan Backlash In Congress

Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange Sparks Bipartisan Backlash In Congress

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The White House on Wednesday battled a bipartisan storm of criticism over President Barack Obama's decision to order ...

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In Defense Of Koch Brothers, Tea Party Group Files Ethics Complaint Against ‘Mean-Spirited’ Harry Reid

In Defense Of Koch Brothers, Tea Party Group Files Ethics Complaint Against ‘Mean-Spirited’ Harry Reid

The Tea Party Patriots have had enough of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) crusade against billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch. On Monday, the right-wing group f ...

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Democratic Senators: Amend Constitution To Limit Money In Elections

Democratic Senators: Amend Constitution To Limit Money In Elections

By Stephanie Haven, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The Senate began debate Tuesday on a Democrat-proposed constitutional amendment that would allow the government to re ...

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Senate Republicans Play Election Politics, Kill Bipartisan Energy Bill And Keystone Pipeline Vote

Senate Republicans Play Election Politics, Kill Bipartisan Energy Bill And Keystone Pipeline Vote

On Tuesday, Senate Republicans killed what could have served as a rare example of bipartisan consensus, the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act. The legislation, which was sponsored ...

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Keystone Vote Dies Along With Energy Efficiency Bill

Keystone Vote Dies Along With Energy Efficiency Bill

By Sean Cockerham, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The chances for a Senate vote to approve the Keystone pipeline died on Monday along with an energy efficiency bill, vic ...

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