WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 23: U.S. U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) (2nd R) takes the podium as U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (R) looks on during a news conference May 23, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The Senate Democratic leadership held a news conference to highlight the continued obstruction by Senate Republicans of President Obama’s executive and judicial nominees.
After careful consideration of all of the issues involved in a race for the United States Senate, I have decided to keep my focus on being the best Governor that I can for the citizens of Nebraska ... A race for the United States Senate would distract from the State’s priorities of tax relief, job creation and education.
After careful consideration of all of the issues involved in a race for the United States Senate, I have decided to keep my focus on being the best governor that I can for the citizens of Nebraska ... Every day, I enjoy the challenges and opportunities of being the governor of the best state in America.
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Court nixes Obama's NLRB recess appointment
Relations Board .The ruling Thursday by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia came on the same day that a Senate panel considered a slate of five nominees for full terms on the labor board. Senate Republicans said they would oppose two of the Read more »
Will: IRS scandal shows that we've forgotten Watergate's lesson
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Bromund: Senate takes a step toward the VAT
employees, which should be helpful at the next election.While the marginal kind of bipartisanship that got the act through the Senate is praised, it often works badly in practice. For years, politicians of all parties propped up Fannie Mae to encourage home Read more »
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