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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 - Tennessean.com

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

Townhall.com :: 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 - PittsburghLIVE.com

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