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Steven Latourette

Cash and Congress: The Tie That Binds

Michael Winship | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Despite what you've heard, the spirit of bipartisanship in Washington is not dead. Simply look past the vitriol, bombast and gridlock, then listen for the ka-ching of the nearest cash register, made flesh by friendly lobbyists and special interests.

GOP Rep Hurls Stunning 'Extremist' Slam At Republicans

Roll Call | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

In a crushing blow to Speaker John A. Boehner, GOP leaders were forced to pull his “plan B” tax measure from the floor at the eleventh hour as it ...

Jennifer Bendery

Boehner Has Collected $742,000 For DOMA Defense, Top House Official Says | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ever since House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) signed on last year to defend the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in court, it's been a my...

Matt Sledge

Despite Soaring Gas Prices And Rising Transit Ridership, Senate Transportation Bill Far From Transformative | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

Gas prices are up. More people are relying on mass transit instead of driving their own cars. But the transportation bill the Senate will consider on ...

Steven LaTourette, GOP Congressman, Greets Rahm Emanuel As "You Motherf***er"

The Sleuth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rahm Emanuel got a dose of his own medicine at last night's weekly bipartisan White House mixer for members of Congress. Rep. Steven LaTourette (R-...

Ryan Grim

The Obama Wing Of The GOP: Caught Between The President And The Hardliners | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When House Republicans voted unanimously against President Obama's stimulus package, Democrats had their eyes on a select group: Obama's Republicans. ...