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Samantha Lachman

Embattled Congressman Joked Online About Drinking And Hitting On Women | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas), who is being sued by a former employee for sexual harassment, wrote posts about alcohol and female trav...

Former Aide Sues GOP Congressman, Alleging Sexual Harassment

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics

A former aide to Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) has filed a lawsuit alleging the congressman created a hostile work environment and sexually harasse...

GOP Congressman Says Democrats Are The People Who Talk Most About Impeachment

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) on Wednesday adamantly denied that Republican leaders are considering impeachment proceedings against President Barack Obama. ...

Blake Farenthold Defeats Wesley Reed In Texas Congressional Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold defeated Democrat Wesley Reed on Tuesday. Farenthold and Reed were battling to represent Texas' 27th District. Below, ...

The Political Education of a Tea Party Congressman

Timothy J. O'Neill | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics
Timothy J. O'Neill

On paper Farenthold's district ought to be competitive. The reality is that it probably is not.

Why Texas' 27th Congressional District Is Interesting

Sean Theriault | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics
Sean Theriault

If it wasn't for the adoption of a Republican redistricting map, this race very well could have been the most interesting race in the state.

Bill Maher's Campaign To Find The Worst Member Of Congress Is Underway

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

Bill Maher's campaign to find the worst member of Congress is officially underway. Maher announced the first two members of "Flip A District" on Fr...

Eugene Mulero

How A Texas Border Republican Can Oppose Immigration Reform And Still Be Reelected | Eugene Mulero | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

When several dozen protesters lined up outside the Corpus Christi office of Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold last year, holding a petition with about 10,0...

The State of the Union Address I Wish President Obama Would Give: 'I'm Not Going to Waste a Minute Trying to Work With You'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics
Jesse Kornbluth

I'm not going to waste one minute trying to work with you. Not because I don't want to. Because you won't work with me. So I have no agenda to present to you tonight. You don't want to hear it. You're not going to vote for it.

Michael McAuliff

GOP Lawmakers Ready To Risk Catastrophic Default | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans know that holding the nation's debt limit hostage in a standoff with Democrats over spending carries major risks to the econ...

GOP Rep Has Birther Brain Freeze

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

More than two years after President Barack Obama released a copy of his long-form birth certificate, one Republican congressman still appeared to have...

Jason Linkins

Impeachment Fantasies Fill Out The Dull Last Days Of August | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

Idle hands are the devil's playground, especially during these dog days of summer where the "news" is supposedly "slow." And so it really shouldn't be...

Former RNC Chair Slams GOP Over 'Asinine' Obama Idea

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele spoke out against Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) on Tuesday, rejecting calls for an effo...

GOP Congressman: House Republicans Could Impeach Obama

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) answered questions from a fervent anti-Obama constituent at a town hall this weekend, telling a woman that he would ta...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Congressman Grills Administration On NSA Surveillance, FISA Court | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) tore into administration officials testifying before the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday over the Na...

Christina Wilkie

Hallmark Sends Greeting To Congress | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Hallmark Cards Inc. is preparing to send Capitol Hill a special greeting this year. But it's not the sappy, well-wishing kind that made t...

The GOP's Big Texas Gerrymander

The Washington Post | Aaron Blake | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

A new proposed congressional map in Texas goes to surprisingly long lengths to stretch the number of Republican districts in the state's delegation....

Democratic Texas Congressman Concedes After 27 Year House Career

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nearly three weeks after the 2010 midterm elections, another Democrat has been swept out by the Republican wave. Rep. Solomon Ortiz (D-TX) conceded t...

GOP Candidate Targeted After Racy Pics Surface

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

Republican candidate Blake Farenthold, who is running for Texas's 27th district House seat, came under scrutiny this week when images surfaced of him ...