Some Senate Republicans, backed by their leadership, are proposing a plan to avoid mandated sequestration cuts by letting President Obama decide what to cut.

Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) threatened to filibuster the confirmation vote of John Brennan unless Brennan provides clear answers to the senator's questions regarding the prosecution of the drone war.

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky announced the return of $600,000 from his office budget to the federal treasury.

Confirming Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense may harm U.S. defense considering his record, words of praise from the Communist Party, and ties to far-left progressive organizations. 

The Senate Intelligence Committee’s Thursday confirmation hearing of John Brennan, President Obama's nominee for head of the Central Intelligence Agency, was more gracious than grueling.