Sen. John McCain spoke against a bill that he said would encourage many in the military to leave after one enlistment. However, the Republican senator from Arizona missed his chance to vote against the bill because he was campaigning for President.
Republican John McCain said the desire by Democratic presidential rivals Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement would jeopardize crucial military support from Canada.
The first public photos of Sen. Tim Johnson since his December brain hemorrhage show him looking pounds lighter and sitting in a wheelchair. According to a spokeswoman, he now has limited use of his right arm and leg.
Stung during the 1990s Democratic fund-raising controversy, John Kerry is returning a $2,000 check from the son of South Korea's disgraced ex-president after learning the donor was charged with tax evasion.
The Republican from the St. Louis suburb of Town and Country defeated Democrat Arthur Lieber and Libertarian Steve Mosbacher in the district that covers parts of three counties - St. Louis, St. Charles and Lincoln.