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House Freshmen

'Am I Too Much Of A Loose Cannon? No'

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is showing little remorse for a laundry list of polarizing statements that have landed the freshman lawmaker in national headl...

House GOP Freshmen Take Heat From All Sides

Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

By Thomas Ferraro and Samuel P. Jacobs Republican Representative Michael Grimm's office was filled with conservative Tea Party activists one da...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Urges Members To Be Less Extreme, More Political

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The potential Republican retreat from a hard-line stance on extending the payroll tax cut comes as GOP leaders have been quietly urging ...

"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?

Sam Stein

Obama: I'm Sure Boehner 'Will See The Light' On Infrastructure

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Recent changes in rhetoric from Republicans on Capitol Hill have provided a sliver of hope about the prospects of getting an infrastruct...

Sam Stein

GOP Freshmen Lobby For Millions In Government Cash

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

With Reporting By Alex Becker WASHINGTON -- For years, Tennessee lawmakers have advocated for the construction of a major port on the northwest cor...

Elise Foley

A Freshmen Revolt: GOP Fights For More Spending Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans announced on Thursday that they would seek to cut $100 billion from President Obama's proposed fiscal year 2011 budget...

SLUMBER PARTY: One-Fifth Of House Freshmen Sleep In Offices

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(CBS) By Phil Hirschkorn & Wyatt Andrews WASHINGTON - Michigan Congressman Tim Walberg considers sleeping in his Capitol Hill office a luxury. ...