A big bipartisan majority approved a No Child Left Behind rewrite, but only after "the bill about tanked a couple of times this week."
GOP leaders managed to keep just enough Republicans in line on No Child Left Behind rewrite.
The House and Senate will take up new versions of the controversial No Child Left Behind law in July.
The battles over fast-track and greenhouse gas rules top the bill this week.
Democrats want to give the rail service more money, and Republicans are demanding more accountability.
Two Tuesday markups could lead to big bipartisan deals—or fireworks.
She has been silent so far about which leadership job she wants.
Durbin won't run, and Reid has endorsed the New Yorker to succeed him.
With weighty debates raging on the chamber floor, a bipartisan group spent Wednesday discussing pie and lobster.
Republicans must overcome internal divides to craft the blueprint that will guide vital decisions for the rest of the year.
Immigration dominates this week's House agenda, while the Senate finishes a long Keystone debate.
Is Wall Street the key to funding perennially cash-strapped social programs in the U.S.?
Unlike in the House, Senate Republicans seem more concerned with homeland security funding than fighting Obama.
One D.C. charter aims to combat poverty by offering a range of free classes for adults, as well as early education for their kids.
President Obama has just proposed an idea that would benefit 9 million students, but he doesn't have a plan to fund it.
One D.C. charter school offers free English, computer, and parenting classes for adults and early education for their kids.
The chamber's top Democrat said he's working from home on "doctor's orders."
But first, a day of Republican pomp.
The country still needs a lot more investment to really change the life trajectory of young kids being raised by poor, single moms.
Expanding access to preschool is only one piece—and a late one at that—of what we should be doing to assist kids' development.