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But it's best to be cautious about the former governor's prospects as you watch the race play out. ... That's why Kansas voters could elect Democrat Kathleen Sebelius as governor in 2002 and 2006 but have not elected a Democrat to the Senate since 1932. ... Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen.

WASHINGTON, April 25 (Reuters) - Questions about President Donald Trump and the investigation into whether his 2016 election campaign colluded with Russia overshadowed a Senate hearing on Wednesday with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has been a frequent target of Trump's wrath.
Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who ran for president as a Democrat in 2016, approached him months ago and encouraged him to run for the Senate. ... Senatorial Campaign Committee is now led by Mindy Myers, a former chief of staff for Whitehouse who piloted his winning campaign over Chafee in 2006.
Election years tend to chill swift movement on appropriations bills — especially when there's potential turnover in leadership of one or both chambers. ... slim during campaign seasons: just two spending bills completed before the end of the calendar year, on average, in election years dating back to 2006, ...
Anthony Pollina, P-Washington, and approved by the Senate in March, S.120 amends Vermont's campaign finance laws to eliminate direct contributions from corporations and ... The state also set campaign spending limits in 1997, but the the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the limits unconstitutional in 2006.
Sanders, who was first elected to the U.S. House in 1990 and the Senate in 2006, has not said whether he will seek reelection this November. ... But Sanders, who has declined to say whether he would mount a second presidential campaign in 2020, isn't using the money simply to stump in Vermont.
NO Vermont U.S. senator has lost a general election since the passage of the 17th Amendment in 1913. ... and two special elections – 1931 and 1972 – with 19 Republican, 17 Democratic and two independent candidacies of Bernie Sanders, running as the de facto Democratic nominee in 2006 and 2012.
5:51 p.m.: Senator Dean Heller asked Zuckerberg where he drew the line on what kind of data Facebook would sell to advertisers. .... Maria Cantwell he doesn't know that his employees were involved with Cambridge Analytica's work with the Trump campaign ahead of the 2016 election. "Senator, I can ...
I'm very proud of representing Vermont in the Senate, and I expect that will continue.” Others have been less cagey about their aspirations for the Senate seat Sanders has held since winning the 2006 election. Four challengers have declared for the race so far -- two Democrats, a Republican and an ...
Vulnerability in our ratings does not mean an incumbent governor is at risk of losing a primary contest -- only a general election. Our handicapping is .... Democrats are hoping for a bloody GOP primary and some updraft from a competitive U.S. Senate campaign by former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen.


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