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.”
Regulations on the coal industry are driving massive layoffs and the shuttering of coal plants in Pennsylvania, injecting environmental issues into that state’s hotly contested Senate race between incumbent Democrat Bob Casey Jr. and Republican challenger and coal mining executive Tom Smith.
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.
Republican U.S. Senator Scott Brown wrote a letter to the Board of Selectmen of Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, Thursday urging them not to revoke the taxi license of Morgan Reitzas, the Martha’s Vineyard cabbie who was involved in an altercation with a Republican campaign tracker last weekend.