Jim McDermott

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KING5 Seattle
"Berniecrats" to activate for local racesin Seattle have already identified one of their next missions—the very competit
"Berniecrats" to activate for local races
KING5 Seattle / Posted yesterday
in Seattle have already identified one of their next missions—the very competitive race to replace longtime Congressman Jim McDermott of the 7th District. State Senator Pramila Jayapal, one of several running for the seat, endorsed Bernie... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Country queen Lisa McHugh making a splash at Marine Hotelevening of smooth, sophisticated Swing features singer, Caroline Brown, and mus
Country queen Lisa McHugh making a splash at Marine Hotel
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
evening of smooth, sophisticated Swing features singer, Caroline Brown, and musicians, Ivan Black, Ray McHenry and Jim McDermott, in a musical tour of the classics of the Great American Songbook. For details, tel: 028 9250 9254 or visit... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Simple question about conservatism tests 7th District candidatesa political independent, said she would work to preserve the country’s traditio
Simple question about conservatism tests 7th District candidates
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
a political independent, said she would work to preserve the country’s traditional identity. Seattle resident and 2010 Jim McDermott challenger Don Rivers has conservative friends, he said, though, “Some can’t golf worth two cents.” The rest... Read more
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Crosscut
Crowded field tries to distinguish itself in 7th Congressional District debateto paint themselves as the best choices in a key debate Wednesday night. Drawn
Crowded field tries to distinguish itself in 7th Congressional District debate
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
to paint themselves as the best choices in a key debate Wednesday night. Drawn by the retirement of 28-year Congressmember Jim McDermott, a full slate of nine candidates are seeking to represent the 7th Congressional District, which covers much of... Read more
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Roll Call
Lynn Westmoreland Won't Seek Re-electionrecess — Westmoreland is the third member to announce his departure this week.
Lynn Westmoreland Won't Seek Re-election
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
recess — Westmoreland is the third member to announce his departure this week. Democrats Steve Israel of New York and Jim McDermott of Washington announced they would retire at the end of the term earlier this week. Lynn Westmoreland... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Candidate-filing deadline sets field for Washington votersthe competition for Congress, Democrats in the Seattle-area 7th District are sc
Candidate-filing deadline sets field for Washington voters
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
the competition for Congress, Democrats in the Seattle-area 7th District are scrambling to replace longtime Democratic Rep. Jim McDermott, who is retiring after holding the seat for nearly 30 years. Those running for the seat include state Sen.... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Carl Leubsdorf: Messy nomination process getting things rightsuperdelegates to follow the popular vote. In Seattle, several were arrested af
Carl Leubsdorf: Messy nomination process getting things right
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
superdelegates to follow the popular vote. In Seattle, several were arrested after refusing to leave the office of Rep. Jim McDermott, a Clinton supporter from a pro-Sanders district. In Nevada, the two sides clashed in a near-riot at a meeting... Read more
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The Columbian
Revive Basic Health Planof the Basic Health Plan, with the idea passing the House of Representatives bu
Revive Basic Health Plan
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
of the Basic Health Plan, with the idea passing the House of Representatives but dying in the Senate. Now Cantwell and Rep. Jim McDermott are politicking for the lawmakers to embrace the plan, enlisting support from state Rep. June Robinson,... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Carl P. Leubsdorf: Is the presidential nominating system rigged?super delegates to follow the popular vote. In Seattle, several were arrested a
Carl P. Leubsdorf: Is the presidential nominating system rigged?
Dallas Morning News / Posted 10 days ago
super delegates to follow the popular vote. In Seattle, several were arrested after refusing to leave the office of Rep. Jim McDermott, a Clinton supporter from a strongly pro-Sanders district. In Nevada, the two sides clashed in a near-riot at... Read more
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The Columbian
Former Sen. Slade Gorton still keeps eye on politicselects a Republican governor. The state hasn’t elected a Republican governor si
Former Sen. Slade Gorton still keeps eye on politics
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
elects a Republican governor. The state hasn’t elected a Republican governor since 1980, when John Spellman defeated Jim McDermott and served a single term. Gorton called Bill Bryant, this year’s Republican candidate, “as highly qualified... Read more
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New York Post
Is one of these congressmen the Capitol Hill whistleblower?on the way out. Departing House members considered possible suspects are Charl
Is one of these congressmen the Capitol Hill whistleblower?
