N.C. Republican Dinged For Defending Right To Fire Gays

N.C. Republican Dinged For Defending Right To Fire Gays

Rep. Robert Pittenger said that businesses should be able to fire employees based on their sexual orientation. ...

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House Votes 273-156 To Arm Syrian Rebels Against Islamic State

House Votes 273-156 To Arm Syrian Rebels Against Islamic State

The Senate will vote on the issue on Thursday. ...

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Midterm Roundup: Bad News For Kansas Republicans

Midterm Roundup: Bad News For Kansas Republicans

Here are some interesting stories on the midterm campaigns that you may have missed on Tuesday, September 16: • Election law expert Rick Hasen expects the Kansas Supreme Court to ...

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Five Undercovered Midterm-Election Stories

Five Undercovered Midterm-Election Stories

Sept. 12 (Bloomberg View) -- It’s terrific that we have six polling aggregators and forecasting models, each giving us rapidly updated odds for every Senate seat. It's nice to hav ...

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Ex-Aide Accuses McMorris Rodgers, Staff Of Possibly Lying, And Smearing Him

Ex-Aide Accuses McMorris Rodgers, Staff Of Possibly Lying, And Smearing Him

By Kyung M. Song, The Seattle Times WASHINGTON -- Breaking a six-month silence, a former aide who was fingered for allegedly filing an ethics complaint against U.S. Rep. Cathy McM ...

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Will The 113th Congress Be The Least Productive In History?

Will The 113th Congress Be The Least Productive In History?

Members of Congress returned to Capitol Hill after their August recess on Monday, and if they want to avoid being the least productive Congress in modern history, they have their ...

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As Congress Returns To Work, Politics Is High On The Agenda

As Congress Returns To Work, Politics Is High On The Agenda

By William Douglas, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Congress returned Monday for a two-week session with a schedule that's short on substantive action and long on politi ...

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The Lower Congress Sinks, The Higher Voter Turnout Might Be

The Lower Congress Sinks, The Higher Voter Turnout Might Be

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Could voter disdain for Congress motivate more people to turn out this November? Could be. A new Gallup study suggests ...

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Analysis: 6 Californias? GOP Probably Wouldn’t Be Helped By Bust-Up

Analysis: 6 Californias? GOP Probably Wouldn’t Be Helped By Bust-Up

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times As long as there have been state capitals, there have been people outside those capitals lamenting that lawmakers -- in Sacramento, Denver, D ...

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Rep. Gowdy Says He’ll Bring Prosecutor’s Focus, Fairness To Benghazi Probe

Rep. Gowdy Says He’ll Bring Prosecutor’s Focus, Fairness To Benghazi Probe

By Ali Watkins, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Rep. Trey Gowdy's got a late-night habit. "He eats a ridiculously lot of pizza," said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican f ...

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