2012 Campaign

Obama signs bill creating B Reactor national park

Local News Wish List: St. Vincent de Paul seeks donations of clothes, household items…

Toomey, Perry: Stop passing ‘trash’ teachers who sexually abuse students

Toomey, Perry: Stop passing ‘trash’ teachers who sexually abuse students

York County’s state and federal legislative delegations are pushing to stop the practice of school administrators who rid their districts of suspected child sexual predators by writing glowing…

Holiday perks include naughty and nice in Wisconsin politics

Gov. Scott Walker – Let’s see, what to get the governor who has everything? How about a convincing re-election victory over a solid Democratic opponent. Done that. Republican…

Features

2012 US Senate Races Overview

2012 US Senate Races Overview

US Senators serve a six-year term.  The terms are staggered so that one-third of the…

We’re Shutting Down to Protest SOPA

We’re Shutting Down to Protest SOPA

We’re shutting down our website tomorrow, Wednesday, January 18th in protest of the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act  (SOPA).…

Legislation

S. 3013, A bill to amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prevent manipulation of physical commodities prices, and for other purposes

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S. 3012, A bill to improve the enforcement of sanctions against the Government of North Korea, and for other purposes

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S. 3011, The SCRUB Act of 2014

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S. 3009, The Advance Planning and Compassionate Care Act of 2014

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Corruption

U.S. Senate races to attract 1 million TV ads

That illustrates a massive change in the dynamics of Kansas’ race. During the week after Labor Day, for example, Kansas TV…

Florida 2012

Gene Lyons: The old South fades

Politically speaking, we live by caricature. Particularly in the age of satellite TV news and Internet fulmination, the temptation is to melodrama. So I wasn’t terribly surprised…

Massachusetts 2012

National Dems jump into Mass. Senate race air war

(CNN) – With two and a half weeks to go until a special Senate election in Massachusetts, two national Democratic groups are going up with television commercials…

Nevada 2012

11 takeaways from Sen. Harry Reid’s visit to the Sun

Christopher DeVargas Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sits down with the Las Vegas Sun on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. By Sun Staff (contact) Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 |…

Virginia 2012

Sen. Tim Kaine’s war powers push wins Foreign Relations Committee nod

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee sent a strong message about the Constitution and the fight against the Islamic State Thursday, joining Sen. Tim Kaine’s five-month-long campaign to…

New Mexico 2012

School District Unsure About Graduation Requirements

    The Aesop’s Fable goes like this: A boy cries wolf when there is no wolf, and the first time, the whole town rushes to help him.…

Ohio 2012

Brown, Great Lakes senators urge action on Asian carp threat

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Michigan 2012

Peters endorsed by Stabenow and Levin for U.S. Senate

In a press release, Levin said, “It’s of course important to me that the person who is elected to represent Michigan in the Senate next year be…

New York 2012

Sen. Gillibrand’s military sexual assault bill passes

Congress is sending President Barack Obama a comprehensive defense bill that would crack down on sexual assault in the military and add protections for victims. The Senate…