Independents split on Harry Reid's filibuster change while young Americans strongly support a 60-vote threshold on legislation.
We knew that Rubio, Paul, and Cruz would be worth watching, but there are several lawmakers who surprised us by grabbing the spotlight this year.
One obscure provision pits the world's most powerful oil and mining companies against human-rights groups and high-profile advocates.
A group of Democrats want to force energy companies to send more money to the government when they produce coal, oil and natural gas on federal lands.
With major pieces of the law coming online, the administration is touting the law's benefits in a bid to boost its popularity.
Christie, Democrats strike a deal on in-state tution for undocument students.
One of the tiny airborne devices, outfitted in seasonal garb, recently spread some holiday cheer in San Francisco.
After a mournful year, the senator asks his colleagues to let him get home to his wife and family.
Measure would enforce interim deal with Iran, allow up to one year to negotiate.
The population of Rhode Island's capital city has changed drastically since 1980, altering its politics and culture.
Max Baucus is bailing on the Senate at just the right time for advocates of exporting U.S. natural gas and crude oil.
Executions are on the decline across the United States—unless you live in Texas or Florida.