- 2014 election takes shape after filing deadline Updated: Mar-11-14 10:11 pm
- Hawaii Sen. Schatz pledges 5 senate race debates Updated: Mar-11-14 9:33 pm
- Chile's Bachelet sworn in again as president Updated: Mar-11-14 9:08 pm
- Walsh ID'd as pick 12 days before announcement Updated: Mar-11-14 8:07 pm
- Gov. Matt Mead announces re-election campaign Updated: Mar-11-14 7:18 pm
- 2 key senators agree on Fannie-Freddie overhaul Updated: Mar-11-14 6:50 pm
- CIA accused: Senator sees torture probe meddling Updated: Mar-11-14 6:35 pm
- Primary for shot at Durbin poses dilemma for GOP Updated: Mar-11-14 6:33 pm
- Key dates in dispute between the CIA and Senate Updated: Mar-11-14 5:43 pm
- Feinstein shifts tone in calling out CIA search Updated: Mar-11-14 5:31 pm
- Sen. Rubio has jury duty Wednesday in Miami Updated: Mar-11-14 4:19 pm
- US Senate moves on Michigan judge confirmations Updated: Mar-11-14 3:28 pm
- Senate sends Obama childhood cancer research bill Updated: Mar-11-14 3:25 pm
- SC Republicans ask Haley to help keep MOX open Updated: Mar-11-14 3:07 pm
- CIA director: We didn't hack Senate computers Updated: Mar-11-14 12:13 pm
- Senators rally behind military sexual assault bill Updated: Mar-11-14 3:14 am
- Senate OKs bill to combat military sexual assault Updated: Mar-10-14 7:37 pm
- Land offers ideas for alternative to health law Updated: Mar-10-14 6:53 pm
- Sen. Joe Manchin seeks to block new painkiller Updated: Mar-10-14 6:34 pm
- Bill Clinton speaks at Africa conference in Del. Updated: Mar-10-14 5:26 pm
- Ohio senators seek Delphi health coverage help Updated: Mar-10-14 4:22 pm
- Ga. candidate took $50K in prohibited donations Updated: Mar-10-14 12:10 pm
- Vt.'s Sen. Sanders to lead climate "wake-up" call Updated: Mar-09-14 1:23 pm
- Senate comebacks after a decade possible but rare Updated: Mar-09-14 9:13 am
- NY Sen. Gillibrand pushes lower childcare costs Updated: Mar-09-14 8:22 am
SALEM, Oregon - Sixteen members of the Oregon Legislature aren't seeking re-election. Two will face primary challengers. And 24 won't have any opponent at all in the primary or general election.
HONOLULU - Hawaii U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz says he will participate in five debates and forums ahead of a Democratic senate primary against U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa.
VALPARAISO, Chile - Michelle Bachelet returned to Chile's presidency Tuesday after a four-year break, facing an economic slowdown and student-led protests that have paralyzed the country in recent years and now will likely challenge her promises of profound social changes.
HELENA, Montana - Documents released Tuesday indicate Gov. Steve Bullock was planning to replace departing U.S. Sen. Max Baucus with former Lt. Gov. John Walsh at least 12 days before the governor announced the appointment in February.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead made it official on Tuesday, kicking off his campaign for re-election at a public event in Cheyenne.
WASHINGTON - A plan to phase out government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and instead use mainly private insurers to backstop home loans has advanced in Congress.
WASHINGTON - In an extraordinary public accusation, the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee declared on Tuesday that the CIA interfered with and then tried to intimidate a congressional investigation into the agency's possible use of torture in terror probes during the Bush administration.
CHICAGO - One of the biggest dilemmas Illinois Republicans face in next week's primary is choosing a candidate for a daunting effort to unseat Dick Durbin, the U.S. Senate's second most powerful Democrat.
WASHINGTON - Senators accuse the CIA of spying on their work. The CIA accuses a Senate panel of stealing its documents. It's "a defining moment" that will determine whether Congress can fulfill its duty to watch over the nation's spy agencies, says Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein.
WASHINGTON - Sen. Dianne Feinstein's outspoken criticism of "CIA interference" in a congressional investigation is in sharp contrast to her defense of an intelligence-gathering community that some say trample on civil liberties.
MIAMI - U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is reporting for jury duty in Miami.
DETROIT - The U.S. Senate has voted to end debate and take action on the confirmation of four of President Barack Obama's nominees for U.S. District Court seats in Michigan.
WASHINGTON - The Senate Tuesday passed Republican-backed legislation to repeal taxpayer funding for political conventions and to go on record in support of devoting $126 million over the coming decade for additional research into pediatric cancer and other childhood disorders like autism and Down syndrome.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Several Republicans have asked South Carolina's governor to explore possible legal action to avoid the closure of a multi-billion dollar project to turn weapons-grade plutonium into commercial nuclear reactor fuel.
WASHINGTON - CIA director John Brennan says the spy agency did not hack into computers that Senate staffers were using to investigate Bush-era interrogation programs.
WASHINGTON - Senators rallied behind significant changes in military law to curb rape and sexual assault within the ranks, approving steps to protect the victims and barring the "good soldier defense" to ensure evidence alone determines a defendant's fate.
WASHINGTON - The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a "good soldier defense" to raise doubts that a crime has been committed.
LANSING, Michigan - After relentlessly criticizing Democrat Gary Peters for his support of the federal health care law, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land is outlining her own ideas about health care while also embracing some elements of the four-year-old law.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is calling on the government's top health official to overturn the approval of a powerful painkiller, arguing that the pill Zohydro could add to the national epidemic of prescription drug abuse.
WILMINGTON, Delaware - Former president Bill Clinton said Monday that "creative cooperation" is needed among private and public sector entities to help tackle challenges facing the continent of Africa.
WASHINGTON - Ohio's U.S. senators and other members of the state's congressional delegation are pushing for extension of a health coverage tax credit they say is particularly important for Delphi salaried retirees.
SAVANNAH, Georgia - Running his first race for Congress, Eugene Yu found a generous supporter in his friend and fellow Augusta businessman Wayne B. Brown. Last summer and fall, Brown and his company gave the Republican candidate $54,500 for his campaign.
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will help lead an overnight session of the Senate's Climate Action Task Force in what he terms a wake-up call on global warming.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - As Republican Bob Smith explained his decision to run for his old U.S. Senate seat last week, a supporter standing next to him quipped, "Bill Clinton isn't the only Comeback Kid!"
NEW YORK - U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-stehn JIHL'-uh-brand) wants to lessen the financial load of childcare, which she says is unaffordable.