Senate OKs Bill Overhauling Food Safety Rules

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Senate Democrats Push For 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal

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Congress Has No Quack In Lame Duck Session

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Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) has said he will oppose consideration of an arms-control treaty with Russia known as New START during the lame-duck session. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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START Stalled: GOP Delaying Vote On Arms Treaty

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GOP Swears Off Congressional Pork For 2 Years

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'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal In Lame-Duck Hands

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President Obama has said tax cuts on family income under $250,000 a year should be made permanent. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Obama, GOP Leave Door Open To Tax Compromise

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McConnell: GOP Plans To Stop 'Liberal Onslaught'

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Congressional Republicans Claim Mandate For Change

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Democrats Face Slimmer Prospects In New Senate

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Scores File To Run As Write-Ins In Alaska Senate Race

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Nevadans vote early at the Meadows Mall in Las Vagas on Thursday. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is locked in a tight race against Republican Sharron Angle, who is backed by the Tea Party. Ethan Miller/Getty hide caption

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Nevada Voters Confront Stark Choice In Senate Race

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Democrat Helped By 3-Way Race For Minn. Governor

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Embattled Skelton Reminds Missouri Voters Of Clout

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In The Missouri Senate Race, Who's The Insider?

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