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Congress sends Obama $1.1 trillion spending bill

...with the Constitution, vote no," he said.Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid rebutted instantly, saying Cruz turn, blamed Reid, saying his "last act as majority leader is to, once again, act as an enabler" for the president...
GOP takeover: Republicans surge to Senate control

...the man now in line to become majority leader and set the Senate agenda.Two-term...majority."Said outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, " The...several months after he defeated Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a Republican primary...
Wins give GOP wider Washington influence

...relationship between Obama and Sen. Mitch McConnell, who won re-election in Kentucky and is likely to ascend to majority leader."I don't expect the president to wake up tomorrow and view the world any differently than he did this morning...
Sullivan defeats Begich in Alaska Senate race

...Sullivan said he didn't want to rehash the campaign. But he said clout only goes so far where there is a Senate majority leader and administration uninterested in allowing Alaskans to seize the opportunities in their state. Murkowski herself...
Murkowski readies for role as Energy Committee chair her party to make sure that will not be the case by returning to regular order that disappeared under outgoing Majority Leader Harry Reid."I disagree heartily," she said. "If Republicans fail to govern, if we say our responsibility is...
Texas Senator stumps for Sullivan in Soldotna

...sought to draw comparisons between incumbent Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada. Cruz is one of two high-profile politicians from Outside who are making the rounds in...
Pro-pot group announces support from some parents

...keep it away from teens."The list of supporters includes Juneau Assembly member Jesse Kiehl and former state House Majority Leader Kyle Johansen.Kiehl told KTOO that he would rather see public safety dollars spent on preventing domestic violence...
Senate candidates share views

...Sullivan repeatedly tried to tie incumbent Mark Begich, D-Alaska, to the policies of President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Obamacare, opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to development...
Bob Franken: Should we even bother to vote?

...only that, but if the Republicans take over the Senate, which looks likely, McConnell almost certainly will become majority leader, the guy who runs the show.Here's the thing: McConnell is really unpopular in the state. The polls show that...

...Conservatives emboldened by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's astonishing loss...his decision to step down as majority leader July 31 dashed any dimming prospects...improve the chances."He said the majority leader's defeat underscores the need...


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