Google's Eric Schmidt faces barrage of questions at Senate hearing - TheDC

Tech | tina.nguyen

Republican and Democratic senators ask Google’s former CEO to explain the company’s online dominance

Democrats open fire on Senate candidate Tommy Thompson - TheDC

Politics | Amanda Carey

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee labels him big-government spender

Wisconsin Senate: Ryan out, Thompson likely in - TheDC

Politics | Caroline May

Pundits speculate that Thompson likely will get the Republican nomination, having won four terms as Wisconsin governor

Sources: Paul Ryan not running for Senate - National Journal

Politics | interns

Ryan will officially announce that he will stay in House, passing on the seat being vacated by Sen. Herb Kohl

The stark contrast between Herb Kohl and Dennis Kucinich

Opinion | Matt Mackowiak

The best and worst of politics were on display last week.

Democrat Herb Kohl retiring from Senate, opening up competitive race - TheDC

Politics | Jeff Winkler

Kohl’s seat is instantly being assessed as a competitive highlight for 2012

Democratic leaders confident Kohl will run for re-election in 2012 - The Hill

Politics | Steven Nelson (admin)

Democrats hope that Kohl, who won re-election in 2006 with 67 percent, can deter another Republican victory in Wisconsin

Democrat Herb Kohl, Wisconsin's long-serving U.S. Senator, keeps low profile during protests - TheDC

Politics | Will Rahn

Kohl, who is up for re-election in 2012, has shied away from taking a visible role during Wisconsin’s union protests

Poll: Paul Ryan leads GOP field for Wisconsin Senate - Roll Call

Politics | Chad Brady (admin)

Voters threw out Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold in 2010 and now Republicans have their sites on Sen. Herb Kohl

Dem senator threatens to block Obama's DEA nominee - The Hill

Politics | wrahn

The DEA’s top spot has been vacant for more than three years, but Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) has vowed to block Michele Leonhart’s nomination unless the agency bends to his wishes

Wrestling's McMahon, NBA's Bradley lose elections - AP

Politics | admin

Tuesday was an Election Day when sports and politics crossed paths

More GOP Senate gains in 2012, 2014 inevitable

Opinion | Mark A. de Bernardo

Republicans could have a filibuster-proof Senate majority as early as 2013.