Obama nominates campaign fundraiser as next ambassador to France

By Michael Beckel

Jane Hartley, a major Obama campaign bundler, nominated to be next U.S. ambassador to France.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Amy Klobuchar":

"… es to questions during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, both Democrats from Minnesota, announced plans to oppose h …"

Wendy Davis kicks fundraising into top gear

By Adam Wollner

State senator from Texas raising profile — and big money — in D.C. as she mulls gubernatorial bid.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Amy Klobuchar":

"… ; Al Franken, D-Minn.; Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.; Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii; Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.; Patty Murray, D-Wash.; and Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H. The cost to at …"

News Corp. leans left by donating to Democrats

By Dave Levinthal

Media powerhouse's PAC bankrolls liberals despite reputation for conservatism.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Amy Klobuchar":

"… s. Dianne Feinstein of California, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, as well as House Minority Whip James Clyburn of South Caroli …"

Democrats maintain control of Senate

By The Associated Press

Dems win GOP seats in Indiana, Massachusetts; McCaskill survives in Missouri

Excerpts from this story referencing "Olympia Snowe":

"… e Summers and Democrat Cynthia Dill in the race to replace Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe, who blamed partisan gridlock in Washington for her unexpected decision to …"

FACT CHECK: New Hampshire debates, take 2

By FactCheck.Org

Fact-checking the second GOP debate of the weekend

Excerpts from this story referencing "Amy Klobuchar":

"… in place.” Then, in letters to Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Amy Klobuchar in October, Jackson announced her final decision, saying she would pr …"

BARR battle: Obama administration to make more corporate jet data public despite flak

By Corbin Hiar

The Obama administration's plan to make even more data available on corporate jet flights is drawing heat from some strange bedfellows

Excerpts from this story referencing "Transport":

"… tion Administration.In a June 3 Federal Register notice, the Department of Transportation announced that the FAA will begin releasing after-the-fact flight dat …"

"… erties Union (ACLU).On June 29, Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to protest the planned restriction. Six other De …"

Medical device industry lobbies IRS, Congress to dodge health law tax

By Joe Eaton

Device makers lobbying to get out from under tax imposed by health care reform law

Excerpts from this story referencing "Amy Klobuchar":

"… riends the device industry is counting on for help.In late March, Democrat Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Republican Scott Brown of Massachusetts, launched a new S …"

Telehealth bill aims to expand health IT access for home care providers

By Kimberly Leonard and Josh Israel

A proposed new Senate bill would give home care providers in rural areas access to Medicare payments for audio and video home monitoring. ..

Excerpts from this story referencing "Amy Klobuchar":

"… t sessions of Congress.Sponsors John Thune, a South Dakota Republican, and Amy Klobuchar, a Minnesota Democrat, hope the fourth try will yield success for the meas …"

Limited ability to block dangerous imports

By The Center for Public Integrity

Consumer Product Safety Commission is overstretched, allowing unsafe products in

Excerpts from this story referencing "Amy Klobuchar":

"… cts from reaching the market, they fall short,” Senators Dick Durbin and Amy Klobuchar wrote to Nord in August 2007. “We must get to the bottom of how this is …"

With change on the horizon, privately funded travel plummets

By Robert Brodsky

Trips by lawmakers and staffers decline by nearly 50 percent, recent data show

Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Public Integrity":

"… Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and analyzed by the Center for Public Integrity, corporations, trade groups and nonprofits spent more than $5.4 million to …"

"… to June 30, 2006, according to federal disclosure filings analyzed by the Center for Public Integrity.During that period, the offices of 10 legislators had privately financed t …"

"… at the Campaign Legal Center, a Washington-based public interest group.The Center for Public Integrity reported last year that privately sponsored travel had become a …"