The bill does not strip funding from Planned Parenthood, a condition that some House Republicans had insisted on. The action now moves to the House.
Outgoing Speaker John Boehner said a "large majority of our members have made clear they want these elections held next week."
As yet another batch of the Democratic presidential candidate's emails from her time as secretary of state are set to be released, she's walking a fine legal line in how she talks about them.
One wealthy Republican businessman is pushing for the GOP to change its messaging — and get on board with addressing climate action.
Page 25 of "The Twitter Government And Elections Handbook" begins, "What Is Twitter?"
Politicians and the press are trying to read the tea leaves on Joe Biden's future. But right now, only the vice president knows what his tea cup holds.
Hillary Clinton is still facing questions about her private email server. Her carefully worded responses are in part designed to provide legal cover.
A group of Democratic and Republican senators are finalizing a bill that would make major changes to the justice system. It has the support of some surprise backers like Koch Industries and the ACLU.
Most of us are unaware of what goes on under the hood of our cars. Some people, including safety researchers, would like to access the software. But a 1998 copyright law stands in the way.
House Republicans questioned the head of Planned Parenthood on Tuesday, on whether the women's health group needs federal funding.
The congressional hearing was oftentimes contentious with the head of Planned Parenthood defending her organization and explaining that it does not receive federal money for most abortions.
The former NSA contractor was up to more than 600,000 followers hours after joining Twitter. His presence on the social-media platform could mean domestic surveillance makes a campaign comeback.
Planned Parenthood recently has become a flashpoint in the 2016 presidential campaign, especially among GOP candidates. But public opinion about the organization isn't changing much.
Republican entrepreneur Jay Faison tells NPR's Robert Siegel why his foundation, ClearPath, brought together GOP pollsters to help find a way to get Americans to take climate change seriously.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump unveils a tax plan that would drop the maximum rate from nearly 40 percent to 25 percent. Businesses would also get much lower rates.
Fiorina lost out on going to the Senate five years ago but, as a former adviser said, "she gave Barbara Boxer a huge run for her money." Her rise in this year's race is reminiscent of that run.
President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin met Monday after both spoke at the United Nations General Assembly. The two have been at odds over a solution to the Syrian conflict.
Senators agreed to limit debate on a measure to fund the government through Dec. 11 without stripping funding from Planned Parenthood. They're expected to approve the bill and send it to the House.
Eighteen charges remain against Menendez and an eye doctor, Salomon Melgen. The men are accused of engaging in a bribery scheme involving lavish trips and political campaigns.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with John McCormack, senior writer for The Weekly Standard, about the challenges ahead presented by the demands of the Freedom Caucus.