Koch Industries on Wednesday publicly rebuked allegations by Senate Democrats that the company and its libertarian founders, Charles and David Koch, are responsible for the partial government shutdown.
A leftwing senator will use his official position to promote a documentary criticizing libertarian philanthropists Charles and David Koch, a move some describe as an attempt to intimidate the politically active billionaires.
Democrats and union officials launched a public push to confirm controversial nominees to the National Labor Relations Board using the nuclear option on Tuesday afternoon.
The massive backlog of veterans’ benefit claims came under scrutiny at a Senate Veterans Affairs hearing on Monday afternoon about President Barack Obama’s federal budget and its Veterans Affairs component.
Sens. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) and Barbara Boxer (D., Calif.) announced they will introduce sweeping new energy regulations, including a carbon tax, during a Thursday press conference.
Employee payroll taxes are scheduled to rise nearly 50 percent in 2013 absent action by lawmakers, and there is a growing sense that both parties might be willing to let that happen.