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Roll Call
Campaign Committees Open Holes While Filling Others Democrats believe Heitkamp could be a competitive candidate for governor but
Campaign Committees Open Holes While Filling Others
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
Democrats believe Heitkamp could be a competitive candidate for governor but would loosen the party’s hold on her Senate seat. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Democrats want to hold the... Read more
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Market Watch
One bubble not popping: political ad spendingWASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Political candidates and (mostly importantly) your b
One bubble not popping: political ad spending
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Political candidates and (mostly importantly) your backers, get out your wallets: Spending on political advertising is forecast to hit a record high next year, as television airwaves and digital media fill up with the... Read more
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Market Watch
Here’s why political ad spending is surging this election cycleWASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Political candidates and (mostly importantly) your b
Here’s why political ad spending is surging this election cycle
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Political candidates and (mostly importantly) your backers, get out your wallets: Spending on political advertising is forecast to hit a record high next year, as television airwaves and digital media fill up with the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Leadership gap hinders federal drought responseWASHINGTON - The federal response to the Western drought has been hindered by h
Leadership gap hinders federal drought response
The Record Searchlight / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON - The federal response to the Western drought has been hindered by high-level vacancies, bureaucratic caution and political calculations that have thrown sand in the gears. Put another way: With more than 70 percent of California now... Read more
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Roll Call
Poll: House Incumbents Opposed to LGBT Rights Lose SupportPoll: House Incumbents Who Oppose LGBT Rights Lose Support Democrats want to t
Poll: House Incumbents Opposed to LGBT Rights Lose Support
Roll Call / Posted 12 days ago
Poll: House Incumbents Who Oppose LGBT Rights Lose Support Democrats want to target Garrett for his opposition to LGBT rights. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) A set of polls conducted for the Human Rights Campaign found incumbents would... Read more
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The News & Observer
Leadership gap hinders federal drought plan | News & Observer August 19, 2015 Obama’s water policy team shorthanded at
Leadership gap hinders federal drought plan
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
| News & Observer August 19, 2015 Obama’s water policy team shorthanded at top Congress seems unable to escape partisan whirlpool California drought bill... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Leadership gap hinders federal drought responseThe federal response to the Western drought has been hindered by high-level vac
Leadership gap hinders federal drought response
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
The federal response to the Western drought has been hindered by high-level vacancies, bureaucratic caution and political calculations that have thrown sand in the gears. Put another way: With more than 70 percent of California now classified in a... Read more
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Roll Call
NRCC Goes On Air, Online Targeting Three House Democrats Ashford is the target of GOP ads in his Omaha-based House seat. (Tom Williams
NRCC Goes On Air, Online Targeting Three House Democrats
Roll Call / Posted 14 days ago
Ashford is the target of GOP ads in his Omaha-based House seat. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The National Republican Congressional Committee will go up with television and digital... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's Mailbag, Aug. 14, 2015After a busy week covering politics and government news — some of it distressin
Tom's Mailbag, Aug. 14, 2015
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
After a busy week covering politics and government news — some of it distressing — the mailbag is a diversion. We have questions about whether anyone locally gets ticketed for so-called "distracted driving"; how the much-respected former Urbana... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Melissa Gilbert's Hollywood ties could help campaign for Congress; unpaid taxes problematic, pundits sayLANSING — Having ties to Hollywood could be a good thing for actress Melissa Gi
Melissa Gilbert's Hollywood ties could help campaign for Congress; unpaid taxes problematic, pundits say
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 18 days ago
LANSING — Having ties to Hollywood could be a good thing for actress Melissa Gilbert, who plans to run for Congress in Michigan and will need a sizable war chest, political observers say. One caveat: Her ability to leverage her name recognition... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Analysis: Melissa Gilbert could face tough run for Congress in GOP-leaning 8th DistrictLANSING — Former child star and author Melissa Gilbert presumably has the name
Analysis: Melissa Gilbert could face tough run for Congress in GOP-leaning 8th District
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 21 days ago
LANSING — Former child star and author Melissa Gilbert presumably has the name recognition to make a run for national office. But can she win? In Michigan’s GOP-leaning 8th congressional district, in which Gilbert said Monday she plans to run as a... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
