WASHINGTON (AP) — Tempers flared at a Senate hearing on immigration legislation Monday as a Republican senator objected to a Democrat’s criticism of attempts by some to link the Boston Marathon bombings to the immigration bill.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A filibuster averted. A likely accord on immigration reform. A former Republican presidential candidate thanked — publicly! — by the Senate’s top Democrat. Lawmakers of both parties lunched together for the first time many could remember.
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Brennan took over Friday as director of the CIA, the finishing touch on President Barack Obama’s national security team for his second term. The White House said VP Biden swore Brennan in during a private ceremony.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans dismissed President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address as nothing more than big government spending and more tax increases. But a brief sip of water may have gotten more immediate attention.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio isn’t the only potential Republican presidential candidate delivering a response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. Sen. Rand Paul is giving the tea party’s response.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Republican soul-searching begins in earnest this week as GOP officials from every state in the nation come together for the first time since their party’s November shellacking.