The U.S. Senate Thursday passed a bill to ease air-travel delays by ending air traffic controllers furloughs caused by across-the-board federal spending cuts.
A bipartisan group of senators Tuesday proposed a bill to increase visas for immigrants with college degrees in math and science who want to work in America.
Two U.S. senators Sunday expressed bipartisan support for Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., to be President Obama's next secretary of state.
After Democrats increased their U.S. Senate majority Tuesday, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell challenged the president to "move to the political center."
Rep. Michele Bachmann toughed out a close victory in Minnesota early Wednesday, while President Obama and Sen. Amy Klobuchar breezed to wins, results showed.
The field of female U.S. presidential contenders in 2016 would be wide open of Hillary Clinton does not throw her hat in the ring, Democratic Party leaders say.
Mitt Romney may be getting all the splashy headlines in his march toward the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., but fellow Republican Ron Paul has been steadily fundraising, visiting primary states, picking up delegates and gaining control of state party organizations.
Negotiators in the U.S. Senate say they've agreed on a final deal that would end a 45-cent-per-gallon tax credit for ethanol, sending it to the House.
The office of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., says Klobuchar proposed legislation Friday aimed at a new health standard for formaldehyde.
Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday it is time for Al Franken to be sworn in as Minnesota's junior senator.