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  • Reid urges cooperation as Democrats expand Senate control

    Reid urges cooperation as Democrats expand Senate control
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Republicans to cooperate with an expanded Democratic majority Wednesday, a day after the Democrats picked up at least one more seat in the chamber. "It is better to dance than to fight," said Reid, D-Nevada....
  • Nelson may ask for still more time on high-speed money

     
    By Mark K. Matthews, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida told Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Thursday that the state may ask for more time to bring high-speed rail to the state – with an extension...
  • US senators tell LGBT kids ‘It Gets Better’

     
    A group of Democratic US Senators, including Illinois' own Dick Durbin, have joined the ranks of high profile people sending messages of hope to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth as part of the ‘It Gets Better‘...
  • Mr. Corbett and Mr. Pawlowski go to Washington

     
    The head of Pennsylvania and the leader of Allentown are both spending Tuesday in Washington for a series of meetings about some of the latest hot button issues. Gov. Tom Corbett is expected to meet privately with the Pennsylvania delegation......
  • Senate GOP blocks Buffett Rule bill

    Senate GOP blocks Buffett Rule bill
    A proposal to implement the Buffett Rule was blocked in the Senate on Monday, but proponents of the millionaire tax vowed to keep the issue alive in the months ahead. Republicans, as expected, garnered enough support to reject Democrats' attempt to bring...
  • Changes in chemical safety law getting bipartisan support

    Changes in chemical safety law getting bipartisan support
    The first signs of bipartisan support for overhauling the nation's chemical safety law emerged Monday, as three Republicans joined 23 other senators calling for tough restrictions on toxic flame retardants. Citing the Tribune's Tribune's "Playing With...