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  • How a Keystone XL loss in the Senate could be a win-win for Democrats

    How a Keystone XL loss in the Senate could be a win-win for Democrats
    The long political battle over the Keystone XL pipeline could reach a pivotal moment this week if enough Democratic senators join Republicans to support a bill that would approve the project, all but guaranteeing a veto showdown with the White House....
  • Louisiana Senate contest embodies Democrats' task: win black voters

    Louisiana Senate contest embodies Democrats' task: win black voters
    Mary L. Landrieu is one of the most vulnerable Democrats in the U.S. Senate, and her chances of reelection this fall could come down to her ability to turn out African American voters like Barbara Brown. Standing outside Franklin Avenue Baptist Church...
  • As primary season begins in earnest, GOP offers up red meat in House

    As primary season begins in earnest, GOP offers up red meat in House
    Just in time for the first major run of primary elections, House Republicans looking to keep tea party upstarts at bay are offering up an extra helping of red meat. Voters are casting ballots today in primaries in Indiana, North Carolina and Ohio;...
  • Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu teams up with father for campaign ad

    Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu teams up with father for campaign ad
    One of Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu’s greatest assets in her difficult reelection battle is her family legacy, and a folksy new ad featuring her father shows that she intends to remind voters of her deep political roots. Landrieu’s father,...
  • Mikulski to speak on Senate women at Democratic National Convention

    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulskiwill have a speaking role at the Democratic National Convention, aides said Wednesday. The Maryland Democrat, who this year became the longest-serving woman in congressional history, will lead a program highlighting the record...
  • Senators challenge federal denial of aid to Marylanders hit by Sandy

    Senators challenge federal denial of aid to Marylanders hit by Sandy
    U.S. Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin publicly challenged on Wednesday a federal decision not to provide aid to Maryland residents affected by Hurricane Sandy — calling on President Barack Obama and federal emergency officials to rethink the...
  • Interior department to hold big gulf oil lease sale

     
    The Obama administration plans to offer more than 20 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas leases, the first such sale since the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill....
  • Thanksgiving travelers: Senator wants one checked bag to fly free

     
    On one of the busiest travel days of the year, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is pitching legislation that would allow airline passengers to check a bag for free...
  • Lawmakers and airlines square off over bag fees

     
    With the busy holiday travel season in full swing, federal lawmakers, passenger rights advocates and airlines are squaring off in Congress over one of the thorniest issues in flying today: baggage fees. But the bottom line is that you will......
  • Danation: The Health and Happiness Show

    Huzzah! After a last-minute vote in the wee hours of Monday morning, one that followed the last-minute appeal of Republican Sen. Tom Coburn that God smite some Democratic senator, so they wouldn’t have the 60 votes they needed, the Senate voted to...
  • Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Key players

    Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Key players
    Though Democrats control the House of Representatives, they have not united around any one proposal. They also face opposition from conservative Republicans on several key points: Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there aren't enough votes to pass healthcare...