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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  • Glimpse of Texas’s political future? - The Hill
    ... now that have my background or experience,” ... he disagrees with parts of the Senate bill,  he’d vote for it if it reached the House ...
    10/29/2014 - 6:43 am | View Link
  • How Can Dems Be Losing to These Idiots?Michael Tomasky - Daily Beast
    ... in their base of what a Republican Senate would ... Oh and by the way, that celebrated House lawsuit ... In my experience, Democrats seem ...
    10/29/2014 - 5:56 am | View Link
  • Assemblywoman Wants to Be NJ’s First African-American ... - NJ Spotlight
    ... can be sure that my successor in the House will ... she lost the Republican primary for Senate last ... From her experience working at the ...
    10/29/2014 - 5:27 am | View Link
  • A State Senate Race Tied to Personal Appeal - Huffington Post
    ... from fund raisers to rallies to house parties ... mother." But beyond my personal experience are ... candidates vying for a state Senate seat ...
    10/29/2014 - 5:04 am | View Link
  • A quick look at Thom Tillis, NC Senate candidate - Star News Online
    POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Commissioner, Town of Cornelius, 2004-05; member, North Carolina House ... won Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in May.
    10/26/2014 - 11:14 am | View Link
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  • Our picks for Maine State Senate, House
    Hill chairs the Senate’s Appropriation and Financial Affairs Committee ... as a nine-year member of the school board and six-year town councilor. This municipal experience gives Pelletier first-hand knowledge of the damage done to communities when ...
    10/28/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Arkansas House, Senate education committees recommend higher base pay for teachers
    The House and Senate education committees advised raising the minimum ... would also receive raises under the committees' recommendation. Educators with more experience and a bachelor's degree would get $450 more in salary, while educators with more ...
    10/28/2014 - 6:11 pm | View Link
  • U.S. House: hopeful Ryan Zinke banks on experience, leadership
    He began a political career, serving one term in the Montana Senate, where he chaired the Education Committee ... Jones predicted Zinke’s experience would make him a good leader for Montana. “They say the past is a good prediction for the future ...
    10/28/2014 - 1:46 pm | View Link
  • GOP hopes to hold onto Montana House, Senate
    Steve Daines is a businessman with experience creating jobs ... He has worked on GOP campaigns from the state Legislature to U.S. Senate.
    10/24/2014 - 5:42 pm | View Link
  • The Post’s endorsements for Montgomery County House and Senate elections
    who are well-meaning but very lightly versed in the issues and whose experience with state and local issues is scant. District 15: Inveterate gadfly Robin Ficker, author of numerous anti-tax ballot questions, is the Republican candidate in the Senate ...
    10/22/2014 - 6:12 pm | View Link
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  • Monday morning – Senate steady, House on the move
    Monday morning – Senate steady, House on the move September 15th, 2014, 9:09am by Sam Wang
    10/28/2014 - 12:02 am | View Website
  • U.S. Senate
    Official site of "the living symbol of our union of states." Connect with Senators, and learn about Senate committees, legislation, records, art, history, schedules ...
    10/27/2014 - 1:46 pm | View Website
  • The Ghosts of Senate House
    The Ghosts of Senate House is one part of a creative research project led by Sarah Sparkes. It serves as an archive for uncanny, apocryphal stories emanating from ...
    10/27/2014 - 1:39 pm | View Website
  • Illinois General Assembly Home Page
    This site is maintained for the Illinois General Assembly by the Legislative Information System, 705 Stratton Building, Springfield, Illinois 62706
    10/27/2014 - 10:12 am | View Website
  • Politics News and U.S. Elections Coverage
    Get the latest breaking politics news and political coverage of U.S. elections. Get updates on President Obama's White House, Congress and more at ABC News.
    10/27/2014 - 6:23 am | View Website
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