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The Washington Post
How the 2014 House picture has changed over the past year
A look at how the electoral map has changed since last August makes two things clear.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Sessions Get Credit For Blocking Border Bill
"Alabama members would have trouble explaining to their constituents why they broke with [Sessions] on immigration" http://t.co/qUd7vI4sKd A number of sources on Capitol Hill say lobbying by Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions helped sway that state's House delegation against the bill, leading to the collapse.
House Intel Committee: Declassify Benghazi report
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence moved today to declassify the report on the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi.
Truth Squad: Ads in 8th district put focus on records, and one lands foul
The race to replace retiring Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers in the 8th Congressional district has led to a heated battle in the Republican primary, between Tea Party favorite state Rep. Tom McMillin and former state Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop.
Defense Industry Funds Flow to Contenders for Key House Chairmanships
Thornberry; Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala.; Forbes; McKeon; and Turner speak at a news conference last year.
Equality Debate Used As Campaign Fodder By Far Right
Right wing activists are targeting a pro-equality, northern Michigan Republican for ouster over his support for adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the state's civil rights law.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Salon: 'Odious' Laura Ingraham Won't Run For Congress; She's...
A few months ago, Rep. Mike Rogers announced he would leave the House after the current session to host a radio talk show.
Battle Creek Enquirer
Amash-Ellis race in homestretch, most outside money on the sidelines
If a lack of significant outside money coming into the race is any indication, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of west Michigan may be coasting to the win he expects in next week's primary.
Daily Press & Argus
Bishop, Schertzing best picks in U.S. House races
Vying for the seat -- which represents all of Livingston and Ingham counties as well as northern Oakland County -- are two Republicans and four Democrats.
8th District Dems Meet in Lansing Tonight
Lorne joined the News 10 team in June 2013 and couldn't be happier to be living his dream as a video journalist in Lansing.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Mike Rogers: White House 'Not Connected to Reality' on Russia
The White House is not acting seriously enough on Russia's breaking of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, which was touted as ending the Cold War, says Rep. Mike Rogers.
Alabama Representatives voice concerns over VA audit
U.S. Representative Martha Roby says strong evidence shows that manipulation of patient scheduling at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care Administration was a "facility-led, standard operating procedure" as a huge number of staff members confirmed in a survey.
U.S. negotiator gives no hard deadline for Iran deal
JULY 29: State Departent Undersecretary For Political Affairs Wendy Sherman and Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about the ongoing P-5+1 talks with Iran during a hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill July 29, 2014 in Washington, ... (more)
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Republicans & Democrats vying for Michigan's open 8th congressional district seat
The 8th congressional district stretches over parts of Oakland, Livingston, Ingham, Shiawassee and Clinton counties.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Rogers: Iran aiding Hamas
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers on Sunday criticized the Obama administration for unfreezing $2.8 billion in Iranian assets, saying that money is being used to fund Hamas.
Daily Press & Argus
Dems see chance to win 8th District
Democratic candidates for the U.S. 8th Congressional District, from left, Ken Darga, Jeffrey Hank, Susan Grettenberger and Eric Schertzing respond to questions posed by Daily Press & Argus managing editor Mike Malott.
Fire Dog Lake
Sunday Talking Heads: July 27, 2014
ABC'S THIS WEEK: "Crisis in the Middle East." Then, "Border Crisis" with Sen. John Cornyn and Rep. Henry Cuellar .
Fri Jul 25, 2014
GOP lawmakers fight plan to bring more illegal immigrant children to military bases
Republican lawmakers are challenging the Obama administration over a newly announced plan to expand the use of U.S. military bases to house illegal immigrant children, warning that it will put a strain on troops and threaten military readiness.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Alabama has 'moral obligation' to care for immigrant children, Rep. Terri Sewell says
The lone Democratic member of Alabama's Congressional delegation said the state should "rise to the call" if asked to provide housing for thousands of immigrant children at Montgomery's Maxwell Air Force Base.
Don't turn your backs on migrant children: reader opinion
The rise in unaccompanied children arriving at this country's southern border has rightfully been labeled a humanitarian crisis.