Patty Murray

From left to right, Sens. Charles Schumer of New York, Harry Reid of Nevada and Dick Durbin of Illinois (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Harry Reid’s Exit Sets Off Senate Leadership Feud Between Schumer, Durbin

According to Durbin’s version of events, Schumer pledged his support for Durbin to hang onto the No. 2 job as Democratic whip. According to Schumer, that never happened.

04/01/2015

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) announce a bipartisan budget deal on Dec. 10, 2013, in Washington. (credit: Getty Images)

What Gridlock? House Passes Bipartisan Budget Bill

The House has given sweeping bipartisan approval to a budget bill backed by both President Barack Obama, his Democratic allies and a big majority of the chamber’s Republicans.

12/12/2013