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It’s Not Just Conservatives Upset About Trumpcare. Another GOP Faction Is Too.

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 03.23.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Moderate House Republicans are having a crisis of faith over the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act: Do they take t...

A Very Few Republicans Finally Criticize Trump's Refugee And Travel Ban

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.29.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Five Republican members of Congress broke with most of their party and President Donald Trump on Saturday by condemning his executive o...

GOP Congressman Has A Wish List Of Trump Alternatives

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.09.2016 | Politics

Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.), long a critic of his party’s presidential nominee, has ramped up his criticism, calling Donald Trump’s recent clutch of...

GOP Moderates Plot Way Out Of House Budget Mess

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 04.05.2016 | Politics

As House Republican leaders look for a way out of the ongoing budget standoff, moderates in the GOP conference have cooked up a potential way out of t...

Travis Waldron

Lawmakers Take Aim At 'Abysmal Cesspool' Of College Sports | Travis Waldron | Posted 06.12.2015 | Sports

The bill could give the federal government a role in reshaping the way the NCAA treats college athletes.

When Both Sides Get It Wrong -- It's Time for Common Ground

Candace Straight | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics
Candace Straight

As lifelong pro-choice Republicans who have supported GOP candidates for decades, we are dismayed by activists on the right and the left attacking the GOP leaders who spoke out against House Resolution 36 last week.

Friday Talking Points -- Obama Steals GOP's Honeymoon

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Most of our article today is going to deal with Obama and his speech, ending with the snappiest portions as this week's talking points. But before we get to that, let's take a quick look at what the Republicans have been up to, as well as some other minor political news of the week.

Charlie Dent Re-Elected To Congress In 2014 Pennsylvania Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

GOP Rep. Charlie Dent was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday. Dent represents Pennsylvania's 15th District. Below, more live updates on the 2014 ...

Pennsylvania Republican Supports Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.) came out in support of gay marriage on Wednesday in an interview with The Washington Post. "Life is too short to have the...

GOP Rep. Fights Against Tea Party Demands In Shutdown Battle

Reuters | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

* Favors government funding without Obamacare rollback * Blames shutdown on a few dozen hard-line conservatives * Cites ...

Washington Reassesses Iran Policy

Joel Rubin | Posted 09.24.2013 | World
Joel Rubin

This Washington reassessment of the new possibilities for negotiations with Iran is remarkable, especially when compared to the American political environment of less than a year ago.

Reps. Dent, Price Lead Quarter of House to Urge Talks with New Iran President

Robert Naiman | Posted 09.18.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

To seriously test Rouhani's offer of engagement, Obama needs a little room from Congress. He can't seriously engage Iran if it's widely perceived that the whole Congress is working to undermine him.

Friday Talking Points -- War On Women Continues Apace

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This week's announcement that the Justice Department is going to drop its appeal against providing the morning-after birth control pill to anyone who needs it comes as such a welcome change that we feel the award is deserved.

GOP Congressman Slams Party On Abortion: 'The Stupidity Is Simply Staggering'

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After an all-male group of Republicans voted on Wednesday to advance an anti-abortion bill with no exceptions for rape victims, a member...

Chelsea Kiene

Two GOP Lawmakers Continue Support Of Same-Sex Immigration Equality | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two Republican House members joined a group of Democrats on Tuesday in demanding that immigration reform legislation include equal right...

Elise Foley

Two More Republicans Sign On To Gay Rights Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two Republican House members signed a bill on Friday that would allow same-sex couples equal rights as heterosexual ones for immigration...

Dems Target 12 Republicans On Stimulus

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CNN reports that a dozen House Republicans are targeted in a new House Democratic political campaign that criticizes them for opposing the $787 billio...

GOP Moderates Live In Fear Of Right-Wing Republican Study Committee

CQ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's enviable poll numbers have yet to persuade moderate House Republicans to back key parts of the new administration's economic agenda....

Down the Ballot -- Women Fight for Change

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

More women have entered into the political fray, successfully gotten into the pipeline, and may now be poised for victory.