Despite expressing differences with the President on the Bush-era tax cuts, Tim Kaine's prospects in Virginia remain largely tied to the fate of President Obama, according to the National Journal's Reid Wilson.
President Obama didn't expect to get support from many Republicans for his plan to raise taxes on those making more than $250,000 per year, but criticism from Obama supporter Tim Kaine also came in this week.
The Maryland legislature is making efforts to get all legislators' financial disclosure forms posted online, but one member of the State Senate is hoping to eventually extend that to more political appointees.
The D.C. region is affected more than most by the $55 billion in automatic defense cuts set to take effect next year. Alex Bolton, senior staff writer for The Hill, doesn't see any solution emerging before the election.
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