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Bill Shuster

Dems Warn Trump He'll Need To Fight Republicans If He Wants His Roads And Bridges

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.24.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump’s chief promise during the campaign was a simple one: He would make America great again. Specifically, he would bring ba...

GOP Rep. Bill Shuster Narrowly Survives GOP Primary Challenge

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 04.26.2016 | Politics

In a surprise turn of events Tuesday evening, incumbent Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) survived a closer-than-expected GOP primary race against real estate...

FAA Privatization Bill Contains Sweetheart Deal For Airline Lobby

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.25.2016 | Politics

As Politico reported last April, there are two things that are very dear to Rep. Bill Shuster's (R-Penn.) heart. First, as the chairman of the House T...

GOP Congressman Bill Shuster Admits Relationship With Airline Lobbyist

Politico | John Bresnahan, Anna Palmer & Jake Sherman | Posted 04.16.2015 | Politics

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster is dating a top lobbyist for the leading U.S. airline trade association, an or...

Bill Shuster Wins Re-Election Bid In 2014 Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Bill Shuster (R) defeated Democrat Alanna Hartzok in Tuesday's midterm election. Shuster and Hartzok were facing off to represent Pennsylvania...

Eugene Mulero

U.S. Highways 'A Disaster' In Need Of Gas Tax Increase, Former Obama Official Says | Eugene Mulero | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood intensified his criticism of Congress on Tuesday, saying the country's transportation system ...

Eugene Mulero

How The 'Ted Cruz Of Central Pennsylvania' Could Screw Up America's Transportation System | Eugene Mulero | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A tea party candidate's primary challenge to the chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee may have reverberatio...

Kate Sheppard

House Republican Introduces Bill That Would Ban In-Flight Calls | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON --- Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) doesn't want to hear your cell phone conversation on his next flight. Shuster, the chairman of the House T...

Paul Blumenthal

'Fundraising Bonanza' For These House Republicans | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the first six months of their tenure, new House committee chairmen have seen their campaign contributions increase by 59 percent from...

Will the Next Transpo Chair Continue Attacks on Bike/Ped Funding?

Tanya Snyder | Posted 01.21.2013 | DC
Tanya Snyder

While you might not agree with him that privatization is the best medicine for a struggling passenger rail program, by most accounts Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) has a genuine interest in the future of rail in America.

What Kind of Leadership Would Bill Shuster Bring to the Transpo Committee?

Tanya Snyder | Posted 11.20.2012 | DC
Tanya Snyder

While some conservatives think the federal government should get out of the transportation business, Rep. Bill Shuster tells them even the godfather of capitalism, Adam Smith, said transportation was one of the three essential functions of government.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Republicans: Obama Deserves No Credit For Fall In Gas Prices | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

Having been roundly criticized for the sharp rise in gas prices earlier this spring, President Barack Obama would seem to be in line for a bit of cre...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Congressman Afraid To Openly Criticize Afghanistan War | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While criticism of the war in Afghanistan has slowly been building since Osama bin Laden's death in Pakistan, some Republicans are still...

Senator, Does George W. Bush Put Country First?

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John R. Bohrer

Obviously, they think Barack Obama is that kind of 'me-first' un-patriot, but what about the rest of that "country-second Washington crowd?"