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House GOP Women Fundraise For Florida Special Candidate
Peters is running against lobbyist David Jolly in the competitive primary for Florida's 13th District.
Wall Street Journal
Tech Giants Band Together for NSA Reform
Eight U.S. technology giants are making a joint appeal to reform government surveillance activities, following a stream of disclosures about actions by the National Security Agency.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Senators Return for 2 Weeks That Could Last a Needless Eternity
Yellen is one of several nominees the Senate could act on before year's end - or not.
Roll Call: Capitol Hill Feels Pains of Obamacare Sign-Up Troubles. ...
Members of Congress who have gone along with the idea that they should get insurance through Obamacare's system of exchanges are getting a stronger dose of medicine than they bargained for.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Michael McCaul, Second-Richest Member Of Congress, Laments Obamacare Premiums
In light of November's open enrollment launch for members of Congress and designated staff, McCaul criticized President Barack Obama for breaking his health plan promises.
Second Republican Goes on the Air in Florida Special Election
State Rep. Kathleen Peters has joined lobbyist David Jolly on the airwaves for the Republican primary in the special election to succeed the late Rep. C.W. Bill Young, R-Fla.
John Cranford Retires from CQ Roll Call
John Cranford , a long time DC hand who has covered economics and politics for 30 years, is retiring from his job as editor of CQ Weekly , according to an internal memo from Roll Call editor David Rapp .
Gabby Giffords' New Gun Control PAC Takes Big Step Forward
Former Rep. Gabby Giffords has taken another step forward on her new political action committee dedicated to gun control.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Sorry, Mr. President: No iPhone for you
No iPhone for you, Mr. President. While business is moving for Apple on the other side of the world with its China Mobile deal, the man who lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. is a BlackBerry holdout.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Partying Within the Rules | K Street Files
This is how K Street gets ready for a holiday shindig in the age of the Capitol Hill party police.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Joe Grano, a One-of-a-Kind Washington Advocate
I'm going to miss Joe Grano's pitches. The Washington activist was a bare-knuckle brawler for varied causes, from historic preservation to D.C. citizens' representation, and he knew how to get his message across with panache.
Budget Deal Optimism Emanates From Top House Appropriator
Rogers is not preparing a fallback plan in case budget conferees fail to reach a deal.
Congress' next big fight: Food stamps
The Christmas tree in front of the US Capitol. Congress has a big deadline over the holidays to pass a farm bill.
The Washington Monthly
Who Are the DC Height Act Supporters?
There was a hearing yesterday on the DC Height Act on the DC city council. Here's something strange out from the Roll Call writeup: In contrast to Gray's recommendation that the city be given more authority, Council Chairman Phil Mendelson submitted testimony asking that the law be "left alone."
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Washington Post
Roll Call gets new editor: PBS's Christina Bellantoni
Christina Bellantoni, the political editor of "PBS Newshour ," will take over as editor-in-chief of storied Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call, according to an announcement today from parent group CQ Roll Call.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The sudden (and somewhat premature) pundit obsession with 2010
Within 48 hours of each other, two of the more well-read voices of all things electoral, Nathan Gonzales of the Rothenberg Report/Roll Call and Reid Wilson of the Washington Post , penned cautionary tales for the Democrats and their electoral fortunes in the upcoming midterm elections.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
DYCHE | A Look at the Bevin vs. McConnell Battle
It is time to check in on Matt Bevin. Remember him? He is the multi-millionaire tea party-type Connecticut transplant who, instead of taking on liberal Louisville Democrat John Yarmuth for the House of Representatives, wants to oust Republican leader Mitch McConnell and his 90% lifetime American Conservative Union rating from the Senate.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
NHDP Statement on Bill O'Brien Protege Marilinda Garcia Entering CD-2 Primary
Concord New Hampshire Democratic Party Communications Director Harrell Kirstein released the following statement on Tea Party Republican State Representative Marilinda Garcia entering the Republican primary for Congress in New Hampshire's second district.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Senator Thad Cochran's Top Ten Worst Votes
Senator Cochran voted to end debate and allow Senate Democrats to re-insert funding for ObamaCare into the Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Roll Call for Nov. 24: How N.H.'s congresswomen voted
Voting 235 for and 187 against, the House on Wednesday passed a GOP bill to prohibit federal regulation on federal and tribal lands of the energy-extraction process known as hydraulic fracturing, a boom industry in many states in which chemical fluids are injected deep into the earth to break loose previously unrecoverable oil and gas deposits.