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Gop Freshmen

GOP Freshmen Spent Millions On Mailings

USA TODAY | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

Republican freshmen who came to Congress last year promising to transform Washington's free-spending culture are no different from most other lawmaker...

WATCH: GOP Freshmen Caught At Fundraiser

Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

CBS News conducted an undercover camera investigation at a recent GOP fundraiser for freshmen congressmen at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Fla., o...

"Mob" Rule? It All Depends

Rick Horowitz | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

It isn't the size of the crowd, or how it's dressed, or how it wears its hair, or how loud it is, or how disruptive it is. A "mob" is a crowd of people saying something you don't like.

"But We Promised!" Says the GOP

Rick Horowitz | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

You made commitments to your constituents, and they made commitments to their constituents. You promised to do X, and they promised, in many cases, to do Not-X. Now what?

The Tea Party's 10 Ways to Survive Town Hall Meetings

Andy McDonald | Posted 07.31.2011 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

A Tea Party group known as FreedomWorks has provided new GOP congressmen and women with talking points that will help them survive budget-focused town hall meetings which have recently been very confrontational for conservatives.

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...

Elise Foley

Freshman Republicans To Protest At Senate Over Shutdown | Elise Foley | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With nine days remaining until government funding expires, House Republican freshmen announced today they plan to rally on the steps of ...

GOP Freshmen Test Mandate To Shrink Government

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Asked how long the House would need to finish legislation cutting $61 billion in government spending, the most powerful Republican ...