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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  • Senate Torture Investigation Fails to Interview Key Torture Victims - Common Dreams
    ... has failed to investigate the experience of ... and is currently being reviewed by White House officials. Last week, Senate Democrats accused ...
    11/24/2014 - 1:50 pm | View Link
  • Who Will Replace Chuck Hagel? - Atlantic Monthly
    ... confirmation hearings led by a Republican Senate. ... in policy and strategy, Carter's experience is ... he complained of interference from ...
    11/24/2014 - 1:49 pm | View Link
  • Five candidates to replace Hagel - The Hill
    ... nominee past a Republican-controlled Senate next ... Yet Levin has strayed from the White House line on ... She already has extensive ...
    11/24/2014 - 1:40 pm | View Link
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's remarks at the White House, Nov. 24, ... - Stars and Stripes
    Chuck Hagel Announces Resignation as Defense Secretary - Bloomberg
    11/24/2014 - 12:17 pm | View Link
  • Sen. Graham: Benghazi report misses information and is 'garbage' - Catholic Online
    Graham: Benghazi report 'garbage' - CNN
    11/24/2014 - 12:14 pm | View Link
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  • Under Pressure from White House, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to Resign
    *(Via MSN News) – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure, the first cabinet-level casualty of the collapse of President Obama’s Democratic majority in the Senate and a ... Republican with military experience who was skeptical ...
    11/24/2014 - 4:05 am | View Link
  • Ohio House OKs catchall agriculture measure
    Senate Democrats raised concern about Hodges’ lack of health-care experience. He is a Republican and former state legislator who most recently headed the Ohio Turnpike Commission. Seven of the past eight health directors were doctors. Hodges is not ...
    11/19/2014 - 11:24 pm | View Link
  • House Democrats Pick New Minority Leader
    Democrats in the Ohio House have elected a veteran state lawmaker with experience in both the House and Senate as their leader for the next legislative session. State Rep. Fred Strahorn, of Dayton, was elected to the minority party’s highest post on Tuesday.
    11/19/2014 - 3:24 am | View Link
  • New Michigan legislative leaders name next chairmen of House, Senate budget committees
    The next Senate majority leader, Arlan Meekhof, says Hildenbrand has the "experience, leadership and common sense" for the job. Hildenbrand says leading the budget panel is a "tremendous opportunity" and he will "work tirelessly to provide great government ...
    11/16/2014 - 3:37 am | View Link
  • Incoming House majority names key staffers
    His replacement will be Denise Greenlaw Ramonas, who has experience United States Senate assistant secretary for the Majority under Majority Leaders Trent Lott and Bill Frist. Closer to home, Ramonas was the legislative director for U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici ...
    11/14/2014 - 9:03 am | View Link
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  • 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
    11/24/2014 - 12:03 am | View Website
  • Virgin Money Senate House 3D Projection [Official]
    We've come a long long way over the last 40 years with the simple aim of making things better. And now our quest takes us into banking. Inspired by our '40 ...
    11/23/2014 - 11:42 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
    11/23/2014 - 8:28 pm | 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 ...
    11/23/2014 - 6:48 pm | 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 ...
    11/22/2014 - 7:18 pm | View Website
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