Obama And Reid Endorse Brian Schatz In Hawaii’s Heated Senate Primary

Obama And Reid Endorse Brian Schatz In Hawaii’s Heated Senate Primary

Arguably the tightest Democratic primary fight in the nation is developing in Hawaii -- and the party's top leaders are weighing in to try to defuse it before it gets ugly. On Mon ...

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Reid Will Refund Campaign For Purchases From Granddaughter’s Business

Reid Will Refund Campaign For Purchases From Granddaughter’s Business

By Daniel Rothberg, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., plans to reimburse his campaign more than $16,000 for purchasing holiday gif ...

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Senators Already In Their Corners In Upcoming Debate Over Ukraine Aid

Senators Already In Their Corners In Upcoming Debate Over Ukraine Aid

By William Douglas and Lesley Clark, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Russia's annexation of Crimea has produced yet another perfect storm in Washington: a fast-moving in ...

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Senate Leader Seeks New Inquiry Into CIA’s Monitoring Of Its Computers, Alleges ‘Intimidation’

Senate Leader Seeks New Inquiry Into CIA’s Monitoring Of Its Computers, Alleges ‘Intimidation’

By Jonathan S. Landay and Ali Watkins, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has ordered the Senate's chief law enforcement officer to conduc ...

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WATCH: Democratic Senator Turns Tables On Koch Brothers

WATCH: Democratic Senator Turns Tables On Koch Brothers

After enduring months of vicious attack ads from Americans for Prosperity -- the right-wing, 501(c)(4) "dark money" group funded by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch -- ...

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Democrats Help Block Obama’s Civil Rights Nominee Debo Adegbile

Democrats Help Block Obama’s Civil Rights Nominee Debo Adegbile

By Timothy M. Phelps, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — In a surprising defeat for President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled Senate on Wednesday blocked his controver ...

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McConnell Says Liberal California Billionaire Just Like The Kochs

McConnell Says Liberal California Billionaire Just Like The Kochs

By Evan Halper, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- As Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid resumed his polemic against the Koch brothers Tuesday, Republicans were quick to respo ...

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Senate GOP Denies Help To The Long-Term Unemployed — Again

Senate GOP Denies Help To The Long-Term Unemployed — Again

The Republican minority in the Senate has narrowly defeated the Democratic majority's third attempt to extend emergency benefits for the long-term unemployed. The three-month exte ...

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