U.S. Senate

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Voters To Head To The Polls Tuesday For Delaware State Primary

Polls open Tuesday from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.


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Booker Goes To Washington A Celebrity And Senator

Booker, the 44-year-old Democratic former mayor of Newark, N.J., came into Congress as a rare freshman senator with celebrity status.


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Interest Rates Rise On Student Loans Despite Increase In Defaults

Interest rates on new federally subsidized Stafford loans were set to double Monday after Congress failed to act before the deadline. That means more debt for college students.


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NJ Court: Special Senate Election Can Stay In October

A three-judge panel in New Jersey has dismissed a suit aimed at blocking a special election to fill the seat of the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.


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Gov. Christie Names NJ Attorney General To Temporarily Fill Lautenberg’s Seat

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has named state attorney general Jeffrey Chiesa to temporarily fill the US Senate seat that opened up this week after Frank Lautenberg’s death.


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Local Gun Control Advocate Speaks Out About Senate Gun Vote

Shira Goodman, executive director of CeaseFirePA, is disappointed the Toomey-Manchin amendment didn’t pass but says the fight for gun control laws will go on.


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Pileggi Not Running For U.S. Senate

Republican Dominic Pileggi, who represents portions of Chester and Delaware Counties in the Pennsylvania State House, has decided against running for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.


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Local Experts Weigh In On Health Care Reform

“There are over 32,000 young adults in our state who can stay on their parents’ insurance now, up to the age of 26, and they would have to go back to being uninsured,” says Athena Ford with the Pennsylvania Health Access Network.


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O’Donnell Speaks At Delaware Tea Party Rally

Tea party activists are trying to energize conservative voters to propel Republican Christine O’Donnell to a victory in Delaware’s U.S. Senate race.



Sestak, Toomey Vie For Pa.’s Suburban Moderates

Philadelphia’s four suburban counties are the focus of much attention from U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak, a Democrat, and former Congressman Pat Toomey, a Republican



Coons, O’Donnell Meet In Second Debate

Just hours after a nationally televised showdown, Democrat Chris Coons and Republican Christine O’Donnell were back at it again, meeting in their second debate of Delaware’s U.S. Senate campaign.