A key plank of President Obama’s trade agenda won final approval in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, capping a dramatic few weeks that saw the legislation nearly collapse amid Democratic infighting.
The Senate has voted to confirm Ashton Carter as the next defense secretary.
New attacks on Baghdad have lawmakers weighing their options.
Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn announced Thursday that he will retire at the end of the current session of Congress.
Tom Leppert, candidate for US Senate, says he disagrees with President Obama's energy plan.