Toomey, Durbin clash as sequester nears

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WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted down PA Republican Sen. Pat Toomey’s plan to offer President Obama flexibility in how he applies $85 billion... Read more

Toomey: keep budget cuts, but give Obama flexibility

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WASHINGTON -- As $85 billion in federal budget cuts near, Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey is working on a plan to give President Obama more power... Read more

Poll: ethics questions take toll on Menendez

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WASHINGTON -- The ethics allegations surrounding New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez have taken a steep toll on his public image, according to a Quinnipiac... Read more

How Booker could be beat

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WASHINGTON -- He’s got 1.3 million Twitter followers, a line to Oprah and a frequent guest spot on the big Sunday morning talk shows... Read more

GOP to Menendez: Happy Valentine's Day

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WASHINGTON -- How do you express your love in Washington? With a sly Valentine’s Day card that doubles as a biting partisan attack... Read more

Ten Philly, NJ observations on the State of the Union

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Are local Republicans warming up to President Obama? Did anyone want to stand next to Sen. Bob Menendez as he faces a cascade of ethics questions?... Read more

Casey named to key finance committee

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WASHINGTON -- Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey has been named to the influential Senate Finance Committee, which oversees tax issues, giving both... Read more

Fellow Senators give Menendez breathing room

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WASHINGTON -- The news media is circling New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez over a series of ethics allegations, but fellow lawmakers on both sides... Read more