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'Yes! Yes!' GOP Rep Flips Out Over Bogus Health Law Report

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

When the Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited ruling on the Affordable Care Act Thursday, CNN and Fox News sparked a wave of conservative joy by...

Matt Sledge

Fake Ohio Super PAC Probed By U.S. After 'Peculiar' Congressional Primary Victory | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

The mysterious, unregistered "Victory Ohio Super PAC" that made robocalls to thousands of Ohio residents before a congressional primary election last ...

Matt Sledge

Jean Schmidt Denies Involvement In Fishy 'Victory Ohio Super PAC' | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

The mystery over who ran anonymous robocalls claiming to be from the unregistered Victory Ohio Super PAC continued to linger Friday as a spokesman for...

Mystery Candidate Wins In Congressional Primary

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

Every election night has surprises, it seems. But perhaps one of the stranger results of Tuesday's primaries was William R. Smith's apparent victory i...

Matt Sledge

Obscure Super PAC Takes Out Republican Rep. Jean Schmidt | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

A little-known Super PAC that claims its only mission is shaking up incumbents scored its first win Tuesday, when Ohio Rep. Jean Schmidt (R) lost her ...

Matt Sledge

House Proposal Calls For Private Vendors To Sell Amtrak Food | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

A House GOP proposal would force Amtrak to privatize operation of its cafe cars -- but the federal government would still be required to pick up part...

Santorum Not The Only Politician With A Google Problem

Roll Call | Kate Tummarello | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

Congressional staffers control the content on Members' websites....

Two Congress Members Under House Ethics Investigation

Politico | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics

The Office of Congressional Ethics, the independent watchdog unit, has referred cases involving Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) and Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) ...

Is Propoxur the Way to Not Let the Bedbugs Bite?

Bill Chameides | Posted 07.31.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Some of you are no doubt scratching your heads, thinking: "There's gotta be an insecticide capable of offing these guys. Why can't the pointy-headed geniuses at the chemical companies make one?" As it turns out, they have.

Thank You for Spraying

Ken Cook | Posted 06.08.2011 | Home
Ken Cook

Eyes widened in a room of executives from companies with annual organic sales in the hundreds of millions of dollars, as Schmidt described how cakes baked with organic sugar and flour don't taste as good as regular cakes.

GOP Congresswoman Lectured SIX-YEAR-OLDS About Abortion

Politics Daily | October 28,| 10:14 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The principal of a Cincinnati Catholic school has apologized to parents after Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) discussed abortion during a speech to kids as...

Hypocrisy or Co-Signing? Elton John Concert is Fundraiser for Anti-Gay Politicians

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Derrick

Despite campaigning for global gay rights, Elton John is very not supportive of civil marriage equality.

Rep. Jean Schmidt Lectures Six-Year Olds On Abortion

Surya Yalamanchili | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Surya Yalamanchili

Unexpectedly, towards the end of her address, Congresswoman Schmidt brought up the topic of abortion... Her point was to address the increase of governmental activity in the abortion issue and her political resolve to fight against this.

Bigger National Crisis: Bedbugs or Unemployment?

Surya Yalamanchili | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Surya Yalamanchili

You can't accuse Congresswoman Jean Schmidt of not standing up to bedbugs. She's ready to go to war against them. Standing up for American jobs? Apparently, not so much.

A Race Against Big Money

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

2010-09-28-chilicopy.jpg Surya Yalamanchili has pledged a Clean Money campaign by taking no money from corporations, special interests or Political Action Committees -- only one of two candidates to do so.

Ohio Underdog: Surya Yalamanchili Wins Primary for U.S. House (VIDEO)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

In a race that drew national attention in its closing days over allegations of race-baiting and conspiracies, the winner of the Democratic Primary for U.S. Representative in Ohio's 2nd Congressional District is political newcomer, Surya Yalamanchili.

U.S. Rep. Jean Schmidt's Contenders (VIDEO)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Primary elections are a pivotal point in our democratic process. Supporting a candidate early on can make a real impact, as money and momentum are harder to come by before winning the nomination.

We've Finally Got Health Care, Hallelujah: All the GOP Can Conjure Is the Bogeyman!

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Russnow

Why is it that Americans only see Republicans' true colors when their results are catastrophic, as in the case of the unending wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the financial crises of the last couple of years?

Republicans Fear "Crackpots" Becoming Face Of Party

POLITICO | Andie Coller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe Wilson's outburst Wednesday night earned more than a personal rebuke from the president and a dagger-eyed gasp from the speaker of the House; it d...

WATCH GOP Rep. Whispers "I Agree With You" To Birther

Think Progress | Victor Zapanta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-OH) spoke at the Voice of America tea party this Labor Day weekend outside of Cincinnati, OH. Following a tense Q&A session -- du...

FBI Whistleblower: Hastert, Burton, Blunt, Other Members of Congress 'Bribed, Blackmailed'

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

The broad criminal conspiracy is said to have resulted in, among other things, the sale of nuclear weapons technology to black market interests including Pakistan, Iran, North Korea, Libya and others.

Protesters Outnumber Attendees At Ohio GOP 'Energy Summit'

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Over 50 protesters turned out in Ohio to heckle GOP Congressmen for their 'stone age' efforts to ignore the threat of climate change.

Formerly-'Gagged' FBI Whistleblower Details Congressional Blackmail, Bribery, Espionage, Corruption in Remarkable Videotaped Deposition

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

Just over two weeks ago, FBI translator-turned-whistleblower Sibel Edmonds was finally allowed to speak about much of what the Bush Administration spent years trying to keep her from discussing publicly.

Gagged Former FBI Translator Claims U.S. Rep Bribe Evidence

Andrew Kreig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrew Kreig

Former FBI contract translator Sibel Edmonds reportedly claimed in a deposition that leaders in Congress and other U.S. officials were suspected early this decade of being bribed by Turkey's government.

Animals on the Hill, and in The Hill

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

The lawmakers doing the bidding for Big Agribusiness simply don't get that the American public wants to see all animals treated humanely, including animals raised for food.