The House is poised to vote next week on legislation renewing key provisions of the Patriot Act that are set to expire this month.
In November, seizing on Republicans' calls for more transparency in the health-care debate, C-SPAN asked incoming Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) if they could bring cameras onto the House floor. The response has just come back: Sorry, but no. Will C-SPAN ever get the access they crave? Probably not. Fighting over camera angles goes back to 1984, only a few years after television came to the House.
Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain and Connecticut Independent Sen. Joe Lieberman are leading a 16-member congressional delegation to the 47th annual Munich Security Conference, McCain's office announced Friday.
Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul was the sole "no" vote Thursday night on a measure that would make it a federal crime to aim a handheld laser pointer at an aircraft.
The Senate on Thursday passed a resolution supporting democracy in Egypt and calling on President Hosni Mubarak to begin the process of transferring power and creating a caretaker government as attacks on anti-government protesters entered their second day.
Sen. John McCain appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America" with a reaction to former Defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld's memoir.
Michigan Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow's re-election bid may have just gotten a little bit easier.
The Senate on Wednesday night defeated a Republican-led effort aimed at repealing the entire national health care overhaul, with lawmakers voting strictly along party lines.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday introduced a measure aimed at repealing the national health care overhaul as an amendment to the first Senate bill of the new Congress.
MTV's "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Politzzi was caught at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. signing autographs and, whether purposefully or not, snubbing her Senator, Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.)
Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin's aide Rebecca Mansour is firing back after the Reno Gazette-Journal reported that, instead of her usual catchphrase "don't retreat, reload" Palin said to an audience "don't retreat, stand tall."
Virginia Tea Party Patriots leader Jamie Radtke went after the Republican establishment Thursday during an address to the Senate Tea Party caucus.
White House chief of staff William Daley gave his first televised interview on CBS's "Face the Nation" Sunday addressing his past statements criticizing the president's health-care push and the administration's call for increased infrastructure spending.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton made the rounds on the Sunday talk shows as did Egyptian opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei to discuss the protests in Egypt -- now in their sixth day.