Kent Conrad

A Mournful Milestone

Senate Democrats “celebrate” three years without a budget

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 Democrat tries to scrub pro-Obama past

North Dakota’s Democratic Senate nominee is working hard to erase her pro-Obama past as she campaigns in the solidly red state.

Sacrificial Lamb

Senate Budget chairman Kent Conrad’s career sacrificed on the altar of Harry Reid’s electoral ambitions

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.

Send Out the Punter

Democratic Senate budget chairman reverses course, will not offer budget this year

Senate Budget Committee chairman Kent Conrad (D., N.D.) will not draft a Democratic budget before the 2012 election, he announced Tuesday.