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Senate confirms Census Director Groves

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Monday - 07/13/2009, 08:49pm EDT

Federal labor unions push back against senator's TSA 'hold'

Amid the controversy over an apparent attempted bombing of a jetliner over Detroit on Christmas Day, one Senator's efforts to block the nomination of the official responsible for the Transportation Security Administration is also getting headlines. Sen. Jim DeMint (R.-S.C.) wants a floor debate and roll call vote on the nomination of Erroll Southers to run the TSA. Federal worker labor unions charge that his political tactics are also meant to thwart President Obama's intention to allow TSA airport screeners to select unions and have collective bargaining rights

Tags: management , pay and benefits , Transportation Security Administration , Erroll Southers , Harry Reid , Jim DeMint , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , AFGE , Sharon Pinnock , President Obama , Max Cacas

Wednesday - 12/30/2009, 07:09am EST

Va. Senate race will be marquee national contest

Charlie Mahtesian, national politics editor for Politico

Tags: Charlie Mahtesian , Politico , Tim Kaine , Jim Webb , George Allen , Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Tuesday - 04/05/2011, 07:36pm EDT

Corey Stewart not ruling out run for U.S. Senate

A decision by one local politician to seek re-election to his current job has surprised many and may affect a race for the U.S. Senate.

Tags: Corey Stewart , Prince William County Board of Supervisors , Prince William County , George Allen , Jim Webb , Hank Silverberg

Sunday - 03/06/2011, 06:56pm EST

Hill impasse spells more furloughs for DoT workers

Thousands of Transportation Department staffers here in Washington and across the country face another day of furloughs today, and possibly the rest of the week. It's all because of a legislative stalemate in the United States Senate.

Tags: P&B , Dick Durbin , Jim Bunning , DoT , Transportation , Federal Highway Traffic Safety Administration , furloughs , Max Cacas

Tuesday - 03/02/2010, 06:28am EST

Census director counts on planning for 2010 population count

With seven months to go before census forms begin arriving in American mailboxes, the newly-confirmed Census Director Dr. Robert Groves holds his first news conference.

Tags: newsstand , Census , Robert Groves , Max Cacas

Wednesday - 09/23/2009, 07:26pm EDT

Census Director vote set in Senate

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Monday - 07/13/2009, 04:14pm EDT
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