- Bill Clinton to speak at Africa conference in Del. Updated: Mar-10-14 3:20 am
- 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
- Obama to preserve California federal lands Updated: Mar-08-14 9:41 pm
- GOP gay marriage division on display at conference Updated: Mar-08-14 8:08 pm
- Mass., Conn., RI senators highlight climate change Updated: Mar-08-14 4:16 pm
- GOP fundraiser Welch dies at 80 Updated: Mar-08-14 3:03 pm
- Lawmakers consider ways to help homeless students Updated: Mar-08-14 1:53 pm
- For Obama, a last stab at improving ties with Hill Updated: Mar-08-14 1:05 pm
- GOP Senate candidates will meet in Macon debate Updated: Mar-08-14 4:05 am
- Health overhaul critics tread lightly on Medicaid Updated: Mar-07-14 5:19 pm
- Bohlinger says he's staying in Senate race Updated: Mar-07-14 3:30 pm
- Begich proposes gas project bill Updated: Mar-07-14 2:58 pm
- Dalai Lama: China 'great' but gov't 'harmful' Updated: Mar-07-14 2:00 pm
- Cochran: Corps adds $14M for Mississippi projects Updated: Mar-07-14 8:29 am
- Sen. Markey to discuss drug abuse crisis in Mass. Updated: Mar-07-14 3:02 am
- Senate blocks change to military sex assault cases Updated: Mar-06-14 9:17 pm
- KY Sen. Paul to keynote Ohio county GOP dinner Updated: Mar-06-14 6:13 pm
- House passes bill to block Obama climate plan Updated: Mar-06-14 6:12 pm
- NC Senate candidates talks up endorsement, ad buy Updated: Mar-06-14 5:06 pm
- Senators: Quicker action needed on safety rules Updated: Mar-06-14 4:57 pm
- Bill would let Paul run for 2 offices at same time Updated: Mar-06-14 4:43 pm
- NJ senators ask for FEMA extension Updated: Mar-06-14 2:55 pm
- Maine's Sen. Collins submits nominating petitions Updated: Mar-06-14 2:10 pm
WILMINGTON, Delaware - Former president Bill Clinton is the keynote speaker at a conference on trade opportunities in Africa sponsored by U.S. Sen. Chris Coons.
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.
KEY LARGO, Florida - President Barack Obama will expand the California Coastal National Monument to include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands, a White House official said Saturday.
SEASIDE, Oregon - Young Republican activists implored their party to support gay marriage Saturday, saying the GOP is destined to continue losing elections in Oregon if it doesn't get behind an issue that's gaining traction around the country.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - U.S. senators from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are among 28 lawmakers who are preparing to hold the Senate floor all night long to urge congressional action on climate change.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Ted Welch, a prolific fundraiser in Tennessee Republican politics for four decades, has died. He was 80.
OLYMPIA, Washington - Mary Kamandala worried about her children.
WASHINGTON - In late December, President Barack Obama's new legislative affairs team sent him more than a dozen recommendations for ways to improve his strained relations with Capitol Hill. The president responded with a few ideas of his own, including a request for more social events with lawmakers at the White House.
MACON, Georgia - The crowded field of Republican U.S. Senate candidates is gathering on the same stage again.
WASHINGTON - Sen. John Thune and Rep. Kristi Noem are two of the federal health overhaul's most consistent critics. But the South Dakota Republicans take a more measured approach to a key provision of the law in their own state.
HELENA, Montana - Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger says he will continue his campaign for U.S. Senate a month after saying he would probably drop out.
JUNEAU, Alaska - U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has proposed a bill that would have a federal official help Alaska with a major project to export liquefied natural gas overseas.
WASHINGTON - The Dalai Lama called China a "great nation" but criticized its governmental system as "harmful" during an address Friday at Washington's National Cathedral
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi is one of only four states receiving additional funds from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for dredging and flood control along its major tributaries, according to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.
WASHINGTON - Bowing to the Pentagon, the Senate agreed after impassioned debate Thursday to leave the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with military commanders in a struggle that highlighted the growing role of women in Congress.
CINCINNATI - Potential 2016 presidential candidate Rand Paul of Kentucky will be the keynote speaker for a major southwest Ohio Republican banquet, a GOP official announced Thursday.
WASHINGTON - Aiming at the heart of President Barack Obama's strategy for fighting climate change, the Republican-controlled House voted Thursday to block the administration's plan to limit carbon pollution from new power plants.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Republican U.S. Senate candidate Greg Brannon touted a new endorsement Thursday, while rival Thom Tillis announced a $1.1 million television ad.
WASHINGTON - Government regulators are taking too long to write new rail safety regulations in light of recent fiery oil train accidents and a deadly commuter train derailment, senators complained Thursday.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - A bill introduced in the Kentucky legislature is aimed at ensuring U.S. Sen. Rand Paul can appear twice on Kentucky's ballot if he runs for president and another Senate term in 2016.
PORTLAND, Maine - Republican Sen. Susan Collins, who's seeking a fourth term, has filed her nominating petitions with Maine elections officials.