2012 Campaign

Morning briefing: Gov. Scott Walker loses some support in rural areas

Take a look at the stories from around our area and world that are making news today. Gov. Scott Walker loses some support in rural areas: Craig Gilbert…

Interest groups dropping millions in governor’s race

Madison — Outside groups are opening their thick wallets in the Wisconsin governor’s race.  Emily’s List, a group that supports pro-abortion rights female candidates, said Monday that it…

Senator on Obama’s ISIS Strategy: ‘It Makes No Sense to Me. And I Can’t Sell It’ – The Intercept

West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on Tuesday scathingly criticized a key element of the Obama administration’s strategy to confront the Islamic State, saying that history has shown…

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.R. 5674, To provide for higher education reform

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Top Ten Bills

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H.R. 5673, To direct the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a program to reimburse States and political subdivisions of States for expenses related to the presence of aliens having no lawful immigration status, and for other purposes

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WashingtonWatch.com Digest – September 22, 2014

WashingtonWatch.com Digest – September 22, 2014

WashingtonWatch.com Digest – September 22, 2014 Posted by Jim Harper, September 22, 2014 at 10:00 am This is the WashingtonWatch.com email newsletter for the week of September 22,…

Corruption

Oops: Republican super PAC misidentifies source of massive donation

Republican super PAC American Crossroads misidentified its second-largest donor last month in paperwork filed Friday with the Federal Election Commission. The…

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

Warner maintains lead on Gillespie – Richmond Times

Warner and Gillespie (copy) Sen. Mark R. Warner (left) holds a large lead over Republican challenger Ed Gillespie as the homestretch to Election Day begins. Posted: Wednesday,…

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…