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Sen. John McCain says Arizona's botched execution was a form of torture. (Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

McCain: Arizona Execution Was Torture

Arizona Senator says the two-hour execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood was a “bollocks-upped situation.”

07/25/2014

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is on a congressional quest to take selfies with all 99 of his fellow U.S. senators – lending to his recent designation as the “Selfie Senator.” (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘Selfie Senator’ Booker On Quest For Photos With All 99 Fellow US Senators

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is on a congressional quest to take selfies with all 99 of his fellow U.S. senators –lending to his recent designation as the “Selfie Senator.”

07/15/2014

Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency Craig Fugate testifies during a hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on July 9, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

FEMA Administrator: ‘We Have Not Been What I Would Say Successful Yet’ In Processing Immigrant Children

Top Obama administration officials told senators Wednesday they’re struggling to keep up with the surge of immigrants at the Southern border, acknowledging they’ve been overwhelmed as children show up by the tens of thousands from violence-torn Central America.

07/09/2014

Sen. John McCain ridiculed the top U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials at a hearing Wednesday, with McCain blasting rules preventing lawmakers from taking pictures or talking to staff and detainees at border facilities.  (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

McCain On Detention Facility Restrictions: ‘I Want It Fixed, And I Want It Fixed Immediately’

Sen. John McCain ridiculed the top U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials at a hearing Wednesday, with McCain blasting rules preventing lawmakers from taking pictures or talking to staff and detainees at border facilities.

07/09/2014

File photo of Sen. John McCain. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Hot Mic: Reporters Heard Joking To ‘Check On’ McCain After Petraeus Declares Military Stance On Iraq

Two reporters were caught on a hot microphone mocking Sen. John McCain prior to Thursday’s press conference on the Iraq crisis, the two are heard joking whether anyone had “checked on” McCain after Gen. David Petraeus showed opposition to military action.

06/20/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks during the National Council for Behavioral Health's Annual Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on May 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Clinton: I Refused Obama Campaign Request In 2008 To Attack Palin

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she refused an Obama campaign request in 2008 to attack Sarah Palin, the new Republican vice presidential candidate on the ticket with Sen. John McCain.

06/10/2014

Sen. Tom Coburn speaks about veterans while flanked by Sen. Jeff Flake, Sen. John McCain and Sen. Richard Burr, during a news conference on Capitol Hill, on June 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hopes Fade Senators Could Quickly Craft Bill To Help Vets Facing Long Appointment Waits At VA Hospitals

Hopes faded late Wednesday that key senators could quickly craft a compromise bill that would help veterans facing long appointment waits at veterans hospitals and make it easier to fire administrators who covered up the delays.

06/05/2014

Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., speaks about veterans while flanked by Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., during a news conference on Capitol Hill, on June 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senate GOP Bill Would Give Vets More Flexibility To See Private Doctor

A bill proposed by four Senate Republicans would give veterans more flexibility to see a private doctor if they are forced to wait too long for an appointment at a Veterans Affairs hospital or clinic.

06/04/2014

File photo of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. (Credit: Rod Lamkey/Getty Images)

US Defends Captive Swap With Taliban, Critics Stir

Five years a captive from the Afghanistan war, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in American hands, freed for five Guantanamo terrorism detainees in a swap stirring sharp debate in Washington over whether the U.S. should have negotiated with the Taliban over prisoners.

06/01/2014

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies at a May 15 hearing before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee about wait times veterans face  to get medical care. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

NAACP: We Notified Shinseki, McCain About Phoenix VA Hospital Last Year

Rev. Oscar Tillman says his letters, written over a year ago, went unanswered.

05/29/2014

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