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:
  • Most college classes cost more online than on campus - Dallas Morning News
    Ahead of next year’s legislative session, the House and Senate higher education committees ... “In my experience, the online courses are geared
    09/1/2014 - 1:04 pm | View Link
  • Tennessee tea party backers take heart from primary vote - Chattanooga Times Free Press
    Ball challenges Lamar Alexander to debates - Tennessean
    09/1/2014 - 12:02 pm | View Link
  • Yet another defence review. Why not read the others? - Canberra Times
    ... workforce review and in a Senate inquiry into ... have continued to erode in-house technical ... recognise and value expertise, experience, ...
    09/1/2014 - 11:23 am | View Link
  • Obamacare Is Dampening The Job Market In 3 Principal Ways - Forbes.com
    ... economists have pointed to the experience of ... Then-White House press secretary Jay Carney ... If Republicans take control of the Senate in ...
    09/1/2014 - 11:06 am | View Link
  • Defence is under attack, again - Canberra Times
    ... have continued to erode in-house technical ... He was a member of the Senate committee that ... that recognise and value expertise, ...
    09/1/2014 - 10:47 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Clive Palmer overshares toilet experience at Parliament House
    The Palmer United Party’s departure from the House of Representative this week, later turning up in Senate to watch Question Time, led to conjecture he was there to monitor his upper house colleagues. But queries about his Chamber movements today led to ...
    08/27/2014 - 7:13 pm | View Link
  • 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 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Senate president ‘disappointed’ by clerk's email to House of Commons
    The president of the Australian Senate says he is “disappointed” at “some of ... “It seemed to us impossible that someone without parliamentary knowledge and experience could be under consideration for such a role.” But Parry, who together ...
    08/17/2014 - 10:22 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 - 6:50 am | View Link
  • Senate headed for record number of former House members in its lineup
    Tuesday’s runoff defeat for Rep. Jack Kingston (R) was a clear example of the perils of being portrayed as a Washington insider in Senate races. Yet party strategists contend that sitting House members have experience in fundraising and past campaigns ...
    07/22/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • U.S. Senate: Legislation & Records Home > Legislative ...
    CRS report for the senate legislative process -Briefing
    09/1/2014 - 10:10 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 ...
    09/1/2014 - 6:13 pm | View Website
  • The United States House of Representatives · House.gov
    Home page of the United States House of Representatives
    09/1/2014 - 3:21 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
    09/1/2014 - 9:45 am | 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.
    09/1/2014 - 8:26 am | View Website
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