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  • 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...
  • GOPers behind in 'other' election race

     
    Beneath McCain-Obama, red party blues...
  • Chuck chimes in to champion cheaper charity work

     
    Days after Newsday reported that charities were having a hard time keeping and recruiting volunteers due in part to the rising gas prices, Sen. Charles Schumer called for tax relief for volunteers. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and John Ensign (R- NV) announced......
  • GOP releases full convention roster

     
    by Frank James The Democratic National Convention isn't even half over and already we're looking ahead to next week's Republican version which Republicans have dubbed the "Country First" convention to tie in with the overarching theme of Sen. John McCain'...
  • McCain: 'Ready to lead,' but where?

     
    by Mark Silva ST. PAUL - Not since Democrat John Kerry, a Swift boat commander during the war in Vietnam, stepped onto the stage of his presidential nominating convention four years ago with a salute and said, "I'm John Kerry......
  • Palin holds first solo rally in Nevada

     
    Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin greets supporters at a campaign rally at the Pony Express Pavillion in Mills Park in Carson City, Nevada on September 13, 2008. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) by Jill Zuckman Carson City, Nev. - At the Pony......
  • Reid to Stevens: No felon in Senate

     
    by Frank James I meant to get this one up earlier. Sen. Ted Stevens, who was recently convicted in federal court of failure to disclose gifts as required by federal law has his good friend, Democratic Sen. Daniel Inouye of......
  • Geithner hearing postponed a week

     
    by Frank James The Senate confirmation hearing for President-elect Barack Obama's choice for Treasury secretary, Timothy Geithner, has been postponed a week in the wake of revelations that he failed to initially pay Social Security and Medicare taxes...
  • Unionizing battle heats up on Capitol Hill

     
    Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 10, 2009, following a news conference to announce the introduction of the Employee Free Choice Act and restoring American rights in the workplace. (AP Photo/Susan.......
  • Ensign affair: Showstopper? Slate-clean?

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 1:20 pm EDT In an era when a senior Republican senator from Idaho is undone by a toe-tapping stop at an airport's men's room and a popular Democratic governor from New York loses his......