John McCain

File photo of Sen. John McCain. (credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

McCain Plays Poker on iPhone During Syria Hearing

Sometimes senators need a diversion from even the weightiest of topics. For Sen. John McCain during Tuesday’s hearing on Syria, it was a game on his iPhone.

09/03/2013

Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi stand amongst debris during a violent crackdown by Egyptian Security Forces on a pro-Morsi sit-in demonstration at the Rabaa al-Adweya Mosque in the Nasr City district on Aug. 14, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. (credit: Ed Giles/Getty Images)

White House To Egypt: The ‘World Is Watching’

The Obama administration is condemning Wednesday’s violence in Egypt that has left nearly 150 people dead.

08/14/2013

A divided Senate on Thursday derailed Democratic legislation providing $21 billion for medical, education and job-training benefits for the nation's veterans, as the bill fell victim to election-year disputes over spending and whether to slap sanctions on Iran. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Steps Back From Brink In Nominations Fight

The Senate stepped away from the brink of a meltdown on Tuesday, confirming one of President Barack Obama’s long-stalled nominees, agreeing to quick action on others and finessing a Democratic threat to overturn historic rules that protect minority-party rights.

07/16/2013

File photo of Sen. John McCain. (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

McCain Accuses Tea Party Colleagues Of Pushing Dems Too Far

A long-simmering feud between establishment Republicans and tea partyers is in full view again with Sen. John McCain accusing younger colleagues of using tactics that might tempt Democrats to change Senate rules that now protect the minority party.

05/23/2013

A federal judge is ordering the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

IRS Replaces Lerner Amid Tea Party Controversy

A day after she refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing, Lois Lerner was replaced Thursday as director of the Internal Revenue Service division that oversaw agents who targeted tea party groups.

05/23/2013

File photo of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Rove Group Ad Attacks Clinton For Alleged Role In ‘Cover-Up’ Of Benghazi Attack

Even with the 2016 presidential election about three and a half years away, American Crossroads is taking Hillary Clinton to task for her alleged role in the “cover-up” of the U.S. consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya.

05/13/2013

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Prince Harry is All Business, Pays Tribute at Arlington National Cemetery

The throngs swooned but Prince Harry was having none of it.

05/10/2013

File photo of Fla. Sen. Marco Rubio. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rubio: Immigration Bill Will ‘Struggle To Pass’ In Senate

Sen. Marco Rubio has some serious doubts as to whether the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill will hold up in the House or the Senate.

05/02/2013

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told Congress Wednesday that officials of Qatar negotiating the release of captured Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told the U.S. that "time was not on our side" and a leak about the exchange would sabotage the deal.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Praise, Levity Greet Hagel In Senate Return

Senators who nearly buried Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel found reasons to praise him on Wednesday.

04/17/2013

File photo of the U.S. Capitol building. (credit: Getty Images)

Source: Immigration Bill Could Exclude Many

A bipartisan immigration bill soon to be introduced in the Senate could exclude hundreds of thousands of immigrants here illegally from ever becoming U.S. citizens, according to a Senate aide with knowledge of the proposals.

04/12/2013

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