Republicans have criticized Perez for making decisions guided by left-wing ideology as the head of the DOJ's civil rights division.
A long-term solution to the "doc fix"?
BREAKING: Gosnell faces the death penalty as he's convicted on three first-degree murder charges in the deaths of babies born alive.
They're the unmanned aerial vehicles that inspired the filibuster of the year, but some say they could drive economic growth.
Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) call their Follow the Money Act of 2013 a bipartisan compromise.
The Marketplace Fairness Act would allow states to force Internet retailers to collect taxes from their customers.
House conservative: "We’re shifting money from one part of Obamacare we don’t support to another part of Obamacare we don’t support."
Something for each side to loathe: $740 billion in increased revenue over the next decade and a higher eligibility age for Medicare.
Perez questioned on various issues including voter identification laws and a St. Paul housing discrimination case. Related: Tom Perez: What You Need To Know About the Most Radical Cabinet Nominee
New version nixed a provision that would have allowed the government to use data they receive from companies for national security purposes.
McCain: “Now is the time to get it done as quickly as possible.”
“Howard University Doesn’t Support White Supremacy" read a protester's sign as the senator said the story of emancipation is the history of his party.
Regulators identified the complex and interconnected nature of the numerous rules as the main reason for delay.
“Many of my friends in college who are gay are also either Republican or libertarian,” said one college student.
“I believe that everyone has the right to make their husband as miserable as I do,” read one poster held by a woman.
Rep. Marino: "China acted like it wasn’t happening and Russia simply said ‘so what?’”
Panelist: “I see America making the same mistakes Britain has made over the past 15 years."
LaSalvia: "Opposing gay marriage is not, in and of itself, bigotry.”
Top Senate trade officials warned that they want to ensure American companies see clear benefits.
“I hope that the president’s election motivates him to work more closely with Israel."
Rubio: “I want people to make a lot more than $9 an hour. I want people to make as much as they can."
Issa: "Ultimately, trusting a government is inconsistent with our founding words, 'We the people.' Aaron understood that."
Backlash to the free-speech implications of SOPA was huge, but that doesn't mean it's gone for good.
Even with a new Congress in session, the president will argue that lawmakers aren't moving fast enough.
What Jack Lew lacks in financial experience he has in rankling congressional Republicans. UPDATE: Opposition builds