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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    ... more time for other potential Democratic candidates to "seriously consider." They include three U.S. House members from Southern California...
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    There are a few members of the House and Senate that are familiar with our area and our ... Most of my experience thus far has involved sitting in
    01/25/2015 - 7:22 am | View Link
  • Quick Opinion: Sen. Charles Perry is appointed chairman of the ... - Lubbock Online
    ... appointed him chairman of the Senate Agriculture ... His experience working on behalf of water needs and agriculture in the House helped ...
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  • Burbank's Adam Schiff eyeing run for Barbara Boxer's Senate seat - Whittier Daily News
    ... the race next year for the U.S. Senate seat being ... Schiff has extensive experience in foreign ... as the top Democrat on the House ...
    01/23/2015 - 12:55 pm | View Link
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  • Villaraigosa's experience could play well in the Senate
    SACRAMENTO — Antonio Villaraigosa's resume definitely qualifies him to be a U.S. senator and suggests the potential of a pretty effective one.
    01/25/2015 - 10:37 pm | View Link
  • Primary elections are Tuesday for Florida Senate, House seats
    Republican voters will choose Tuesday the likely replacement for John Thrasher in the Florida Senate and also fill the two Florida House seats left vacant by two candidates competing for Thrasher’s old job. Since Thrasher stepped down from the Senate in November to become the president of Florida State University, former state Reps. Ronald “Doc” Renuart, R-Ponte Vedra Beach, and Travis Hutson, R ...
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  • Hagel eyes the exits on his own terms
    Chuck Hagel is going out like he came in: on his own.
    01/25/2015 - 12:24 pm | View Link
  • State bills would add limits to EBT use
    The debate over ATM cards issued to welfare recipients is back before the state Legislature, with a bill in the House and one in the Senate that would prohibit use of the public benefit cards for things like alcoholic beverages, tobacco or adult entertainment.
    01/25/2015 - 12:17 am | View Link
  • White House Jump-Starts Cybersecurity Protection Programs
    As members of the U.S. Congress started to prepare for the upcoming legislative session, President Obama lost little time in putting cybersecurity near the top of a to-do list for lawmakers. During a visit to the federal National Cybersecurity Communications Integration Center, Obama called for additional legislation to improve information technology protection.
    01/23/2015 - 10:10 am | View Link
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  • Primary elections are Tuesday for Florida Senate, House seats
    In the Senate race, Hutson and Renuart have emerged as candidates ... Hutson, who works in real estate, was elected in 2012. While Renuart has more experience in the Statehouse, he has been outraised by Hutson, whose father is a well-connected developer ...
    01/25/2015 - 12:20 pm | View Link
  • Rubio moves closer to White House bid
    “He believes that he has a winning vision for the party and the country, which is based on his life experience and the opportunity this country gave his family.” How serious is Rubio? At least serious enough to skip Senate votes this week for a ...
    01/25/2015 - 7:09 am | View Link
  • New Mexico Rep. Brown appointed chair of house Transportation and Public Works Committee
    Each of them has the experience and background to lead their respective committees ... Leavell (R) has been appointed as a member to the standing senate Finance committee. He represents District 41, which includes parts of Eddy and Lea County.
    01/24/2015 - 7:10 pm | View Link
  • Texting while driving bans introduced again in House, Senate
    Fann, who authored a similar bill last year that passed the House but wasn’t taken up by the Senate, said she hopes the bill succeeds ... licenses on probation because of their lack of experience. “I support the concept of prohibiting young people ...
    01/23/2015 - 10:47 am | View Link
  • House majority may give GOP advantage in passing bill
    Dede Feldman, an Albuquerque Democrat who wrote about her experience in a book, agreed. "They'll certainly have more success in getting things passed through the House," Feldman said. "The question is can they get them through the Senate? That all depends ...
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  • Michigan House of Representatives
    House Session Low Resolution Feed - World Wide Web broadcast. House TV is operated under the non-partisan office of the Clerk within the ...
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  • Illinois General Assembly Home Page
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