U.S. Republicans Seek More Say In Iran Nuclear Deal

U.S. Republicans Seek More Say In Iran Nuclear Deal

Washington (AFP) -- U.S. Republican lawmakers called for greater say in any deal reached between the West and Iran over the Islamic republic's controversial nuclear program. With ...

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Poll: Dems Have Chance To Keep Senate By Focusing On Economy, Women

Poll: Dems Have Chance To Keep Senate By Focusing On Economy, Women

A new survey of likely voters in the 12 states where control of the Senate is being contested shows that the race between Democrats and Republicans is very close, but Democrats co ...

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Kansas Senator’s Years In Washington Are Both Advantage, Vulnerability

Kansas Senator’s Years In Washington Are Both Advantage, Vulnerability

By Dave Helling, The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Sen. Pat Roberts sits in a Lenexa, Kan., fast-food restaurant, spooning ice cream from a cup. It's already been a long da ...

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Two Years After Aurora, Where’s The Gun Reform?

Two Years After Aurora, Where’s The Gun Reform?

It’s been two years since the tragic Aurora, Colorado theater shooting, which killed 12 people and injured 70. But although many politicians, including President Obama, vowed that ...

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Senate Republicans Block Bill To Undo Hobby Lobby Ruling

Senate Republicans Block Bill To Undo Hobby Lobby Ruling

Senate Republicans blocked a bill on Wednesday that would have reversed the Supreme Court's controversial ruling in the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby case. The Protect Women’s Health Fro ...

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Quake-Warning System Receives A Boost In Congress

Quake-Warning System Receives A Boost In Congress

By Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON -- Efforts to put in place an earthquake warning system for the West Coast gained ground Tuesday as a congressional committee recomm ...

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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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Colleges Lax On Campus Sexual Assault Cases, Senator Finds

Colleges Lax On Campus Sexual Assault Cases, Senator Finds

By Renee Schoof, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- An in-depth survey of American colleges and universities on sexual violence on campus found that many schools fall short ...

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Democratic Lawmakers Move To Upend Ruling On Birth Control

Democratic Lawmakers Move To Upend Ruling On Birth Control

By Kyung M. Song, The Seattle Times WASHINGTON -- Taking up advice from Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., congressional Democrats Wednesday introduced legislation t ...

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