A Trade Promotion Authority bill passed the U.S. Senate 62-37 Friday night, with 48 Republicans and 14 Democrats voting for the measure.
The U.S. House voted to block a measure permitting considering letting immigrants who arrived here illegally to serve in the military.
Murphy's candidacy gives the Democrats strong odds of winning the Senate seat held by Republican Senator Marco Rubio.
On a 237-190 vote, the Republican controlled U.S. House has voted to undo president Obama's executive order on immigration.
Pennsylvania House Republican Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania publicly voiced his support for marriage equality today.
PPP released a poll on Wednesday that shows Democrat Michelle Nunn ahead of all four GOP candidates in Georgia's open Senate race. Republican Saxby Chambliss is retiring at the end of his term.