Topic: Richard Baker
The CIA and senators who oversee it have long had a rocky relationship. But allegations of spying Tuesday could be a 'defining moment,' says Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
Senate approval of presidential nominations is a flashpoint in the growing dysfunction and partisan gridlock in the Senate. On Monday, the issue spilled over to the US Supreme Court.
Sen. Robert Byrd’s knowledge of Senate history and precedent laced his floor speeches, informed his strategy as a party leader, and was an encyclopedic resource to his colleagues.
07/01/2010 09:07 am
First elected to Congress in 1952, Sen. Robert Byrd has an encyclopedic knowledge of Senate rules and legislative history dating back to Roman times. On Wednesday, he became the longest-serving member of Congress.
11/18/2009 12:00 am
Philosopher-author Alain de Botton asks: Why do we work?
06/25/2009 01:00 am
Superdelegates, or party professionals, could play a decisive role in the outcome of the Democratic race.
01/30/2008 12:00 am