Democrats are exploring a new attack line against the Koch brothers and Republican allies, telling voters the billionaire energy executives want to let home flood insurance premiums soar to help corporate America.
Dirk Van Dongen has raised money for Republican presidential candidates for three decades and will be a financial force for Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s 2016 presidential campaign –- if Jeb Bush doesn’t run.
The Senate’s intelligence committee chairman said she supports requiring U.S. phone carriers led by Verizon Communications Inc. to hold calling records for use by the National Security Agency, which may speed an end to the spy agency’s collection of that information.
U.S. intelligence agencies aren’t sure what Russian President Vladimir Putin might do next after he was able to annex Crimea almost without warning, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers said.
A Caterpillar Inc. executive defended her company’s tax maneuvers, telling a Senate panel that moving profits from its parts business to Switzerland from the U.S. was a legal and appropriate way to eliminate unnecessary expenses.
Republican David Jolly’s victory in a Florida congressional election this month has given outside groups focused on a broader goal a playbook for how to gain the six seats the party needs to take control of the U.S. Senate.
It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Republicans in Washington wanted North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis to quickly win the party’s Senate nomination and focus entirely on vulnerable Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, said the Republican Party would win more support from young voters by highlighting what he says are violations of privacy by the federal government, including the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs.
U.S. Senate legislation providing aid for Ukraine moved closer to completion as Majority Leader Harry Reid abandoned a provision opposed by Republicans that would have boosted the International Monetary Fund.