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(Ambassador) Baucus Goes to China
Baucus's nomination would be considered by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which quickly approved another senator to a diplomatic post - John Kerry was approved in one month to be secretary of state - earlier this year.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Wreaths Across America at Cemeteries Nationwide
Wreaths Across America is a nonprofit organization that honors veterans every year by laying wreaths at their grave sites.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Harvard University's Institute of Politics shakes up board
Ken Duberstein, top lobbyist and former chief of staff to President Ronald Reagan, was appointed chairman to the institute and five experienced political insiders will serve on the senior advisory committee.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Former Sen. Olympia Snowe talks partisan divide, gridlock in first trip to Grand Rapids
When root canals are more popular than the U.S. Congress, former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe said there's no better time than now to change course to improve the country.
All veterans to be honored in wreath tribute on Saturday
Our mission: Remember, Honor, Teach, is carried out in part by coordinating wreath laying ceremonies on a specified Saturday in December at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as veterans' cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states and beyond.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Bangor Daily News
What a very candid Olympia Snowe had to say about her party, women...
What a very candid Olympia Snowe had to say about her party, women and what Margaret Chase Smith would think Olympia Snowe was the most popular political figure in Maine the day she announced she would not be running for re-election.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Point Pleasant Register
Wreaths Across America to honor veterans
Diana Johnson of the Colonel Charles Lewis Chapter has planned a ceremony, in conjuction with Wreaths Across America, for this Saturday, December 14, to remember veterans of all branches by laying evergreen wreaths at their graves.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
AGU 2013 preview and participation
Fall AGU is the largest Earth Science conference on the planet, and is where you will get previews of new science results, get a sense of what other experts think about current topics, and indulge in the more social side of being a scientist.
Sen. King: True independent or Democrat in disguise?
When asked recently what separates him from his Republican and Democratic colleagues in the increasingly polarized U.S. Senate, Sen. Angus King of Maine - one of only two political independents in that body - replied that he'd like to think he's a little unpredictable.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Shaheen: Unrealized potential
During a recent editorial board discussion the subject matter turned to U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Capitol Wreath Ceremony Slated for Monday
Wreaths Across America, the group behind the annual holiday wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, will lay an evergreen wreath at the Capitol on Dec. 9, with a Civil Air Patrol honor guard standing over it all day.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Tea Party's top political targets in 2014
WASHINGTON , December 5, 2013 2014 is shaping up as an epic battle for the Tea Party.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Washington Post
Fed up with Congress? Then help elect more Republican women.
Danielle Thomsen is a doctoral candidate at Cornell University and a member of the Scholars Strategy Network.
Maine wreath maker gears up for annual delivery
Maine-based Wreaths Across America is gearing up for the annual trip. The truckloads of wreaths are due to leave Harrington, Maine, this weekend.
Profile: New Mexico Sen.-elect Martin Heinrich
The U.S. Senate will welcome 12 new members in January. USA TODAY looks at the Democratic Party's freshman class as well as independent Angus King of Maine, who has not indicated which party he will caucus with but who has been supported by Democrats.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
ME-Sen: Head Of Group That Tried To Stop Marriage Equality In ME Will Challenge Susan Collins
The head of a group that opposed same-sex marriage in Maine says he will offer a conservative voice in the GOP primary.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Small employers told to stay off health website
The Obama administration on Wednesday announced a one-year delay in a major element of the new health care law that would allow small businesses to buy insurance online for their employees through the new federal marketplace.
Bangor Daily News
Collins defends vote against drone civilian casualty reporting
Sen. Susan Collins' vote against an amendment to an intelligence budget bill that would require the U.S. to tally and report civilian casualties in drone strikes has caught the attention of a national blogger who argues Collins' early vote could put the entire 2014 Senate Intelligence Authorization Act at risk.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Will Senator Susan Collins Block Transparency and Accountability on Drones?
The pair of New England Republicans with whom she had aligned in something of a regional caucus fellow Mainer Olympia Snowe and Scott Brown of Massachusetts are gone.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Capitol Hill Blue
The end of the filibuster means trouble for Supreme Court
Now that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has ended the filibuster for district and appeals court nominees and executive branch appointments, it's only a matter of time before the filibuster goes away for Supreme Court nominations and legislation as well.