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  • Lynch confirmation still not set as unrelated Senate bill stuck

    WASHINGTON Senate Democrats rejected Republicans' latest proposal for anti-abortion language in a bill to combat human trafficking, further delaying a vote on confirming Loretta Lynch to become U.S. attorney general. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid...
  • GOP boosts nuclear weapons upgrades in 1st spending bill

    Republicans controlling the House unveiled legislation Tuesday to boost spending for veterans' health care and for maintaining the safety of aging nuclear weapons. Spending for Army Corps of Engineers water projects and for upgrading aging barracks and...
  • Speak Out

    Bob of Oak Forest states that legislators aligned with the "Democratic Chicago Machine" have "misused our money for decades." While true, he forgets that Republicans are also in the legislature and were happy to go along with the misuse of funds. If...
  • Harry Reid to retire; Durbin backs Schumer to lead Democrats in Senate

    Harry Reid to retire; Durbin backs Schumer to lead Democrats in Senate
    Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will retire after five terms. Three-term New York Sen. Chuck Schumer faces a relatively...
  • Teaching hospitals may benefit from Schumer's likely ascension

    Teaching hospitals have an ally in New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer and are likely to benefit if, as expected, he becomes the Senate's next Democratic leader. Schumer could leverage his newfound influence in Congress to increase medical education...
  • The Left is building a movement of movements to pressure Hillary

    For Democrats, there is not even a nominee, yet. She's coming, but there's still no guarantee of a primary fight. In the absence of a genuine challenger to former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in the absence, most particularly, of Sen....
  • Former Nevada attorney general to run for Reid's Senate seat

    Former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto announced Wednesday that she will run for Harry Reid's Senate seat, less than two weeks after the Democratic leader said he won't seek a sixth term. Cortez Masto, a 51-year-old Democrat who has been...
  • Former Nevada official Catherine Cortez Masto running for Harry Reid's seat

    WASHINGTON Catherine Cortez Masto, the preferred Democratic successor of retiring Nevada Sen. Harry Reid, will run for the minority leader's seat. "Catherine Cortez Masto fights to protect Nevada's seniors, children, women, consumers and homeowners," her...
  • What Harry Reid's departure means to 2016 battle for Senate control

    Harry Reid on Friday became the third Senate Democrat to announce plans to retire in 2016. But notably for his party's chances of regaining the majority, his retirement is the first that clearly opens the door for a Republican pickup. Republicans...
  • News Guide: Sen. Joe Manchin on coal, guns, governorship

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says it's "about a 50-50 toss-up" whether he will make a return bid at governor next year. His decision will come by Memorial Day at the latest, the Democrat said Tuesday in an interview with The Associated Press covering several...
  • Manchin: "50-50 toss-up" on possible return run for governor

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says it's "about a 50-50 toss-up" whether he'll run for governor next year. The West Virginia Democrat told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he'll make his decision by Memorial Day at the latest. Manchin says his decision...