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The normally lower-profile panel has an unusual number of hot-button issues on this year's agenda including the future of the Senate filibuster, potential midterm voting fraud, sexual harassment on the Hill, and cybersecurity vulnerabilities not only at the Capitol but in the nation's election infrastructure.
In 2006, Ruffatto hired Brad Enzi, son of Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, to represent North American Power Group in dealing with state officials. However, the Two Elk plant was never built and local residents took to calling it “No Elk.” The younger Enzi, who was paid nearly $130,000 in salary and benefits ...

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.
Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) speaks on the Senate floor on April 12, 2018 against the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be deputy administrator of the EPA. Whitehouse pointed to Wheeler's work as a lobbyist for coal company Murray Energy. CREDIT: C-SPAN/screenshot. Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), ...
Last May, Wheeler hosted campaign fundraisers for two members of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works — Sens. John Barrasso (R-WY) and James Inhofe (R-OK) — who voted to approve his nomination in February. Wheeler was first rumored to be chosen for the EPA in March 2017.
He accuses the incumbent of being more interested in helping campaign donors as opposed to Wyoming residents. Trauner has twice been the Democratic nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives. In 2006 he lost an extremely close election to then-incumbent Republican Rep. Barbara Cubin, falling ...

Vulnerability in our ratings does not mean an incumbent governor is at risk of losing a primary contest -- only a general election. ... Wyoming: Open seat; held by Gov. ... Democrats are hoping for a bloody GOP primary and some updraft from a competitive U.S. Senate campaign by former Democratic Gov.
President-elect Trump has been visiting several states that he won, to thank people for their support during the U.S. election. ... Mike Pence, 2016 Republican vice presidential nominee, left, and Senator Jeff Sessions, a Republican from Alabama, gesture during a campaign event for Donald Trump, 2016 ...
Trump is often more subdued while testifying under oath, but he can show a combativeness familiar on the campaign trail. ... him for defamation after he denied claims that he had sexually harassed and groped her, and adult film star Stormy Daniels alleges a 2006 sexual encounter and is seeking to get out ...
This might be the most honest of all campaign imagery in this year's race, capturing Wyoming's battered status after several years of a slumped energy industry, ... senator from a state with a similar political composition as Wyoming and she's widely seen as a vulnerable incumbent during this year's election.
Wyoming Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Gary Trauner talks with local activist Jane Ifland during a campaign stop at the Natrona County ... Trauner first ran for public office in 2006, when he was narrowly defeated by unpopular Republican incumbent Barbara Cubin for Wyoming's lone House seat.
Bernie Sanders was elected to the Senate in 2006, after serving in the U.S. House, the post to which he was first elected in 1990. Vermont's lone U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, the newcomer to the delegation, was first elected in 2006. In that race, Welch defeated his Republican opponent, former Vermont National ...
Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders was elected to the Senate in 2006, after serving in the U.S. House, the post to which he was first elected in 1990. Vermont's lone U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, the newcomer to the delegation, was first elected in 2006. Welch, at 70, is also the youngest member of the delegation.
Tuesday's Illinois primaries could bring down the first congressional incumbent of 2018, set the stage for a highly competitive gubernatorial race, and give ... Lipinski, a member of the centrist Blue Dog Coalition, declined to endorse former President Obama in his 2012 re-election campaign, and former top ...
Then a senator from Alabama, Sessions chaired the meeting as head of the Trump campaign's foreign policy team. "Yes, I pushed back," Sessions told .... 2016 in Mobile, Alabama. President-elect Trump has been visiting several states that he won, to thank people for their support during the U.S. election.
Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., questions witnesses during a 2017 Senate hearing on Russian-backed ads on social media in the 2016 election. ... The proposal would update FEC regulations dating back to 2006, when cutting-edge digital politicking involved buying ads on websites and blogs, mobile apps were just ...
Wyoming Treasurer Mark Gordon meets with supporters Thursday in Casper during the first stop of his campaign for governor. ... Gordon is the only candidate who has won statewide office to have entered the race so far, though he may face tough questions about his political background, having donated to ...

