The modern 'talking' filibuster often doubles as a publicity engagement. That's why it’s not surprising that the last four talking filibuster-ers are current presidential hopefuls.
The number of GOP presidential hopefuls, combined with just-announced rules, may turn the initial debates into an elbows-out scrabble, at least for those near the bottom of the polls.
The South Carolina senator, considering a run for the presidency in 2016, is a conservative but also a storied pragmatist, willing to work outside the comfort zone of his party's base to get things done.
'Our military is not a threat,' Rep. Michael McCaul told reporters at a Monitor-hosted breakfast, seeking to allay concerns over upcoming military training exercises.
Sen. Rand Paul (R) of Kentucky is delivering his promised filibuster of the Patriot Act. But does it still count if there's no Senate business to block?
'Clown car' is a fashionable dig at the mass of Republicans in the 2016 presidential race or considering a run. But the laughs may be on those who mock the struggle to emerge from the pack. Sometimes it works.
Senate review of an Iran deal will focus on inclusion of tools to take action if the Iranian's cheat, because 'we don't trust them,' Sen. Ben Cardin (D) of Maryland told reporters at a Monitor-hosted breakfast Wednesday.
Hillary Clinton has taken a beating in the polls on e-mails and donations. So far, the controversies are peeling away Republicans who likely would have returned to their own party.
Rep. Adam Schiff, ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, on Tuesday assessed the vulnerabilities of US civilian aviation.
The US State Department says that the public won't see any of Hillary Rodham Clinton's e-mails until January 2016, at the very earliest. What's behind the delay?
Some of the most visible progressives in the US think now is the time to pull policy in general, and the Democratic Party in particular, more toward their side of the political spectrum.