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Patty Murray Endorses Schumer For Democratic Leader

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics

Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) is backing New York’s Sen. Chuck Schumer for the top Senate Democratic leadership spot, Murray's office confirmed Monday...

Obama Surprises Harry Reid By Calling In To Radio Show

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama surprised Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on a radio show Friday, just hours after Reid announced he would be retiri...

Laura Barron-Lopez

Chuck Schumer Will Run To Succeed Harry Reid As Senate Minority Leader | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is throwing his hat in the ring to take over the top Senate Democratic leadership spot after Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) reti...

Reid Won't Seek Re-Election

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette & Paige Lavender | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) will not seek re-election, he said in an interview with The New York Times published Friday. Reid has led t...

Humpty Dumpty & Friend

Paula Gordon | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Romney/Ryan have piously wrapped themselves in the rhetoric of "bipartisanship." As with much of the bombast coming from their campaign, it is manifest nonsense.

PHOTOS: Same Mitch, Different Day

Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

Every Tuesday when the Senate is in session, both parties hold a luncheon with their members. Following the luncheon, they head to a podium set up in ...

Why America Needs a One-Term President

Donald Craig Mitchell | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics
Donald Craig Mitchell

Is a six-year presidential term the solution to every problem that vexes the nation? Of course not. But is it a constitutional reform that merits serious public discussion? Absolutely.

Saving the Senate From Itself

Rep. Jim McDermott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jim McDermott

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's role confirms our government is not operating as a democracy ruled by the will of the majority, but as a strangled entity tightly in the grasp of the minority and its take-no-prisoners leader.

No More Deceit -- Strictly Regulate Wall Street

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

If McConnell-style deceit about the financial reform bill continues in the Senate, serious regulatory reform won't happen. Half measures won't work. Only robust financial reform will end Wall Street's freedom to deceive.

New York Times Does Not Understand Main Street

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Don McNay

Reporting that Main Street was complicit in the financial meltdown is like blaming a murder victim for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Jim Bunning: McConnell "Selfish," To Blame For GOP Losses

Courier Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Jim Bunning today renewed his attacks on his fellow Kentucky Republican, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, accusing him of selfishness and ...