Republicans need to attract more Hispanic voters. But just nine in the Senate approved the first Hispanic justice’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
In a meeting with the president Tuesday, Senate Democrats agree to work with Republicans on a bipartisan bill – but only until the middle of September.
Once firmly in the fringe, political conspiracy theories have become more mainstream in the past few decades, say some.
They don't have the votes to block an additional $2 billion for the popular program. Many have heard from car dealers back home.
Democrats have the votes to approve her nomination to the Supreme Court this week. But Hispanics and the National Rifle Association – among others – will watch how senators vote.
House members stumping for President Obama's reform plans return home to 'recess roasts.'
At a time when the threat of filibusters is constant, GOP Senators Enzi, Snowe, and Grassley can wield tremendous influence.
Democrats say such a measure could have helped avert the financial crisis. Republicans and big business call it a bureaucratic power grab.
The House Speaker needs to address public concerns about changing the system. So do lawmakers headed home for their August break.