Oct 1, 2013
Tom Rice's Chief Of Staff Departing
And no, it's got nothing to do with the partial government shutdown . Grassmeyer, who hails from Nebraska, has been in Washington, D.C. for the last eight years as both a staffer on Capitol Hill and a grant writer for a Beltway advocacy firm.
Congress still likes junkets, and not sharing much about them: editorial
France was the ninth-most visited destination by members of the U.S. House of Representatives going on taxpayer-funded overseas junkets in 2012, according to a Dayton Daily News investigation.
The Huffington Post
Steven Conn: Food for Thought
At first glance, the shenanigans going on in the House of Representatives over the farm bill would seem to be one more example that the Republican majority is the Gang Who Can't Shoot Straight -- one more milestone on John Boehner's quest to be named the Least Effective Speaker of the House Ever.
How many more House seats might Republicans have won in 2012?
After conducting research that strongly suggested gerrymandering cost Democrats the US House in 2012 and after doing this same exercise for the Democrats , leading to a similar conclusion, I wondered how many seats Republicans might have left on the table that, with hindsight being 20/20, they could have won by making unilateral changes, within ... (more)