2012 Campaign

Senator Corker addresses ISIS situation

SWEETWATER—“We, as a nation, have lost tremendous credibility.” U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) didn’t hide his opinions when addressing a crowd during the first monthly membership meeting of…

Bob Corker makes case for bigger U.S. role in world affairs

Sen. Bob Corker says he hears about things the United States should be doing from U.S. ambassadors when he travels around the globe. (Photo: File / AP )…

Bob Corker: A GOP Senate will unfreeze government

Bob Corker: A GOP Senate will unfreeze government

According to Gallup polls last week, just 14 percent of Americans approve of the way Congress is doing its job, and the president hovers near record lows in…

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. 5476, The Cabin Fee Act of 2014

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S. 2482, The North Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act

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S. 2094, The Vessel Incidental Discharge Act

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H.R. 3913, To amend the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 to require agencies to make considerations relating to the promotion of efficiency, competition, and capital formation before issuing or modifying certain regulations

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Corruption

Power shifts to outsiders in U.S. Senate fight

Republicans and their allies were responsible for 50 percent of the roughly 633,000 Senate-focused TV ads that have so far aired…

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

Virginia senator stumps for Braley at UNI

CEDAR FALLS | Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., is no stranger to narrow election victories, and he believes a grassroots effort can assure a Democratic triumph Nov. 4…

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…