2012 Campaign
Democrats Remind Voters What It Means When Republicans Make Promises …

Democrats Remind Voters What It Means When Republicans Make Promises …

As Republicans teeter drunkenly toward yet another government shutdown, Democrats are on the warpath. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is taking this moment to remind everyone of what…

Baldwin asks Obama administration for special Wisconsin insurance enrollment

More in House Dems urge CMS to ensure accurate nursing home staffing data Read more » You can read the rest of this article at: http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/216412-baldwin-asks-obama-administration-for-special-wisconsin-insurance…

Corker: Congress must authorize strikes in Syria

More in Defense GOP’s Bob Corker: Obama foreign policy ‘hard to watch’ Read more »…

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. 5235, The Emergency Iron Dome Replenishment Act

Detailed Summary (Log in to edit the wiki and be the first to provide a detailed summary of the bill!) Status of the Legislation Latest Major Action: 7/30/2014:…

WashingtonWatch.com Digest – September 2, 2014

WashingtonWatch.com Digest – September 2, 2014

WashingtonWatch.com Digest – September 2, 2014 Posted by Jim Harper, September 2, 2014 at 10:00 am This is the WashingtonWatch.com email newsletter for the week of September 1,…

H.R. 5069, The Federal Duck Stamp Act of 2014

Detailed Summary (Log in to edit the wiki and be the first to provide a detailed summary of the bill!) Status of the Legislation Latest Major Action: 7/30/2014:…

The Iron Dome Thickens…

The Iron Dome Thickens…

The Iron Dome Thickens… Posted by Jim Harper, September 1, 2014 at 6:21 pm Israel’s “Iron Dome” anti-missile defense system would be that much thicker if H.R. 5235…

Corruption

Firearms more likely to be used in suicides than in homicides

Any means necessary After his son killed himself in 2003, Stephen Johnson, of Las Vegas, installed a gun safe in his…

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

GOP vs Obama: Whoever shuts up wins election 2014

LOS ANGELES, September 2, 2014 — An Amusing t-shirt reads, “Help! I’m talking and I can’t shut up!” Children are given prizes in school for winning, “the…

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

0) { % 0) { % 0) { % You can read the rest of this article at: http://www.thenews-messenger.com/story/news/local/2014/08/04/brown-great-lakes-senators-urge-action-asian-carp-threat/13589487/…

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…