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Establishment Republicans Swamp Conservatives In Idaho GOP Primary Campaign | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A host of D.C.-based corporate lobbying groups have banded together to protect Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) from a tea party primary chal...

BOTH SIDES NOW: Will Shutdown in 2014 Shutdown GOP? Erickson Says 'No Mas'

HuffPost Radio | Posted 10.27.2013 | Media
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgErick Erickson and Ron Reagan debate why the GOP in January would reprise tactics that tanked its popularity. And will the Obamacare website "glitches" be only a mild ankle sprain or game-ending injury?

Is Congress Simply No Fun Anymore?

National Journal | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics

When Rep. Rodney Alexander, R-La., announced this week that he would retire from his seat after 10 years in the House, he cited his frustrations with ...

Ex-GOP Rep Not Surprised Women Aren't Voting Republican

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

Retired Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-Ohio) opened up on Sunday about his party's struggles to procure female voters, admitting that he's not surprised by ...

After Leaving Congress, Republican Sees Bad Signs For GOP

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-Ohio) recently entered congressional retirement after the 112th Congress was gaveled to a close earlier this week, but...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Hates On 'Dumb' Budget Control Act | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are sounding increasingly angry with the deficit-cutting deal, which was pushed through by their own leadership in the House...

Patrick Svitek

GOP Lawmakers Push Romney To Embrace Revenue Hikes | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney is stuck between a fiscal cliff and a hard-right place. On one side are unwavering conservatives who want their presumpti...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Lawmaker Calls Grover Norquist's Tax Views 'Crap' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Retiring Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-Ohio) offered scathing assessments Thursday of Congress and of the tax policy pushed on his party by a...

Matt Sledge

House Transportation Bill Promotes A New Roadside Attraction: Lottery Machines | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

A little-noticed provision of the House transportation bill would allow states to privatize interstate rest areas, open them up to advertisers, and le...

Why Can't They Be Friends?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

At this time of year, Congress, who once again didn't get their chores done, might take a cue from children who aren't messing up because they know it's better to be good and nice than to risk getting on Santa's naughty list.

Newt's Surge Causing Discomfort Among Some Republicans

Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

By LAURIE KELLMAN, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich's stunning surge toward the top of the Republican preside...

Michael McAuliff

In 'Abnormal' GOP Race, Some Think Newt Could Win | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newt could prove to be a more satisfying flavor to Republican voters than conventional wisdom would suggest, say lawmakers who arrived o...

Amanda Terkel

House Republicans Block Child Marriage Prevention Act | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Thursday, the House took up the International Protecting Girls by Preventing Child Marriage Act of 2010. The bill would ensure that c...

GOP Congressman Steve LaTourette Attacks Fox News: 'They Should Stop Smoking It'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This week Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-Ohio) unleashed a fiery attack on Fox News on the House floor, blasting the network for distorted coverage of legis...

Alan Grayson's YouTube Followers Don't Want His Copycats

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

Where once politicians would escort the people into the future, social media sites are now propelling them forward. Left for debate is whether these new vehicles are actually shaping better leaders.

Reps Kucinich & LaTourette Do Trust Falls, Wear Snuggies On 'Leno' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Congressmen Dennis Kucinich and Steve LaTourette appeared on the "Jay Leno Show" last night in a D.L. Hughley segment about finding common ground. In ...

Steve LaTourette Calls Town Hall Question "Bullshit" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican leaders have defended rowdy town hall protesters, saying people should be allowed to speak their minds. But it was Republican Rep. Steve La...

Urban and Rural, Red and Blue: Time to Rebuild America's Water Infrastructure

Rep. Earl Blumenauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

Every community is faced with serious drinking water and sanitation problems that lead to dangerous public health problems and serious environmental damage.

Sam Stein

Congressman Claims 'Sphincters Are Tightening' As AIG Debate Turns Anatomical | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The debate over what the White House and Congress should do about AIG's bonuses has turned...anatomical. Appearing on the floor of the House of Repr...

Democrats Challenge GOP on Mortgage Mess

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Dreier

Overlay a home foreclosures map onto a map of districts where Republicans voted "no" last week on Barney Frank's assistance bill, and you get a list of vulnerable GOP incumbents nationwide.