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17 min ago | Daily Kos
2. Beating 1 or 2 Republican incumbent Senators is crucial to enabling a narrative in 2015 that includes "anti-incumbent wave" instead of only the "anti-Democratic wave" that the political class is getting ready to hammer .
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4 hrs ago | Slate
This year's substantive filibuster reform applied to nominees, not legislation. The budget bill still needs 60 votes to crack cloture.
7 hrs ago | Hot Air
This certainly isn't the first time the Senate has introduced legislation designed to mitigate the many economically injurious effects of Renewable Fuel Standard, that insidious little mandate that manipulates the market on behalf of biofuels interests by requiring refiners to blend an ever-increasing volume of the stuff into the fuel supply, but ... (more)
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., and a bipartisan group senators have introduced legislation to exempt volunteer firefighters and first responders from the Affordable Care Act employee-mandate, the senator's office announced Thursday.
"If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner."
The two-year budget deal pending before Congress could benefit Maine's defense industry and other recipients of federal funds by softening "sequestration" spending cuts and providing additional certainty, observers said Wednesday.
Given the chance to write an essay on the woman she admires most, Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins, of Maine, pointed to one of the other nineteen women in the senate: Missouri's Claire McCaskill.
As our nation entered the second week of the government shutdown, we faced the very real possibility that our government would not be able to pay its bills and the partisan blame game had reached a fevered pitch.
Food Policy Action board members, including "Top Chef: All Stars" alums Tom Colicchio, left, and Mike Isabella, gathered to grade members of Congress on their voting record on food issues.
Three finalists have been named for the University of Maine director of athletics position - Karlton Creech of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Jim Herlihy of the University of Montevallo and Scott Kull of Texas Christian University.
Majority Democrats in the Senate won approval Tuesday for one of President Barack Obama's key judicial nominees, the first of his picks to win confirmation since they weakened the chamber's filibuster rules.
In this June 4, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama gestures while speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, to announce the judicial nominations including Patricia Ann Millett, right, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
When I was first elected New Hampshire governor, one of the questions I was most frequently asked was, "What's it like to be the first woman governor of New Hampshire?" My standard answer was, "I don't know, I've never been a man governor."
When asked recently what separates him from his Republican and Democratic colleagues in the increasingly polarized U.S. Senate, Sen. Angus King of Maine - one of only two political independents in that body - replied that he'd like to think he's a little unpredictable.