Supporters and opponents of collecting sales taxes for online transactions are lining up U.S. congressional backing for their positions, officials say.
A possible government shutdown over emergency assistance funding is diverting attention from reducing debt, Republican and Democratic senators said Sunday.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said Tuesday he will resign as chairman of the Republican Conference in January.
Labor unions are stifling U.S. auto and aircraft manufacturing, Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee said in the party's weekly Saturday address.
The U.S. Department of Energy needs more research money that could be raised if Washington cuts fossil fuel and renewable energy subsidies, a lawmaker said.
Republicans in the U.S. Congress say they are developing plans to roll back portions of President Obama's new healthcare law after the November election.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said Sunday there's "not a chance" the U.S.-Russian arms-reduction treaty would win Senate approval this year.
U.S. Senate Republican Conference Chairman Lamar Alexander said Democrats trying to push through healthcare legislation are on a "political kamikaze mission."
Democrats and Republicans went back and forth Thursday about whether they were on the cusp of agreeing on principles of reforming the U.S. healthcare system.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder should resign over the government's treatment of a terrorism suspect, a Republican senator says.