New Senate Polls Offer 3 Lessons And Some Hope For Democrats

New Senate Polls Offer 3 Lessons And Some Hope For Democrats

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Three lessons jump out from the latest round of polling on key U.S. Senate races. First, just as Democrats have been sayin ...

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Sen. Paul Says Lack Of Experience Should Not Be A Hindrance To Presidential Run

Sen. Paul Says Lack Of Experience Should Not Be A Hindrance To Presidential Run

By Rick Pearson, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO—First-term Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, said Tuesday that lack of experience can sometimes ...

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CIA’s Former Top Lawyer Fires Back At Senate Report, Criticizes Feinstein

CIA’s Former Top Lawyer Fires Back At Senate Report, Criticizes Feinstein

By James Rosen, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The CIA’s former top lawyer disputes Senate findings that the spy agency lied about its brutal interrogations of terrorist ...

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A Few Republicans Push House To Move On Jobless Bill After Senate OK

A Few Republicans Push House To Move On Jobless Bill After Senate OK

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — As soon as the Democratic-controlled Senate passed a measure Monday to extend unemployment aid to jobless Americans, a bele ...

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Democratic Turnout Seen As Key To Party’s Retaining Senate Control

Democratic Turnout Seen As Key To Party’s Retaining Senate Control

By Michael A. Memoli and David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Faced with a strong prospect of losing control of the Senate in November, Democrats have begun a hig ...

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Senate Finds CIA Illegally Interrogated Terror Suspects After Sept. 11

Senate Finds CIA Illegally Interrogated Terror Suspects After Sept. 11

By Ali Watkins, Marisa Taylor and David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- CIA officers subjected some terrorism suspects it held after the Sept. 11 attacks to in ...

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Senate Democrats And Republicans Divided On Caterpillar’s Tax Avoidance

Senate Democrats And Republicans Divided On Caterpillar’s Tax Avoidance

“Caterpillar is an American success story that produces phenomenal industrial machines, but it is also a member of the corporate-shifting club that has shifted billions of dollars ...

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Top GOP Lawmakers In New Jersey Pass On Chance To Challenge Booker

Top GOP Lawmakers In New Jersey Pass On Chance To Challenge Booker

By Andrew Seidman, The Philadelphia Inquirer TRENTON, N.J. -- Even as the national GOP works to take control of the Senate in November’s midterm elections -- and high-profile chal ...

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Senate Panel Vote On Releasing CIA Study Delayed

Senate Panel Vote On Releasing CIA Study Delayed

By David Lightman and Jonathan S. Landay, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Senate Intelligence Committee Democrats, locked in an unprecedented power struggle with the CIA, ...

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Senate Advances Unemployment Benefits Bill, But House GOP Balks

Senate Advances Unemployment Benefits Bill, But House GOP Balks

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — A bipartisan agreement to restore unemployment insurance benefits for more than 2.2 million jobless Americans cleared a key ...

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