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Obama to lock up Iran deal

President Barack Obama is just one Senate vote shy of being able to declare success on the Iran nuclear deal and cement a foreign...

Harry Reid now on board for Iran deal

With Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid now on board, President Barack Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran seems to be picking up the momentum it...

The glitch in Walker’s health care plan

Republican Scott Walker's plan for repealing and replacing President Barack Obama's health care law hinges on what many see as a nearly insurmountable obstacle...

Schumer splits with Obama on Iran deal

Sen. Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat expected to be the party's next leader in the Senate, said he will oppose the Iran nuclear...

GOP fails to defund Planned Parenthood

In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides...

Congress moves to patch transportation bill

The House and Senate are moving toward passage of a three-month patch to keep federal highway and transit aid flowing to states while lawmakers...

Senate smacks down Cruz, advances highway bill

Lawmakers are pushing forward on must-pass highway legislation after an amendment reviving the federal Export-Import Bank provoked a heated clash on the Senate floor. The...

A rare Sunday work session in the Senate

It's a rare Sunday session for senators, and on the agenda are efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law and reviving the...

McDonnell says Iran deal is a long-shot

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and other congressional leaders expressed doubts Sunday about a historic agreement with Iran to address that country's...

No Child Left Behind rewrite passes House; Senate next

The focus is on the Senate as it considers a rewrite of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law, a day after the...