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Sen. Ensign says he will resign May 3updated: Fri Apr 22 2011 10:40:00

Republican Sen. John Ensign of Nevada, who is the subject of an ethics investigation in the Senate, has announced he will resign his seat on May 3.

Sen. Ensign says he will resign on May 3updated: Thu Apr 21 2011 20:04:00

Republican Sen. John Ensign of Nevada, who is under an ethics investigation by the Senate, announced Thursday that he will resign his seat on May 3.

2009: Sex scandal falloutupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 20:04:00

Anderson talks with his panel about their thoughts on the continuing investigation into Sen. John Ensign.

Political Circus: Reid gives GOPer the gift of hairupdated: Fri Dec 03 2010 14:00:00

Politics is serious business -- but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail to the international stage, there's always something that gets a laugh or a second glance. Here are some of the things you might have missed:

2012 Senate battle already under wayupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 17:52:00

Three days after Democrats took a whipping in the House in the midterm elections, jockeying has already begun in the next battle for the Senate, with Democrats -- and even some Republicans -- already feeling the heat.

Sources: Subpoenas related to Sen. Ensign investigation are issuedupdated: Thu Mar 18 2010 22:21:00

At least one company and the National Republican Senatorial Committee have been issued subpoenas requesting documents in a federal grand jury investigation related to Sen. John Ensign, R-Nevada.

Courthouse gunman lost Social Security case, official saysupdated: Mon Jan 04 2010 21:50:00

A man who lost a recent Social Security claim opened fire with a shotgun in a federal courthouse Monday, killing a court security officer and injuring a deputy U.S. marshal, authorities said.

CNNMoney: 1.4 million Americans score $8,000 tax creditupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 15:44:00

More than 1.4 million Americans have already claimed the new tax credit for first-time home buyers, according to a report from the Internal Revenue Service.

Statement: Ensign's parents give mistress' family $96Kupdated: Thu Jul 09 2009 21:15:00

The story of Sen. John Ensign's affair with a former staffer took a new twist Thursday with the revelation by Ensign that his parents gave the woman's family $96,000 as a gift.

Will recent GOP sex scandals affect upcoming races?updated: Mon Jun 29 2009 16:13:00

It has been a rocky couple of weeks for the Republican Party as high-profile, traditional-values politicians have faced embarrassing sex scandals.

'My mistake in judgement'updated: Mon Jun 29 2009 16:13:00

Gov. Mark Sanford says he exercised bad judgment when he visited his mistress during a government trip.

King: Ohio the proving ground for GOP's back-to-future bidupdated: Fri Jun 26 2009 11:14:00

In bellwether Ohio, hopes for a new Republican beginning rest largely on two familiar faces from the GOP past.

Senator quits leadership post after admitting affairupdated: Wed Jun 17 2009 15:29:00

A day after admitting to an extramarital affair, Nevada Sen. John Ensign has resigned his position in the Senate Republican leadership, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a statement.

Nevada Sen. John Ensign admits affairupdated: Tue Jun 16 2009 20:30:00

Sen. John Ensign of Nevada admitted Tuesday to an extramarital affair with a woman who had worked for him.

Fortune: FDIC shelves toxic loan planupdated: Wed Jun 03 2009 17:18:00

Regulators shelved a controversial plan that aimed to cleanse banks' balance sheets of toxic assets.

Obama-Chavez meet-up draw heatupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 13:58:00

Sens. John Ensign, R-Nevada, and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, debate Obama's appearance with Hugo Chavez.

Automakers bailout bill inches closerupdated: Tue Dec 09 2008 23:27:00

The White House and congressional Democratic negotiators have reached a conceptual agreement on a proposed $15 billion automakers bailout package, according to senior administration officials and a Senate Democratic aide. Alaska's Stevens Vows to Appeal Convictionsupdated: Thu Oct 30 2008 18:00:00

A defiant Sen. Ted Stevens returned to his home state Wednesday a convicted felon, telling supporters that he's innocent and vowing he will be vindicated

CNNMoney: Senate holiday on housing rescueupdated: Fri Jun 27 2008 12:06:00

After failing to approve an omninbus housing rescue package this week, the Senate is scheduled take up the bipartisan-supported bill again the week of July 7. Senate Panel OKs Child Health Billupdated: Fri Jul 20 2007 01:00:00

A Senate committee approved a five-year, $35 billion expansion of a children's health insurance program that would be financed through higher tobacco taxes

Fortune: POLITICS & POLICY BUSINESS HOPES FOR TAX BREAK ON LUNCHupdated: Mon Apr 03 1995 00:01:00

If you're still mourning the three-martini lunch, get your chin off your chest. Two bills making their way through Congress would restore the business meal deduction to 80%, the percentage corporat...

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