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  • Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats

    Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats
    Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
  • The Mattel loophole

    The Mattel loophole
    Some companies would be permitted to skirt independent lab testing of children's products in favor of their own in-house certification, thanks in large part to lobbying by the world's biggest toymaker, the Tribune has found. Toymaker Mattel Inc. argued...
  • White House threatens veto: Energy bill

     
    by Mark Silva Gasoline has passed $4 per gallon, on average - when first presented with the possibility that prices might reach that mark, at the end of February, President Bush said he "hadn't heard that.'' Now that everyone has......
  • Most U.S. firms avoided taxes: report

     
    by Frank James Here's some information that could easily become fodder for the presidential and congressional campaigns. The General Accountability Office, Congress's investigative agency, has a report out today that says most corporations didn't pay...
  • McCain unsurprised by Powell Obama nod

     
    (AP Photo/FOX News Sunday, Gary Gardiner) by Frank James Sen. John McCain, appearing on Fox News Channel this morning, responded to Gen. Colin Powell's nationally televised endorsement this morning Sen. Barack Obama for president. Powell's was a coveted...
  • Obama puts vet Rouse in top post

     
    by Christi Parsons Pete Rouse, who helped Barack Obama craft the early plans for his White House bid, will take on a key role in the new administration as a senior advisor to the president. A Capitol Hill veteran and......
  • Obama: Red River's call to service

     
    by Mark Silva The Red River has risen again. And Dakotans and Minnesotans have risen to the occasion, President Barack Obama said today in a weekly address saluting a spirit of community service that arises at times of crisis such......
  • 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......