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.
Former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie has formally launched his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat representing Virginia.
McConnell tells Fox’s Neil Cavuto his earlier criticism was aimed at he group challenging him in next year’s primary.
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.
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.
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.
U.S. Senator Mark Warner announced he will not seek another term as Virginia’s governor in 2013 Tuesday.
Actress Ashley Judd isn’t ruling out a run for U.S. Senate in Kentucky.
A Wyoming man who announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Friday has posted material on Facebook in recent months denigrating Jews and expressing agreement with beliefs of Hitler and other Nazis.
Former governor Tim Kaine has raised $2.2 million in his first-quarter fundraising in his Virginia U.S. Senate race, in efforts to retain Jim Webb’s chair for Democrats.