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House Primaries

Primaries Predict Partisanship, But Only For Democrats

Jarryd Willis | Posted 03.02.2014 | Latino Voices
Jarryd Willis

A majority of laws are passed after July in the second year of House terms. It has become conventional political wisdom that House Republicans will be open to compromising on immigration reform in the last few months before the 2014 midterms.

Dems Target Independent in California House Race

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 06.05.2012 | Los Angeles
The Center for Public Integrity

Groups hoping to help Democrats pick up a House seat in November have spent more than $1 million aimed at boosting their favorite candidate and knocking off independent challenger Linda Parks.

Super Tuesday Marks The Start Of Key Primaries

AP | By ANDREW MIGA | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Veteran Democratic Reps. Dennis Kucinich and Marcy Kaptur have been friends for years, but their bruising Ohio primary fight has been an...

Anti-Washington Anger Triggers Highest Number Of Candidates To Run For Congress In 35 Years

AP | BEN EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Discontent with incumbents and anti-Washington anger are adding up to a potentially record-breaking crowd of congressional challeng...