House Experience A Minus For Some Senate Hopefuls

U.S. House members who are trying to make the step up to the Senate this year are finding themselves on the defensive about Washington experience that traditionally has been a big asset.

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    Ahead of next year’s legislative session, the House and Senate higher education committees ... “In my experience, the online courses are geared
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    ... workforce review and in a Senate inquiry into ... have continued to erode in-house technical ... recognise and value expertise, experience, ...
    09/1/2014 - 11:23 am | View Link
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    ... economists have pointed to the experience of ... Then-White House press secretary Jay Carney ... If Republicans take control of the Senate in ...
    09/1/2014 - 11:06 am | View Link
  • Defence is under attack, again - Canberra Times
    ... have continued to erode in-house technical ... He was a member of the Senate committee that ... that recognise and value expertise, ...
    09/1/2014 - 10:47 am | View Link
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  • Role of a food taster outside the White House
    WASHINGTON -- In the spring of 2013, President Barack Obama reportedly turned down a lobster roll at a lunch meeting with Senate Republicans on Capitol ... so that they can describe their tasting experience to the food company. Unlike research and ...
    09/22/2014 - 4:44 am | View Link
  • Senate voting on rebel aid after House backs Obama
    The Senate was voting late Thursday on the measure ... Since the U.S. troop withdrawal almost 2 1/2 years ago, the level of day-to-day violence Iraqis experience has increased. In stunningly quick fashion, the terrorist group ISIS has taken over multiple ...
    09/18/2014 - 5:49 am | View Link
  • Australian Senate official's warning to House of Commons clerk – full email
    The Senate finance and public administration (F&PA ... The right people in both those cases have proven to be people with parliamentary knowledge and experience and the state administrations are working much more happily and effectively as a consequence.
    08/17/2014 - 5:38 pm | View Link
  • Is There a Doctor in the House? Yes, 17. And 3 in the Senate.
    a Republican Senate candidate and pediatric neurosurgeon, joked to a small group of people here in this Portland suburb. She grinned as she described hitting the bull’s-eye despite having no experience with firearms. Her left hand bore a blister from ...
    03/10/2014 - 1:34 pm | View Link
  • House set to lose six centuries of experience as Dingell, other long-serving members retire
    In 2009, 147 representatives (33.8% of the entire body) had six years or less of House experience; by 2013 that had risen to 196, or 45%. The shift has been even more pronounced in the Senate: 54 senators are in their first term, the most since the 97th ...
    02/25/2014 - 7:34 am | View Link
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  • Congressman Frank Wolf | Representing the 10th District of ...
    Official site of U.S. Representative Frank R. Wolf (VA-10), Republican party.
    09/22/2014 - 12:41 pm | View Website
  • House and Senate career of John McCain, until 2000 ...
    1 Entry into politics and 1982 House campaign; 2 U.S. Congressman. 2.1 House years; 2.2 More children; 2.3 1986 Senate campaign; 3 U.S. Senator. 3.1 Senate career starts
    09/22/2014 - 7:47 am | View Website
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    Gerry, This is a magnificent contribution. Like Nev Bann, I was a first year politics student. I was stuck out in digs in Bootle and paid over £5 5 shillings each ...
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  • State Dept. 'Torture Talking Points' Reveal White House PR ...
    A State Department document obtained by the Associated Press reveals part of the Obama administration's attempt to ready its public relations response to an upcoming ...
    09/22/2014 - 12:45 am | View Website
  • The United States House of Representatives ·
    Home page of the United States House of Representatives ... Find Your Representative. Your member's website and contact form are available around the clock.
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