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McCaskill’s Wartime Contracting Bill Clears Senate

Wants more accountability in wartime defense contracts.


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Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democratic Party’s Lies And Spins

The blatant lies and the desperate spins generated from the “left” have been absolutely frightening. What’s extremely sad for them is that they don’t have a prayer of keeping the White House without creating lies and spinning obvious negatives into self-reported positives.


U.S. Senator Dick Durbin

Senator Durbin Calls Hearing to Examine Bounties in NFL

“I am encouraged by what the [NFL] did,” said the assistant Senate majority leader from Illinois.


Tom Schweich

Schweich Testing Waters for US Senate Bid

The IRS has approved the creation of a “Schweich for US Senate” committee.


Former U.S. Senator Charles Percy (R-Ill.)

Former U.S. Sen. Charles Percy Dies

Illinois Republican served three terms in Washington.


Congressman Todd Akin

Is Todd Akin Ready for the Senate?

A political analyst says Akin may have “good timing” to run as Missouri is “trending Republican.”


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