Tales from the Trail

McCain deeply regrets Lieberman decision to retire

January 19, 2011

Republican Senator John McCain has traveled the world as part of a “three amigos” group with Senate colleagues Joe Lieberman and Lindsey Graham, and he is sad that Lieberman plans to retire when his term expires in 2012. POLITICS-LIEBERMAN/

Republican Mike Castle seeks Biden’s old Senate seat; Will Biden’s son run too?

October 6, 2009

Republican Mike Castle ended months of speculation on Tuesday by saying he will run to fill U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s unexpired Senate term from Delaware. USA-POLITICS/

Democrats seem certain to retain Kennedy’s Senate seat

August 31, 2009

If history and emotion are any indication, Democrats seem certain to retain Edward Kennedy’s  Senate seat, which the Massachusetts liberal held for nearly a half century before succumbing last week to brain cancer.