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4 years 1 month ago

Romanoff reportedly offered job to quit senate race

Administration officials dangled the possibility of a job for former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff last year in hopes he would forego a challenge to Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet. Administration officials on Wednesday declined to specify the job that was floated or the name of the administration official who approached...

4 years 2 months ago

Bennet calls for limits on lobbying

Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado is repeating his call to limit lobbying in Washington by giving all members of Congress a lifetime ban on lobbying after leaving office. Bennet on Wednesday introduced the lifetime ban, one of several proposals under consideration to reduce the influence of lobbyists. Bennet's...

4 years 7 months ago

Steele calls Reid's slavery remark 'ignorant'

Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele is renewing his demand that Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid apologize for likening health care overhaul opponents to those who resisted putting an end to slavery. The Nevada Democrat made the assertion in a statement Monday as the Senate worked on legislation to remake the...

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