President Barack Obama dined with female senators to discuss budget compromise on Tuesday.
Rep. Edward Markey’s (D., Mass.) residences may be an issue in the special election for the Senate seat vacated by now-Secretary of State John Kerry, the Boston Globe reports.
Taxes on virtually all workers are going up after the late fiscal cliff deal between the White House and Senate failed to extend the payroll tax holiday, resulting in a hike of the Social Security payroll tax from 4.2 percent to 6.2 percent.
Sen. Jim Inhofe (R., Okla.) sent Secretary of State Hillary Clinton a letter on Monday asking for the delivery of 20 F-16 fighter jets to Egypt to be delayed due to unrest in the country.
The White House and Senate Democrats promptly rejected a “Plan B” proposal from House Republicans to permanently extend current tax rates on annual incomes below $1 million.
Did Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) violate the Senate’s ethics rules governing campaign activity? Reid’s Senate office issued a press release on the Senator’s official website titled “Now Romney Is Being Dishonest About Your Taxes.”
Supporters of New Mexico’s Republican U.S. Senate candidate Heather Wilson marched on her opponent Rep. Martin Heinrich’s campaign headquarters in Albuquerque on Thursday armed with complaints about Heinrich’s big-government fiscal record—and with a monkey.
Independent Maine Senate candidate Angus King’s fiscal record during his eight-year tenure as the state’s governor is under fire from Maine Republicans and outside pro-business groups and becoming a major factor in the three-way race.
The Law of the Sea Treaty, which some have called Sen. John Kerry’s “audition” for secretary of state in a potential Obama second term, has failed in the U.S. Senate.
Senate Democrats remain divided over President Obama’s proposal to raise taxes on incomes above $250,000, making it unlikely that the plan could garner a simple 51-vote majority in the upper chamber.