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Cracks Emerge In GOP Strategy On Supreme Court Nominees

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.17.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP senators are straying from their party's line on a potential Supreme Court nominee, saying they would welcome the chance to vote on ...

Tyler Kingkade

Senators Seek Huge Fines For Colleges Mishandling Sexual Assault | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.26.2015 | College

A bipartisan group of senators proposed Thursday to ramp up the federal government's ability to penalize colleges that mishandle sexual assault cases,...

Offering Hope Through Soap

Sen. Harry Reid | Posted 11.17.2014 | Impact
Sen. Harry Reid

There are 3 million people around the world and thousands here in the U.S., many of them kids, whose lives could be changed by a little bar of soap.

Arthur Delaney

Senators Unveil Bipartisan Bill To Revive Hot Button Issue | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The bipartisan Senate duo that has pushed all year to renew long-term unemployment insurance has revived the stalled effort with new leg...

Arthur Delaney

Why The Long-Term Jobless Probably Aren't Getting Their Benefits Back | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2 million Americans who've missed out on long-term unemployment insurance since December probably won't be getting their benefits ba...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Unemployment Extension In Boehner's Hands, Says Heller | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's entirely up to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) whether 2.6 million unemployed Americans get their benefits back, at least accor...

Arthur Delaney

Senate Advances Unemployment Bill, Showdown With House Looms | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate advanced an extension of unemployment insurance Wednesday morning, setting up final passage as soon as Thursday, but the bill...

Dark Money Groups' Failure To Report Activity Raises Questions

Center for Public Integrity | Julie Patel | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

By Julie Patel, Center for Public Integrity Two of the tightest races for U.S. Senate in 2012 were in Nevada and Arizona. Republican candidates eke...

Will Heartless Republicans Screw Themselves By Screwing the Jobless?

Peter Dreier | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The same Republicans who slashed jobless benefits also recently cut food stamps, taking food out of the mouths of children, causing incredible and unnecessary suffering. This was not only callous and mean-spirited, it may also turn out to be politically stupid.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Is Your Commute Long? Imagine If You Were A Senator From Alaska | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When then-Rep. Darlene Hooley announced her retirement in 2008, the decision came as a surprise. The Oregon Democrat had been expected t...

Arthur Delaney

The Too-Late Senate Bid To Save Unemployment Benefits | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sens. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) and Dean Heller (R-Nev.) on Wednesday announced a bill to preserve long-term unemployment insurance for another...

Can the Mormon Church Save ENDA?

Fred Karger | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Fred Karger

There are 10 Mormon members of the House of Representatives. If the Mormon Church would use its influence to get all 10 Mormon House members to support ENDA and have them to put some friendly pressure on Speaker Boehner, ENDA would likely become law.

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senator Comes Out For ENDA: It's 'The Right Thing To Do' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) announced his support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act on Monday, making it increasingly likely that ...

Dean Heller Stops Hosting Weekly Breakfast With Harry Reid

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

In a display of bipartisanship, Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) had been co-hosting a weekly breakfast for Ne...

Senate Vote May Signal Problems For The Gun Lobby

National Journal | Ronald Brownstein | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

The outcome of Wednesday’s dramatic Senate vote on expanding background checks simultaneously demonstrated the difficult geography confronting gun-c...

Joy Resmovits

Huntsman, Manchin Get Together To Relaunch 'No Labels' | Joy Resmovits | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

On Sunday afternoon, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman (R) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) made their way from Washington, D.C. to New York -- sitting nex...

Shelley Berkley Loses

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Shelly Berkley (D-Nev.) lost to Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.), the Associated Press projected Wednesday morning. Berkley had been dogged by an eth...

Dean Heller Wins Nevada Senate Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Incumbent Republican Sen. Dean Heller has defeated Democratic challenger Rep. Shelley Berkley in Nevada's contentious senate race, the Nevada Secretar...

Jason Linkins

Shelley Berkley Faces Dean Heller In Nevada Senate Race | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

One of the more bitter races playing out in 2012 is the race for the Nevada Senate, where incumbent Republican Dean Heller -- who was appointed to fil...

Nevada Nonpartisan Senate Guide, Shelley Berkley vs. Dean Heller

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan guide to the Berkley/Heller U.S. Senate race, one that contrasts candidate stands in a fair way?

Progressives Back Berkley To Oppose Social Security Cuts

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

Hoping to line up a few more Senate allies before those looming negotiations over a "grand bargain" on deficit reduction, which could include cuts to ...

Romney, Latinos and the Local Races

Ryan Campbell | Posted 12.29.2012 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Connie Mack introducing Mitt Romney in Tampa during the RNC It's undeniable that the biggest liability to Romney's campaign is the man himself: he's ...

Amanda Terkel

At Least A Dozen GOP Senate Candidates Oppose Abortion Access For Rape Victims | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP Senate candidates Richard Mourdock and Todd Akin have faced outrage and derision from both Democrats and Republicans for their contr...

GOP Plans for Women? Empty Binders

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Watch the debates and learn more about EMILY's List's incredible pro-choice Democratic women. Because when you listen to what they have to say about things like healthcare access, equal pay, and economic security, your choice at the ballot box will be an easy one.

Another Down-Ticket GOP Candidate Denounces Romney's '47 Percent' Remark

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

The GOP contender for Nebraska's open Senate seat, Deb Fischer, is distancing herself from Mitt Romney's remarks that 47 percent of Americans see them...