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Tammy Duckworth, the freshman senator and Iraq war vet who lost both her legs in combat, announced she's pregnant with her second child in a Chicago Sun-Times exclusive Tuesday. Her pregnancy is a milestone. She will be the first sitting senator to g...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell managed to convince Senate Democrats to vote to fund the government on Monday on the strength of his word. Based on even his recent track record, that word is worth very little. McConnell said Monday, before a v...

At least 31 Republicans have said they will retire instead of running for re-election in 2018. Are they afraid a wave election will sweep them out of office, and they would rather avoid the embarrassment? It could be, because Democrats hold a signifi...

The senator’s response to being named “Utahn of the Year” by The Salt Lake Tribune led to ridicule. A spokesman said the comment had been tongue-in-cheek.

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) only reads the headlines — or so it would seem by the senator’s decision to highlight a newspaper editorial that’s highly critical of the conservative stalwart. On Christmas Day, The Salt Lake Tribune named Hatch “...

What he may be considering will surprise Republican voters. The post AL Special Election Winner Doug Jones (D) Is Still Campaigning appeared first on RedState.

The Senate voted today to confirm Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, a move cheered by conservative activists and legal scholars. Willett’s nomination was approved by the Senate Judiciary...