GovBeat: senate


Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Session Preview: A $5B budget and a Senate showdown in Mississippi

The Mississippi state legislature kicks off its three-month session on Tuesday, with a contentious Senate primary looming.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  11:40 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, education, legislature, Mississippi, senate, session preview

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 11/05/2013

Enzi gets a little help from his friends, past and present

The Wyoming Republican is raking in thousands from colleagues both past and present.

By Reid Wilson  |  12:55 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaigns, cheney, elections, enzi, senate, wyoming

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 10/22/2013

In Texas, Ted Cruz has allies

He’s made few allies in Washington, but back home, Ted Cruz is among friends.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:01 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaigns, elections, immigration, newsletter, Republican, senate, States, tea party, Ted Cruz, texas

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 10/03/2013

GOP’s Senate hopes could hinge on shutdown

Republicans are banking on House members to win Senate seats. That strategy could backfire.

By Reid Wilson  |  03:02 PM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaigns, Campaigns and Elections, elections, senate, shutdown

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 09/06/2013

Is Berger hinting at U.S. Senate bid?

North Carolina Senate president Phil Berger has a new ad that sure looks like the prelude to a statewide campaign.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:12 PM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014, campaigns, elections, hagan, North Carolina, senate, States

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 08/21/2013

The most important race you've never heard of

Nevada political operatives are buzzing about an open race for lieutenant governor; the result may impact Sen. Harry Reid

By Reid Wilson  |  01:47 PM ET, 08/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaigns, elections, harry reid, lieutenant governor, nevada, senate, States