| Oct 22, 2012
In 2007, I was finishing a book about my husband's race for the U.S. Senate in Ohio when my editor called with some changes.
In the book, I had rattled off quite a list of all the wrongs, perceived and otherwise, visited on us during the campaign. Unfair...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:17 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Republicans working to move Indiana firmly back into the land of red states after its 2008 support of Democrat Barack Obama hope to have plenty to celebrate today, but a U.S. Senate seat that has been a lock for the GOP for nearly four...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:08 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Majority Democrats fought Republicans for control of the Senate on Tuesday after a bitter campaign marked by roughly $1 billion in outside spending in competitive races from Virginia to Montana.
Republican Sen. Scott Brown, who...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Republicans to cooperate with an expanded Democratic majority Wednesday, a day after the Democrats picked up at least one more seat in the chamber.
"It is better to dance than to fight," said Reid, D-Nevada....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:08 AM
WASHINGTON -- Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly polarized, Congress.
The balance of power was likely to shift by no more than a seat or two,...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:21 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats secured a majority in the Senate on Tuesday, snatching Republican-held seats in Massachusetts and Indiana and turning back fierce, expensive challenges in Virginia, Ohio, Wisconsin and Connecticut to maintain the...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 7:37 PM
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jamie Dimon will be playing a new role in Washington this Wednesday, called to explain JPMorgan's recent trading debacle after years of being known as the Wall Street banker who got it right during the financial crisis....
| Jul 2, 2012
| 11:38 AM
A group of moms promoting issues important to families is airing a TV ad in Pennsylvania to thank U.S. Sen. Bob Casey for his vote to preserve the Environmental Protection Agency's clean air rule that limits emissions of mercury and other air toxics.
| Jun 6, 2011
| 4:33 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida Senator Bill Nelson joined with four fellow Democrats on Monday to warn the White House against a Republican budget plan to restructure Medicare as a voucher-like program. Why are they...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 4:32 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida Senator Bill Nelson and a dozen of his colleagues urged federal officials on Thursday to use new regulations to curb speculators from driving up gas prices. “Speculators are...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 4:23 PM
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......