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Russia bristles as fresh US sanctions loom

Two years ago, Russian legislators celebrated with champagne on the floor of parliament, after Donald Trump emerged victorious in the US presidential elections. Now, they're likely feeling the hangover, as early hopes for a better relationship between Moscow and Washington grow dim.

John McCain halts treatment for brain cancer, family says

Sen. John McCain has decided to stop treatment for the brain cancer he has been battling for over a year, his family said Friday in an announcement that precipitated a rare moment of bipartisan empathy in honor of the Vietnam war hero and Republican political veteran.

Mitch McConnell makes Senate history

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reached a key Senate milestone Tuesday, surpassing former Sen. Robert Dole of Kansas to become the longest-serving Republican leader in the chamber's history.

Mitch McConnell cancels August recess for Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday the Senate will skip much of its treasured August recess to press ahead confirming the President's nominees and passing government spending bills.

GOP tax bill latest: It's a done deal

The GOP tax bill is a done deal. A minor technical issue (or more accurately, the Senate rules), slowed things up by about 11 hours, but the House will vote to again pass the tax bill, clearing it for the President's signature.

Election fatigue hits Wis. in 4-way Senate primary

Poll finds nearly 1 in 5 voters hasn't settled on a nominee

Even with the biggest name in modern Wisconsin politics on the ballot, the Republican primary in a highly competitive U.S. Senate race appears headed for a fractious four-way battle.

Election fatigue hits Wis. in 4-way Senate primary

Poll finds nearly 1 in 5 voters hasn't settled on a nominee

Even with the biggest name in modern Wisconsin politics on the ballot, the Republican primary in a highly competitive U.S. Senate race appears headed for a fractious four-way battle.

Poll: GOP U.S. Senate race tightens in final days

Poll says Thompson's lead in race shrinks

As the contentious Republican primary race for U.S. Senate enters its final days, the candidates and independent groups are blanketing the airwaves with millions of dollars in mostly negative ads as part of a final push to sway voters.

Poll: GOP U.S. Senate race tightens in final days

Poll says Thompson's lead in race shrinks

As the contentious Republican primary race for U.S. Senate enters its final days, the candidates and independent groups are blanketing the airwaves with millions of dollars in mostly negative ads as part of a final push to sway voters.

Neumann, Club for Growth launch new ads

New ads for the Republican U.S. Senate race to be released

Mark Neuman and the anti-tax group Club for Growth, will release new ads for the Republican U.S. Senate race on Wednesday.

Neumann, Club for Growth launch new ads

New ads for the Republican U.S. Senate race to be released

Mark Neuman and the anti-tax group Club for Growth, will release new ads for the Republican U.S. Senate race on Wednesday.