by Ian Millhiser Posted on April 23, 2015
Many Senate Republicans weren't simply asking the president to name someone who opposes one of his most important initiatives, they were asking him to name an attorney general who may be to the right of the guy that gutted the Voting Rights Act.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on April 16, 2015
Should Reid make a motion to proceed to a vote on Lynch, that will trigger the kind of labyrinthian sequence of votes on votes that can only exist in the United States Senate.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 16, 2015
If the Senate has overall been so against climate action, then how did this motion pass?
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on March 11, 2015
A new study confirms that Big Sugar has been influencing public policy since the 1950s.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 11, 2015
Perhaps the most notable statement came from Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS), who began his questioning by casting doubt on data from NASA showing 2014 to be the hottest year on record.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 29, 2015
Even though both legislative bodies are expected to approve the bill, Obama has pledged to veto it.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 23, 2015
The Senate was in session until midnight Thursday night.
by Patrick Smith Posted on January 9, 2015
Climate change is happening. But you wouldn't know that by looking at the members of the 114th Congress.
by Tiffany Germain - Guest Contributor, Kristen Ellingboe - Guest Contributor, Kiley Kroh Posted on January 8, 2015
Over 56 percent of Republicans in the 114th Congress deny the science behind human-caused climate change, according to an analysis by CAP Action.
by Josh Israel Posted on December 31, 2014
Former Georgia legislator Michael Boggs will not receive a lifetime position on the federal bench.