As a 'Blue Dog' Democrat, Sen. Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas has often sided with Republicans. But that's left Democrats grumbling and the GOP thinking she's an easy target in the 2010 elections.
For now, Massachusetts' Scott Brown has rock-star status as the favorite of conservatives. But when he's a working senator, he may break with fellow Republicans on some issues.
USPS aims to protect privacy of needy Letters to Santa writers, after an incident last year in which a registered sex offender obtained the address of a child. Charities scramble to adjust.
With competing bills in the House and Senate, Democrats struggle to agree on key climate and energy reforms.
Citizens Against Government Waste released its annual report on 'pork barrel' projects Tuesday.
Yucca Mountain was supposed to be where the highly toxic material was sent. But Obama's energy budget leaves it out.
He delivered ‘the goods,’ but his successor aims to do things the senator couldn’t, like open ANWR to drilling.
The move, which passed the Senate and House Tuesday with a bipartisan majority, may reflect changing GOP ideas on energy.
Package will give most US households $300 to $1,200 apiece, plus an extra $300 per child.