u.s. senate

Senate Democrats Look To Tweak Bill On Keystone XL Pipeline
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats plan to use Senate consideration of the Keystone XL oil pipeline to get Republicans on the record about climate change and to resurrect parts of a bipartisan energy efficiency bill doomed by pipeline politics last year. But Republicans readied additions such as lift…
Watch Senator Rand Paul Holding Filibuster in the Senate
Standing up to speak on the floor of the United States Senate to hold up a vote on an issue via a talking filibuster is a rare but time-honored tradition.  And there is one happening right now by the junior senator from Kentucky, Rand Paul.  Paul started his filibuster saying "I w…