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Pete Sessions Takes Down Frank Perez In 2014 Texas Race For Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Pete Sessions (R) defeated Democrat Frank Perez on Tuesday. Sessions and Perez were fighting to represent Texas' 32nd District. Below, live...

Pete Sessions Bows Out Of Race To Replace Eric Cantor As House Majority Leader

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) has removed himself from consideration to replace House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, CQ Roll Call reported ...

Jennifer Bendery

House Republicans Line Up To Replace Eric Cantor As Majority Leader

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans said they're shocked and saddened by Rep. Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) Tuesday night defeat in Virginia's Republican primary ...

Michael McAuliff

House Votes To Launch New Benghazi Investigative Committee

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives voted largely on party lines Thursday to launch a select committee to investigate the 2012 Benghazi attacks...

GOP Rep: There's No Doubt Ted Cruz Was Plotting Against Me

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

Nearly three weeks removed from an easy primary victory over tea party challenger Katrina Pierson, Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) is convinced that Sen....

Tea Party Challengers Struggle To Continue Success

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics

Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the ultra-conservative movement finds ...

Tea Party Influence Lingers On In Texas Primary

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first primary in what Republicans hope is a triumphant election year sent a message that U.S. Sen Ted Cruz and the tea part...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Congressman Says Providing Long-Term Jobless Aid Is 'Immoral'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-Texas) said Tuesday that it would be "immoral" to extend benefits to the longterm unempl...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House GOP Adopted Record Number Of Closed Rules In 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress already closed out the year with the least productive legislative session in history. And now, House Democrats pointed out Mond...

House Leader Accidentally Admits GOP Has No Interest In Governing

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

As chairman of the powerful House Rules Committee, Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) plays an integral role in determining exactly how productive Congress ...

Durbin Removes Facebook Post After White House Miscue

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics

CHICAGO — CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has removed a Facebook post that erroneously claimed a GOP leader had told the president, "I ca...

Ashley Alman

Here's Everything We Know About Pete Sessions' Reported Clash With Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

Things are getting out of hand in this latest edition of Capitol Hill he said/she said. One short version is that Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) reporte...

Republican Aide: 'It's All Over'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

After House Republicans withdrew their proposed debt deal on Tuesday evening, Senate Leaders Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said they...

Sessions Hopes To 'Make Progress' In Debt Limit Talks

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Representative Pete Sessions on Thursday said that he was hopeful House of Representatives Republican...

Jason Linkins

Conservative Movement Still Fomenting Self-Immolation For Fun And Profit

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Here's an extraordinary pair of paragraphs from GOP strategist Brian Walsh, writing in the opinion pages of U.S. News And World Report: In fact, th...

GOP Rep Uses Embarrassing Analogy On Mitt Romney

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

Six months removed from his 2012 presidential election loss, Mitt Romney is still under fire. In an interview earlier this week with D Magazine, R...

Patrick Svitek

Maryland State Lawmaker Holding Fundraiser On 9/11 Anniversary

HuffingtonPost.com | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

A Maryland state lawmaker said he sees no problem with raising money for his political future on Sept. 11, a day most Americans equate with the nation...

Dem Rep Accused Of Drinking On The Job By GOP Colleague

Politico | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

One congressman accused another of drinking on the job in the midst of a tense exchange Wednesday night over whether the House would debate an amendme...

Jennifer Bendery

House Republicans Oppose Bill That Would Help Low-Income Moms Stay Home Like Ann Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans emphatically agree with Mitt Romney that stay-at-home moms work just as hard as anybody in the workforce. But when it ...

Paul Blumenthal

Gingrich Super PAC Donor Moves His Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A super PAC launched to protect the Republican Party majority in the House of Representatives received its biggest infusion of cash to d...

Walsh Gets Fundraising Help From GOP Leadership

Posted 04.12.2012 | Chicago

Despite repeatedly criticizing the "mainstream" Republican party, U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh has accepted some financial help from GOP leaders hoping to keep...

Texas Congressmen Endorse Mitt Romney

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

Three members of Congress from Texas announced on Thursday they are endorsing Mitt Romney for the GOP presidential nomination, calling into question w...

House GOP Chair Received Discounted Loan

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House Republican campaign chairman, Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas, has been notified that he received a discounted mortgage from ...

Paul Blumenthal

New Super PAC's Got Boehner's Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will soon have another big money vehicle supporting them. The Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC that can rais...

Jordan Howard

Paul Ryan Backs Up Rick Perry: Social Security Is A Ponzi Scheme

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaking on conservative radio on Tuesday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) agreed with Texas Gov. Rick Perry's (R) claim that Social Security is...