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Republicans Push Anti-Washington Message At Town Halls

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

ORRVILLE, Ohio — Microphone in hand, Republican Rep. Jim Renacci gave his constituents a grim report on Washington's gridlock. House Republican...

Harold Hodge v. SCOTUS: Has the First Amendment Become an Exercise in Futility?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Clearly, the government has no interest in hearing what "we the people" have to say. Yet if Americans are not able to peacefully assemble outside of the halls of government for expressive activity, the First Amendment has lost all meaning.

Amanda Terkel

GOP Congressman Seizes Cameras At Town Hall Event

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After banning and confiscating cameras at his town hall events, Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) is taking heat from all sides -- including fr...

GOP Congressman Distributes Activist 'Watch List' For Town Halls

Orlando Sentinel | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Dan Webster said he simply wanted to share some friendly advice with other members of Congress about how to manage town-hall meetings and th...

Tax, Spending Divisions Laid Bare In Boisterous Town Hall Exchanges

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.01.2011 | Politics

EXETER, N.H. -- Peter Cass could stand it no longer as he listened to the Republican congressman defend a plan to cut taxes and Medicare simultaneousl...

GOP Desperately Trying To Gin Up New Town Hall Anger

Politico | MANU RAJU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans are looking to resurrect the angry town halls of August in the last few weeks of November. Senate Republican Conference Chairman Lamar ...