Sen. Tom Harkin

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waves after speaking about her new book "Hard Choices" at the George Washington University in Washington on June 13, 2014. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton To Attend Fundraiser In Iowa

Bill and Hillary Clinton will headline the annual steak fry for retiring Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa, making a big return to the leadoff caucus state as the former secretary of state considers another presidential campaign.

08/18/2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks to students after reading the Dr. Seuss book "Green Eggs and Ham" at Rolling Terrace Elementary School on March 1, 2013 in Takoma Park, Md. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senate GOP: Education Secretary Has ‘States Over A Barrel’ On Sweeping Rewrite Of No Child Left Behind

The Senate Education Committee on Wednesday finished its sweeping rewrite of No Child Left Behind that eases coast-to-coast requirements for schools and gives states greater independence to set their own goals.

06/13/2013

The good intentions of No Child Left Behind have not yielded good policy, the Democratic chairman of the Senate education panel said Tuesday as lawmakers began to rewrite the sweeping legislation that governs all schools that receive federal tax dollars. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

GOP Accuses Dems Of Pushing ‘National School Board’ To Replace No Child Left Behind

The good intentions of No Child Left Behind have not yielded good policy, the Democratic chairman of the Senate education panel said Tuesday as lawmakers began to rewrite the sweeping legislation that governs all schools that receive federal tax dollars.

06/11/2013

Tea Party protesters demonstrate against the Supreme Court ruling upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Healthcare Act, President Barack Obama's signature healthcare legislation, outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 28, 2012. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Republicans Treading Carefully Around Tea Party As They Pursue Senate Majority

Twice burned, Republicans are treading carefully around Tea Party groups as they pursue a Senate majority that slipped through their fingers in 2010 and 2012.

02/22/2013

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