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Thomas R. Carper

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  • Sen. Carper looks for bipartisan solution to gas tax

    WASHINGTON A big argument against raising the gasoline tax to provide more money for transportation projects is that the gas tax by its nature affects low- and middle-income people more than it does the wealthy. A solution that Sen. Thomas R. Carper, D-...
  • Delaware political aide turns suspense novelist

    One of Bryan Reardon's jobs in Gov. Tom Carper's office in 1994 was to write response letters to Delawareans who had reached out to the governor seeking help on one issue or another. "I was not a good writer when I started," Reardon admits. But the...
  • Wyden zips among issues, colleagues, re-election bid

    Running flat out for a new term at home and tiptoeing through tough issues in the Capitol, Ron Wyden brags that he's "different, like Oregon." Not everyone sees that as a good thing, though, at least in the Senate. In the space of just a few hours this...
  • How not to win friends and influence people

    Sitting across the table in my radio studio, California Congressman John Garamendi grabbed his head in disbelief when I asked him about the Trans-Pacific Partnership: "What's the president doing?" It's the same reaction I've received from many...
  • Trade offers contrast between Obama, Senate Democrats

    Senators of both parties worked Wednesday to revive trade legislation that's a top priority for President Barack Obama, a day after Obama's fellow Democrats repudiated him nearly unanimously on the issue. Despite intense lobbying by Obama, every...
  • Senate Democrats block action on Obama's trade agenda

    Senate Democrats dealt President Barack Obama a stinging setback on trade Tuesday, blocking efforts to begin a full-blown debate on a top priority of his second term. The president's supporters said they will try again, and Obama summoned key Democrats...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    Amtrak train from Washington crashes in Philadelphia; several people appear to be injured An Amtrak train has crashed in Philadelphia, and several people appear to be injured. Train 188 was traveling from Washington, D.C., to New York City on Tuesday...
  • Senate Democrats block Obama's trade bill

    WASHINGTON Despite heavy lobbying by the White House, rebellious Senate Democrats delivered a major blow to President Barack Obama's trade agenda Tuesday, blocking debate on a bill aimed at speeding passage of a 12-nation trade pact, the largest in...
  • Blumenthal, Murphy join Democrats blocking trade vote

    Connecticut's two U.S. senators have joined their Democratic colleagues to block debate on a trade deal backed by President Barack Obama. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy voted against the measure Tuesday to begin considering Obama's request for...
  • Obama library likely to set off a fundraising frenzy

    WASHINGTON The announcement Tuesday that Barack Obama will build his presidential library in Chicago did more than excite the South Side of the city. It also kicked off what's likely to become a fundraising frenzy. Even if Obama doesn't raise any money...
  • Expected guests at Japan state dinner

    Below is a list of expected attendees at tonight’s Japan State Dinner, provided by the Office of the First Lady. The President and Mrs. Obama His Excellency Shinzo Abe, prime minister of Japan, and Mrs. Akie Abe Ms. Chitose Abe Ms. Miki...