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.
The House Ethics Committee has been defunct for a year: If now is not
the time for both parties to get serious on Congressional ethics, when
will it be?
If the Alito confirmation hearings were a test of Democratic strategy, the Alito vote to come is a test of moderate Republican integrity and mettle.
Samuel Alito and his handlers have crafted a disingenuous campaign that reeks of ethical compromise, bending Senate rules, bending the truth and compromising the confirmation process.
Cleaning up Congress after the Abramoff scandal involves far more than
limits on gifts and perks. It requires barring the 'legalized bribery'
of major campaign contributions.
Samuel Alito's blunt testimony on international law revealed the extremity of his judicial philosophy and carried profound implications for rulings he might make.