by Josh Israel Mar 18, 2016
"The tough thing about these senatorial jobs is you get 'yes' or 'no' votes. Your whole job is to either say 'yes' or 'no,' and explain why.”
by Ian Millhiser Feb 22, 2016
Cracks are forming ... maybe.
by Bryce Covert Oct 8, 2015
Senators will introduce a bill that would make it much easier for workers to prove their employers had discriminated against them based on their age.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Mar 9, 2015
“It’s naive to think that the 11 to 12 million people are going to disappear,” Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) said.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Feb 12, 2015
“I generally agree with the Democratic position here,” Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) said.
by Ben Armbruster Jan 9, 2014
Democrats have yet to flock en masse to support an Iran sanctions bill sponsored by Sens. Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ).
by Ben Armbruster Jan 6, 2014
Experts led by former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq and Afghanistan Ryan Crocker ask that Sens. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) not move forward with their Iran sanctions bill at this time.
by Ben Armbruster Nov 20, 2013
Senate Intelligence Committee chair Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) pushed back on those calling for more sanctions on Iran just as the U.S. is close to a deal over its nuclear program.
by Hayes Brown Nov 5, 2013
Sens. Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) are trying to win ratification of an important treaty for Americans with disabilities.
by Zack Ford Oct 30, 2013
ENDA will soon get a full vote in the Senate — and possibly its first passage there ever — but it still needs one more vote before the employment protections for the LGBT community can be brought to the floor.