Now, this month kicks off the 2018 election season, with Texas and Illinois primaries, plus more than a dozen filing deadlines when candidates must ... if 2018 could be a repeat of 1992, “the year of the woman,” when more women ran for Congress than ever before and the number of female senators tripled.
Peter Roskam, who came into Congress during the Democratic wave of 2006, may face a tight race in his Clinton-won district of Chicago's west suburbs. A loss for Rep. ... Bob Casey could face a tough re-election if Republicans raise enough money and run a strong campaign in the commonwealth.
Seeking: Re-election in 20th Senatorial District — includes major portions of Luzerne and Susquehanna counties and all of Pike, Wayne, and Wyoming counties. Education: Graduate of Dallas High School and Shippensburg University, B.A. in Government Administration. Family: Baker resides in Lehman ...
John Barrasso in the 2018 Senate race, answered questions from voters on a range of topics at The Hub on Smith Wednesday as part of his statewide Open-Door Tour. Trauner is making his third run for a congressional seat in Wyoming after unsuccessful bids in 2006 and 2008. In 2006, he ran for ...
1 Board and currently as the chair of the Aspens Pines Water and Sewer District. He previously ran for Wyoming's sole U.S. House of Representatives seat, narrowly losing to former Rep. Barbara Cubin in 2006 and losing to former Rep. Cynthia Lummis, R-WY, in an open race in 2008. Trauner said being ...
(The Senate is more of an uphill climb for Democrats, based on the multiple seats they are defending, so, for now, let's focus on the House). ... 2006, Democrats had an 11.5-percentage-point advantage in the polls and finished with about an 8-point advantage in the actual results on election night nationally, ...
Acting on a sealed motion from prosecutors, a Pittsburgh federal judge last week delayed for the eighth time sentencing Wyoming power plant ... In interviews, he said that he and his senator father maintained a “Chinese-wall relationship” when it came to business and that his father had never met Ruffatto.
Tina Smith, at her first home-state public appearance as a U.S. senator at Wyoming Machine in Stacy. ... WASHINGTON – After just two weeks as a U.S. senator, Tina Smith already has some vocal opponents as she begins her campaign for the November election. ... Smith served in the role until 2006.
Following Ralph Northam's election in November as governor of Virginia, Bradford received a call from his transition team. After much deliberation, she ... Bradford served as deputy secretary of education during the final three months of now-Senator Mark Warner's governorship in 2006. It influenced her ...
Trump met Stephanie Clifford, whose goes by the name Stormy Daniels in films, at a golf event in 2006 — a year after Trump's marriage to his wife, Melania. According to ... The arrest brought attention, in part because the porn star had ambitions of running for the U.S. Senate in her home state of Louisiana.
Even after their strong showing in November, Democrats face steep odds of breaking Republicans' grip on Congress, but Jealous' race is emblematic of an ..... ACT UP to protest President Bill Clinton's ban of Haitian refugees, compares the campaign in Maryland to Deval Patrick's 2006 gubernatorial run in Massachusetts.
Former Idaho gubernatorial candidate Rex Rammell has announced a new campaign for governor – of Wyoming. Rammell, who ran unsuccessfully as a Republican for Idaho governor in 2010 and as an independent against Sen. Jim Risch for the U.S. Senate in 2008, told the Jackson Hole Daily News and ...
The last time their lead was this big was in 2006 when Democrats ended up winning control of both the House and the Senate in that year's midterm elections. The generic ... Historically, the generic ballot is a pretty good predictor of how Congressional election will go down in November. Right now, the ...
Mary Throne, Democratic candidate for Wyoming governor, meets with supporters during a campaign event Thursday morning, Nov. ... of State Ed Murray, State Treasurer Mark Gordon and House Speaker Steve Harshman, a Casper Republican, have declined to say whether or not they will enter the race.
Gary Trauner, 58, announced Friday he will run for Wyoming's U.S. Senate seat currently held by John Barrasso, a Casper Republican. It is Trauner's third run for Congress after unsuccessful bids in recent years. In 2006, he lost his bid for Wyoming's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives to ...
John Barrasso (R-WY) talks to reporters following the Republican Senate policy luncheon at the Capitol on August 1, 2017 in Washington. ... as he introduces Roy Moore, Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, at an election-night rally on September 26, 2017 in Montgomery, Alabama.
