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Arthur Delaney

Senate Republicans Would Require The Unemployed To Volunteer

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in the U.S. Senate want the long-term unemployed to volunteer for 20 hours a week in order to receive unemployment insurance...

Lucia Graves

Who's For Congressional Insider Trading? An Inside Trader

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Richard Burr's vocal opposition to the STOCK Act raised some eyebrows in Washington this week, and with good reason. Burr, a No...

Battleground North Carolina: Democratic Women Fired Up!

Michael Carmichael | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

Recognizing that women's rights will take a devastating hit if Republicans return to power in 2012, Democratic women are rising to face the challenge.

Joy Resmovits

WATCH: 'I'll Tell You What A Tragedy Is'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 12.19.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- Debate over the No Child Left Behind revision hit the Senate floor earlier than expected on Wednesday after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) buste...

Republican Senators Introduce Bills To 'Fix' No Child Left Behind

Posted 11.15.2011 | Education

Former U.S. education Secretary Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) announced Wednesday a plan to introduce new legislation...

North Carolina Official: Richard Burr's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Vote Sanctions 'Sexual Predators'

Politics Daily | Mary C. Curtis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the surprises of the Senate's repeal of "Don't ask, don't tell," the policy banning gays from serving openly in the military, was the vote of S...

Republicans Turn On GOP Senator For Supporting DADT Repeal

Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

North Carolina Republican Senator Richard Burr is weathering blows from fellow Republicans this week, following his decision to vote for the repeal of...

NC-Sen: 52% Burr (R), 40% Marshall (D) (PPP 10/29-31)

Huffington Post | Carly Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling 10/29-31/10; 847 likely voters, 3.4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone interview (PPP release) North Carolina 2010 Senate...

Marshall Bashes Burr on Taxes, Gay Rights & Afghanistan

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

In their third and final television debate, Elaine Marshall bashed incumbent Republican Senator Richard Burr as a homophobic influence-peddler in thra...

NC-Sen: 53% Burr (R), 38% Marshall (D) (SurveyUSA 10/22-25)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SurveyUSA 10/22-25/10; 590 likely voters, 4.1% margin of error Mode: Automated phone SurveyUSA release North Carolina 2010 Senate 53% Burr (R), 38% ...

NC-Sen: 44% Burr (R), 34% Marshall (D) (Civitas 10/18-20)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Civitas Institute / Tel Opinion Research 10/18-20/10; 600 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Civitas release North Car...

North Carolina Senate Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will be the next North Carolina Senator? Republican Richard Burr faces off with Democrat Elaine Marshall on Nov. 2, and we'd love to hear who you...

NC-Sen: 48% Burr (R), 40% Marshall (D) (PPP 10/15-17)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling (D) 10/15-17/10; 597 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release North Carolina 2010 Senate 48% Burr (...

Elaine Marshall Blasts Richard Burr

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

From a very lackluster campaign with two relatively weak candidates, this race has just been transformed by Marshall's stunning performance in their TV debate.

Our First TV Ad: "Throw 'Em Out!"

Elaine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elaine Marshall

Washington is broken, and we cannot afford to send the same typical politicians like Senator Burr back if we're going to create jobs and shake up the Senate.

NC-Sen: 45% Burr (R), 31% Marshall (D) (High Point 9/25-30)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

High Point University 9/25-30/10; 400 adults, 5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (High Point release) North Carolina 2010 Senate 45...

LGBT Americans: Act Now to Prevent Painful Tea Party Hangover

Michael Keegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Without a sustained push by every element of the broad progressive coalition, including LGBT Americans, this fall's elections could spell a catastrophic reversal of fortune for LGBT equality on the national scene.

Lauding Leadership, Scolding Obstruction in the Senate

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Pacelle

There is good news and bad news from Capitol Hill. On the up side, the U.S. Senate last night gave unanimous approval to legislation to crack down o...

NC-Sen: 49% Burr (R), 36% Marshall (R) (PPP 9/23-26)

Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emily Swanson

Public Policy Polling (D) 9/23-26/10; 681 likely voters, 3.8% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (PPP release) North Carolina 2010 Senate 49% Bur...

Senate Hearing Paves Way for Crack Down on Crush Videos

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Pacelle

The Humane Society of the United States was called to testify this morning at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the repugnant phenomenon of anim...

End the 'Small Business Filibuster!'

Elaine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elaine Marshall

It's a simple idea: jumpstart the economy by helping small businesses grow and hire again. How do we do it? By passing the "Small Business Jobs Reli...

Marshall backs Warren to head Consumer Protection Agency

Elaine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elaine Marshall

Wall Street is out of control, and it's about time Washington do something about it. That's why I'm very pleased the new reform bill included the cr...

I Would Welcome President Obama to North Carolina

Elaine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elaine Marshall

I would love to see President Obama come to North Carolina to discuss the issues and talk about what he is doing to try and fix the economy.

Senator Burr must act to save 4,500 North Carolina jobs

Elaine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elaine Marshall

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan sounded an important alarm this weekend saying: "I'm desperately concerned about hundreds of teachers being laid o...

NC-Sen: Who will fight for the unemployed?

Elaine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elaine Marshall

From the New York Times on June 30th: What's needed, and what's lacking, is leadership, both in Congress and from the White House, to set the terms o...