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:
  • Vermont 2014 GOP Primary “Endorsements” - Redstate
    ... elects an avowed socialist to the Senate (Bernie ... For the House seat, two Republicans are running ... At least Donka has political ...
    08/20/2014 - 1:14 pm | View Link
  • Joni Ernst Opposes Raising Federal Minimum Wage, Thinks $7.25 Is ... - Huffington Post
    Video: Battle for Iowa's Senate - NBCNews.com
    08/20/2014 - 1:14 pm | View Link
  • Should Visas Be Issued for High-Tech Workers? - Bloomberg
    In my experience, having run tech companies ... to some of the republicans in the senate, provide air cover or funding to help the white house as a
    08/20/2014 - 12:54 pm | View Link
  • Aimee Belgard faces ex-mayor for House seat - MSNBC
    ... to-blue states, to game-changing senate seats up ... Democrat Race: New Jersey House Challenger ... You have insight, skills and experience ...
    08/20/2014 - 11:30 am | View Link
  • Letters: Where’s the war, no love lost and speak now or ... - Alibi
    ... on Wall Street, the White House, Congress ... ” and the United States Senate passes ... experience has made us suspicious of others and ...
    08/20/2014 - 11:05 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Mike Enzi, Cynthia Lummis secure GOP nominations for Senate, House, with large majorities
    Both pledged to use their experience to advance Wyoming interests in Washington ... Three other Republican U.S. Senate candidates finished with single-digit vote percentages. In the U.S. House race, Lummis got 76 percent while Torrington corrections ...
    08/19/2014 - 8:33 pm | View Link
  • UPDATE: Coal ash bill approved by House & Senate, headed to Governor's desk
    House and Senate lawmakers in Raleigh passed a sweeping coal ash management ... It will consist of nine people with experience in areas such as public health, waste management and conservation. Creates up to 30 new positions for the regulation, mitigation ...
    08/19/2014 - 12:49 pm | View Link
  • Senate president ‘disappointed’ by clerk's email to House of Commons
    Senate president Stephen Parry said he had spoken to Senate ... “It seemed to us impossible that someone without parliamentary knowledge and experience could be under consideration for such a role.” But Parry, who together with the Speaker of the ...
    08/17/2014 - 10:22 pm | View Link
  • After 8 years in legal aid, Feltes eyes a seat in the State House
    Feltes said his experience as a lobbyist in part convinced him to run for office. “I know what kind of powerful impact the state Senate can have on shaping the lives of ordinary people, and that’s why I’m running,” he said. “I wouldn’t leave ...
    08/17/2014 - 7:03 pm | View Link
  • Lee seeks move from House to Senate
    With 12 years of experience under her belt, Del. Susan C. Lee thinks it’s the right time to represent her district in the Senate. Lee, a Bethesda Democrat who has served in the House since 2002, said she can use the relationships she has in the House and ...
    08/11/2014 - 11:39 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • 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 ...
    08/20/2014 - 4:47 pm | 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.
    08/20/2014 - 3:50 pm | View Website
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    Official website of the U.S. Senator for New Hampshire, Democratic party.
    08/20/2014 - 2:24 pm | View Website
  • Senate and House Office Buildings
    Senate and House Office Buildings, Washington DC: See 36 reviews, articles, and 8 photos of Senate and House Office Buildings, ranked No.71 on TripAdvisor ...
    08/20/2014 - 10:49 am | View Website
  • U.S. Senate: Legislation & Records Home > Legislative ...
    CRS report for the senate legislative process -Briefing
    08/20/2014 - 10:42 am | View Website
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