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  • Except for the affair, ethics probe and no money, Nevada's GOP Sen. Ensign was a certain 2012 victor

     
    The Nevadan's departure creates eight open seat Senate races in 2012 when Democrats must defend 23 seats....
  • Toomey will block legislation unrelated to spending cuts/reducing debt

     
    If any bill comes to the Senate floor that does not "address meaningful spending cuts, reducing debt and reducing the size of government," Sen. Pat Toomey is prepared to block it. Toomey and seven other Republican senators, David Vitter (LA),......
  • Nevada's Sharron Angle returns to politics, as will all the ways Harry Reid slammed her

     
    Is Sharia law taking hold in U.S. cities? Are the unemployed spoiled? And what exactly constitutes a 2nd Amendment remedy? Republican Sharron Angle gave us all sorts of things to ponder during her failed 2010 bid to oust Democratic Sen.......
  • Sen. John Ensign had said resigning 'would be admitting guilt'

     
    Just recently, Republican Sen. John Ensign had this to say about an ethics investigation and the possibility that he would resign: “If I was concerned about that, I would resign. That would make the most sense, because then it goes......
  • President Obama headed home after L.A. visit

     
    President Obama wrapped up his two-day tour of California on Friday morning after flying by helicopter from the Beverly Hills area to LAX--an attempt to avoid the traffic snarls that angered commuters during a previous trip. Democratic officials did not.....
  • Santorum named in Ensign ethics report

     
    No, this is not a daytime soap opera. It's Washington. When Rick Santorum learned that U.S. Sen. John Ensign's mistress' husband was going to tell the world about the affair, Santorum forewarned Ensign. A Senate ethics committee report released Thursday,....
  • Ensign hangs on despite scandal

     
    The senator, at a hearing last month. (Getty/Chip Somodevilla) by Lisa Mascaro After delivering a floor speech against the financial overhaul bill last week, Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) walked out of the Capitol into the spring sunshine and spoke......
  • Wanted: more nonstop flights to Washington

     
    It's easy to find a nonstop flight from LAX to just about any major city in the U.S. -- except Washington. Thanks to a 44-year-old prohibition designed to help the then-fledgling Dulles International Airport, transcontinental flights aren't allowed into...
  • Goldman Sachs: Senators seek responsibility for financial meltdown

     
    After listening to three hours of sometimes contentious, often mind-numbingly technical questions and answers, Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) went directly to a question on the mind of many Americans: “Do you believe Goldman’s actions contributed to the...
  • Update on Nevada's embattled Sen. John Ensign

     
    Our apologies to Nevada’s junior senator: The Ticket has neglected him for far too long. (At the very least, we last left him with a lovely haiku.) 2010 has not been kind to Sen. John Ensign, the once-ascendant Republican whose......
  • Goldman Sachs: Key executive accepts some responsibility for meltdown

     
    A top Goldman Sachs executive on Tuesday accepted a share of responsibility for his firm’s actions that may have led to the financial meltdown. After more than six hours of testimony and sharp questioning by a bipartisan Senate investigations panel,.......