TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Marco Rubio lacks the experience to be president and Jeb Bush is a brilliant man ready for the job. So said Marco Rubio. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Key senators say they’re close to a deal on a bill to help sex-trafficking victims, potentially clearing the way for a vote to confirm President Barack Obama’s attorney general. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — In a direct challenge to the White House, a Senate committee is to vote on a bill that would give Congress a chance to weigh in on any final nuclear agreement that can be reached with Iran. Continue reading
Democrats are turning to some proven election losers as they aim to retake control of the Senate in 2016.
- GOP senators send letter to Iran in attempt to undermine nuclear deal; Biden calls it ‘false’ and ‘dangerous’
Monday’s open letter from 47 GOP senators marked an unusually public and aggressive attempt to undermine Obama and five world powers as negotiators try to strike an initial deal by the end of March to limit Iran’s nuclear programs. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Democratic officials say Sen. Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in the history of Congress, is ready to announce her retirement.
Congress passed a one-week spending bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security — as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives who were furious that the measure left President Barack Obama’s immigration policy intact. For more on the politics behind this funding fight, Roll Call reporter Niels Lesniewski joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington D.C. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The Senate has approved a bill to ensure full funding of the Homeland Security Department for one week, sending the measure to the House just hours before the agency faces a partial shutdown.
WASHINGTON — No Child Left Behind is a widely criticized law, but a GOP bill intended to fix it isn’t winning popularity contests among House Democrats. Continue reading