2012 Campaign
Manchin Given New U. S. Senate Committee Assignments

Manchin Given New U. S. Senate Committee Assignments

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin will have some new committee assignments when the 114th Congress convenes next month. Manchin’s office announced today that he has been assigned to the…

It matters — a lot — that Tammy Baldwin will be on Appropriations Committee

If budgets are moral documents — and they are — then it matters which members of Congress serve on the House and Senate committees that appropriate money. So…

WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker says he’ll call out National Guard to …

The DA has spent months considering possible charges against Milwaukee officer Christopher Manney, who was fired after approaching Dontre Hamilton from the back and frisking him in late…

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.Con.Res.125

NEW SEARCH | HOME | HELP H.CON.RES.125 Latest Title: Providing for the sine die adjournment of the second session of the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress. Sponsor: Rep Culberson,…

S.1800

NEW SEARCH | HOME | HELP S.1800 Latest Title: Bureau of Reclamation Transparency Act Sponsor: Sen Barrasso, John [WY] (introduced 12/11/2013)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 12/16/2014 Passed/agreed…

S.1800

NEW SEARCH | HOME | HELP S.1800 Latest Title: Bureau of Reclamation Transparency Act Sponsor: Sen Barrasso, John [WY] (introduced 12/11/2013)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 12/16/2014 Passed/agreed…

S. 3018, A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the rules relating to partnership audits and adjustments

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: 12/16/2014:…

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

Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine: We’re in ISIS war ‘without legal authority’

Washington (CNN) — Sen. Tim Kaine said Wednesday there’s no legal authority for the current U.S. mission against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. “We have been engaged…

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…