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Political games over Supreme Court

Republicans in favor of putting off consideration of a Supreme Court nominee during an election year have focused on an unexpected ally: Joe Biden,...

Scalia fight violates nomination norms

The history of Supreme Court nominations is dominated by tales of picks the Senate debated and approved with little angst. President Barack Obama's upcoming...

Supreme Court meets to honor Scalia

The Supreme Court is meeting for the first time since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, as speculation swirls over a potential successor. President Barack...

Obama to Republicans: ‘Do your job’

President Barack Obama is challenging Republicans to live up to their avowed adherence for the Constitution and agree to vote on his nominee to...

Abuse of migrant children?

Federal officials don't know how many migrant children they've sent to live with convicted criminals across the U.S. over the last three years, at...

Easing rules on what students eat

A bipartisan Senate agreement would revise healthier meal standards put into place over the last few years to give schools more flexibility in what...

Senate going after Obamacare

Republicans are pushing toward Senate approval of legislation demolishing President Barack Obama's signature health care law and halting Planned Parenthood's federal money, setting up...

Paul told to focus on Senate, not President

A defiant Rand Paul is brushing off weak fundraising and weaker poll numbers as would-be donors and home state Republicans push him to abandon...

Senate Dems readying gun control options

Senate Democrats are preparing a legislative push to curb guns, a week after a mass shooting at an Oregon community college refocused attention on...

Senate passes spending bill

The Senate is set to pass a spending bill to prevent the government from shutting down this week over the opposition of the most...