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Industry Spins the Revolving Door: Ben Quayle to Lobby on Asbestos Bill He Authored

Alex Formuzis | Posted 11.17.2016 | Politics
Alex Formuzis

Ben Quayle, who during his one House term authored legislation to delay or deny compensation to sick and dying asbestos victims, has been hired to lobby for -- you guessed it -- legislation to delay or deny compensation to sick and dying asbestos victims.

Ben Quayle Defeated By Republican Rival

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Rep. David Schweikert has defeated fellow freshman Rep. Ben Quayle in the Republican primary for Arizona's reconfigured 6th congressional district, th...

Ben Quayle Campaign Denies Role In Naked Swimming Fiasco

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

The campaign of Rep. Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.) on Monday denied an earlier report that he had been involved in a controversial incident in which House Repu...

House GOP Reprimanded For Late-Night Swim Involving Drinking, Nudity

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

A group of House Republicans were reprimanded last August for taking a late-night swim in Israel's Sea of Galilee that reportedly involved drinking an...

House Republicans Investigated For Drinking, Nudity

Politico | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics

The FBI probed a late-night swim in the Sea of Galilee that involved drinking, numerous GOP freshmen lawmakers, top leadership staff – and one nude ...

Quayle Demands Apology For Bisexual Reference

The Hill | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Ben Quayle's (R-Ariz.) campaign is arguing that a mailer from his primary opponent, fellow GOP Rep. David Schweikert, has sexual connotations and...

Condoleezza Rice Endorses Ben Quayle In Arizona Primary

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice endorsed Rep. Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.) over his Republican primary opponent on Monday, inching back toward the ...

GOP Congressional Candidate Accuses Opponent Of Spying On Campaign

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

Arizona Rep. Ben Quayle is ramping up attacks on his GOP primary opponent Rep. David Schweikert for allegedly sending a young woman to spy on Quayle c...

Club For Growth Warns Off GOP Leadership

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

In Tuesday's Illinois Republican primary, Rep. Don Manzullo lost to Rep. Adam Kinzinger, after the two incumbent congressmen were redistricted into th...

John Celock

Gabrielle Giffords' Aide Likely To Run | John Celock | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

This week, a top aide to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) is expected to enter the special election to succeed her. Ron Barber, Giffords' d...

Ben Quayle Makes Big Announcement

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.) announced Monday that he will switch congressional districts and run against Rep. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.), setting up a G...

John Celock

When You Eat Scorpions For Breakfast ... Defying Brewer, Arizona Redistricting Places Gabrielle Giffords, Ben Quayle in Competitive Districts | John Celock | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) could face a tough fight to return to Washington after Arizona approved new congressional districts Tuesday night --...

John Celock

Court's Rebuke Of Governor Slows Commissioners | John Celock | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

After a frantic November, Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission has settled into a calm December reviewing comments for final lines for the s...

Michael McAuliff

House Passes Bill Empowering Congress To Veto Executive Branch Rules | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bill that would give the controlling party of either chamber of Congress veto power over any major new regulation passed the House of ...

John Celock

Jan Brewer's Groundhog Day? | John Celock | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) is huddling with her inner circle in an attempt to regroup after the state Supreme Court rejected her attempt to oust the ...

John Celock

Jan Brewer Decision Overturned By Court | John Celock | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

The Arizona Supreme Court dealt Republican Gov. Jan Brewer a blow Thursday, overturning her decision to oust the chairwoman of the state's independent...

John Celock

Supreme Court Gives Jan Brewer Preliminary Win In Redistricting Case | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

The ousted head of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will remain out of office pending a court hearing next week. A state Supreme Co...

John Celock

Arizona Governor Cuts State Funds For Redistricting Attorney | John Celock | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) has cut state funding for an attorney representing the ousted chairwoman of the state's independent redistricting commissi...

John Celock

Congressman's Mother Said To Have Called Governor About Redistricting | John Celock | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

A Democratic lawmaker in Arizona said that Marilyn Quayle, the wife of former Vice President Dan Quayle and the mother of Rep. Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.) ca...

Jordan Howard

Arizona Congressmen Lobbied State Senators To Remove Redistricting Chair | Jordan Howard | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona Democrats have accused four of the state's Republican representatives of pressuring state senators to oust the state's redistric...

Jason Linkins

New Town Hall Innovation Gives Lawmakers The Freedom To Avoid Questions From Poor People | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics

One way ordinary Americans can take part in the democratic process is to go to a town hall meeting to meet with their elected representatives when they are in recess. But, as it turns out, lawmakers are going to start charging at the door!

Christina Wilkie

Slain Giffords Aide May Be Honored With Permanent Capitol Memorial | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just over six months after the Jan. 8 massacre in Tucson that killed six people and injured Rep. Gabrielle GIffords (D-Ariz.), members o...

Lucia Graves

House Republicans Face Backlash At Home Over Medicare Vote | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans returning to their districts on Monday faced harsh criticism for voting to turn Medicare, the federal health care pro...

The Immigration Hall of Shame -- 2011 Edition

Amy Novick | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics
Amy Novick

Many of the names are familiar. Maybe you've seen their faces before, or maybe you're hearing about them for the first time. But all of them are obstructing the immigration reform that Americans want, need, and deserve.

Friday Talking Points [161] -- April Fools

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

To clarify that title: when you pull a prank on this particular day, you're supposed to reveal yourself as the prankster by yelling "April Fools!" (or...