‘Little House on the Prairie’ star running for spot in CongressActress Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura Ingalls Wilder in the TV show “Little
‘Little House on the Prairie’ star running for spot in Congress
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 21 days ago
Actress Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura Ingalls Wilder in the TV show “Little House on the Prairie,” is running as a Democrat for Michigan’s 8th District, she announced Monday afternoon. “I’m running for Congress to make life a little easier for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Melissa Gilbert runs for Congress, owes more than $472K in back taxes'Little House on the Prairie' star Melissa 'Half Pint' Gilbert runs for Congres
Melissa Gilbert runs for Congress, owes more than $472K in back taxes
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
'Little House on the Prairie' star Melissa 'Half Pint' Gilbert runs for Congress in Michigan but owes more than $472,000 in back taxes to California and the IRS GIlbert is launching a bid for a Michigan US House seat as a Republican Hammered in... Read more
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Roll Call
'Little House on the Prairie' Star Challenges Michigan's Bishop‘Little House on the Prairie’ Star Challenges Mike Bishop in Michigan Gilbert,
'Little House on the Prairie' Star Challenges Michigan's Bishop
Roll Call / Posted 22 days ago
‘Little House on the Prairie’ Star Challenges Mike Bishop in Michigan Gilbert, of “Little House on the Prairie” fame, announced her first run for electoral office. (Rob Kim/Getty Images) Actress Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura Ingalls Wilder in... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Garrett backs candidates who support GOP values, including opposition to same-sex marriageBy ROB JENNINGS rjennings@njherald.com FRANKFORD — U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett, R
Garrett backs candidates who support GOP values, including opposition to same-sex marriage
New Jersey Herald / Posted 25 days ago
By ROB JENNINGS rjennings@njherald.com FRANKFORD — U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett, R-5th Dist., said Thursday he would endorse any Republican who “supports and embraces” the party’s values, including opposition to same-sex marriage — but pointedly did not... Read more
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Roll Call
Democratic Primary to Challenge Zeldin Will Be Competitive Democratic groups have targeted Zeldin as a vulnerable incumbent Republican.
Democratic Primary to Challenge Zeldin Will Be Competitive
Roll Call / Posted 28 days ago
Democratic groups have targeted Zeldin as a vulnerable incumbent Republican. (File Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) The Democrat who challenges GOP Rep. Lee Zeldin in New York’s 1st... Read more
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Roll Call
Baldacci Complicates Cain's Challenge to Poliquin in MaineJoe Baldacci Complicates Cain’s Challenge to Poliquin in Maine Cain will have
Baldacci Complicates Cain's Challenge to Poliquin in Maine
Roll Call / Posted 28 days ago
Joe Baldacci Complicates Cain’s Challenge to Poliquin in Maine Cain will have to win a primary before facing Poliquin in a rematch. (Meredith Dake/CQ Roll Call File Photo) “It makes it so that she has a primary, but I do not think [Baldacci’s]... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Schock's legal bills risingAs a congressman, Aaron Schock's big spending — on resorts, pricey dinners, ove
Schock's legal bills rising
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
As a congressman, Aaron Schock's big spending — on resorts, pricey dinners, overseas trips, personal photographers, fundraising events and even his Capitol Hill office — was highly unusual, especially for a guy from famously unpretentious... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Jennings column: Garrett's anti-gay remarks scare off campaign donorsBy ROB JENNINGS rjennings@njherald.com The protest outside U.S. Rep. Scott Ga
Jennings column: Garrett's anti-gay remarks scare off campaign donors
New Jersey Herald / Posted 30 days ago
By ROB JENNINGS rjennings@njherald.com The protest outside U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett's district office last week drew lots of attention. Less noticed but perhaps more significant was the hit to Garrett's fundraising, stemming from his reported... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
UA trustee to open D.C. lobbying firmUniversity of Arkansas trustee and high-profile class-action lawyer John Goodso
UA trustee to open D.C. lobbying firm
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted a month ago
University of Arkansas trustee and high-profile class-action lawyer John Goodson of Texarkana plans to open a lobbying firm in Washington, D.C., within the next six months, Goodson said Friday. The firm will be available for general lobbying work,... Read more
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Everett Herald
Boehner better off working with Democrats than far right Published: Friday, July 31, 2015, 12:01 a.m. For the first time in 105 years
Boehner better off working with Democrats than far right
Everett Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Published: Friday, July 31, 2015, 12:01 a.m. For the first time in 105 years, a speaker of the House is the target of what parliamentarians call a “motion to vacate the chair” — and what... Read more
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Roll Call
A Brief Electoral History of Recently Indicted Congressmen It might be easy to scoff at Democratic Rep. Chaka Fattah of Pennsylvania for
A Brief Electoral History of Recently Indicted Congressmen
Roll Call / Posted 1 months ago
It might be easy to scoff at Democratic Rep. Chaka Fattah of Pennsylvania for talking about his re-election bid on the same day he faced a 29-count indictment on corruption charges, but the... Read more

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