- Senators sing blues over impasse; GOP hopefuls stuck in DC Updated: May-22-15 10:13 pm
WASHINGTON - Two senators have a plane to catch to Cuba, others were hoping to impress Republican presidential primary voters and then there's Sen. Lamar Alexander, who is slated to deliver a sunset piano performance of "Ol' Man River" on the banks of the Mississippi.
- Jill Parrish confirmed as new federal judge in Utah Updated: May-22-15 10:44 am
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Supreme Court Justice Jill Parrish has been confirmed as a federal judge for the state district.
- House GOP plans 2-month extension of highway funds Updated: May-15-15 6:37 pm
WASHINGTON - House Republicans introduced a two-month extension of the federal highway and mass transit program Friday, barely two weeks before the government's authority to help finance projects around the country expires.
- Wyden zips among issues, colleagues, re-election bid Updated: May-15-15 8:53 am
WASHINGTON - Running flat out for a new term at home and tiptoeing through tough issues in the Capitol, Ron Wyden brags that he's "different, like Oregon."
- Senate agrees to open debate on Obama's trade agenda Updated: May-13-15 5:10 pm
WASHINGTON - Senators reached a deal Wednesday to move forward on President Barack Obama's trade agenda only one day after Democrats embarrassed him by blocking it.
- Capitol Hill Buzz: Obama sends handwritten note to McConnell Updated: May-11-15 10:01 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama sent Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a handwritten note thanking the Republican for backing Loretta Lynch as attorney general.
- Report: 1,580 IRS workers evaded taxes over 10-year period Updated: May-06-15 5:31 pm
WASHINGTON - Nearly 1,600 IRS workers were found to have willfully evaded taxes over a 10-year period, including some who were responsible for enforcing the nation's tax laws, a government watchdog said Wednesday.
- GOP plans for reacting to Supreme Court ruling on health law Updated: Apr-30-15 3:40 am
Congressional Republicans have yet to unite behind any of the growing number of proposals for responding to a Supreme Court ruling that could void federal subsidies that millions of people use to buy coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law. The decision is expected by June.