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  • Reid urges cooperation as Democrats expand Senate control

    Reid urges cooperation as Democrats expand Senate control
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Republicans to cooperate with an expanded Democratic majority Wednesday, a day after the Democrats picked up at least one more seat in the chamber. "It is better to dance than to fight," said Reid, D-Nevada....
  • Democrats Hold onto Narrow Majority in U.S. Senate

    Democrats Hold onto Narrow Majority in U.S. Senate
    WASHINGTON -- Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly polarized, Congress. The balance of power was likely to shift by no more than a seat or two,...
  • Both off-shore drilling, wind farms could be spoils of election

    Whether it's drilling off shore for oil and natural gas, developing wind farms off the coast or a combination of the two, energy policy proposals from candidates of both parties seeking federal office could be a boon for Hampton Roads. At first glance...
  • U.S. Senate: George Allen biography (Republican)

    U.S. Senate: George Allen biography (Republican)
    Name: George Allen Running for: U.S. Senate seat, Virginia Party: Republican Birthday: March 8, 1952 Official website: www.georgeallen.com Biography: He is the son of former NFL coach George Allen. The younger Allen was elected to the Virginia...
  • Election results likely to decide the sequestration debate

    Virginia is set to hurl over a "fiscal cliff" on Jan. 1 if lawmakers in Washington cannot come up with a deal before then to stop nearly $500 billion in cuts in military spending put in place by last summer's deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling. A...
  • Election 2012: Democrats, Republicans offer clear choice on taxes

     Election 2012: Democrats, Republicans offer clear choice on taxes
    At the center of the fall campaigns, from the presidential race on down, is whether to extend all or some of President George W. Bush's temporary tax cuts which are set to expire at the end of the year. President Barack Obama wants the Bush-tax cuts to...
  • Voters will decide thrust of economic policy going forward

    As the national economy struggles to find solid footing following the worst economic recession since the Great Depression, candidates for federal office, from the presidential race down to the local congressional races, are locked in a philosophical...
  • Question of the day: Which is your all-time favorite Super Bowl?

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant If I were to list the most exciting......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Andre the Giant once try out for the Washington Redskins?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: Andre the Giant once tried out for the Washington Redskins. STATUS: False (with some truth to it). The late André René Roussimoff was best known as the stage name he worked under as a professional wrestler - Andre......
  • Recruting will change at FAU under Pelini

     
    AD Craig Angelos watched as Mario Cristobal made FIU a winner by doing what he was known for when he got the job ??? recruiting well. He saw Willie Taggert take WKU from the bottom of the Belt to......
  • Lobbyist W. George Allen holds fundraiser for Commissioner Holness

     
    Lobbyist-lawyer W. George Allen is doing a big favor for his "friend'' -- according to the above flier -- Dale Holness. He spelled his name wrong -- as Holeness -- but will Holness mind? Allen's holding a fundraiser for him. Holness, a Broward County...