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Senate balance of power at stake in election expensive and sometime contentious campaign.On the House side, Rep. Peggy Wilson, R-Wrangell, the House majority whip, won in a three-way race that included Rep. Kyle Johansen, R-Ketchikan. Johansen, a former House majority...
Senate balance of power at stake in election

...District 33, after skipping a crowded GOP primary. The race includes Rep. Peggy Wilson, R-Wrangell, the House majority whip, and Democrat Matt Olsen.Democratic Rep. Pete Petersen and Republican Rep. Lance Pruitt are competing in District...
Retire Young, send Benson instead

...dreamed up. Don Young has greater-than-average connections with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff and former House Majority Whip Tom DeLay. And Alaskans disapprove of his arrogance. He's "phoning in" his campaign again this year and doesn't...
State Briefs

...circumstances are right. "I've got good support," said Young. But he would not seek the seat if his friend, House Majority Whip Tom DeLay, a Texas Republican, sought it, he said. Young has been chairman of the House Committee on Transportation...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...political say he'd have standing alone. Foster will retain his seat on the House Finance Committee and the title of majority whip. His one vote gives the Republican-led caucus the two-thirds majority needed to pass some procedural measures...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...The first blowhard to insinuate himself into the Elian dispute was Tom DeLay, a Texas Republican who is the House majority whip. Soon after Elian's father arrived in Washington, DeLay suggested that he pay a visit to Capitol Hill to meet GOP...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...public disillusionment with the delaying tactics. A vote has been promised during July. Now Speaker Dennis Hastert and Majority Whip Tom DeLay have a new stratagem: Let the matter come up for a vote, but adopt an amended version so as to require...
Losing the war is winning

...of victory no matter how far away it might seem, acknowledges the troop surge is producing results. So does Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin, D-Ill. Of course, they quickly add, as did Levin, that a political settlement has not yet been...
'Uncle Ted' remembered

...chairman of several Senate committees, including the powerful Rules and Appropriations panel. For three years, he was majority whip. When the Democrats took back control of the Senate in January 2007, he lost his chairmanships but remained ranking...
Senators block Hayes' nomination

...and that complies fully with the law." The hold is purely politics, said Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., the majority whip. "This isn't about the nominee, this is about slowing down the assembling of President Obama's team to bring...


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