10 Senate Democrats sign Shaheen letter pushing for open enrollment extension

The signatories include several Democrats facing reelection in 2014 in red states, but also some more liberal senators from blue states.

Senators rally around Feinstein, demand answers from CIA

If true, “this is Richard Nixon stuff,” one senator says.


Environmentalists play key role in 2012 races

(Craig Fritz / AP)

For the first time in years, green community flexes its political muscle.

Democratic Senate candidates push DREAM Act for the platfom

Three Democratic Senate candidates push for its inclusion.

The Senate is getting greener

The influx of young, energetic liberals into the Senate is also reorienting the Democratic caucus towards a more aggressive focus on climate issues.