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Lynn Westmoreland Re-Elected In Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (R-Ga.) was re-elected to Congress in Georgia's 3rd district on Tuesday. Westmoreland, who was first elected to Congress in ...

Igor Bobic

GOP Congressman Lynn Westmoreland Denounces 'Our Enemy' In The White House | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (R-Ga.) attended a breakfast for the Cobb County Republican Party on Saturday where he denounced "our enemy," President Barack ...

'It Only Took 15 Months For Them To Figure Out How To Spell Benghazi'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 12.31.2013 | Politics

Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) had some cutting remarks for The New York Times Monday evening, accusing the paper of publishing an inaccurate, politically motiva...

Republican Says NY Times Benghazi Report Was Designed To 'Absolve' Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.31.2013 | Politics

Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (R-Ga.) on Monday joined the growing chorus of Republicans claiming that an in-depth New York Times report on Benghazi, Libya, ...

Amanda Terkel

Congress Saved Section 5 Of The Voting Rights Act In 2006 -- But What About In 2013? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There aren't too many Republicans loudly demanding that the Supreme Court uphold Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, the heart of the la...

Homosexuality And The Bible: An Election Day Appeal

Jack Levison | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Jack Levison

On Election Day, voters in Maine, Minnesota, Washington and Maryland will decide the future of same-sex marriage. Many of them will cast their vote based upon what they think the Bible teaches about same-sex marriage. But how many actually know?

Jennifer Bendery

Hillary Clinton Says Attacks On Huma Abedin Have 'No Place In Our Politics' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday addressed allegations by five House Republicans that one of her top aides has ties to the M...

Elise Foley

Muslim Brotherhood Ties Are Unfounded, Say DHS Advisors Accused By Michele Bachmann | Elise Foley | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Huma Abedin is, in some ways, lucky. Although a group of five conservative lawmakers have alleged that she may have connections to the M...

Amanda Terkel

House Intelligence Committee Members Condemn Michele Bachmann | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the House Intelligence Committee are declining to stick up for their colleagues' anti-Muslim allegations, saying that their c...

Zach Carter

House Republicans Amplify Attacks On Elizabeth Warren, Consumer Protection | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a hearing marked by openly hostile questioning from House Republicans, consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren made her highly anticipated...

Unfinished Business

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

Among the very first Congressional bills introduced this week were two important measures to protect wildlife and should be on the fast track to getting over the finish line in the new session.

Obama Gets Tough. Too Little, Too Late?

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

With the kind of pushback he's been offering, Obama oughta be looking to play cribbage this November with the guys at the assisted living home for Democrats. Except that Obama had himself a siddown with Bill Clinton.

GOP House Candidate Calls Black Newscaster "Uppity"

Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So over the weekend, there was much discussion over the word "uppity" -- and whether its segregation-era connotation still lingers when applied to Afr...

Congressman Lynn Westmoreland Calls Barack Obama "Uppity"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

I'm sure you've heard by now that Congressman Lynn Westmoreland, who represents Georgia's 3rd district, when asked to comment on John McCain's pick of...

Westmoreland Defends "Uppity" Obama Comment

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Heretofore little-known Rep. Lynn Westmoreland of Georgia was born in 1950 in Atlanta and was raised in one of its surrounding communities. Rep. Whic...

GOP Congressman Calls Obama "Uppity"

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Georgia Republican Rep. Lynn Westmoreland used the racially-tinged term "uppity" to describe Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama Thursday. ...