Senator makes TV push for immigration deal as lawmakers inch toward a deal. Jim Acosta reports.
Former Nebraska senator Chuck Hagel is confirmed as Secretary of Defense. CNN's Dana Bash & Barbara Starr report.
CNN's Jim Acosta reports on the Kentucky Senate race and whether actress Ashley Judd will run for office.
(CNN) - Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez, in an exclusive television interview with CNN on Monday, denied claims that he had engaged in parties with prostitutes during trips to the Dominican Republic.
"The bottom line is all those smears are absolutely false," Menendez told CNN Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash on Capitol Hill.
Sen. Jim DeMint talks to CNN's Wolf Blitzer on his decision to leave the Senate and lead the Heritage Foundation.
Actress Ashley Judd may be considering a run for Senate in her home state of Kentucky. CNN's Nischelle Turner reports.
Rep. Todd Akin defies GOP and stays in his race, compromising chances of a GOP-won Senate majority. Dana Bash reports.