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In Washington, Ted Cruz's 'Truth' Will Make Him More Enemies

When their presidential bids failed, senators as liberal as Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and as conservative as Barry Goldwater of Arizona returned to Capitol Hill and had productive — if not legendary — careers.

Voting-Rights Advocates Get Win at Supreme Court

Monday’s big election law news came from the Supreme Court’s penultimate decision of the term upholding Arizona’s congressional districts.

Let Puerto Rico Go Bankrupt? Maybe.

Let Puerto Rico Go Bankrupt. That’s something Puerto Rico’s voice in Congress supports, as does Jeb Bush, and now, maybe, the White House.

Ben Jones Raises His Battle Flag

Its days might be numbered in the Palmetto State and other Southern states. But the Confederate battle flag has suddenly become the must-have item in the life of former Rep. Ben Jones.

Cruz Says McConnell Misled on Funding Incumbents

Sen. Ted Cruz is suggesting current Majority Leader Mitch McConnell misled him about the objectives of the National Republican Senatorial Committee last cycle.

Supreme Court Upholds Arizona's Congressional Map (Updated)

Updated 11:20 a.m. | The Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s congressional map Monday, declaring in a 5-4 ruling the use of an independent redistricting commission that drew House district lines in the 2012 cycle did not violate the Constitution.

Congressional Cemetery Dead Serious About Fitness

Dear unwanted flab: prepare to take a dirt nap.

Mike Lee's Missed 'Fast-Track' Vote Causes Discord, Confusion

Sen. Mike Lee had said he supported a stand-alone measure to revive Trade Promotion Authority, but when the vote was called, the Republican was still in Utah.

Harry Reid to Burning Man's Rescue?

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., wants the Bureau of Land Management to suck it up when it comes to Burning Man.

Obama Sings 'Amazing Grace' After Sweeping Call for Action

On perhaps the most remarkable day of his presidency, Barack Obama touched a crowd of thousands in Charleston, S.C., leading them in singing ‘Amazing Grace’ after issuing a stirring call to action as he eulogized state Sen. Clementa Pinckney and the others slain a week ago.

Scott Brown’s Slim Pickings

Contrary to what social media users might think, former lawmaker Scott Brown hasn’t been conned by any Nigerian princes. And he no longer has any need to curry favor with Big Pharma.

For Gay Lawmaker, Court's Decision Personal, Powerful, Profound

The crowd in front of the Supreme Court awaiting Friday’s landmark decision on same-sex marriage included one of the country’s most eligible bachelors — openly gay Rep. Mark Takano.

Transcript: Obama Delivers Eulogy for Clementa Pinckney

Here’s the full CQ Roll Call transcript of President Barack Obama’s Eulogy for State Senator Clementa Pinckney in Charleston, S.C.:

Wounded Warriors Honored in Statuary Hall

The Capitol was packed on an already busy Wednesday, but it wasn’t because of the typical parade of tourists.

Gay Marriage Supporters Turn Focus to ENDA

Having achieved marriage equality in Friday’s landmark Supreme Court decision, supporters of gay rights are making clear there’s still much work to do, including on employment discrimination.

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Court's Marriage Ruling Addresses State, Religious Views it Overrides

The Supreme Court's ruling Friday that same-sex couples have the fundamental right to marry, a landmark civil rights ruling that has sweeping implications for American society.

Reagan Aides Foresaw Kennedy Gay-Rights Views That Conservatives Now Lament

The origins of Friday's landmark Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage can be traced back almost 30 years to the Senate's confirmation process for justices.

Menendez: Suspend Iran Nuclear Talks if Iran Won't Budge

A Democratic senator who has led calls for stronger sanctions against Iran is joining Republicans skeptical of the country’s intentions when it comes to the ongoing talks over nuclear capabilities.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of June 22, 2015 (Video)

In preparation for their Fourth of July recess, members spent the week counting, texting and describing the concept of fire.

Obama Transcript: Statement on Same-Sex Marriage Supreme Court Ruling

President Barack Obama on Friday addressed the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide.

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