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  • In the event of an emergency, please proceed calmly to the nearest exit: Dems Ritter, Dodd, Dorgan depart

     
    Three Democrats and a GOP state chair pack in their jobs in these arduous political times....
  • Dodd, Dorgan: Two Democrats leaving

     
    by Mark Silva The word today is that two senior Democratic members of the Senate are on their way out at year's end: Sen. Byron Dorgan of North Dakota announced his retirement on Tuesday, and Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut......
  • GOP energized, but are Democrats really in trouble?

     
    With Democrats bailing from the Senate and from statewide races all over the country, Republicans are planning a recruitment drive, eager to capitalize on the backlash to the big-spending policies of the Obama administration and a Congress steered by...
  • Dorgan's retirement: The Ed Show

     
    by Mark Silva The other Democratic senator who announced his retirement this week, Sen. Byron Dorgan of North Dakota, is leaving his party to a more competitive contest for the vacancy which he will leave at year's end. Dorgan talked......
  • Scott Brown wake-up: Could Democrats lose the Senate?

     
    The prospect of a little-known Republican state legislator besting the Democratic establishment in liberal Massachusetts was considered unlikely as recently as a month ago. Then Tuesday night Scott Brown walloped Martha Coakley in the bluest state in...
  • Politicizing Justice? Obama names DNC member Tim Purdon as a U.S. Attorney

     
    Democratic trial lawyer and donor will become the chief federal prosecutor in North Dakota....
  • What Evan Bayh's retirement really says about Obama's Washington

     
    The Indiana Democrat's departure opens a window on how Washington doesn't work....
  • Sen. Evan Bayh is retiring -- is partisan gridlock sparking an exodus?

     
    In a season of political shocks -- remember the furor in January when Democratic senators Byron Dorgan of North Dakota and Christoper Dodd of Connecticut announced their retirements? -- this could be the biggest so far. Sen. Evan Bayh is......
  • Evan Bayh bowing out of Senate

     
    by Janet Hook and updated Adding to Democrats' political woes in the 2010 midterm elections, Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) unexpectedly announced today that he will not run for a third term in a Republican-leaning state, opening up a seat that......
  • How U.S. Senate resembles Westminster Dog Show

     
    They all have professional handlers, experts hired to create buzz and show them off to advantage. No, not the animals at the 134th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Arguably, the pets have more dignity. We're talking about the U.S.......
  • Friday Focus: Dems ceding many Senate seats to GOP

     
    by Mike Memoli A panel of Democratic party officials in South Carolina Thursday reluctantly accepted results of a June 8 primary won by a complete unknown candidate who's become something of a national embarrassment. The candidate expected to win, Vic.......