New York Post / Posted 15 days ago
on the way out. Departing House members considered possible suspects are Charles Rangel and Steve Israel of New York, Jim McDermott of Washington state, ­Ruben Hinojosa of Texas and Sam Farr of California. Rangel, 85, the Harlem congressman... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Man accused of harassing Rep. Jim McDermott pleads not guilty27, is charged with intimidating a public servant and telephone harassment for
Man accused of harassing Rep. Jim McDermott pleads not guilty
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 17 days ago
27, is charged with intimidating a public servant and telephone harassment for allegedly threatening Seattle Congressman Jim McDermott. A man accused of threatening Congressman Jim McDermott on the phone, and in person, entered a not guilty plea... Read more
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New York Post
Trump, Sanders voters don’t want handouts — they want jobsof these people aren’t “takers.” Rather, what they had, or what they hoped to h
Trump, Sanders voters don’t want handouts — they want jobs
New York Post / Posted 17 days ago
of these people aren’t “takers.” Rather, what they had, or what they hoped to have, has been “taken” away from them. Jim McDermott is the author of “Bitter Is the Wind,” a novel of working-class aspirations set in the Hudson Valley, and the... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Stirred by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the
Stirred by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Stirred by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all th
Stirred by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 23 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Fired up by Bernie Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start “but it doesn’t do all th
Fired up by Bernie Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 23 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start “but it doesn’t do all the things we need to have done,” said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. “I think frankly Bernie’s campaign has stirred it up,” he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Stirred by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all th
Stirred by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 23 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Stirred by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all th
Stirred by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 23 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Call on U.S. to Prioritize Humanitarian Crisis(D-NY), Charlie Rangel (D-NY), Stephen Lynch (D-MA), John Yarmuth (D-KY), Peter
Call on U.S. to Prioritize Humanitarian Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
(D-NY), Charlie Rangel (D-NY), Stephen Lynch (D-MA), John Yarmuth (D-KY), Peter Welch (D-VT), Donald Payne, Jr.(D-NJ), Jim McDermott (D-WA), Gerald Connolly (D-VA), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Peter DeFazio (D-OR), John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI),... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all th
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all th
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 24 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Fired up by Bernie Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start “but it doesn’t do all th
Fired up by Bernie Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start “but it doesn’t do all the things we need to have done,” said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. “I think frankly Bernie’s campaign has stirred it up,” he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all th
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
The Oklahoman / Posted 24 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all th
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
Bennington Banner / Posted 24 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
World in Brief at 6 a.m. on Thursday, May 5so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all th
World in Brief at 6 a.m. on Thursday, May 5
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 24 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. Consumer watchdog proposes ban on some arbitration clauses NEW YORK (AP) -- If government regulators... Read more
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Newsmax
Fired up By Sanders, Democrats Shift Left on Healthcareso in December. The healthcare law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the
Fired up By Sanders, Democrats Shift Left on Healthcare
Newsmax / Posted 24 days ago
so in December. The healthcare law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all th
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 24 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all th
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 24 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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Everett Herald
Frustration boils over for Sanders' supportersFacebook pages and last month led to police arresting a man for allegedly threa
Frustration boils over for Sanders' supporters
Everett Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Facebook pages and last month led to police arresting a man for allegedly threatening to cut out Democratic Congressman Jim McDermott�s tongue because of his support of Clinton. State party officials have not publicly commented on any of the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all th
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 24 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all th
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 24 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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Denver Post
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all th
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
Denver Post / Posted 24 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all th
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careso in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all th
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 24 days ago
so in December. The health care law was a good start "but it doesn't do all the things we need to have done," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. "I think frankly Bernie's campaign has stirred it up," he added. A longtime advocate of coverage for... Read more
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The Columbian
Cantwell: Bring back Basic Health Planstarted in 1987 but suspended in 2014 with the start of provisions of federal h
Cantwell: Bring back Basic Health Plan
The Columbian / Posted 26 days ago
started in 1987 but suspended in 2014 with the start of provisions of federal health care reform. Cantwell and U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott were in Washington on Monday advocating for the state to adopt the affordable insurance program again. Cantwell... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Cantwell urges improved health insurance options for Washingtonstarted in 1987 but suspended in 2014 with the start of provisions of federal h
Cantwell urges improved health insurance options for Washington
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 26 days ago
started in 1987 but suspended in 2014 with the start of provisions of federal health care reform. Cantwell and U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott were in Washington on Monday advocating for the state to adopt the affordable insurance program again. Cantwell... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
More affordable health insurance option urged for Washingtonstarted in 1987 but suspended in 2014 with the start of provisions of federal h
More affordable health insurance option urged for Washington
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 26 days ago
started in 1987 but suspended in 2014 with the start of provisions of federal health care reform. Cantwell and U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott were in Washington on Monday advocating for the state to adopt the affordable insurance program again. Cantwell... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
More affordable health insurance option urged for Washingtonstarted in 1987 but suspended in 2014 with the start of provisions of federal h
More affordable health insurance option urged for Washington
KING5 Seattle / Posted 26 days ago
started in 1987 but suspended in 2014 with the start of provisions of federal health care reform. Cantwell and U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott were in Washington on Monday advocating for the state to adopt the affordable insurance program again. Cantwell... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Who Needs Superdelegates?WA Rep. Clinton 682 Denny Heck WA Rep. Clinton 683 Derek Kilmer WA Rep. Clint
Who Needs Superdelegates?
