U.S. Senate

Report: Congress Has Worked A Full Week 14 Percent Of The Time Since 1978  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Report: Congress Has Worked A Full Week 14 Percent Of The Time Since 1978

The U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate have reported for full, 5-day work weeks 258 times – or 13.5 percent of the 1,917 weeks Congress has been in session since Jan. 1, 1978.

09/23/2014

The ruling overturns the Kansas Republican Secretary of State's decision to keep Democrat Chad Taylor on the ballot even though he withdrew. The decision is expected to make it more difficult for GOP Sen. Pat Roberts (pictured) to win re-election against Independent candidate Greg Orman. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kansas Supreme Court Orders State To Remove Democrat’s Name From Senate Ballot

Decision expected to make it more difficult for Republican Pat Roberts to win a 4th term

09/18/2014

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

U.S. Senate Nominees in W.Va., Va. Bet on High School Football Game

Republican nominees for U.S. Senate from Virginia and West Virginia have made a friendly wager on the outcome of a high school football game between schools from their states.

08/29/2014

File photo of man voting. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Connie Johnson Wins Dem Primary For Oklahoma Senate

She will face Republican Rep. James Lankford in the race to fill the open Senate seat.

08/26/2014

Democratic Sen. John Walsh says he will not seek re-election after facing intense scrutiny over plagiarism allegations. (U.S. Senate)

Democratic Senator John Walsh Drops Out Of Montana Race

Walsh is facing allegations he plagiarized large portions of a 2007 research project for the Army War College.

08/07/2014

Sen. John Walsh has been facing calls to end his campaign for election to a full term after allegations arose that he plagiarized a research project for the Army War College in 2007. (Photo: U.S. Senate)

Montana Senator Cancels Events, Campaign Mum

Two Montana newspapers have called on Walsh to resign after allegations he plagiarized a 2007 research project at the U.S. Army War College.

08/05/2014

16.3 billion measure would alleviate long wait times and hire extra staffers for VA hospitals. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

House Approves VA Health Care Overhaul

Senate expected to pass the $16.3 billion bill.

07/30/2014

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)

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

The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male in the Republican-controlled House and Senate. (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

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