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Coyly Campaigning in Kansas

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What it all boils down to is that we may not know which party controls the Senate when the votes are all in on election night. It may be days before anyone knows whether Democrats or Republicans will control the chamber.

Ryan Grim

Junior Dems Push To Shake Up Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Junior Senate Democrats have waged a behind-the-scenes campaign since the November election to try to shake up the committee-selection p...

Should Lawmakers Be Allowed To Invest In The Industries They Regulate?

washingtonpost.com | Robert O'Harrow Jr. And Dan Keating | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Rep. Ron Paul is captivated by gold. Over the past two decades, he has written books about the virtues of gold-backed currency. He has made uncounted ...

Coveted Committee Assignments Carry Risks In Anti-Incumbent Year

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The behind-the-scenes jockeying this month for a spot on the House's most coveted committee was intense. But the spoils of power aren't what they used...

Sam Stein

Senate GOP Assumes Franken Beat Coleman

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican leadership in the Senate has agreed to a plan for committee assignments that assumes Al Franken will emerge as the winner of the Minnesota ...