McConnell Promising New Senate GOP Majority Will Quickly Resurrect Keystone Pipeline LegislationIncoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the new Republican majority will quickly resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislation killed by Democrats, potentially setting up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama.
No on Keystone Pipeline, But GOP Vows ReplayIn a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night to force completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Republicans vowed to resurrect the controversial issue soon after taking two-house control of Congress in January.
Supporters Of Senate Bill To Approve Keystone Pipeline Scrambling To Find Last VoteWith the clock ticking, supporters of a Senate bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline are still scrambling to find the last vote.
Begich Concedes Senate Race To Sullivan Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has conceded the Alaska Senate race to Republican Dan Sullivan.
Bill Clinton Says He's Surprised By Midterm LosesFormer President Bill Clinton says Democrats lacked a "national advertising campaign" in the recent midterm elections and was surprised that many Senate races were not closer.
Boehner: 'We're Going To Fight The President Tooth And Nail' On ImmigrationPresident Barack Obama is poised to act soon to unveil a series of executive actions on immigration that will shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation, according to advocates in touch with the White House.
House On Track To Easily Pass Keystone XL Oil Pipeline BillThe Republican-controlled House is on track to easily pass a bill Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and this time, the Senate may follow.
White House: Obama Takes A 'Dim View' Of Legislative Efforts To Force Action On Keystone XL PipelineA political gambit by an endangered Senate Democrat broke loose long-stalled legislation to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline as the lame-duck Congress returned to a Capitol where results of last week's GOP blowout are still sinking in.
New GOP Senators Show Moderated, Cooperative ToneNew Republican senators who sometimes breathed tea-party fire as candidates are adopting a more moderate tone as they enter Congress.
Senate Republicans: Defeating Reid In 2016 Will Be A Top PrioritySenate Republicans, riding high after capturing the majority, said Wednesday that a top priority in 2016 will be defeating Democratic leader Harry Reid.
Manchin: 'That's Bulls***' If Dems Try to Block GOP's Agenda Over Next 2 YearsSen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., won’t put up with his party if they try to block the Republicans’ Senate agenda over the next two years.
Alaska To Begin Counting More Than 53,000 BallotsAlaska will begin counting more than 53,000 absentee and questioned ballots on Tuesday in an effort to resolve the state's unsettled contests for the Senate and for governor.
McCain Leaning Toward Running For Re-Election In 2016 When He Turns 80Republican Sen. John McCain said Thursday he is preparing for a strong primary challenge if he moves ahead with a re-election bid in 2016.
Corker: Obama 'Has Undermined Any Real Attempt To Solve Immigration Issue' Due To Executive OrderRepublican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker on Thursday criticized members of his own party for launching political attacks against those trying to overhaul immigration laws.
W.Va. Senator Switches Parties, Giving GOP ControlDemocratic Sen. Daniel Hall said he switched to the Republican party Wednesday, a move that will help the GOP secure a majority in the upper chamber of the West Virginia Legislature.