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Mike Fitzpatrick Defeats Kevin Strouse In 2014 Midterm Election In Pennsylvania

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R) defeated Democrat Kevin Strouse in Pennsylvania's midterm election on Tuesday. Fitzpatrick and Strouse faced off to repre...

Local Races Could Swing Congress

The Philadelphia Inquirer | Jonathan Tamari and Chris Palmer | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the Philadelphia suburbs, where congressional incumbents swept to victory in 2012, change is coming. Three of the area's members of ...

Veterans Running For Congress Campaign As Can-Do Candidates

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — When he meets voters in Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District, former Army Ranger Kevin Strouse recounts how he helped clear a...

GOP Moderates In Tough Spot Amid Shutdown

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

BRISTOL, Pa. -- BRISTOL, Pa. (AP) — Republican Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick had been expected to face a tough re-election fight. Then he sided with GOP le...

Republicans Face Super PAC Attacks Over Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority PAC, one of the largest Democratic super PACs, on Thursday launched a television- and online-advertising campaign targeti...

Obama Promises To Keep Fighting For Middle Class Americans

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says it won't be easy to reverse forces that for decades have conspired against working Americans. But he sa...

Not Everyone In The GOP Wants To Cut Social Security

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

While the House GOP and conservative Democrats have been calling for Social Security spending to be reined in, a subset of Republicans has acknowledge...

Amanda Terkel

Uproar Over Military's Suspension Of Tuition Assistance Program | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While many in Washington continue to obsess over the fact that White House tours are being canceled due to sequestration's budget cuts, ...

Paul Blumenthal

Dem Super PAC Starts 2014 Early | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The leading Democratic super PAC is getting an early start on the 2014 election cycle. House Majority PAC announced on Thursday that...

Andrea Stone

Tea Party-Backed Rep: Obama Will 'Trade Away' Secrets In Second Term | Andrea Stone | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A freshman Republican congressman currently campaigning for his second term recently suggested that President Barack Obama will reveal s...

Two More 'Tea Party 10' Targets Named

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A progressive push to defeat 10 Tea Party-affiliated Republicans has named its two newest targets Wednesday, with the addition of GOP Ho...

GOP Congressmen Apologize For Missing Oath

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reps. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) and Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Penn.) have sent out a letter to their GOP colleagues apologizing for the procedural snafu they ...

GOP Congressmen Face Criticism From Watchdog Groups For Skipping Oath For Fundraiser

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats and congressional watchdog groups accused Republicans on Friday of illegally holding a campaign fundraiser in the Capitol...

Ryan Grim

Two House Republicans Violate Constitution With Voting Blunder | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SCROLL DOWN FOR UPDATES. WASHINGTON -- Two House Republicans have cast votes as members of the 112th Congress, but were not sworn in on Wednesday, ...

Amanda Terkel

Democrat Who Led DADT Repeal Fights To Keep His Seat In Congress | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As gay men and women get closer and closer to being legally allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, the man who has been the movement's champion...

You Wanted It. You Got It.

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

Pat Toomey voted no on a very simple amendment that would have given our troops a little bit more change in their pockets. One of the most frequent comments I read were ones that said, "Why isn't this an ad?" Now, because of you, it is.

2006 Pennsylvania CD-08 General Election:
Fitzpatrick (R-i) vs Murphy (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PA-08: Fitzpatrick vs Murphy