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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Casey has more than $1 million going into 2011

     
    Sen. Bob Casey had about $1.3 million on hand at the end of 2010, according to an analysis by the Washington Post of Democratic senators up for re-election in 2012. The cash puts Casey right in the middle of his......
  • Lake Tahoe Restoration Act would improve water clarity, protect against wildfires

     
    The ongoing effort to maintain Lake Tahoe got a bipartisan push Wednesday, when Democratic senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer joined Nevada's two senators to introduce the proposed Lake Tahoe Restoration Act, which would authorize $415 million...
  • 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.......
  • 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'...