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  • 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.......
  • Will U.S. Senate vote to ease Cuba embargo?

     
    By Bill Gibson   Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — A bill that would ease the process of selling food to Cuba is heading toward the Senate floor. The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday added the Cuba provision to a broader financial ser...
  • Why the election of a short-term replacement senator will matter

     
    Derided as silly, goofy and unnecessary, the special election to fill out the last two months of the seat now held by temporary Sen. Roland Burris stands to make at least some difference for the winner. Smart money says the......
  • Democrat Byron Dorgan addresses the U.S. Senate on underwear

     
    Laugh if you want, but he's talking Fruit of the Loom. It's an issue about jobs going elsewhere....