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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid will not seek re-election next year, the New York Times reports.
Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama.
A bipartisan compromise to overhaul Medicare bucks the popular impression that Washington can't accomplish anything at all.
The Senate is up next after House Republicans pushed through a boldly conservative budget eliminating deficits over the next decade.
U.S. needs to strengthen the counter-propaganda firewall against Russia and the Islamic State, says a new report.
House Republican leaders predicted on Tuesday that their caucus would support a 10- year balanced-budget plan.
The Republican budget would cut some taxes that help working Americans, Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen tells CNBC.
The law, due to expire on June 1, allows the NSA to collect bulk data on numbers called and the time and length of calls, but not their content.
Presidential primaries are a delicate dance for candidates whose views are often not that different, Mitt Romney's former policy director says.
Sen. Ted Cruz is making several statements at once by firing the opening salvo of the 2016 Republican presidential race.
"Those who put their lives on the line in service to our state deserve to be treated differently," Rauner said, the NYT reports.
Ten states will test new ways to get food stamp recipients back to work, aimed at helping some 46 million Americans move off the rolls.
After nearly a decade, talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership are nearing completion, according to people involved in the negotiations.
Democrats and Republicans have exercised too much caution in dealing with the issue of Chinese currency manipulation, Sen. Chuck Grassley told CNBC on Thursday.
The stark contrast between President Obama and GOP lawmakers on the budget will frame the debate in the evolving 2016 race to elect Obama's successor.
Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune tells CNBC the rules approved by the FCC on net neutrality are "wrongheaded" and "very dangerous."
As Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fights for reelection, here's what you need to know — from candidates to coalitions, reports NBC News.
Washington needs to "get serious" about the nation's debt to help jump-start the economy's recent "limping rate," ex-Governor and former OMB Director Mitch Daniels warns.
The Senate has found a way to disagree on a bill that would protect victims of sex trafficking, The NYT reports.
The 2014 farm bill will prove to be the most expensive ever, largely due to the new subsidies and expanded crop insurance. The Fiscal Times reports.