If neither Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) nor Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) are allowed to claim victor over the coveted Senate Chamber gavel come election day, Vice President Joe Biden will play tie-breaker.
An estimated $4 million in attack ads mudslinging GOP front-runner, Dan Sullivan have been spent by supporters of Democratic Senator Mark Begich, a ploy Republicans call "meddling" the primary for an easier win in the general election.
Spoiler: it is looking good for the GOP.
The House heads to recess after 11th-hour votes.
Incoming House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) dodged questions Sunday when asked if House Republicans would delay Congress’ five-week vacation in order to address the continual crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Senate Finance Committee met Tuesday to address the increasing national concern of corporate tax inversion and its negative impact on U.S. economy. Lawmakers were split along partisan lines when discussing whether relocated firms should be subject to punitive legislation.
Yes and no.
With Democrats scared that they're going to lose the Senate in the November 2014 elections, they've been very hesitant to actually legislate. Doing so would require some of their members to actually take a position on some important issues, and in response to that, they're just grinding everything to a halt.