2012 Campaign

Hayes named acting U.S. attorney for Western Washington

Annette L. Hayes has been named as acting U.S. attorney for Western Washington, taking over for Jenny Durkan, who stepped down Tuesday. Hayes will take over the office while U.S.…

FCC will consider petition to ban Washington Redskins nickname – WLS

The head of the Federal Communications Commission says the agency will consider a petition to ban the Washington Redskins nickname from the public airwaves. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler…

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

H. J. Res. 128, The Authorization for Use of Military Force Against ISIL Resolution

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H.R. 4971, The Ask Veterans Act

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H.R. 647, The ABLE Act of 2013

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S. 2041, The May 31, 1918 Act Repeal Act

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Corruption

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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

Jim Webb, former senator from Va., takes on his party’s hawks. And maybe Clinton.

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s enormous popularity and dominant standing among Democrats means that any potential challenger for the party’s 2016 presidential nomination would be, by definition, a long…

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…