US Senate News
News on US Senate continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Trending on the Topix Network
The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of child immigrants crossing the border illegally without their parents, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh ... (more)
Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor's campaign says he's raised $1.5 million over the past three months in his increasingly expensive and heated fight for a third term in a nationally watched raise.
At the same time, deficit hawks fear that letting veterans turn more to providers outside the VA for health care could cost far more if Congress, under pressure from powerful veterans groups, decides to renew that program rather than let it expire in two years.
President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency request for the border crisis is too big and the House won't approve it, the chairman of the House committee that controls spending said Friday.
Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts stoked the political brushfire he was hoping to smother during a recent Kansas City-area radio morning show.
This April 9, 2014 file photo shows House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich.
The developer of a planned wind farm off Cape Cod wants the option to lease land in Rhode Island for a staging and assembly area, the Quonset Development Corp. announced Wednesday.
U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says he could end up making a 2016 presidential bid, depending on what happens with the field of candidates.
ABC announced Thursday, via Twitter, that O'Donnell will join Whoopi Goldberg on the nearly empty couch at the daytime chatfest.
In this Nov. 5, 2012 file photo, Todd Akin, then a Missouri Republican Senate candidate, campaigns in Florissant, Mo.
A statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. .
Many colleges and universities are not properly reporting or investigating cases of sexual assaults on campuses.
This July 8, 2014 file photo shows Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev.speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Gen. John Campbell, the army's vice chief of staff and nominee to lead U.S. forces in Afghanistan, cited his son's experiences as a soldier there to answer a senator's tough questions last year about a troubled intelligence technology system.
Abortion rights advocates in North Carolina say they are in the dark about new rules required by a year-old law that they fear could effectively shut down many of the state's clinics.
Democratic and Republican US senators exasperated with the Obama administration's response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine threatened on Wednesday to pass new sanctions without waiting for the Obama administration to act.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 02:12 am
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC