Mostly Democratic lawmakers want their states to join a 10-year-old movement to work around the Electoral College.
The Senate late Friday backed legislation averting a government shutdown as coal-state Democrats retreated on retired miners' benefits.
Trump doubles down on comments he made during the final presidential debate.
Influencers take to social media to chime in as Clinton and Trump go head to head in the second presidential debate.
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz made the announcement at a rally in Indianapolis on Wednesday.
A notable no-show provokes a question has nipped at Clinton's heels throughout her campaign. NBC News reports.
U.S. President Barack Obama conceded on Tuesday that Congress will have the power to review a nuclear deal with Iran.
The corporate "tax holiday" plan to pay for infrastructure projects is supported by Sens. Rand Paul and Barbara Boxer, the Journal says.
California will have an open Senate seat as democratic Senator Barbara Boxer has announced she will not run for re-election in 2016. CNBC's John Harwood reports the details.
Five Senate Democrats urged the Justice Department to oppose efforts by GM to skirt financial responsibility on its recall.
LOS ANGELES, Oct 9- California's record-high gas prices held steady on Tuesday and were expected to begin dropping later in the week, but a rise in wholesale prices suggested the decline could be more moderate than market analysts had previously anticipated.
SAN FRANCISCO-- The rise in California gasoline prices has slowed after recent jarring increases, but nonetheless the cost of a gallon inched up to another record high, even as officials hope their emergency action will help ease the sticker shock.
SAN FRANCISCO-- California has set a state record for gasoline prices _ but the hikes may be slowing. The highest average price in the state, at $4.75, is in the San Luis Obispo, Atascadero and Paso Robles area.
SAN FRANCISCO-- State leaders _ and drivers _ hope to see gasoline prices drop soon, now that California officials have approved the release of "winter-blend" fuel that is expected to help bolster the state's supplies. Jerry Brown ordered it to allow so-called "winter-blend" gasoline to be sold in California earlier than usual to increase supply.
Jerry Brown ordered them to allow so-called "winter-blend" gasoline to be sold in California earlier than usual to increase supply. AAA said the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in California hit $4.668 Monday _ the highest price in the nation and an all-time high for the Golden State. California usually converts to the gas on Oct. 31.
As of July, 22.4 percent of homeowners with a mortgage owed more than their home was worth, according to a new report from Lender Processing Services.