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Bob Franken: The obsession agenda changed. That said, little by little, that is changing. There's not necessarily much love lost for Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid either, but he sure knows how to gauge public opinion. He predicts that within "the next three years...
Democrats seek to turn stand on issues into votes

...naming popular issues than devising a coherent strategy for shaping them into winning campaign strategies.House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters that most Americans support her party's agenda for women. It includes better childhood...
Oil tax repeal group raises $34,000

...hand. Contributions during the fourth quarter included $200 from Democratic state Rep. Max Gruenberg. Senate Democratic Leader Hollis French contributed $150 in refreshments for a fundraiser.For the campaign so far, the group reported raising...

...involvement.Two state legislative panels announced plans Monday to continue their investigations into the incident one Democratic leader now is calling an "abuse of power" probe. The U.S. Attorney's office also is reviewing the apparent political...
Too few priorities

...Democrats and Republicans than GOP leaders struggling against their tea-party fundamentalists. The Senate's Democratic leader, Harry Reid, ridicules them as "anarchists," and while Reid's rhetoric is often way over the top, he's...
Undone: Dog of a year in Congress whimpers to an end

...Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said recently. "When will they learn to say 'yes' to common ground?"The House Democratic leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, attacked Republicans for opposing an increase in the minimum wage, voting to...
State representative switches party affiliation

...distract the Democratic caucus away from its focus on oil tax issues, education and affordable energy, said House Democratic Leader Beth Kerttula of Juneau."Yes, Lindsey left for her own reasons," Kerttula said. "But our caucus is strong...
Op-ed: Repeal and replace the giveaway

...across-the-board giveaway and demand a better deal for Alaska. Representative Beth Kerttula represents Juneau and other Southeast Alaska communities in the Alaska State Legislature. She is the House Democratic Leader and a former oil and gas attorney.
AP Analysis: Balanced budget in eyes of the beholder

...before, when he was negotiating with Boehner, and one that many congressional Democrats oppose strenuously.House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California, who says she is "agnostic" on a change in the cost-of-living formula, recently...
Analysis: Both sides see mandate, hard road ahead

...feel they have just as big a mandate as the president," Feehery said. It's possible that Boehner and Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada "will do the deals and put Obama on mute," he said. Reid, at least for now, sounds upbeat...


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