A new measure to level harsh sanctions on Iran reappeared in the Senate on Tuesday when Republicans proposed an amendment to a new bill aimed at replacing retirement benefits for veterans.
The nation’s leading coal-producing states are among its most economically pessimistic according to a new Gallup poll, suggesting widespread concern over new environmental restrictions on the industry that could impact Senate elections in November.
Top congressional Republicans are speaking out against a proposed IRS rule that could restrict the free speech of groups critical of the Obama administration.
Proponents of the Keystone XL pipeline seized on a report released Friday by the State Department that found approving the project would have little environmental impact.
A representative for libertarian philanthropists Charles and David Koch criticized Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) on Thursday after Reid denounced the fraternal owners of Koch Industries by name in a speech on the Senate floor.