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Will Congress extend the wildly popular $8,000 home buyer tax credit beyond its Dec. 1 expiration date? That's a question generating huge pressure on Capitol Hill from would-be buyers who haven't found the right house as well as from realty agents,...
By Michael A. Memoli and Kathleen HennesseyWisconsin Sen. Herb Kohl will announce on Friday that he will retire at the end of his current term, adding to Democratic woes in the effort to maintain control of the Senate. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Corrected at 9:41 a.m. May 13: The caption...
Tags: Wisconsin, Career and Workplace, Herb Kohl, Ron Kind, Retirement
Calling the planned special election "illegitimate," Sharron Angle said Wednesday that she will not be a candidate in the September race to fill a vacant congressional seat in Nevada. After the state's governor called for the vote last month, Secretary...
Tags: Politics, Voting, Tea Party Movement, Dean Heller, Referenda
Pennsylvania Ave.No, this is not a daytime soap opera. It's Washington. When Rick Santorum learned that U.S. Sen. John Ensign's mistress' husband was going to tell the world about the affair, Santorum forewarned Ensign. A Senate ethics committee report released Thursday,....
Pennsylvania Ave.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......
GreenspaceThe 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 victorTop of the TicketThe Nevadan's departure creates eight open seat Senate races in 2012 when Democrats must defend 23 seats....
Top of the TicketIs 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.......
Pennsylvania Ave.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),......
L.A. NOWPresident Obama wrapped up his two-day tour of California on Friday morning after flying by helicopter from the Beverly Hills area to LAX--an attempt to avoid the traffic snarls that angered commuters during a previous trip. Democratic officials did not.....
Top of the TicketJust recently, Republican Sen. John Ensign had this to say about an ethics investigation and the possibility that he would resign: “If I was concerned about that, I would resign. That would make the most sense, because then it goes......
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