Topic: Donald Ritchie
Senate parliamentarian Alan Frumin becomes the top power broker on health reform if Democrats' 60-vote strategy fails.
10/14/2009 01:00 am
Did Senator Ensign violate a lobbying ban by helping a former staffer who's wife he had had an affair with? Ethics watchdogs think so.
10/02/2009 01:00 am
Congress – and the rest of Washington – clears out this month. Why? It’s the law.
09/24/2009 01:35 pm
As a senator, Obama voted against Justices Roberts and Alito on the basis of their ideology, Republicans say. Why can't we do the same? they ask.
06/09/2009 01:00 am
Success of the 9/11 commission means lawmakers often punt toughest investigations to independent bodies – despite some internal resistance.
05/14/2009 01:00 am
Most of the president-elect’s picks seem poised for easy votes – with a few exceptions.
01/15/2009 12:00 am
A desire to build cross-party consensus in Senate rubs up against political perils of compromise.
04/17/2008 01:00 am