The authority would allow the president to submit a negotiated pact knowing that Congress must vote it up or down with no amendments.
The pop music legend discussed all the progress that governments and citizens alike have made — and also, he added with some colorful language, how much the work has helped him grow as a human being.
Brand-name politicians aren’t only running for the presidency, they’re running for a seat on Capitol Hill too. 18 current members had a parent who served in Congress before them.
Reid: “I had a conversation today with a number of Republicans and told them really to get her done, or I will make sure they will have an opportunity to vote against her.”
As Loretta Lynch waits for the Senate to vote on her nomination, the attorney general’s office is stuck in a political limbo as well.
There are a few candidates Democrats believe would be strong contenders, but convincing them to run in Arizona may be difficult unless the dominoes fall a certain way.
New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez had a cozy relationship with his ophthalmologist, but did not have the vision to see that what he was abusing the powers of his office.
With the backing of five Senate Republicans, Loretta Lynch’s confirmation as the first African American female attorney general looks assured.
Harry Reid’s 2009 memoir, ‘The Good Fight: Hard Lessons from Searchlight to Washington,’ chronicles his journey from poverty to the Senate floor.
The all-night session, dubbed “vote-a-rama,” always puts senators in a bind on a number of votes, and Thursday’s session was no different.