Warsh, who served on the Fed's board from 2006 to 2011, was a key adviser to ... At a speech in August in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, she said that repealing ... While Trump was harshly critical during the campaign of Yellen's performance, he has made only favorable comments about her since the election.
The “Your Whole Story” campaign, which can be used by public and private plan ... Congress first passed the enabling legislation for NRSW in 2006 at the ... are Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY).
Mike Lee, a Utah Republican, on the Senate Judiciary Committee. ... He also worked on the House re-election campaign of former Rep. Heather Wilson, a New Mexico Republican, in 2006. ... from the states of New Mexico, Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas, Utah, Wyoming and parts of Montana and Idaho.
One ad for a 2018 congressional candidate shows him wearing a T-shirt with an unofficial Marine Corps motto, "Pain is weakness leaving the ...
Frank describes her campaign as “aimed at moderate Democrats” who like ... throwing still more money into the race may not do enough to move the dial toward Strange. ... he's disinclined to risk his safe House seat for a risky Senate bid. .... with general election voters, while Schuette posted a 26-18 score.
Jay Rockefeller (D) in Rockefeller's first Senate bid in 1984 and then to Byrd in 2006 before ... In total, 31 states have had at least one Senate general election rematch, ... Gooding and a Progressive Party candidate in a three-way race. ... In 1936, Franklin Roosevelt won Wyoming with 61% of the vote, ...
Lou Barletta made his long-expected Senate campaign official on Tuesday .... month's Republican primary runoff in Alabama's Senate special election and ... and they found a tight Senate race between Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson and Republican Gov. ... Jim Barnett, who was the 2006 GOP nominee.
Ever since Donald Trump won the presidency, 2018's race for the Senate ... looked at all of the Senate midterm elections in the popular election era, ... including the last three (2006, 2010, and 2014), no such incumbent lost reelection. .... the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee likely just won't have ...
Wyoming Public Media logo. Wyoming .... He reprised other campaign hits in the rally, with attendees chanting "build the wall" and "lock her up! ... He was referring to the one cast by Arizona's Republican Sen. ... Before 2006, there were only 5.2 miles of border fence in what's known as the Yuma sector.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, accompanied by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), speaks with reporters ... At the beginning of the health care debate in 2006, a study showed 89 percent were ... Permitting them, inter alia to campaign on the “Repeal and Replace” ...
Diane Black entered the race this week, she became the third top-tier ... Joined by House Speaker Beth Harwell and state Sen. ... Democrat Jane Eskind was the first woman to win a statewide election, earning a spot in 1980 on ... female governors in 1925, when Wyoming and Texas voters elected Nellie ...
U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions speaks next to U.S. Republican presidential ... The Donald Trump campaign moved tonight's rally to a larger ... Some have been related to probes into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, .... President George W. Bush on March 16, 2006 in Washington, DC.
2018 will be a monumentally important midterm election for ... Midterm elections are usually bad for the party in power: 1994, 2006, 2010, and ... are in safely red places like Mississippi, Wyoming, and Nebraska. ... Both PACs donated a combined $25,000 to the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee, the ...
Miller first was elected to the West Virginia House in 2006, and her candidacy for Congress means she won't be seeking re-election for the statehouse in 2018. ... 3rd Congressional District to be a race between two Huntington residents. ... of the Democrat party nomination for the seat is West Virginia Sen.
... was the sixth-highest among his 2016 victories, behind Wyoming, ... Mo Brooks and Sen. ... nomination for the U.S. Senate special election are all trying to show ... Justice policy regarding political campaign investigations and said his ... fighting against the passage of so-called immigration reform in 2006 ...
Miller first was elected to the West Virginia House in 2006, and her ... Miller's candidacy makes it possible for the 2018 general election to represent the state's 3rd Congressional District to be a race between two Huntington residents. ... of the Democrat party nomination for the seat is West Virginia Sen.
Miller first was elected to the West Virginia House in 2006, and her ... represent the state's 3rd Congressional District to be a race between two Huntington residents. ... of the Democrat party nomination for the seat is West Virginia Sen. ... a physician from Beckley, intends to seek election to the office, but she ...


 

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