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With the stimulus battle out of the way, The Nation's Chris Hayes argues Democrats now need to focus on seating Al Franken as the fifty-ninth vote in the Senate.
There is no one Republicans are more determined to keep out of the Senate than Al Franken. And John Cornyn is poised to use the power of the filibuster to thwart him--and the Democratic agenda.
For decades, the world's largest banks have been helping wealthy Americans steal billions in unpaid taxes. What are we going to do about it?
Minnesota Senate candidate Al Franken has won wide support among voters--and conservatives are getting scared.
When Max Baucus, chair of the Senate Finance Committee, is every lobbyist's best friend, is economic reform possible?
Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel is more forthright about what's wrong in Iraq than any Democratic candidate so far.
When senators leave office, voters should choose their replacements.
If Senator Ted Stevens defies mounting public opposition and succeeds in killing net
neutrality, expect the free flow of online content to be replaced by lowbrow
John Tester's populist politics and country style make him the perfect
candidate to unseat Senator Conrad Burns. Next step is for the progressive
Montana farmer to win the June 6 primary.
Robert Casey Jr.'s endorsement of Samuel Alito could cost him the
support of Pennsylvania Democrats and illustrates the perils of early
intervention by DC Democrats in Senate races.
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