The Senate lost its most popular member, a dog named Dakota, last Wednesday. Former Sen. Kent Conrad’s (D., N.D.) dog died after a two-year battle with lymphoma.
Sunday, April 29, 2012, is an anniversary unprecedented in the history of American politics, marking three years since the Democratic-led Senate last complied with federal law by passing a budget.
North Dakota’s Democratic Senate nominee is working hard to erase her pro-Obama past as she campaigns in the solidly red state.
Senate Budget Committee chairman Kent Conrad (D., N.D.) hosted what is likely to be the final budget “markup” hearing of his career on Wednesday. Only it was not a real markup.
Senate Budget Committee chairman Kent Conrad (D., N.D.) will not draft a Democratic budget before the 2012 election, he announced Tuesday.