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Samantha Lachman

Mark Udall Shakes Off The Haters At Lively Campaign Rally

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

DENVER -- With a major newspaper endorsing his opponent last week and multiple polls showing him trailing less than three weeks before Election Day, S...

Samantha Lachman

Emboldened By Small Lead, Kay Hagan Goes After Senate Challenger

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) came out swinging against Republican challenger Thom Tillis in their second debate Tuesday, perhaps encouraged b...

Samantha Lachman

Clint Eastwood's Empty Chair To Make An Appearance In Michigan Senate 'Debate'

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

A Democratic congressman running for the U.S. Senate is bringing back Clint Eastwood's conversation with an empty chair to make the point that his Rep...

Samantha Lachman

Kay Hagan, Thom Tillis Vie For North Carolina's Support In First Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) and state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) met Wednesday for the first debate in a Senate race th...

The Club

Gary Hart | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics
Gary Hart

If the filibuster rule continues to be abused in the Senate, little will be accomplished in the second Obama term. But proposed reform of the rule is not as simple as it looks from the outside.

Al Franken: Spars With GOP Leadership On Senate Floor, Accuses Thune Of Not Reading Health Bill (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Al Franken (D-Minn.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) were off the charts on Monday, at least by the Senate's typical debate standards. In response to a speec...

Senator Debbie Stabenow Tells Benjamin French's Story During Senate Debate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the debate Saturday about whether to debate the Democratic health care reform bill in the Senate, Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) capped her comment...