Op-Ed News / Posted 26 days ago
WA Rep. Clinton 682 Denny Heck WA Rep. Clinton 683 Derek Kilmer WA Rep. Clinton 684 Rick Larsen WA Rep. Clinton 685 Jim McDermott WA Rep. Clinton 686 Adam Smith WA Rep. Clinton 687 Maria Cantwell WA Sen. Clinton 688 Patty Murray WA Sen.... Read more
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Everett Herald
Set for lifeleading candidates, all Democrats, have begun trying to distinguish themselves
Set for life
Everett Herald / Posted 27 days ago
leading candidates, all Democrats, have begun trying to distinguish themselves in the race to replace longtime U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott and earn the coveted title of Congress-person for Life in the very liberal 7th Congressional District. The... Read more
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The Seattle Times
3 leading Democratic candidates vie to replace McDermott in 7th DistrictThe three leading candidates to replace U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott are pushing to
3 leading Democratic candidates vie to replace McDermott in 7th District
The Seattle Times / Posted 27 days ago
The three leading candidates to replace U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott are pushing to distinguish themselves in Washington’s deeply liberal 7th Congressional District. McDermott, a Democrat first elected in 1988, is serving his 14th term in Congress. In... Read more
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The Washington Times
3 leading candidates vie to replace retiring Rep. McDermottSEATTLE (AP) - The three leading candidates to replace U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott
3 leading candidates vie to replace retiring Rep. McDermott
The Washington Times / Posted 27 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - The three leading candidates to replace U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott are pushing to distinguish themselves in Washington’s deeply liberal 7th Congressional District. McDermott, a Democrat first elected in 1988, is serving his 14th term in... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
3 leading candidates vie to replace retiring Rep. McDermottBy Walker Orenstein, The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) - The three leading can
3 leading candidates vie to replace retiring Rep. McDermott
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 27 days ago
By Walker Orenstein, The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) - The three leading candidates to replace U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott are pushing to distinguish themselves in Washington's deeply liberal 7th Congressional District. McDermott, a Democrat first... Read more
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The Columbian
Westneat: Boaty McBoatface an apt parable for democracysuggest I’m crazy. A poll. A book. And the new parable for our times, the story
Westneat: Boaty McBoatface an apt parable for democracy
The Columbian / Posted 28 days ago
suggest I’m crazy. A poll. A book. And the new parable for our times, the story of Boaty McBoatface. Seattle Congressman Jim McDermott is retiring, and the campaigns to replace him are ramping up efforts to reach out to the people. But a new... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Boehner calls Cruz 'Lucifer in the flesh'time in Congress together. Cruz was hired as part of Boehner's legal team, afte
Boehner calls Cruz 'Lucifer in the flesh'
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 30 days ago
time in Congress together. Cruz was hired as part of Boehner's legal team, after he sued a Democratic congressman, Rep. Jim McDermott of Washington state, for breaking wiretapping laws back in 1998. The Ohio congressman was caught on a... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Ted Cruz responds after former House Speaker John Boehner calls him ‘Lucifer in the flesh’time in Congress together. Cruz was hired as part of Boehner’s legal team, afte
Ted Cruz responds after former House Speaker John Boehner calls him ‘Lucifer in the flesh’
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 30 days ago
time in Congress together. Cruz was hired as part of Boehner’s legal team, after he sued a Democratic congressman, Rep. Jim McDermott of Washington state, for breaking wiretapping laws back in 1998. The Ohio congressman was caught on a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Charges: Man threatened to cut off Jim McDermott’s tongueA man who allegedly threatened to cut out the tongue of U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott
Charges: Man threatened to cut off Jim McDermott’s tongue
The Seattle Times / Posted 30 days ago
A man who allegedly threatened to cut out the tongue of U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott — rattling the congressman so badly he brought a shovel to his office for protection — has been charged with intimidating a public servant and telephone... Read more
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NBC News
The Rocky History Between Ted Cruz and John Boehnera lawsuit and years later was awarded more than one million dollars in legal fe
The Rocky History Between Ted Cruz and John Boehner
NBC News / Posted 30 days ago
a lawsuit and years later was awarded more than one million dollars in legal fees after suing Washington state Democrat Jim McDermott. The case involved an illegal interception of a Boehner phone call that was embarrassing where he discussed... Read more
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FOX News
Cruz claims he doesn't know Boehner – but was his lawyerthe House Ethics Committee was investigating Gingrich for his book contract – a
Cruz claims he doesn't know Boehner – but was his lawyer
FOX News / Posted 30 days ago
the House Ethics Committee was investigating Gingrich for his book contract – and the couple took the recording to Rep. Jim McDermott, then the top Democrat on the ethics panel. McDermott, in turn, leaked the call to reporters. Boehner sued... Read more
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Daily Mail
Cruz says he 'barely' knows Boehner but he was once his lawyerpresidential candidate to Lucifer. But the devil is in the details. Boehner sa
Cruz says he 'barely' knows Boehner but he was once his lawyer
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
presidential candidate to Lucifer. But the devil is in the details. Boehner says he hired Cruz when he decided to sue Rep. Jim McDermott for allegedly violating wiretapping laws. Boehner even made reference to the lawsuit during an appearance on... Read more
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