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Five House Members Will Leave Congress With Open Ethics Review

Find out which congressmen are leaving before the Ethics Committee gets to them.

November 12, 2014
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Tea Party Has Succeeded In Moving GOP Further Right

Last week, primary elections in several states killed off a few ultraconservative candidates whose views flirted with nuttiness. In Georgia, for example, U.S. Rep. Paul Broun — a physician who has called evolution and the big-bang theory “lies straight from the pit of hell” — drew only 9.8 percent of the vote in a crowded […]

May 24, 2014
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Five Tea Party Favorites Headed For Defeat In GOP Primaries

The 2014 midterm elections are kicking into high gear, with GOP primaries throughout the nation being watched closely as “establishment” Republicans and Democrats alike anticipate the defeat of several Tea Party candidates. Just four years ago, the Tea Party emerged as a powerful and, for some, fresh force in the Republican Party. Today, however, ultraconservatives are struggling […]

May 19, 2014
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Georgia Republicans Take Another Step Towards Blowing A Senate Seat

The Tea Party one-upmanship that has defined Georgia’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate reached its logical conclusion on Wednesday, when support for Paul Ryan’s ultra-right-wing budget became the mark of a RINO. For months, the primary — which is essentially a tossup between U.S. Representatives Paul Broun, Phil Gingrey, and Jack Kingston, former Georgia secretary […]

April 9, 2014
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Taxpayers Foot The Bill For Tea Party Candidate’s Debate Coach

You should not be shocked to learn that gaffe-prone congressman and Senate candidate Paul Broun (R-GA) has spent tens of thousands of dollars on a rhetoric coach. But you may be surprised to discover that you are footing the bill for it. According to a report by WSB-TV’s Justin Gray, Rep. Broun has spent $33,000 […]

March 19, 2014

5 Republicans Getting Screwed By The Club For Growth

Photo: Crazy George via Flickr The Club for Growth — a powerful right-wing group that only supports candidates it deems sufficiently disposed to a fiscally conservative economic agenda and punishes those who aren’t — released the 2013 edition of its congressional scorecard on Monday. The highly anticipated scorecard grades members of Congress on a 0 to […]

February 24, 2014

Watch This Commercial And Be Amazed This Congressman Was Unopposed In 2012

If you enjoy circus-like GOP primaries, Georgia’s Republican U.S. Senate primary is your big top this year. Rep. Phil Gingrey, former Georgia secretary of state Karen Handel, businessman David Perdue and Rep. Jack Kingston all have potential to be this year’s breakout Todd Akin. Kingston already said that he favored child labor for poor kids, […]

February 6, 2014
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Poll: Gingrey Leads Crowded GOP Field In Georgia Senate Race

Gaffe-prone U.S. representative Phil Gingrey (R-GA) holds a narrow lead in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Georgia, according to a new survey from The Polling Company. The poll, which was commissioned by right-wing group Citizens United and released Tuesday, finds Gingrey leading the seven-candidate Republican field at 19 percent. Former Georgia secretary of […]

February 5, 2014
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Poll: Democrat Michelle Nunn Holds Narrow Leads In Georgia Senate Race

Democrat Michelle Nunn narrowly leads all of her Republican rivals in Georgia’s 2014 race for U.S. Senate, according to a new Public Policy Polling survey. The poll, which was commissioned by progressive advocacy group Americans United for Change, finds that Nunn leads Rep. Paul Broun 42 to 41 percent, Rep. Jack Kingston 44 to 42 […]

January 30, 2014
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