2chambers: Patrick Leahy


Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 12/19/2012

Democrats unveil proposals to address Newtown shooting

Several Democratic proposals in the House and Senate could be adopted as part of the White House review.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  01:32 PM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All About Congress, Barbara Boxer, Daniel Inouye, Diane Feinstein, FCC, FTC, gun control, House, House Democrats, Jay Rockfeller, Patrick Leahy, Senate, Senate Democrats

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 12/18/2012

Patrick Leahy sworn in as Senate President Pro Tempore

Vermont's senior senator is now third in line to the presidency.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  11:56 AM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Inouye, Harry Reid, Jon Kyl, Orrin Hatch, Patrick Leahy, Senate, Senate Democrats

Posted at 07:46 PM ET, 12/17/2012

Daniel Inouye dies: What it means for the Senate

2CHAMBERS | What the death of the chamber's most senior member means for leadership of the chamber and plum committees.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  07:46 PM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barbara Mikulski, Daniel Akaka, Daniel Inouye, Patrick Leahy, Rob Portman, Senate Pro Tempore

Posted at 07:05 PM ET, 12/17/2012

When senators learned that Daniel Inouye died

2CHAMBERS | The Senate stood in stunned silence as Harry Reid announced the news.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  07:05 PM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amy Klobuchar, Chuck Schumer, Daniel Inouye, Dick Durbin, Harry Reid, John Thune, Mary Landrieu, Mitch McConnell, Patrick Leahy, Patty Murray, Senate, Senate Pro Tempore, Tom Harkin

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 12/12/2012

Awaiting a 'fiscal cliff' deal, lawmakers pass other legislation

Lawmakers are biding their time by passing modest bills long languishing on the House and Senate dockets.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  03:27 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All About Congress, Amy Klobuchar, Eric Cantor, House, Jay Rockefeller, John Boehner, Patrick Leahy, Senate, TSA, Vice President Biden