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GOP to improve Senate work ethic next year

[caption id="attachment_2361" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is sending a stern signal to senators used to long weekends and frequent vacations: The Senate is go ...

Lee: Congress must remind Obama he's 'not a king'

SALT LAKE CITY - Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, on Monday called on Democrats in the Senate to stand up to President Barack Obama's intent to take executive action on immigration and "remind the president he is not a king." The newest member of Utah's congre ...

Senate Democrats vote down Keystone jobs

[caption id="attachment_1657" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu on Tuesday failed in her three-year bid to push the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline project from Canada. ...

House Democrats love Nancy

[caption id="attachment_36167" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]The thrashing House Democrats took in the midterm election did not keep Nancy Pelosi from winning another term Tuesday as minority leader. Pelosi, D-Calif., with no ...

Landrieu struggles to find Democrat votes for Keystone

WASHINGTON (AP) -- With the clock ticking, supporters of a Senate bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline are still scrambling to find the last vote. With 59 Senators publicly voicing support, the hunt was on for the 60th vote before a critical vote ...

Christie calls on House GOP to compromise

[caption id="attachment_1657" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — Making a rare Capitol Hill appearance, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday encouraged the GOP's newest members of Congress to embrace compromis ...

Nancy Pelosi just can't remember Jonathan Gruber now

WASHINGTON, (UPI) -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., made a misstep Thursday when she claimed not to know of the economist Jonathan Gruber after her office cited him in 2009. Gruber was one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act a ...

Nine times, the GOP House has offered a Keystone pipeline bill

[caption id="attachment_1657" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican-controlled House is on track to easily pass a bill Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and this time, the Senate may fol ...

No suspense as Congress elects new leaders

[caption id="attachment_1657" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption] WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats are picking their party leaders for the Congress that convenes in January in separate elections utterly lacking in suspen ...

Republican Dan Sullivan wins Senate race in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Republican Dan Sullivan won Alaska's U.S. Senate race, defeating first-term incumbent Democrat Mark Begich. Sullivan led Begich by about 8,100 votes on Election Night last week and held a comparable edge after election workers h ...


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