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  1. La. treasurer leads to replace Vitter in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hill

    Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy leads among Republicans potentially seeking to replace Sen. David Vitter in the Senate. According to a poll conducted by conservative North Star Opinion Research on behalf of Kennedy, the state treasurer takes 18 percent support, ahead of Reps.


  2. Elections Morning Digest: Team Cincinnatus departs Rome, returns to farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Kos

    Steyer could have spent unlimited money, but the one poll we've seen of the race showed him starting off at the very back of the pack, with low single-digit support. Of course, Steyer could still run for governor in 2018 ; in demurring a Senate bid, he hinted as much, saying: "I believe my work right now should not be in our nation's capitol but here at home in California."


  3. House votes to permanently ban federal funding for abortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 |

    After abruptly pulling a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy because of opposition from some women Republican House members, the GOP-led House Thursday approved another bill that would permanently bar all federal funding connected to abortions. The vote was 242-179 -- with all five Louisiana Republicans voting yes -- to make permanent annual language -- known as the Hyde amendment -- included in spending bills since 1976 that bars federal funding for abortion services.


  4. City, chamber meet new faces in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The News-Star

    City, chamber meet new faces in D.C. Chamber President Sue Nicholson said one point of emphasis is building relationships. Check out this story on Monroe Chamber vice president Lori Reneau, David Hampton, City Council members Kenneth Wilson and Gretchen Ezernack, 5th District U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-Alto, chamber Chairman John Landry and chamber President Sue Nicholson met in Abraham's Washington, D.C. office Wednesday.


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    Thursday Jan 15 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Wednesday, members delivered a petition to the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, Senator David Vitter's Office and Representative John Fleming's office. The group says the state now can consider an alternate method for disposing of the M-6 propellant instead of the open burn.


  6. Elections Morning Digest: The Toomey-Sestak rematch starts off tightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Daily Kos

    PPP starts with Pennsylvania , one of the Democrats' top pickup targets as they aim to claw their way back to the majority. In 2010, ultra-conservative ex-Rep. Pat Toomey narrowly defeated Rep. Joe Sestak, 51-49, after Sestak had in turn dethroned Sen. Arlen Specter in the Democratic primary by a 54-46 spread.


  7. How a Campaign Rumor Started a Political Feeding Frenzy in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | National Journal

    Long-frustrated local officials are eagerly watching to see if a top-tier race may leave them room to finally move up. When Tim Ryan, a House Democrat from Ohio, said he would consider a 2016 Senate run against Republican Sen. Rob Portman, it hardly set the world on fire.


  8. N.J. Rep. MacArthur named to House panel handling Hurricane Sandy issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Jersey Journal

    MacArthur will sit on the Water, Power and Oceans subcommittee, which will handle issues concerning the Jersey Shore, still recovering from the hurricane. The subcommittee chair, Rep. John Fleming knows first-hand the damage that a powerful storm can cause: his state was hit by Hurricane Katrina.


  9. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 |

    Terrorism: We are repeating the mistakes of France and other European countries by expanding our Muslim immigration. The Boston Marathon bombings were just a foretaste of the likely consequences of this error.


  10. Conservative Lawmakers Prepareto Split From Republican Study CommitteeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 |

    Republican Study Committee. There's about to be a new conservative group in town.


  11. All Aboard: House and Senate Republicans Trek To Hershey For A - Sweet Retreat'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Townhall

    Senate and House Republicans were scheduled to depart for Hershey, Pennsylvania around 11:30 this morning for their first joint " sweet retreat " in ten years. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and comedian Jay Leno are expected to address the lawmakers at the event, which will include two days of policy sessions-all of which are closed to the media and the public.


  12. Elections Morning Digest: DSCC tries to clear field for Harris, but others still lookingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Daily Kos

    The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee issued a press release praising Harris; it also served as a message to her would-be opponents that they should stay out and avert a long primary that could suck up finite Democratic money. So far though, a trio of her would-be Democratic opponents aren't budging.


  13. GOP Senate, House Seek 'Common Ground' at RetreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | News Max

    Republican members of the House and Senate are gathering for a two-day policy retreat in Hershey, Pennsylvania, to help bridge differences - especially between the Senate's more moderate approach to lawmaking and the lower chamber's impassioned conservatives chomping to rollback Obama administration initiatives, Politico reported. Senate and House party leaders want to better align legislative priorities and expectations - from the tax code and healthcare to immigration reform and the budget process, according to Politico.


  14. Jim Jordan star of new GOP splinter group in U.S. HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, is considered a de facto leader of a group of 30 to 40 GOP House members who are working to form a splinter organization to push a more conservative agenda. WASHINGTON - Rep. Jim Jordan is helping to lead an effort to create a splinter organization of House Republicans united in the goal of making the House Republican agenda more conservative.


  15. House, Senate GOP seek to close chasm at retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Politico

    There are some Senate Republicans who want to hike the gas tax to help pay for the nation's crumbling roads. House Republicans have firmly ruled it out.


  16. Right splinters from House GOP groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Hill

    A bloc of leading House conservatives is splintering off from the Republican Study Committee, complaining that the conservative group had become too large and cozy with party leaders and special interests to be effective. Discussions have been happening for the past year, but lawmakers decided in meetings Monday night and Tuesday that they would move forward with forming a rival, invite-only group to push the GOP conference to the right on policy matters.


  17. Scott Garrett helping to form new group of House conservatives to push GOP rightwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 |

    WASHINGTON - Rep. Scott Garrett is helping to form a new group of conservative House Republicans to push the conference to the right just a week after voting against John Boehner's re-election as speaker. Garrett is one of nine House Republicans on the board of the new, as-yet unnamed organization, according to two of the other directors, Reps.


  18. House conservatives plot to blow up Republican Study Committee over feud with leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Hot Air

    When former Republican Study Committee chairman and House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise came under fire for allegedly speaking to a white supremacist organization in 2002, he found himself short on friends among the influential conservative grassroots. Prominent conservatives like former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin , RedState's Erick Erickson, and radio host Mark Levin joined a number of moderate Republicans who initially demanded that the GOP House leadership jettison their troublesome member.


  19. Congressman Fleming - absolutely' plans to run for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Daily World

    Congressman Fleming 'absolutely' plans to run for Senate Fleming's plan is contingent on current U.S. Sen. David Vitter winning governor's race. Check out this story on Fourth District U.S. Rep. John Fleming said he will definitely run for the U.S. Senate if Sen. David Vitter wins the governor's race this fall.


  20. Boehner's embrace of GOP rebels nudges House caucus to rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Salt Lake Tribune

    WASHINGTON a Die-hard House conservatives, after bungling a coup against House Speaker John Boehner, now look like winners who are pushing their Republican caucus farther right. Rather than punish and isolate those who opposed him as leader, Boehner surprised many on Friday by embracing a major immigration plan that's more stringent and conservative than lawmakers had expected.