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Other voices: Don't overreach on immigration, Mr. Obama
When the Republican-controlled House of Representatives reneged on its promise to take up immigration reform before heading off on vacation, President Barack Obama vowed to take matters into his own hands by the end of summer.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Daily Caller
Kevin McCarthy Can Give Republicans Another Tool To Retake The Senate ...
When Congress comes back from recess in September, Rep. Kevin McCarthy will begin his first days as the majority leader of the House.
Scott Brown no longer accepts climate science
With age comes wisdom, supposedly. But not for Scott Brown. As the evidence of human-made climate change accumulates, Brown has decided he no longer accepts it.
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Mon Aug 25, 2014
Politicians' food tab takes $14.5M bite from donations
House members and candidates have spent at least $14.5 million of their donors' campaign contributions on food since Jan. 1, 2011, a USA TODAY analysis shows.
Politicians' food tab takes $14.5M bite from donationsPoliticians'...
Politicians' food tab takes $14.5M bite from donations Analysis shows thin line between campaign and personal expenses Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tCmpBK Since Jan. 1, 2011, the campaign of Rep. Bill Young, R-Fla., spent more than $240,000 on meals.
New polls bring positive news for Georgia Democrats, but don't celebrate just yet
After a string of tough polls, Georgia Democrats were treated to some better numbers late on Friday.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Miami Herald
The GOP's remedy for pay-to-play
The Democratic Party has, for some time, enjoyed uncontested dominance in the debate over campaign finance reform.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Las Vegas Sun
Reid apologizes for Asian jokes at Vegas luncheon
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada speaks to reporters on student loan legislation and the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Wednesday, June 11, 2014, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Zephyr Teachout is a New Yorker
Today the Appellate Court ruled unanimously to throw out the Governor's frivolous lawsuit against us.
Can momentum from primary win carry Republican into November?
Now in the high-profile race to represent Virginia's 7th District in the United States House of Representatives, Republican Dave Brat said his education career and involvement in various governors' committees and boards led him to this point.
How Conyers Pulled Off Another Landslide
I was privileged to be invited by Congressman Conyers to witness his final two days of his primary push and saw first-hand how he pulled off another landslide: by stating his mission clearly -- "Full employment is the first priority" -- and by a dedicated team of hundreds of volunteers.
The Washington Post
Forty-three Republican Senate candidates got more votes than Dan Sullivan. And he won.
Former Alaska attorney general Dan Sullivan won that state's primary on Tuesday night by an 8-percentage-point margin -- a more-than-comfortable victory that sets him up to face incumbent Sen. Mark Begich in November.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Hassan, Havenstein both raise nearly $2m
The other major gubernatorial candidate, Republican Andrew Hemingway, only raised $100,245 for his campaign, about a quarter of the money a loan from the candidate.
The Washington Post
How wrong must you be in D.C. to never work again?
Just how wrong does someone have to be to lose their job in Washington, D.C.? For John McLaughlin, even historically wrong wasn't enough.
Farmington Daily Times
Column: An upending of reason in the House
WASHINGTON >> After conservatives brought down House Speaker John Boehner's bill to address the border crisis, the new House Republican leadership team issued a joint statement declaring that President Obama should fix the problem himself.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Warner stresses bi-partisanship U.S. Sen. Mark Warner didn't give an...
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner didn't give an overtly partisan speech during an appearance in Spotsylvania County on Tuesday, even though he was addressing a roomful of fellow Democrats.
The Washington Post
Va. congressmen ask state GOP to postpone contentious meeting
The battle for control of the Republican Party of Virginia continued to rage this week with revelations of new discord between three prominent elected officials and a group of increasingly powerful conservative activists.
Republicans have irrational tea party-phobia Republicans are...
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ABC Action News
Republicans have irrational tea party-phobia
In a lackluster election year, the one story that seemed to offer decent drama was the "Tea Party versus the Republican Establishment" conflagration.