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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)

US Senator On A Mission To Take Selfies With All 99 Other Senators

For reasons he has not yet explained, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) is on a mission to snap selfies with all of his peers in the Senate, and post them to his Instagram account.

07/15/2014

U.S. Capitol  (credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

Convicted Felon Running for U.S. Senate Says He’ll Return to Reality Show

A day after presenting signatures to run for U.S. Senate, former state treasurer and convicted felon Thomas Ravenel says he will return for the second season of a reality TV show based in Charleston.

07/15/2014

State lawmaker wants to make sure Sen. Rand Paul could seek re-election at the same time he runs for president in 2016. (Getty Images)

Kentucky Bill Would Let Rand Paul Run For 2 Offices At The Same Time

Republican lawmaker from Kentucky wants to clarify state law which prevents someone from running for multiple political offices.

03/07/2014

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell has challenged Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes to three debates.   (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Left And Right Both Battle To Boot McConnell From Senate

Democrats dream of driving U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell into retirement this year, ridding President Barack Obama of one of his fiercest opponents. Tea partyers have the same dream, but they say the Senate’s Republican leader actually is too accommodating to Democrats.

02/15/2014

Former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Former Bush Aide Ed Gillespie Launches Va. Senate Run

Former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie has formally launched his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat representing Virginia.

01/16/2014

McConnell is facing a primary challenge from a Tea Party affiliated group. (Getty Images)

McConnell: ‘I’m A Big Fan Of Tea Party’

McConnell tells Fox’s Neil Cavuto his earlier criticism was aimed at he group challenging him in next year’s primary.

12/12/2013

Booker, the 44-year-old Democratic former mayor of Newark, N.J., came into Congress as a rare freshman senator with celebrity status. He has been dubbed a rock star mayor by Oprah Winfrey, been called a hero for pulling a neighbor out of her burning home in 2012 and hobnobbed with Matt Damon. credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Booker Goes To Washington As Both Celebrity And Senator

When the U.S. Senate passed a bill to ban job discrimination against gay and transgender people, its newest member’s first impulse was to yell with joy. Then he remembered where he was.

11/10/2013

File photo of the Capitol building. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Local Lawmakers Seek To End Legal Racial Profiling

The death of Trayvon Martin is one reason behind renewed efforts by 18 U.S. Senators and 40 Representatives, including seven local lawmakers, to pass a bill that aims to end racial profiling.

07/31/2013

The flag draped casket of the late New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg is carried by members of the Joint Military Casket Team during burial services at Arlington National Cemetery on June 7, 2013 in Arlington, Va. (Photo credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Senate’s Last World War II Vet Buried at Arlington

Frank Lautenberg, the last World War II veteran to serve in the U.S. Senate, was buried Friday with military honors in a rain-drenched ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

06/07/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama raises arms with Senator Mark Warner at the end of a campaign rally. (Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Mark Warner Will Not Seek Another Term as Va. Governor

U.S. Senator Mark Warner announced he will not seek another term as Virginia’s governor in 2013 Tuesday.

11/20/2012

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