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June 2006

Hotline: Burns Brings it to Tester

Sen. Conrad Burns (R-MT) is up with a new radio ad, just 2 days after the primary, demonstrating he fully understands on what kind of terrain he needs to keep this campaign: namely a referendum between liberal vs. conservative values. State Senate Pres. J

05.18.06 HI: Akaka calls Senate attention to Filipino Veterans' hardship during immigration debate

Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Senate today unanimously accepted an amendment offered by Senator Daniel K. Akaka (D-HI) to grant the children of Filipino World War II veterans special immigrant status for purposes of family reunification. The generation o

April 2006

04.12.06 TN: Kurita withdraws from U.S. Senate race - Nashville, Tennessee - Wednesday, 04/12/06 -

State Sen. Rosalind Kurita today withdrew from the race for Bill Frist's U.S. Senate seat, leaving U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. with only nominal opposition for the Democratic nomination. Kurita, a nurse from Clarksville, gave no reason for her decision at a

04/15/2006 FL: Nelson has $6.3 million more than Harris in Senate race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson has $6.3 million more in his campaign account than Republican challenger Katherine Harris, even with the congresswoman contributing $3 million of her own money to her campaign, the campaigns reported Saturday.

04.15.06 MT: In Montana, Burns Gains Some Momentum

Sen. Conrad Burns (R-MT), one of the most vulnerable incumbents in the nation, has bounced back slightly in his bid for re-election, according to a new Rasmussen Reports poll. Burns trails State Auditor John Morrison (D) 47% to 45%, but has gained three p :: Rhode Island conservative fed up with Chafee

Rhose Island conservatives appear to be at their wit's end with liberal Republican Lincoln Chafee: The GOP senator had appeared the previous night before the Scituate Republican Town Committee to seek the endorsement of the small but influential group.

FL Senate: Harris Soldiers On, Invests Heavily in Campaign

Rep. Katherine Harris, R-Fla., vowed Wednesday evening to continue her campaign against Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson — rebuffing detractors who said her struggling Senate bid might force her to withdraw from the contest. Harris, a two-term House member b

03.30.06 PA: Swann leads Rendell in latest poll -

The Pennsylvania gubernatorial race is up for grabs -- with one in three voters undecided on whether to support Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell or Republican challenger Lynn Swann -- a new statewide poll shows. The Issues PA/Pew poll, released Thursday, ind