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DUQUOIN, Ill. (AP) - A red-faced Mike Bost showed little restraint when he took to the floor of the Illinois House in 2012 and unleashed a furious rant about the way Democrats run the state, complete with hollering, paper-throwing, fist-waving and an oddly placed reference to Moses.
WASHINGTON - If Democrats ever hope to take control of the House of Representatives, they will need to win moderate, slightly right-of-center districts like those surrounding Philadelphia.
WASHINGTON - In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way last night for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Obama outlined barely a week ago.
Been lots of news lately regarding treatment of women. Here's yet another example of how equality lags.
WASHINGTON - Pushing for airstrikes in Syria almost exactly one year ago, President Obama found almost no support from Philadelphia-area lawmakers.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.) defended his accomplishments in Congress Monday and said he had not done anything illegal, though he declined to address the actions attributed to him in a top political aide's guilty-plea deal over misusing federal funds.
PA Sen. Daylin Leach visits Colorado to check up legal marijuana. We pay.
CapitolInq: The passengers and crew of United Flight 93, along with others killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, received Congress’ highest honor Wednesday in a ceremony at the Capitol awarding them the Congressional Gold Medal.
WASHINGTON - For Jon Runyan, days like Thursday are exactly why he's leaving Congress after just two terms. Once again, the South Jersey Republican saw a House vote on a critical issue scuttled by GOP infighting. House conservatives on Thursday morning rebelled against the Republican leadership as the GOP tried to pass a measure aimed at addressing the crisis of thousands of undocumented children who have come from Central America to the southern border.
Two Pennsylvania congressmen on Thursday released pictures they say show boxes of mail that went unanswered for years at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Regional Office.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A suspenseful election night is one thing, but what if it stretches out for a month? Or into next year?
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Six years ago, little-known North Carolina state legislator Kay Hagan upset Sen. Elizabeth Dole after Hagan and her Democratic allies drilled in voters' minds the idea that Dole was too closely aligned to an unpopular president.
WASHINGTON - In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way last night for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Obama outlined barely a week ago.
The Fla. senator takes a hawkish position among those eyeing 2016 presidential run.
MIAMI - Sen. Marco Rubio called Wednesday for increased U.S. defense spending and greater intervention abroad, positioning himself as the leading foreign policy hawk among Republicans considering runs for the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants Thursday night, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Barack Obama outlined scarcely a week ago.
Gun-owners' group donates funds and foot soldiers to GOP aspirant for Congress.
DUQUOIN, Ill. (AP) - A red-faced Mike Bost showed little restraint when he took to the floor of the Illinois House in 2012 and unleashed a furious rant about the way Democrats run the state, complete with hollering, paper-throwing, fist-waving and an oddly placed reference to Moses.
WASHINGTON - If Democrats ever hope to take control of the House of Representatives, they will need to win moderate, slightly right-of-center districts like those surrounding Philadelphia.
Been lots of news lately regarding treatment of women. Here's yet another example of how equality lags.
WASHINGTON - Pushing for airstrikes in Syria almost exactly one year ago, President Obama found almost no support from Philadelphia-area lawmakers.