Senator Says Caterpillar Avoided Billions In Taxes Executives from manufacturing giant Caterpillar Inc. are heading to Capitol Hill to explain what one senator calls an aggressive strategy to avoid paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes.
Obama, At Fundraiser, Calls GOP An 'Impediment'President Barack Obama sounded a nostalgic personal note Sunday night and offered a rare self-assessment while criticizing congressional Republicans as an "impediment" to governing during the start of a West Coast fundraising tour for the Democratic Party.
GOP Group Money Down, Hints At Donor Uncertainty The biggest Republican-leaning money machines are spending dramatically less to help the party ahead of the 2014 congressional elections, a year after big-dollar conservative groups poured millions into unsuccessful campaigns against President Barack Obama and Democratic candidates, and the GOP failed to retake the White House or the Senate.
McAuliffe, Cuccinelli Pledge To Work Across Aisle The race for Virginia governor on Friday became a contest about which candidate is more bipartisan — at least for the moment.
Syria Debate Injects Foreign Policy Into US Races As officeholders and candidates spent the weekend greeting voters, some were encountering similar concerns about President Barack Obama's announcement that he'll see congressional approval this month for a military strike against the Syrian government.
Poll: Booker Tops Lonegan By 16% For US Senate A new poll shows Democrat Cory Booker with a double-digit lead over Republican Steve Lonegan in the race for U.S Senate.
Schumer Sees Path To Passage Of Immigration Bill
Obama Stays Silent On Dems Mired In Scandals
VP Tag Team: Biden, Gore To Campaign For Markey Two Democratic vice presidents are teaming up to head off a Republican victory in Massachusetts' special Senate election.
New Acting IRS Commissioner Doesn't Need Senate Approval Since He's Temporary AppointmentPresident Barack Obama picked a senior White House budget official to become the acting head of the Internal Revenue Service on Thursday, the same day another top official announced plans to leave the agency amid the controversy over agents targeting Tea Party groups.
Sen. Cruz: Immigration Bill 'Profoundly Unfair' To Millions Of Legal ImmigrantsSide by side, leading Democratic and Republican senators pledged Monday to propel far-reaching immigration legislation through the Senate by summer providing a possible path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people now in the U.S. illegally.
Can't Quit The Place, Senators Back For Second Act Republican Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana and Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey served years in the Senate, bowed out because of a term-limits promise or the frustration of endless fundraising and then discovered they couldn't quit the place.