The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee pushed ahead Monday with plans for a vote on Chuck Hagel’s nomination to be defense secretary despite Republican demands for more financial information from President Barack Obama’s choice.
Gov. Chris Christie is thanking President Obama for coming to New Jersey’s aid after Superstorm Sandy and remembering the 42,000 state residents still homeless since the Oct. 29 storm.
Sen. Robert Menendez’s office says he reimbursed a prominent Florida political donor $58,500 in recent months for the full cost of two of three trips Menendez took on the donor’s plane to the Dominican Republic in 2010.
The Senate has confirmed Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry as the next secretary of state.
Calling global climate change a “life-threatening issue,” Secretary of State nominee John Kerry said Thursday that the United States must play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming.
Actress and outspoken Democrat Ashley Judd is considering a Senate campaign against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in her home state of Kentucky.
New Jersey’s Republican Gov. Chris Christie says President Barack Obama deserves praise for helping his state recover from Superstorm Sandy but he is still going to vote for Mitt Romney.
The gap in values held by the Republican and Democratic parties has nearly doubled since 1987, and the divide is widest regarding the influence of government on the economy.
A Democrat running for a U.S. Senate seat in Hawaii is getting support from Alaska’s Republican congressman.
The demand for W. Mitt Romney to release his tax returns has become bipartisan. Conservative elected officials and pundits know that Romney is taking on so much water over his secrecy and questions of his honesty and that he has no other choice.