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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos
PPP's first Michigan poll in six months finds that the GOP has made gains of 7-8 points in the races for Governor and Senate.
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2 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway
Yesterday, Doug Mataconis asked, " Who Was The First 'Democratically Elected' President Of The United States? " highlighting the fact that major social groups who can currently vote were excluded from the franchise until fairly recently.
5 hrs ago | National Journal
Washington is furious over the Afghan president's delaying the security pact, but an easy fix may be on the horizon: giving in.
Congress is currently debating the FY2014 National Defense Authorization Act , annual legislation that sets spending levels for most Department of Defense operations.
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Calif., center, joined at right by Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., right, with Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., left, the ranking member of the panel, tells reporters they have reached an agreement on funding the Pentagon budget, at a news conference on the ... (more)
Bert Johnson , presently in his first term as a state senator representing Highland Park, Harper Woods, the five Grosse Pointe communities and portions of Detroit, on Monday announced his candidacy to become the U.S. representative for the 14th District.
The fact that the Senate failed to pass its own defense authorization bill doesn't seem to have kept Armed Services Committee leaders from hammering out an agreement with their House counterparts.
State Sen. Bert Johnson is expected to announce a run for the 14th District congressional seat in 2014, according to a report from the Lansing news service MIRS.
An influential Democratic senator questioned on Thursday the Obama administration's insistence that Afghan President Hamid Karzai sign a security deal by the end of 2013, suggesting that Washington wait for a "more reliable" leader to take office.
Kentucky U.S. Sen. Rand Paul unveiled Thursday his plan to save Detroit two days after a judge officially declared the Motor City bankrupt.
It's been more than 50 years since U.S. lawmakers last failed to complete work on the annual defense authorization bill.
State Sen. Bert Johnson is throwing his hat into an already crowded ring, announcing his candidacy for the soon-to-be-vacant 14th Congressional District seat.
The Senate has not passed its version of the National Defense Authorization Act - yet - but the main players in an NDAA conference aren't waiting.
Former Washington Mutual Inc . Chief Executive Officer Kerry Killinger and two other bank officials are in settlement talks with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the last chapter in the government's probe of the largest U.S. bank failure.