S.V. Dáte S.V. Dáte is an editor on NPR's Washington Desk.
Stories By

S.V. Dáte

Story Archive

Tuesday

Friday

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush addresses the audience at his most recent Conservative Political Action Conference appearance in March 2013. Bush is to appear again Friday, as he considers a potential 2016 presidential campaign. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Jacquelyn Martin/AP

Wednesday

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush answers questions Wednesday after speaking to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. The likely 2016 presidential candidate says he will be guided by his own thinking and experiences when it comes to foreign policy questions. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

toggle caption
M. Spencer Green/AP

Tuesday

Tuesday

Florida Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo takes the ceremonial oath of office with his family and House Speaker John Boehner (right). Curbelo represents a Miami-area district with substantial enrollment in the Affordable Care Act. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Jacquelyn Martin/AP

Monday

Friday

Wednesday

Tuesday

Wednesday

President Obama's veto threat against a proposed deal between top Senate Democrats and House Republicans has stalled progress on renewing an expired package of tax breaks. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Jacquelyn Martin/AP

Thursday

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush addresses an education conference Thursday sponsored by the Foundation for Excellence in Education, a nonprofit he created as he left office. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Susan Walsh/AP

Tuesday

GOP Rep. Bill Cassidy and Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu face off in a Dec. 6 Senate runoff. Both are pushing for legislation approving the remaining leg of the Keystone XL pipeline between Alberta, Canada, and Steele City, Neb. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Gerald Herbert/AP

Tuesday

Monday

It's a long shot, but there's a scenario where control of the Senate might not be known until Jan. 6 — three days after the start of the next Congress. That's when Republican David Perdue and Democrat Michelle Nunn will face each other in a Georgia runoff if one of them fails to win 50 percent on Tuesday. David Tulis/AP hide caption

toggle caption
David Tulis/AP

Wednesday

Tuesday

The flier sent to Montana voters by political scientists at Stanford University and Dartmouth College to study voter interest in nonpartisan races. Fliers were also sent to voters in California and New Hampshire. Stanford University/Dartmouth College hide caption

toggle caption
Stanford University/Dartmouth College

Thursday

Friday

This fan at the base of the lectern for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist Wednesday delayed the gubernatorial debate between Crist and Governor Rick Scott. The Scott campaign believed the fan violated the debate rules. CBS 4 Pool/AP hide caption

toggle caption
CBS 4 Pool/AP

Friday

Thursday

President Obama, is watched by Mark Miller, back second from left, Ellyn Miller, and their son Jake Miller, left, as he signs the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act, into law in the Oval Office this spring. The Democratic and Republican parties complained to the Federal Election Commission that the law took away public funding for their political conventions. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

Monday

Republican strategist Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS group is planning to spend at least $23 million in key Senate races in the final two months of the campaign. The group is a tax-exempt non-profit and is allowed to keep the names of its donors secret. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Rich Pedroncelli/AP

Saturday

Vice President Biden laughs as he is introduced by DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., at the DNC Women's Leadership conference in Washington, Friday. At the event, Biden praised former GOP Sen. Bob Packwood, who resigned from the Senate in 1995 after allegations of sexual misconduct. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

Saturday