Stories tagged: u.s. senate
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 5 a.m.
Republican challenger Susan Hutchison has a tough assignment in a campaign against three-term incumbent Sen. Maria Cantwell.
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 3 p.m.
A U.S. lawmaker says foreign government hackers continue to target the personal accounts of U.S. senators and their aides – and that the Senate’s security office won’t help defend them.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
Primary candidates seek hand recount of ballots in what they believe are suspicious precincts.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 5:47 p.m.
Sen. Cory Booker urges Democrats to stand up in this “moral moment.”
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 12:10 a.m.
Three-term Sen. Maria Cantwell is headed for a general election showdown against former GOP State Chairwoman Susan Hutchison after the two finished far ahead of the field in Tuesday’s Washington …
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
The primary ballot is the gateway to the general election for candidates seeking federal, state and local offices, but the results are always open to interpretation. Ballots have to be …
Sun., July 15, 2018
A wide array of personalities and philosophies want Washington to send them to the U.S. Senate.
Sat., July 7, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
Jimmy Tosh’s sprawling hog farm in rural Tennessee is an unlikely battleground in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate.
Sat., May 19, 2018
U.S. Senate race draws a near record number of candidates and Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District race grows to five on final day of filing week.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 11:22 a.m.
Washington’s U.S. Senate race got crowded in a hurry Monday, as 10 challengers filed to run against incumbent Democrat Maria Cantwell.
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Fears of violence were quashed Sunday as political rallies for and against a conservative U.S. Senate candidate who’s become a magnet for the alt-right went off without a hitch.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 9:14 a.m.
The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm …
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017
After the president’s full-throated support of the grotesque, he should be icily shunned by all but his diehard collaborators.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 7:57 p.m.
Doug Jones, a Democrat who once prosecuted two Ku Klux Klansmen in a deadly church bombing and has now broken the Republican lock grip on Alabama, is the state’s new …
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Sunday that electing a Democrat as Alabama’s next senator “would be a disaster,” making clear the success of his legislative agenda outweighs widespread GOP repulsion at …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
The wife of U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is backing a political newcomer for the U.S. Senate seat that Montana Republicans had hoped Zinke would run for himself.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
In contrast to Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Sen. Maria Cantwell spoke unimpeded during a 90-minute town hall session at Gonzaga University on Tuesday to a half full room at Gonzaga …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
Washington’s junior senator will take questions on Aug. 15 on any topic constituents want to talk about, her staff said Monday. It will be Cantwell’s fifth town hall this summer …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Alabama Sen. Luther Strange got his appointment to Congress earlier this year from a governor who later resigned under the cloud of an ethics scandal.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
Montana Attorney General Tim Fox says he will not run in 2018 for the U.S. Senate seat now occupied by Democrat Jon Tester.
Fri., March 24, 2017
Neil Gorsuch stands out. Seven judges heard Alphonse Maddin’s case. Six sided with the frozen trucker.
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017
Trump and the Republicans are urging Democrats not to mimic their own reckless behavior. It’s a tall order. Should Democrats comply? They should.
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017
Many Republican lawmakers voiced their objections. But given a chance to do something about the offending order, they demurred.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017
For those who fear that Donald Trump will run roughshod across the federal government, the nominee’s testimony offered a slim hope that he will provide at least some brake on …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 8:51 p.m.
Sen. Patty Murray headed to fifth Senate term, defeating Republican challenger Chris Vance
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 5:36 p.m.
Republican Senate candidate to hold town hall meeting Saturday.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016
Face it, folks: Mexico is not buying us a wall. This whirl of activity signifies nothing. It’s all about political gain. “That’ll be for a later date” is the perfect …
Tue., June 28, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
The Senate on Tuesday blocked Republicans’ plan to partially fund President Barack Obama’s request for funding to tackle the Zika virus and attach it to other items Democrats dismissed as …
Fri., June 24, 2016, 12:43 p.m.
House Republicans steamrolled efforts by their Democratic colleagues to secure a vote on gun control legislation Thursday, but a bipartisan proposal in the Senate narrowly survived to fight another day.
Sun., March 20, 2016
This week’s questions deal with the Supreme Court nominee and pet peeves on the road.