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It didn't take Sen. David Vitter , R-La., long to respond to President Barack Obama 's speech Wednesday in which the president vowed to do more to reduce the threat of nuclear war.
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Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas filed an amendment Monday to the immigration reform legislation that he says will close a "loophole" that keeps states from requiring voters prove their citizenship before casting a ballot.
House Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday called border security measures in the Senate immigration bill "laughable," saying he would not bring legislation to the House floor until he had support from a majority of his chamber's Republicans.
Sen. Barbara Boxer of California is privately lobbying fellow Democrats on the Environment and Public Works Committee against a toxic chemical bill negotiated by Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg in the weeks before his death.
The Senate voted down an amendment to the upper chamber's immigration bill proposed by Sen. David Vitter that would require a full biometric visa tracking system placed at every land, sea, and air port of entry in the United States before legalized immigrants could receive green cards.
Shown here is an image, from a video released by Project Veritas, of a Philadelphia location for Stand Up Wireless.
U.S. Sen. David Vitter today announced staff satellite office hours for residents of Franklin Parish.
If all goes as planned, senators will vote Tuesday on four amendments - two from Republicans, two from Democrats.
25 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The award was announced June 4 by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Rep. Bill Cassidy , R-Baton Rouge, is offering his verdict on the immigration overhaul legislation now before the Senate.
It's a big number and it gets people's attention when they hear it: 47 million Americans receive food stamps in what is now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program .
White House officials concluded that the Environmental Protection Agency significantly overstated the economic benefits of a proposed rule cutting formaldehyde emissions, largely because the agency persisted in relying on scientific claims that federal peer reviewers deemed incredible.
With the House about to take up the farm bill, the Republican Party's ascendant libertarian wing is taking aim at the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
U .S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., was one of the deciding votes for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
When you go to Washington, you should tour the United States Capitol. You can do it two ways: Just go to the visitor center and join a huge tour group; or call your Senator's office ahead of time , and a Senate intern will give you a great tour with just a few people.