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| May 22, 2013, 11:46 a.m.
This year’s second big comeback bid by a disgraced ex-congressman got underway at midnight, and it came in a manner the New York tabloids might describe as “Weiner’s soft launch.”
| May 22, 2013, 11:42 a.m.
Former Sen. Olympia Snowe, perhaps keeping an eye on how things are going at her old place of work, will head to The Monocle on Wednesday night to discuss her new book, “Fighting for Common Ground: How We Can Fix the Stalemate in Congress.”
| May 22, 2013, 11:59 a.m.
The Republican Party, long-marooned from the Latino voting bloc, has begun a concerted effort to mobilize this constituency as its own, particularly ahead of the 2014 and 2016 elections.
| May 22, 2013, 12:30 p.m.
Rep. Sander M. Levin endorsed state House Democratic Floor Leader Rudy Hobbs on Wednesday in the Democratic primary for Michigan’s 14th District.
| May 22, 2013, 12:55 p.m.
Veteran GOP operative Dick Wadhams has signed on as general consultant for the leading candidate in one of the GOP’s top Senate pickup opportunities.
| May 22, 2013, 11:32 a.m.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., fought Wednesday morning over when a vote should be held for a D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals judge, which isn’t uncommon C-SPAN2 fare. But this battle got particularly heated because it served as a proxy war over the filibuster — and Reid’s threat to go nuclear.
| May 22, 2013, 9:28 a.m.
Ten Democrats in California’s congressional delegation announced their support Wednesday morning for Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar for the 31st District.
| May 22, 2013, 6 a.m.
The mere mention of food stamps on Capitol Hill conjures up long held political stereotypes of Republicans reaching for the budget ax while Democrats reach out their hands, both a gross mischaracterization and oversimplification of a complex problem.
| May 22, 2013, 4:24 p.m.
Talk about team spirit! Sen. William “Mo” Cowan, D-Mass., and his staff all shared in the senator’s sartorial tastes for a team photo Wednesday, with everyone donning Cowan’s signature style, the bow tie.
| May 22, 2013, 7:46 a.m.
Three relatives of House Armed Services Chairman Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Calif., have registered their firm to lobby on behalf of clients who have defense-related products. More than likely the McKeon name will help business.
| May 22, 2013, 8:01 a.m.
Sen. Rand Paul is still using an obsolete GOP talking point that Roll Call debunked back in March — and since then, he’s only gotten more wrong.
| May 22, 2013, 9:21 a.m.
Personal financial wealth reports of U.S. senators were made public this morning, providing the public with a general view of the assets and income of their government officials. The reports list investments, outside income, and other assets of the family, including any spouse or dependent children. The dollar amounts are listed in broad ranges.
| May 22, 2013, 2:07 p.m.
Last week, law enforcement officers arrived in the nation’s capital by the thousands for National Police Week to honor the sacrifice of the 120 officers killed in the line of duty in 2012.
| May 22, 2013, 5:02 a.m.
While national polls haven’t shown a shift in the public’s opinion of President Barack Obama’s performance, recent controversies have, in my view, significantly changed the political landscape.
| May 22, 2013, 3:59 p.m.
A month after House Republican leaders were forced to pull an unpopular Obamacare revision from the House floor, bill sponsor Rep. Joe Pitts, R-Pa., said he expects to see a modified version under consideration again in “a couple of weeks.”