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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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This Week In Crazy: Gay People Should Be Stoned To Death, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. Steve Stockman Genuinely crazy Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) returns to the list at number five, for suggesting (again) that President Obama is a secret Muslim, […]

June 13, 2014

A Farewell To Crazy: What Went Wrong For Steve Stockman

Photo: Gage Skidmore via Flickr One of the strangest, least effective campaigns in recent memory came to an ignominious end on Tuesday night, when U.S. Representative Steve Stockman (R-TX) lost his primary challenge to Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) by a resounding 40 percent margin. Stockman’s failure was not hard to predict; in fact, […]

March 5, 2014
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Texas Republicans Choose Establishment Candidates Over Tea Partyers

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times HOUSTON — Republican incumbents threatened by tea party challengers emerged triumphant in Tuesday’s Texas primary, with longtime U.S. Senator John Cornyn and U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions coasting to victory. The primary also marked the electoral debut of the fourth generation of the Bush dynasty with George P. Bush’s candidacy. The […]

March 5, 2014
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Tea Party Turns On Steve Stockman

With less than a week to go until primary day in Texas, Rep. Steve Stockman has suffered one final indignity. A Texas Tea Party group, led by Grassroots America executive director JoAnn Fleming, issued an open letter on Thursday slamming Stockman’s campaign as one of the worst in recent memory. “As your campaign rolled into […]

February 28, 2014
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Poll: Greg Abbott Expands Lead Over Wendy Davis In Texas Race

The underdogs are falling behind in two closely watched elections in Texas, according to a new University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll. The poll, released Monday, finds Texas attorney general Greg Abbott (R) leading state senator Wendy Davis (D) 47 to 36 percent in a hypothetical general election matchup, with 17 percent undecided. Both Abbott and Davis […]

February 24, 2014
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This Week In Crazy: Jesus Wants You To Buy An AR-15, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. Dwayne Stovall Genuinely crazy U.S. Representative Steve Stockman (R-TX) has earned much of the press coverage in Texas’ Republican primary for U.S. Senate — with […]

February 21, 2014
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WATCH: Cornyn Slams Obama, Ignores Stockman In New Campaign Ad

Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) released a new campaign ad on Friday that blasts President Barack Obama, while completely ignoring his own primary opponent, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX). The ad — titled “Astonishing” — covers most of the standard Republican complaints against the president, displaying images of the Benghazi attack and anti-health care reform […]

January 10, 2014
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