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2 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
Raul Garcia has a question for Kevin McCarthy, the House's No. 2 Republican: "While we are waiting for you on immigration reform, who should be harvesting America's food?" It's a provocative query and the foundation of Garcia's long-shot challenge to McCarthy, a four-term incumbent who rose to power after another GOP leader thought unsinkable, ... (more)
5 hrs ago | The Washington Monthly
The White House also is feeling pressure from Hispanic groups and other advocates of immigration liberalization, who are weary of being told that they must be patient.
Summary : Maureen McDonnell, former first lady of Virginia, testified today in the trial that accuses her and her husband, former governor Bob McDonnell, of receiving more than $177,000 in exchange for supporting a pharmaceutical company.
A detailed report commissioned by two major Republican groups - including one backed by Karl Rove - paints a dismal picture for Republicans, concluding female voters view the party as "intolerant," "lacking in compassion" and "stuck in the past."
When Congress comes back from recess in September, Rep. Kevin McCarthy will begin his first days as the majority leader of the House.
With age comes wisdom, supposedly. But not for Scott Brown. As the evidence of human-made climate change accumulates, Brown has decided he no longer accepts it.
House members and candidates have spent at least $14.5 million of their donors' campaign contributions on food since Jan. 1, 2011, a USA TODAY analysis shows.
Politicians' food tab takes $14.5M bite from donations Analysis shows thin line between campaign and personal expenses Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tCmpBK Since Jan. 1, 2011, the campaign of Rep. Bill Young, R-Fla., spent more than $240,000 on meals.
Today the Appellate Court ruled unanimously to throw out the Governor's frivolous lawsuit against us.
Now in the high-profile race to represent Virginia's 7th District in the United States House of Representatives, Republican Dave Brat said his education career and involvement in various governors' committees and boards led him to this point.
I was privileged to be invited by Congressman Conyers to witness his final two days of his primary push and saw first-hand how he pulled off another landslide: by stating his mission clearly -- "Full employment is the first priority" -- and by a dedicated team of hundreds of volunteers.
The other major gubernatorial candidate, Republican Andrew Hemingway, only raised $100,245 for his campaign, about a quarter of the money a loan from the candidate.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 01:34 pm
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