Blaming Harry Reid for filibuster mania.
Lamar Alexander, the No. 3 Senate Republican leader, will step down from his leadership job in January, saying he can do more to help set budget priorities and curb government regulations as an “independent senior senator.”
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran was forced into a Mississippi runoff campaign after being attacked by a Republican primary challenger as a free-spending, Washington insider.
President Barack Obama ordered the Department of Education to expand a program to ease student loan repayments for about 5 million more people.
Sylvia Mathews Burwell was confirmed today by the U.S. Senate as the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, replacing Kathleen Sebelius and signaling a new stage for Obamacare.
"College graduates do not need a $1-a-day taxpayer subsidy to help pay off a $27,000 loan."
- Lamar Alexander on Jun 09, 2014