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Virginia Board of elections. The Voting rights Act (VRA) eventually grew widely supported across the political spectrum. Under the Bush administration, in 2006, when the Senate was controlled by Republicans whose party opposed voting rights in other ...
He is joined in the West Wing by counselor Kellyanne Conway, a friend of Rebekah Mercer who led the family-funded super PAC that backed first Cruz and then Trump in the 2016 race. People who know them say the Mercers, who ... In the 2006 midterms, the ...

A half-mile west of the Minnesota state Capitol, Va-Megn Thoj runs the nonprofit Asian Economic Development Corp. out of a University Avenue storefront.
WASHINGTON (AP) - There is no indication that Trump Tower was "the subject of surveillance" by the U.S. government before or after the 2016 election, the top two members of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Thursday, directly contradicting .... 3 ...
Now, the 48-year-old Republican will be in the spotlight Wednesday as the Senate holds a hearing on the road to confirming him as President Donald Trump's labor pick.
With its hard-fought battleground status and a close U.S. Senate race, Colorado came in fifth in 2008 among all states, behind Minnesota, Wisconsin, Maine and New Hampshire.

Democratic lawmakers and liberal interest groups are intensifying their pressure on senators to probe Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's views on campaign finance law during his confirmation hearings next week. "He does not come into this ... Both ...
A North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" in Texas won preliminary approval Tuesday in the state Senate over the objections of big businesses including Amazon and American Airlines, celebrities such as Lady Gaga and...More >>. A North .... IRS records ...
Republican legislators in Kentucky and West Virginia seem to have a newfound respect for the federal government and its regulatory abilities.
"Just breaking even with things the way they are would be a huge accomplishment for Democrats," said Kyle Kondik, who analyzes Senate races at the University of Virginia Center for politics. The path to a Democratic Senate majority would mean ... "I ...
Today, HRC announced that announced that global pop icon and longtime equality advocate Katy Perry will be honored with HRC's National Equality Award at the 2017 Los Angeles Gala Dinner on March 18.
"I've never seen him seized by a responsibility as much as he is now," said Senator Tim Kaine, Democrat of Virginia, who has known Mr. Warner since law school and succeeded him as the state's governor in 2006. "He's a man on a mission." ... By the time ...
With the subtly of a nightstick, ex-cop Jackson Miller is rattling politics in Prince William County, an increasingly blue, election-deciding outer suburb of Washington, D.C. A Republican, Miller wants to trade his part-time job as a state legislator ...
U.S. Senate Democrats, seeking to capitalize on growing revelations about the Trump campaign's contacts with Russia, urged a top Republican lawmaker on Tuesday to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns as a matter of national security.
The request came a day after President Donald Trump alleged, without supporting evidence, that then-President Obama ordered a wiretap of the phones at Trump's campaign headquarters in Trump Tower in New York. ..... R-AL, (C) speaks with the media as (L ...
billionaire investor Wilbur Ross is expected to be easily confirmed as U.S. commerce Secretary on Monday, clearing President Donald Trump's top trade official to start work on renegotiating trade relationships with China and Mexico.
Elected in 2006, Whitehouse is the ranking member of a Senate Judiciary subcommittee investigating Russia's role in the 2016 election. Business Insider discussed a number of topics with Whitehouse, including the lessons learned from President Donald ...

