Nation: The Senate: Two Incumbents Falter

Two Democratic Senators are in trouble back home partly because of their support for expensive federal programs, even though one of them is a Capitol institution who is a master at steering federal largesse to his constituents. Meanwhile, a small revolution may be about to occur in the House: a record number of women are running, and they may double their representation in Congress.

Washington's Monument

Seniority and control over federal expenditures: both are powerful assets that Washington Democrat Warren Magnuson touts in his campaign for a seventh term in the Senate. Ironically, they...

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