A political action committee controlled by Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D., Md.), chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, sent a $10,000 contribution to former Nebraska senator Ben Nelson (D.), who retired from the Senate in 2012 and has no plans to return to politics.
The Green Party candidate in Maryland’s Senate Race was escorted off the stage by police after she interrupted a televised debate Wednesday between the two major party candidates.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle used the Sunday shows to attempt to shift blame as a government shutdown looms.
The USS Nimitz aircraft carrier and four other ships in its strike group moved into the Red Sea early on Monday, U.S. defense officials said, describing the move as “prudent planning” in case the ships are needed for military action against Syria.
A top House Democrat filed a lawsuit on Wednesday to end 501(c)(4) tax treatment of groups that ostensibly engage in political activity, but said that Organizing for Action (OFA), the (c)(4) that evolved out of the president’s campaign apparatus, is not one of those groups.
The House Judiciary Committee is investigating “conflicts” in statements given by Attorney General Eric Holder, committee chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R., Va.) said Sunday.