A bipartisan deal to expand background checks is struggling to muster the 60 votes required to clear the Senate.
Democrats overcome a gun-control filibuster, but their boasts belie the tough road ahead.
Majority Leader Harry Reid filed for cloture on the Senate’s gun-control bill, scheduling a key procedural vote on guns for later this week.
This is the best chance in a generation for immigration reform, but there are reasons a deal has been so hard to come by
A funny thing happened after the Supreme Court handed down a split decision on Arizona’s controversial immigration law. All the key players won — even the ones who lost.