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Jon Stewart Chases Down A Sitting Senator Over 9/11 Health Bill
Jon Stewart chases down Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Nebraska, to get her support for a health bill for 9/11 first responders.
Seasoned Senators Dole Out Advice: Avoid Mistakes And Dungeon Offices
Everyone’s a newbie at some point in their Senate career. After years on Capitol Hill , senators have come to learn a thing or two about surviving in the halls of Congress. As 12 senators-elect learned their way around the halls of the Senate this week during freshman orientation, several senators
Republicans Accuse Democrats of Using Hobby Lobby Fallout to 'Score Election Year Points'
Republicans fired back today at Democrats’ plans to counter the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision that allows a contraception exclusion for closely-held companies with religious beliefs, saying they will propose a measure of their own. It was a dose of election year reality, dashing ...
Bruning Concedes Neb. GOP Governor Primary to Ricketts
Despite a slim margin separating the candidates, Attorney General Jon Bruning called challenger Pete Ricketts to concede the Nebraska GOP gubernatorial primary Tuesday. “Sometimes you fight hard and come up short,” he wrote online. I have called @RickettsForGov to concede. Sometimes you fight hard
A Tea Party Test In Nebraska
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ANOTHER TUESDAY, ANOTHER PRIMARY DAY: Nebraska and West Virginia voters go to the polls today. The key race today is the GOP Senate primary in Nebraska and it is the tea party’s best shot at victory, but it’s not exactly a clear tea...
It's Primary Season: Nebraska and West Virginia Go to the Polls
Another Tuesday, another Primary Day as Nebraska and West Virginia voters go to the polls today. The key race today is the GOP Senate primary in Nebraska and it is the tea party’s best shot at victory, but it’s not exactly a clear tea party...
Congress Gone Wild? Lawmakers Take on Spring Break
ABC’s Alexander Mallin, Erin Dooley and Ryan Struyk report: Congress’ annual two-week Spring vacation from the nation’s capital is well underway, and many of the 535 lawmakers are following the tradition of sharing their wild (and in some cases, mild) experiences via social media. What...
9 Candidates Get Sarah Palin's Seal of Approval
The 2014 midterm elections are right around the corner, and after endorsing 64 candidates in 2010, and contributing about $300,000 to candidates in 2012, Sarah Palin is once again trying to wield influence over another election cycle. Just like in previous years, Palin’s picks get...
White House Intensifies Efforts to Make the Case for Syria Military Strikes
The White House intensified its efforts on Sunday to make the case for why limited strikes against Syria are necessary, with President Obama trying to persuade Congress and overcome a forceful tide of public opinion against launching a new military campaign in the Middle East. The president is
IRS Scandal: 3 Names You'll Hear More About This Week
Last week might have seemed like the longest one ever for the Internal Revenue Service, but this one isn't looking much better, with another congressional hearing scheduled to probe the agency's targeting of tea party groups. Two senior IRS officials have already resigned : Steven Miller, the