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  • Durbin puts party and politics before all

    I do not live in Illinois, but the choice of a U.S. senator always carries national implications, and so my interest and dismay with your endorsement of Dick Durbin for re-election. While I may be an elderly curmudgeon now, I was raised in an...
  • Road-tested and reliable

    One vote can define a career in the U.S. Senate. Consider Edmund Ross of Kansas, one of the senators in John F. Kennedy's "Profiles in Courage," who cast the deciding vote in the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson — and lost his seat as a result....
  • Jonah Goldberg and the GOP's Harry Reid obsession

    Jonah Goldberg and the GOP's Harry Reid obsession
    Times columnist Jonah Goldberg swings his rhetorical hammer Tuesday at congressional dysfunction, arguing that polarization wasn't as big a problem as politicians' eagerness for self-protection. It's a good point, and his column is very much worth...
  • How Harry Reid doomed Democratic senators

    How Harry Reid doomed Democratic senators
    "What day is it?" "It's today," squeaked Piglet. "My favorite day," said Pooh. As a proud member of the "don't just do something, sit there" school of politics, I don't fret much about partisanship and gridlock. Partisanship and gridlock aren't bugs...
  • Alaska Senate race becomes most expensive campaign in state's history

    Alaska Senate race becomes most expensive campaign in state's history
    The local official introducing the candidate eventually got around to the point — Sen. Mark Begich, standing up for Alaskans, get out the vote — but first he lit into the Koch brothers and what he described as money's power to warp politics....
  • Senators Reid, Warren push Iowa voters to save Senate for Democrats

    Senators Reid, Warren push Iowa voters to save Senate for Democrats
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said keeping a U.S. Senate seat in Iowa was key to Democratic control of the upper chamber as he and Sen. Elizabeth Warren rallied voters Saturday in a final push before election day. "If we win Iowa, we're going to...
  • Obamacare, deficit approach differentiate Warner, Gillespie

    The race for the Senate pits a governor-turned-senator who prides himself on his willingness to work across party lines against a former head of the Republican National Committee who says it's time to break Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's grip. Sen....
  • Pennsylvania's clout, Pat Toomey's role to rise if GOP takes Senate

    Pennsylvania's clout, Pat Toomey's role to rise if GOP takes Senate
    — Pennsylvanians won't be voting on a U.S. senator this year, leaving the state voiceless in perhaps this fall's most high-stakes contest — which party controls the Senate. The deciding battles are being fought in far-flung states like Iowa,...
  • Find the incumbents on your ballot, then vote 'no'

    Find the incumbents on your ballot, then vote 'no'
    This is Election Day, and I'm proud to cast my vote against the assorted utopians, finaglers and totally self-involved who are running Illinois and America into the ground. Sure, I know that goes against proper thinking handed down from the high-minded....
  • Senate control no cure for Republican ills in 2016

    Senate control no cure for Republican ills in 2016
    Whatever the precise size of the incoming wave — and we'll leave it to forecasters and surfers to fight over that — most models are predicting a Republican takeover of the Senate, as well as gains in the House, following Tuesday's midterm...
  • Midterm ad blitz marks new era in political spending

    Midterm ad blitz marks new era in political spending
    For months, a billion-dollar ad blitz has flooded the airwaves here and in other closely contested states leading up to Tuesday's midterm election, another sign that the nation has entered a new era in political spending driven less by candidates and more...