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GOP Congressman Sworn In As Newest Member Of The House

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alabama Republican Bradley Byrne was sworn into the House of Representatives on Wednesday after winning a contentious Republican p...

GOP Runoff Race Reveals Party's Internal Struggle

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

MOBILE, Ala. -- MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — To get a sense of the Republicans' internal struggle, take a look at a congressional runoff Tuesday in south Ala...

GOP Candidate Wants His Opponents To Promise They're Anti-Gay, Religious Enough

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

Alabama Republican Dean Young, a candidate for the congressional seat of retiring Rep. Jo Bonner (R-Ala.), is not a fan of gay rights. So, in an effor...

GOP Congressman To Resign

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

Rep. Jo Bonner (R-Ala.) will announce at a press conference on Thursday that he plans to resign his seat later this summer and join the faculty at his...

Incumbents Beat Back Primary Challengers

AP | By JAY REEVES | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Two House committee chairmen on Tuesday staved off aggressive primary challenges in Alabama, while Mississippi's junior senator cr...

Christina Wilkie

Lawmakers Rock Out, Raise Cash at Taylor Swift Concert

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics

With an ongoing debt crisis, two wars, and a drought across much of the country, what better way for members of Congress to spend their time than to r...

GOP Gets Its Wish: Rangel Trial Will Happen During Campaign Season

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday called ethics charges against Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel "very troubling" and said he hopes th...

Ethics Panel Members Get Defense Earmarks While Investigating Them

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Members of the House ethics committee, who are investigating a pattern of lawmakers steering federal funds to generous defense contractors, have just ...