by Alan Pyke Jul 22, 2015 Updated: Jul 22, 2015
The federal agency that's been most aggressive at policing financial industry abuses could soon lose the independence that makes it fierce.
by Emily Atkin Jul 22, 2015
Senators from both sides of the aisle appeared ready, if not eager, to confirm Dominguez for the position.
by Emily Atkin Jul 21, 2015
A group of senators is trying to bring back tax breaks for wind.
by Casey Quinlan Jul 18, 2015
They may have lost out on universal pre-K and accountability, but they did get some small wins on other measures.
by Casey Quinlan Jun 25, 2015
The Senate advanced a spending bill that cuts The U.S. Department of Education by $1.7 billion but the House appropriations bill cuts much deeper.
by Ari Phillips Jun 19, 2015
Wildfire season started at least a month early this year.
by Natasha Geiling Jun 10, 2015 Updated: Jun 10, 2015
In a vote along party lines, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted to advance a bill that would block Obama's new clean water rule.
by Samantha Page Jun 5, 2015
Twelve bills call for divesting, investing, and otherwise greening California's energy consumption.
by Ian Millhiser Jun 5, 2015
If McConnell carries out his threat to confirm no appellate judges in the next year, that would be an extraordinary departure from prior practice.
by Alan Pyke Jun 2, 2015
"You appear to have broken those promises," Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) tells SEC chair Mary Jo White in a letter published Tuesday.