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  1. Officials file to dismiss lawsuit against Penn State, NCAA

    Pennsylvania officials are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit against Penn State and the NCAA over the penalties related to the Jerry Sandusky child abuse case.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2015
  2. The Chances That A State Of The Union Proposal Becomes Law

    You'll hear a lot of proposals in President Obama's State of the Union address tonight. But will all the pageantry, policy analyses and political commentary lead to any actual legislation? Republicans control both the Senate and House of Re...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
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  4. UAB faculty senate votes no confidence in president

    The Faculty Senate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Thursday voted no-confidence in President Ray Watts following his decision to kill the school's football program, which had its best record in a decade last fall.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2015
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  6. Conservatives In The House, Then Moderates In The Senate

    Dave Weigel of Bloomberg Politics Wednesday in which Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina called Arizona's Sen. Jeff Flake the "RINO of the year." (That's Republican in Name Only.) Indeed, Flake has taken some centrist positions...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
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  8. Americans Have Grown More Supportive Of Torture

    The Senate report released Tuesday on the 's use of harsh interrogation techniques during the George W. Bush administration comes at a time when Americans' support for such techniques are at a high point. The report exposes new de...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  9. Democrats Shouldn't Give Up On The South

    After incumbent senators in Arkansas, Louisiana and North Carolina were defeated in 2014, some liberal commentators want Democrats to give up on the South. The Daily Beast's Michael Tomasky , "It's lost. It's gone. A different c...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  10. Senate Forecast: Landrieu Headed Toward Historic Defeat In Louisi...

    William Thompson of Kansas and Wesley Jones of Washington are former U.S. senators -- you get a pass for not recognizing them, they've been dead for more than 80 years. But if you'll be watching Saturday's Senate runoff between Democra...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  11. Joe Torre says MLB, union nearing new domestic violence policy

    Jayson Stark

    Major League Baseball and the players' union hope to have a new domestic violence policy in place before next season, MLB executive vice president Joe Torre told a Senate committee hearing Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2014
  12. The 2014 Senate Elections Were The Most Nationalized In Decades

    The 2014 Senate elections continued the of , when voters the same party for every race. Two decades ago, knowing which party won the most recent presidential race in a state told you almost nothing about who that state's U.S. senators were. C...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  13. Senate holds hearing on sports domestic violence

    NFL executive and former player Troy Vincent choked up Tuesday as he testified before a Senate Commerce Committee hearing about domestic violence in professional sports.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2014
  14. The Election Map Alone Doesn’t Explain The 2014 Republican ...

    Throughout the 2014 campaign, we kept hearing that Republicans were going to do well because of the "map." To take back the Senate, all they had to do was win seats in six states (Alaska, Arkansas, Louisiana, Montana, South Dakota...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  15. Outlier Pollsters Cheated Themselves In Virginia's Senate Ra...

    Since Election Day, one of the most frequently asked questions I've gotten was how pollsters (and FiveThirtyEight) the razor-thin re-election of Democratic Sen. Mark Warner in Virginia. Most showed Warner with a comfortable lead over Republica...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  16. The Supreme Court Won't Be Getting Another Sotomayor Anytime...

    Democrats lost the Senate, but so what? President Obama still has two more years and . But there is at least one area where the GOP's new Senate majority makes : a Supreme Court nomination. While it's still unclear whether Obam...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  17. A Few Surprises In The Senate's Rejection Of The Keystone XL...

    The Senate on Tuesday could not overcome a Democratic filibuster on a measure to approve construction of the . The vote mostly fell along easily recognizable lines. Every Republican voted for cloture, as did 14 relatively conservative Democrats. Ther...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  18. Something Funny Happened In Iowa, And It May Hurt Democrats In 20...

    Republican Sen.-elect Joni Ernst easily won her race in Iowa last Tuesday, beating Democrat Bruce Braley by 8.5 percentage points. Her victory wasn't shocking, but its size was (to everyone except pollster , that is). The final had Ernst winnin...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  19. The Divide Between Republican And Democratic Voters On Major Issu...

    President Obama and GOP congressional leaders to pass new laws after Republicans take over the Senate and extend their dominance in the House in two months. But just what can they agree upon? Voters on Tuesday didn't provide much hope for inte...

    Blog | November 07, 2014