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5 hrs ago | Colorado Statesman

Western Conservative Summit offers sizzle

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin invokes FDR's "Forgotten Man" during her address to the Western Conservative Summit on July 19. Palin placed second in a 2016 presidential straw poll of summit delegates held over the weekend.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, Marilyn Musgrave, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 24, 2014

National Journal

House Democrat Goes Off on Republican 'Cuckoo Clocks'

"This has nothing to do with the law. This has to do with trying to manage some of the extremists, in your party-some of the cuckoo clocks who have been talking about impeachment."

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Related Topix: Pete Sessions, US Politics, US News, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Representative Tim Scott

Daily Kos

AR-Sen: Tom Cotton (R) Touts Disaster Aid He Voted Against

Sen. Mark Pryor's re-election campaign blasted challenger Rep. Tom Cotton on Wednesday for touting disaster aid for Arkansas farmers affected by floods, even though Cotton voted against the 2014 and 2013 Farm Bills.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Arkansas, Mike Beebe, US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Drew Cline: Andrew Hemingway, a young candidate with a future and a past

Republican candidate for governor Andrew Hemingway will have to read this column online.

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Related Topix: US News, Maggie Hassan, US Governors, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Newt Gingrich

Daily Kos

Michele Bachmann announces she might run for president again

Bachmann made the revelation during an interview, in which she was asked for her view on whether any Republican women might seek the Oval Office in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tim Pawlenty, US Governors, Barack Obama

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sunshine State News

Nancy Pelosi Shouldn't Look to Florida to Flip the House

Nancy Pelosi made it clear when she talked to the media last week that whatever slim chances there are of Democrats flipping the House rest on redistricting in Florida and, even there, the window is closing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Vern Buchanan, Representative Bill Posey, Representative Ron DeSantis, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, Representative Steve Southerland

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Allen West to speak at school

The McCracken County Republican Party will host an evening with "Guardian of the Republic" author Allen West from 8 to 10 p.m. Aug. 1 in the McCracken County High School C Plant Performing Arts Center.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, McCracken County, KY, Life, Veteran Affairs

Roll Call

Florida Congressman Makes $1.4 Million Ad Buy for Re-Election

Rep. Patrick Murphy's campaign made its first ad buy Monday in Florida's 18th District, reserving $1.4 million in cable and broadcast in the West Palm Beach-Treasure Coast media market, according to figures shared first with CQ Roll Call.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Sean Patrick, 2012 Presidential Election, Democrat, West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL

Fri Jul 18, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Meet three super Pacs at work in Florida

One of the most talked about and controversial ads in Florida in recent years came from a little-known super PAC innocuously named American Sunrise.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Southerland, Representative Alan Grayson, Representative Joe Garcia, Democrat, Bill Young, Florida

Switched

GOP Official Dave Agema Says 'Sexual Perversion' Is Ruining America

Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema's remarks about gay people may be routine, but a recent comment suggesting homosexuality is perverse and ruining America shows they're no less offensive.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Gay/Lesbian, 2012 Presidential Election, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

Silicon Alley Insider

Former Congressman Blames Obama For Ukraine Plane Crash

Former Congressman Allen West thinks President Barack Obama "indirectly responsible" for Thursday's Malaysian Airlines plane crash in Ukraine , which U.S. officials say could have been caused by an anti-aircraft missile from pro-Russian separatists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sunshine State News

Allen West and Alan Grayson Clash on Impeaching Obama

This week, two of the most pugnacious actors on the Florida political stage clashed over whether President Barack Obama should be impeached.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Alan Grayson, Democrat, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Representative Ted Yoho, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Washington Post

In the Loop: Ethics training for Congress?

Two House members, one D and one R, want to change that, and they've introduced a bill this week that might as well be called the No Member Can Reasonably Vote Against This Act.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative David Cicilline, Democrat, Startups, Facebook, Hillary Clinton, Republican, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Sunshine State News

Jeb Bush and Debbie Wasserman Schultz Get Busy in New Hampshire

This week, two prominent politicians from Florida waded into New Hampshire politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Marco Rubio, Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Our Opinion: The lunacy never ceases

For the past few weeks, the Republican from Ohio has been promising to file a lawsuit against Pres.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Opinion

Free Republic

A Florida Judge Just Voided the State’s Congressional...

Last night a circuit court judge in Florida voided the state's congressional map, citing a "secret, organized campaign" by Republican operatives that "made a mockery of the Legislature's transparent and open process of redistricting."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Sandy Adams, Corrine Brown, Democrat, Florida, Florida Government

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Roll Call

Boehner's Bet: Lawsuit Will Quiet Impeachment Calls

But one of the easier things to understand is what the litigation might accomplish inside the House Republican Conference: a cooling of the intensifying and politically problematic talk about how nothing short of impeachment will do.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, George Bush, W., Dennis Kucinich, Democrat

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Judge tosses Florida districts drawn in 2012 including ...

Congresswoman Corrine Brown asks a question of Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius during Sebelius' visit to Jacksonville Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Corrine Brown, Democrat, Florida, Florida Government

Sunshine State News

Republicans Backing Away From Challenging Patrick Murphy

Despite winning one of the closest congressional races in 2012, Patrick Murphy is increasingly in the clear for 2014 from Republicans as events of this week clearly show.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Murphy, Democrat, Republican

Washington Times

Harry Reid lambasted by black conservatives after calling Justice Thomas white

House Majority Leader Harry Reid's description of Justice Clarence Thomas as one of "five white men" triggered a backlash Wednesday on social media from black conservatives.

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Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thomas Allen, Democrat

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