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Bob Casey

Bitter Primaries Hurting GOP Chances In Key States

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — Mutual admiration was the rule for Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson's listening session at the University of South Florida. School pro...

Dan Froomkin

Senators Go After Facebook Co-Founder For Renouncing Citizenship | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Populist anger at Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin's decision to renounce his U.S. citizenship -- a move that could save him hundreds...

Internet Freedom Is a Human Right

Sen. Chris Coons | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics
Sen. Chris Coons

Internet freedom -- the freedom to exchange thought, opinion, expression, and association to meet political, social, education, or religious objectives -- should not be restricted for law-abiding citizens in the United States or anywhere in the world.

Democratic Senator Faces Challengers In Pennsylvania

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - Five Pennsylvania Republicans face off on Tuesday for the chance to run against Democrat...

Why Santorum Once Touted His Work With Bono

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rick Santorum boasts that his deep conservative values make him a stronger challenger against President Barack Obama this fall than...

Make Casey Answer for Blunt Amendment

Kate Michelman | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Kate Michelman

Women should not need a permission slip from the government or employers to address their reproductive health needs, and it is becoming increasingly clear that the women of Pennsylvania cannot trust Casey to protect their health and defend their rights.

Which Side's Hardliners Will Sabotage US-Iran Diplomacy? Enter Romney and Lieberman

Jamal Abdi | Posted 05.09.2012 | World
Jamal Abdi

We're at a rare moment in which both the United States and Iran have unclenched their fists and appear ready for real talks. But we've seen how opportunities have been sabotaged in the past by political opportunism, ultimatums and intransigence from factions on each side.

Amanda Terkel

Linda Lingle, Hawaii GOP Senate Candidate, Hosting Fundraiser With Sen. Roy Blunt | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hawaii GOP Senate candidate Linda Lingle held a fundraiser in Washington, D.C., Tuesday evening, and the special guest at the event was ...

Newt Makes Grave Prediction For Rival

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics

NASHVILLE — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Monday slammed rival Rick Santorum as a "big labor Republican," accusing him of s...

Election 2012 Rundown

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

As the 2012 presidential election heats up, both parties are pushing hard in congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

Senator: Bill Prevents Repeat Of Case Involving Disabled Adults Locked In Basement

AP | By JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 11.28.2011 | Impact

PHILADELPHIA -- U.S. Sen. Bob Casey unveiled legislation Monday that he said would close a loophole that may have allowed a woman accused of locking m...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Propose Tax Cut For Middle Class, New Tax For Millionaires | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are offering a bill that would cut taxes for most families next year by about $1,500, paying for the cut by taxing income abov...

Freed Hikers And Their Families Thank Senators

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 12.12.2011 | Impact

By DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Two American hikers held for more than two years in an Iranian prison thanked U.S. senators on Wed...

A Winning Game Plan

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

Mr. Schultz and his cohorts are to be commended for stepping forward as concerned citizen-leaders at this time of great urgency.

WATCH: Maddow's Harsh Takedown Of Dem. Senator

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.16.2011 | Media

Rachel Maddow mocked a Democratic senator on her Thursday show for what she called his "inexplicable" opposition to President Obama's jobs bill. Ma...

See No Race, See No Gay

Kira Hudson Banks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kira Hudson Banks

Co-written with Nestor L. Lopez-Duran PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan. Pssst...... Refusing to acknowledge diffe...

Senate Again Undermines Obama's Middle East Peace Efforts

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

It is hard to get excited about defeating Republican challengers when incumbent Democrats embrace the same right-wing foreign policy.

Lucia Graves

Biden's 'Republican Tea Party' Remarks Prompt Negative Reactions On Capitol Hill | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After Vice President Joe Biden said the alternative to a Democratically controlled Congress is the "Republican Tea Party," lawmakers on both sides of ...

All Kids Should Be Protected From Bullying

Candi Cushman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Candi Cushman

When you ask those who favor the bullying of children to please stand up, no one does -- including us. It's almost silly to have to respond to such an accusation made by Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey.

Congressional Shark Jumpers Help Big Telecom Empires

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Art Brodsky

The least Congressional shark jumpers could do is let the FCC do its job and enact the modest changes they proposed to fix the Bush-era mistakes that did away with any consumer protection and oversight.

Lucia Graves

Senate Dems Push To Reinstate COBRA After GOP Block | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sens. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced legislation Tuesday to reinstate the healthcare subsidies for fired workers that expired...

Dems Move To Reinstate COBRA Subsidies

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Senate debates a bill to reauthorize expired domestic aid programs, including a provision to extend jobless benefits for the long-term unemploy...

US Sues KBR: Iraq Charges From Contractor Were Improper, Says US Government

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The federal government sued KBR Inc., the largest contractor in Iraq, on Thursday over what prosecutors say were improper charges t...

Your Taxpayer Money Creating Clean Energy Jobs in...Japan?

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James P. Hoffa

The U.S. government is sending $1.8 billion in stimulus money to overseas wind energy companies. It's just wrong to spend U.S. tax dollars on clean energy technology from companies in Japan, Denmark and Germany.

What is the Stupak Hole? What is an LWG?

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

I don't agree with Stupak's position on abortion, but I have real respect for the fact that he stood up, and more importantly, the way he stood up.