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  • Roll Call's 10 most vulnerable senators

    WASHINGTON Montana's appointed Sen. John Walsh was by far the most endangered incumbent in the chamber in early August, but his decision to not seek a full term has opened the top slot to a couple other worthy contenders. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., is...
  • Obama won't act on immigration reform until after November elections

    Obama won't act on immigration reform until after November elections
    President Barack Obama reversed course on Saturday and delayed taking executive action on immigration reform until after November congressional elections, bowing to concerns it could cost his fellow Democrats control of the U.S. Senate. Obama had...
  • Obama draws flak over immigration reform delay

    Insisting that factors beyond his control had created an untenable political situation, President Obama said Saturday that he would postpone his promised executive action to make drastic changes to the immigration system — a delay that leaves tens...
  • 2 U.S. senators star in reality show

    2 U.S. senators star in reality show
    Can political partisans work together in a "Survivor"-style show? That's the question asked by "Rival Survival," which forces Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., to work together on an uninhabited, isolated island for six days...
  • Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections

    Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama reversed course on Saturday and delayed taking executive action on immigration reform until after November congressional elections, bowing to concerns it could cost his fellow Democrats control of the U....
  • Republicans appear in position to take Senate control

    WASHINGTON Voters hate Washington, and they'll get their chance to shake things up in November's midterm elections. The big question is whether the Republicans can win control of the Senate while holding the House of Representatives, which would give...
  • Albert R. Hunt: Can Republicans ride tailwind to Senate majority?

    Albert R. Hunt: Can Republicans ride tailwind to Senate majority?
    The battle for control of the Senate, the grand prize of the 2014 elections, with Republicans needing to win a net of a half-dozen seats to take charge, is well-framed after Labor Day. Republicans have the advantages of a friendly turf, the history of...
  • Ahead of speech, Obama briefs Congress on Islamic State strategy

    Ahead of speech, Obama briefs Congress on Islamic State strategy
    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama told leaders of Congress on Tuesday that he did not need for them to authorize his strategy to fight Islamic State, ahead of a speech to Americans that may herald expanded operations against the group in Iraq and...
  • The Rove rule: When all else fails, make 'Obamacare' a dirty word

    The disconnect between what Americans think of most provisions of Obamacare (love them!) and what they think of "Obamacare" (hate it!) has been the most perplexing aspect of rollout of the Affordable Care Act. It's also the aspect most vigorously...
  • President Obama wise to carefully weigh his options in Syria

    The following editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday, Aug. 1: The Islamic State is the gravest threat to U.S. security since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. It's not a question of if these ruthless militants move...
  • Islamic State brings shift in America: People want to see action

    Islamic State brings shift in America: People want to see action
    Six years ago, when Barack Obama won the presidency, Americans were weary of overseas problems; today, they're scared. An unusually large and sudden shift in public attitudes about the threat the nation faces from extremist Islamic militants in the...
  • Obama vows to hunt Islamic State militants 'wherever they exist'

    Obama vows to hunt Islamic State militants 'wherever they exist'
    President Obama outlined a “steady, relentless” strategy Wednesday to combat Islamic State fighters “wherever they exist,” signaling that he will target the militant group in Iraq and neighboring Syria, where the fighters have...