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Kagan's confirmation may be the Senate Democrats' only achievement this week.
Jobless benefits are sure to be an issue during the 2010 election campaign.
Legislation to restore unemployment benefits broke free of Senate Republican delaying tactics.
Obama secured the 60 Senate votes he needs to pass a sweeping overhaul of financial regulations.
Republicans running for re-election are coming out early against Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.
Virtually certain of losing a Senate vote, Democrats scale back a catchall tax and spending bill.
The notion that Rand Paul may be a harbinger rather than an outlier has some GOP-ers worried.
Congress is headed toward landmark votes on whether to allow gays to serve openly in the military.
Congress is looking to tighten the screws on financial markets.
He is one of the Democrats who voted against the healthcare reconciliation bill