Kent Conrad

Two Democrats who voted against the war authorization discuss it on this week's "Candidate Confessional."
Still, Hart's take on Bush was far more raw and personal than much of the commentary about the former governor’s foibles
“The analogy I'd draw is the following: You go to a doctor, who diagnoses an ailment and prescribes drugs and surgery,” Landay
WASHINGTON -- A new report from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law sheds light on how the millions in independent
"I think he will be missed perhaps more than I am as I leave the Senate," he said of the dog when he left the Senate in December
And as The Huffington Post's Ryan Grim reported Saturday, there are no signs that federal agencies are preparing any major
Maybe we've misunderstood the definition of irony, but isn't it strange that Gohmert, perhaps the nuttiest representative any state has ever had, is the only Congressperson who thinks we have an urgent need to hold on to the word lunatic? Why?
“On Medicare, I don’t know of any bipartisan group that has wrestled with this problem that has not said Medicare and other
The top Republican on the panel, Sen. Saxby Chambliss (Ga.), said the problem was not that Rice used the talking points -- which
We are not delusional or naive enough to expect that getting to maybe will be an easy task. We recognize that over the past few years, compromise in Congress has become an oxymoron and bipartisanship a dirty word.
The Democratic nominee for North Dakota's open U.S. Senate seat is touting her record of standing up to former President
A new poll conducted for a television station in North Dakota's Red River Valley shows Democrat Heidi Heitkamp with a one
President Obama and many Democrats spent much of 2011 talking about deficits instead of doing something about jobs. Now, a too-close election is on the horizon and we're being forced back to talking about deficits instead of jobs.
But the advice also appears to have been sage. When the president did publicly embrace a separate bipartisan debt-reduction
At some of those sites, the EPA had noted only "potential" contamination, but when the EIP did its own tests, it found chemicals
Still, he acknowledged that the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits will likely be extended. But Coburn said the bills
In September the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB), a bipartisan deficit-hawk group based at the New America
There are, in the end, ideologically similar figures who can sit on the committee instead -- specifically, Sen. Mark Warner
The vote to postpone the vote was passed without objection, offering an additional suggestion that the two sides were nearing