Harry Reid wants his deputies to "just relax" in their dispute over leadership posts after his retirement, reports John Harwood.
Senator Charles Schumer wants regulators to look into reports that some Lumber Liquidators laminate flooring is unsafe, NBC reports.
House Speaker John Boehner is raising the possibility that the Department of Homeland Security may shut down because of a budget impasse.
Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for federal investigations of high airfares, questioning why they're not dropping along with fuel costs.
The first wave of people who had contact with the original Dallas Ebola patient who died were taken off a watch list early Monday.
High-ranking lawmakers from both parties had urged Pierson to resign.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing legislation to ban 10 flame retardants from upholstered furniture and children's products.
Congress finally returns this week after its long recess and prepares to do what it does best: Absolutely nothing, Politico's Ben White says.
Plenty of behind-the-scenes maneuvering it taking place to get a huge Chobani shipment sent to Sochi for Team USA.
Everyone wants a smartphone, especially muggers. Law enforcement officials are pressuring the industry to require "kill switch" technology.
Surprise! Washington could be slightly less dysfunctional next year. Keep an eye on the debt ceiling, tax reform and mid-term elections. POLITICO's Ben White reports.
Speaker Boehner said that the GOP would offer a temporary increase in the debt ceiling in return for discussions with Obama on the budget and deficit.
Sen. Chuck Schumer warns that if the market thinks these games are going to become routine, another downgrade is possible.
Sen. Charles Schumer, (D-NY), says he will fight to get the longest term debt ceiling deal possible. "It is the right thing to do for the markets, country, and citizens."
John A. Boehner said the House would not vote to reopen the government without compromises on the health law.
House Republicans huddled on Friday to plot their next move amid a U.S. government shutdown and hopes for a deal to avoid a default.
House Republicans confronting the politically volatile issue of immigration are wrestling with what to do about those already here illegally.
Immigration legislation offering citizenship to millions is swiftly gaining ground following a bipartisan agreement on dramatic steps aimed at securing the border with Mexico.
Key senators say they are closing in on a bipartisan compromise to spend tens of billions of dollars to stiffen the immigration bill's border security requirements.
The mix of tax dollars and undisclosed private financing raises questions about presidential libraries, like the one dedicated Thursday to former President George W. Bush.