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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ASK NEWS:
  • If Biden runs he'll need a careful way round Clinton - Yahoo! News
    THE LID: Biden's 2016 Shot May be Already be Over - NBCNews.com
    08/3/2015 - 3:04 pm | View Link
  • WHAT DO YOU THINK?: Should Vice President Joe Biden run for ... - NWI Times
    Biden is well-rounded, with 36 years of experience in the Senate prior to becoming vice ... and perhaps cost the party the White House in the next
    08/3/2015 - 1:03 pm | View Link
  • Senators demand answers on UNISWA collapse - Swazi Observer
    DEPUTY Senate President Ngomuyayona Gamedze says the ... in the region because of the experience and ... by the university when one wants a house ...
    08/3/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • House gives final OK to ABLE Act; bill goes to governor - Winston-Salem Journal
    House Bill 556 — also known as the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act, or ABLE — was approved 46-0 by the Senate on July 28. It...
    08/3/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Marita Noon: Hillary’s energy plan is like Obama’s Clean Power ... - Redstate
    Just Plain Silly Hillary - American Spectator
    08/3/2015 - 9:13 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Just in: House, Senate reach deal on teacher & state employee pay raises
    The News & Observer is reporting that House and Senate leaders have reached an agreement on how ... For a teacher with 15 years of experience and a bachelor’s degree, receiving a step increase will mean jumping up from a base salary of $40,000 to ...
    08/26/2015 - 11:32 am | View Link
  • Joe Lieberman: White House scare tactics on Iran
    Congress should keep this experience in mind as it reviews the nuclear agreement ... Joe Lieberman, a member of the U.S. Senate from 1989 to 2013, is a Democrat who was elected to his last term as an independent. He wrote this for The Washington Post.
    08/24/2015 - 7:54 pm | View Link
  • Senator Jason Lewis Accepting Applications for Fall Internships at the State House
    Although unpaid, interns will obtain meaningful experience by witnessing and participating in the day-to-day functioning of a State Senate office. Interns will report to Abby Armstrong, Constituent Affairs Director, and will be responsible for assisting ...
    08/23/2015 - 2:12 am | View Link
  • Crist, Culver Contemplate Humbling Transition to the House
    Culver, if that counts for legislative experience. But Castle never planned on serving ... Castle infamously lost a 2010 bid for the Senate in the Republican primary to Christine O’Donnell. “You’re a smaller fish in a bigger pond,” Castle explained ...
    08/21/2015 - 1:14 am | View Link
  • Former interns speak out about proposed changes to Missouri House intern policy
    Hembree interned in his senate office this year. Both say the Democrat from ... or character and are in some way to blame for the harassment they experience. Additionally, it implies that those perpetuating this behavior are unable to control their own ...
    08/18/2015 - 12:59 pm | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • 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
    08/26/2015 - 3:47 pm | View Website
  • Home | United States Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    US Senate's legislative and oversight committee on veterans affairs.
    08/26/2015 - 9:13 am | View Website
  • Australian Senate
    The Senate is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Australia, the lower house being the House of Representatives. The composition and powers of the Senate ...
    08/25/2015 - 11:55 pm | View Website
  • House and Senate committees approve CBD oil bill
    Two committees, one in the House and the other in the Senate, voted strongly endorsed bills that would legalize cannabidoil oil, or CBD oil, a substance derived from ...
    08/25/2015 - 9:10 pm | View Website
  • Biography
    When I was elected to the United States Senate in 2010, I set a steadfast objective for myself while in office: to help bring the American Dream back into reach of ...
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