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So Senator Carl Levin (D. MI) is out and Senator Dick Durbin (D. IL) is in for 2014. The only Senator everybody is waiting to make his decision on retirement on the Democratic side is Senator Tim ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 12:31 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Well here's some interesting news from South Dakota: http://www.argusleader.com/viewart/20130221/UPDATES/130221021/Some-speculate-Brendan-Johnson-will-seek-Senate-bid-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 10:58 AM PST with 9 Recommends
The National Journal released an article that questions if Senator Tim Johnson (D. SD) will be joining his colleagues Jay Rockefeller (D. WV) and Tom Harkin (D. IA): http://www.nationaljournal.com/
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 08:53 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed a $50.5 billion emergency spending bill to aid victims of super storm Sandy, 62-36. Senator Mark Begich (D. AK) revealed something very interesting about this ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 01:30 PM PST with 19 Recommends
On December 9th, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson (D-SD) announced that 5 South Dakota Native American tribes will be receiving $1.3 million in grants to enhance public transit ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Dec 12, 2012 at 11:20 AM PST with 27 Recommends
In a recent interview on local South Dakota radio, Senator Tim Johnson (D. SD) discussed tax reform and supports having taxes back to the same rate they were under President Bill Clinton (D): http:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 05:00 PM PST with 9 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Mike Rounds Republicans picked up their second heavyweight Senate recruit in a week, though this one had been telegraphed for a while: Former Gov. Mike Rounds, who had previously formed what he ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 10:50 AM PST with 4 Recommends
by David Nir
Comment Count 91 comments on Wed Feb 08, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST with 31 Recommends
by David Nir
Comment Count 85 comments on Tue Jan 24, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Continuing my series, what would happen if the size of the House were suddenly doubled to 870? Thanks to math from Marcus Graly , we can do that! ...
by HoosierD42
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Dec 14, 2011 at 12:01 AM PST with 2 Recommends
by David Nir
Comment Count 112 comments on Mon Oct 03, 2011 at 05:00 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Senate :
by David Nir
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Apr 13, 2011 at 06:30 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
• AZ-Sen : After some rumors yesterday that she wasn’t getting much traction with her phoning around, DHS Sec./ex-Gov. Janet Napolitano ...
by David Jarman
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 07:37 PM PST with 5 Recommends
• AZ-Sen : As Dems cast about for a candidate in this newly open race, the last guy who ran for this seat is saying he won’t seek ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu Feb 17, 2011 at 05:05 AM PST with 17 Recommends
In her timely diaries and action updates the ...
by meralda
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Oct 19, 2010 at 05:17 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
STATEMENT FROM KEVIN WEILAND March 24, 2010 RAPID CITY, S.D. -- I have authorized friends and supporters across the state to circulate petitions on my behalf as an independent-...
by meralda
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Mar 26, 2010 at 10:22 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
All the talk about the 2012 Presidential race is focused on who the Republicans will run against Obama. Much of speculation is focused on people who will most certainly not be running for office. But,
by pleasedontbefake
Comment Count 102 comments on Thu Mar 25, 2010 at 02:22 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Steve Hildebrand, deputy national campaign director for Obama's presidential campaign will not run against ...
by meralda
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Mar 23, 2010 at 10:31 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Good afternoon, Daily Kos readers. This is your afternoon open thread to discuss all things Hill-related. Use this thread to praise or bash Congresscritters, share a juicy tip, ask questions, offer ...
by Casual Wednesday
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Mar 16, 2010 at 01:36 PM PDT with 16 Recommends