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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  • Jeb Bush plays the Florida House speaker card on Marco Rubio
    If you look at their records, they're gifted in how they speak, but what about their life experience?' Bush said at a stop in ... and he has fought hard during his time in the Senate to limit government growth", said Isaac, who tapped tea party support ...
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  • House overwhelmingly approves expanding accredited-investor pool
    The legislation would allow anyone who has a securities license or who has professional knowledge and experience related to a specific ... The lawmaker hopes the decisive House action will encourage his Senate colleagues to take up the bill or a similar ...
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