2012 Campaign

Klobuchar on front lines of national battle for Senate women

Amy Klobuchar (Photo: AP ) WASHINGTON – Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar may not have are-election battle this year, but she still finds herself smack dab in the middle…

Sen. Barrasso: Obama ‘A Dollar Short and a Day Late’ on ISIS

The Islamic State (ISIS) is out to attack the United States, but the Obama administration is woefully behind in going after the vicious Islamic terror group, says Sen.…

US Senate passes John Barrasso bill to streamline BLM oil and gas permitting …

CASPER, Wyoming — The U.S. Senate has approved a bill that seeks to streamline approval of oil and gas drilling permits on federal land. Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen.…

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

S.2912

NEW SEARCH | HOME | HELP S.2912 Latest Title: Don’t Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act Sponsor: Sen Ayotte, Kelly [NH] (introduced 9/18/2014)      Cosponsors (2) Latest Major…

S.Res.541

NEW SEARCH | HOME | HELP S.RES.541 Latest Title: A resolution recognizing the severe threat that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa poses to populations, governments, and economies…

S.Res.541

NEW SEARCH | HOME | HELP S.RES.541 Latest Title: A resolution recognizing the severe threat that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa poses to populations, governments, and economies…

H.R. 5597, To prohibit the Federal Government from issuing or enforcing certain requirements for schools relating to food

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: 9/18/2014:…

Corruption

Iowa, Michigan bombarded with political ads

In Michigan, Democratic Rep. Gary Peters is facing off against former Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land. Land’s campaign aired more…

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…