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  • Democrats' division on trade deal goes public

    Democrats' division on trade deal goes public
    Hillary Rodham Clinton and other top Democrats began feuding over President Barack Obama's trade initiative Tuesday as his bid for a major late-term win began tearing at the party's unity and threatened to expose old divisions ahead of the 2016...
  • Democrats should oust Reid now

    Democrats should oust Reid now
    I have long been concerned by the bitter partisanship displayed by so many members of Congress, senators and representatives alike. It seems that members often place party loyalty and the political "agenda" above all other considerations, even to the...
  • 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...
  • Senate GOP concedes on Homeland Security bill; when will the House?

    Senate GOP concedes on Homeland Security bill; when will the House?
    If you don't have the votes to get a bill passed, do you: a) Wait for people to change their minds; b) Rewrite the bill and try again; or c) Break something on the theory that it will persuade your opponents to cave? This is the question...
  • 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...
  • Cardin to lead Foreign Relations for Democrats

    Cardin to lead Foreign Relations for Democrats
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ben Cardin will be named the top-ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, taking over the position following the indictment of New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez, a Democratic spokesman confirmed Thursday. The...
  • Menendez indictment could create committee opening for Cardin

    Menendez indictment could create committee opening for Cardin
    The indictment of Sen. Robert Menendez on corruption charges Wednesday could create an opening for Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin to become the top-ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Hours after a grand jury in Newark, N.J., handed...
  • Sen. Harry Reid, Longtime Friend of Joe Lieberman, To Retire

    Sen. Harry Reid, Longtime Friend of Joe Lieberman, To Retire
    U.S. Senator Harry Reid, one of the most prominent and powerful senators in recent years, will not seek reelection in 2016 and will retire from the historic chamber. Reid was a longtime friend of former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman who stood by...
  • For the record

    Indiana law: A March 29 article in Section A on a new Indiana law on religious rights implied that the state voted for Republican presidential candidates in 2008 and 2012. Democrat Barack Obama won the state in 2008, and Republican Mitt Romney won it in...
  • Sen. Harry Reid's retirement poses challenge for Democratic unity

    Sen. Harry Reid's retirement poses challenge for Democratic unity
    The surprise retirement of Sen. Harry Reid, the gritty top Democrat in Congress, risks unraveling perhaps the biggest accomplishment of his combative decade in leadership: keeping unruly Democrats united in support of President Obama's agenda and...
  • With Schumer endorsement, Democrats hope to avoid leadership fight

    With Schumer endorsement, Democrats hope to avoid leadership fight
    Retiring Sen. Harry Reid’s quick endorsement of New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer as the next Democratic leader in the chamber could be an early signal he hopes to avoid what could be a contentious battle for a rare opening in party leadership....