The group announced Monday that Rutledge was elected to serve in the post through the 2017 election cycle. The position opened after West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey was named the association's chairman to replace former Alabama Attorney ...
Although, extending the Bush era, the 2005 Democratic wins in Virginia and New Jersey could be considered a run-up to Democrats recapturing Congress in 2006. Ultimately ... Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) looms large. For Republicans, Ed Gillespie, former ...
And he represented the International Coal Group during a congressional investigation into the January 2, 2006, Sago Mine accident in West Virginia. Francisco quickly found himself in the midst of a prominent case as acting solicitor general when he had ...
It was the principal business of the election-year session of the General Assembly, one in which the hard choices required to close a $1.26 billion hole in the budget were sugar-coated by pricey goodies that a jittery Republican majority hopes will ...
While much of the media has been focused on the administration's campaign against illegal immigration, a rising star among Senate Republicans, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, has been pursuing a parallel agenda: a bill to cut legal immigration in half, an idea ...
Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison appears to be the odds on favorite to win Saturday's election to head the Democratic National Committee.
8 general election. Chafee was elected to the senate as a Republican in 2000 but lost re-election in 2006 to Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse. Chafee successfully ran for Rhode Island governor in 2010 as an independent but went on to become a ...
Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri, shown speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, is among the Democrats up for re-election in 2018. Liberals warn of primary challenges if Democrats don't do their best to take on President Donald ...
... evidence of bias in her favor. At times it seemed reporters covering the campaign were behaving like operatives working for the Democratic National Committee, sharing the results of the DNC's extensive opposition research efforts as though it were ...
Officials are investigating an accident involving two out-of-service commuter trains in suburban Philadelphia that injured four railroad workers.
FORMER TRUMP HANDS RETURN TO K Street: Ryan Price, who worked on President Donald Trump's campaign and inauguration, is heading back to his lobbying and public affairs firm, The Trailblazer Group.
A Minnesota state senator whose daughter died of a heroin overdose in a Burger King parking lot - a friend hid the needles instead of calling for help - spearheaded a law that grants immunity to 911 callers.
He also cites Trump's reorganization of the National Security Council last month, which has been seen as a downgrade in influence for intelligence officials.
Following the 1963 season, Oklahoma head football coach Bud Wilkinson, who was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame, retired from coaching at 47 years old and months later announced he would be running for the open U.S.
None have faced more scrutiny than Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell, who is managing a narrow majority to push through the president's agenda and Cabinet appointments.
The House gerrymander that Democrats complain about is mostly a phenomenon in five states - Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia. President Barack ... If Democrats won a national election by two percentage points, as they did in ...
Charles: Shifting it a little bit more, you were the Chairman of the Party from 2006 to 2010. During that election you had 2008.
(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley). A group numbering in the hundreds gather outside the American Legion Post 34 to protest the appearance of Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell R-Ky., and the policies of the Trump administration Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, i ...
2011: An earthquake measuring 6.3 in magnitude strikes Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 185 people and injuring more than 1,500 more.
Whither the Democrats after 2016? a year before the 2018 midterm elections, that question will get its first real test in New Jersey, one of only two states (along with Virginia) where the governorship is at stake this year. And just as ... As for ...
2011: An earthquake measuring 6.3 in magnitude strikes Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 185 people and injuring more than 1,500 more.
But Moore already has run for governor twice, though neither campaign went well. In 2006, Moore challenged Gov. Bob Riley in the primary and lost 67-33.
(President Donald Trump recently withdrew the U.S. from the T.P.P.) Ellison announced his candidacy for the D.N.C. chairmanship six days after the Presidential election. Sanders and Senator Elizabeth Warren, of Massachusetts, predictably endorsed ...
Duffy's decision comes as a bit of a surprise, since he took the time during his uncompetitive 2016 re-election campaign to run a joint ad with Sen. Ron Johnson that seemed to have been partially an attempt to give Duffy some extra exposure ahead of a ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Wednesday called for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from any executive branch investigation into possible ties between the Trump administration and Russia.
California Sen. Kamala Harris received a $2,000 campaign contribution from Steven Mnuchin last year, but voted against confirming him as Treasury secretary on Monday.
A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction barring the Trump administration from implementing its travel ban in Virginia, adding another judicial ruling to those already in place challenging the ban's. .... Senate Republicans silenced ...
The hillside was designed to handle the "probable maximum flood," and annual dam inspections include a review of the spillway's structural integrity, according to a May 2006 filing by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and other ...
The Senate Committee on Judiciary did not vote Monday on Senate Bill 109. radio frequency identification or RFID technology can be encapsulated in glass tubes roughly the size of two grains of rice and can be injected under skin.
The Senate confirmed Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary in a vote Monday evening, adding the former Goldman Sachs executive to President Donald Trump's Cabinet.
Va.). Hayden's record for combined length of service in both houses - 56 years, 10 months, 15 days - was surpassed in 2006 by Byrd, who was elected to the House in 1953 and moved to the Senate in 1959. In 2013, Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) surpassed ...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is the Trump administration Cabinet member for whom Democrats harbor the most disgust. He was accused of making racially insensitive comments while serving as U.S.
S. Spencer wells, a doctoral candidate in history at the College of William and Mary in Virginia, says a look through Mormon history should be enough to convince the faith's members to defend the religious rights of Muslim immigrants and refugees.


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