Senate Republicans have killed a Democratic-written constitutional amendment aimed at big spending in election campaigns by corporations, wealthy individuals and candidates themselves.
Sen. Mark Udall on Monday apologized for saying that two reporters beheaded by militants in the Middle East would agree that the United States should not "be impulsive" in responding to their deaths.
The No. 2 Senate Democrat, long thought to have an easy ride to a fourth term, could be in for a fight as recent polls show the race narrowing in the final weeks of the 2014 midterms.
A Democratic senator is planning to introduce legislation authorizing U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria, in a bid to ensure President Obama is not waiting on Congress to escalate...