Virginia Democrat Mark Warner continues to far outpace his Republican rivals in raising campaign cash for his U.S. Senate bid.
Well, sort of. The news that had again been subpoenaed to appear before lawmakers regarding the matter of nine fired U.S. attorneys has rankled a few of his fans.
Sen. John McCain, all but certain to become the Republican presidential nominee, yesterday previewed the strategy he will use against his Democratic foe in the fall: No new taxes, spending restraint, success in Iraq, and private but affordable health care, not socialized medicine.
HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — In the 1980s, Al Franken was cracking jokes on "Saturday Night Live" while Mike Ciresi, his chief rival for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate this year, was serving as general counsel to the government of India in a landmark lawsuit over a catastrophic industrial accident.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Jake Files was a newly elected representative when all two dozen Arkansas House Republicans met for their first caucus in 1999. They had doubled their numbers in elections two months earlier, and were ready to join Republican Gov. Mike Huckabee in pushing for conservative government.
George Mitchell walked into the Rayburn Building for yesterday's congressional hearing on baseball and steroids and was greeted with smiles and handshakes from friends and admirers — the same friends and admirers who would be questioning him on his controversial report on performance-enhancing substances in the game.