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Jeb's Last Stand: 'Let's Talk About Getting George Bush Elected!'

Bedford, N.H.– Tom Ridge had barely begun introducing Jeb Bush at a town hall here on Saturday when he called out to the over-capacity crowd, “Let’s talk about getting George Bush elected!”

What the Hell Happened to Jeb Bush?

It must be more than a decade ago when I got a glimpse of the man often referred to as “George W. Bush’s smarter, younger brother.”

Rep. Castro Welcomes Baby Boy

Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, and his wife, Anna Flores, welcomed a new son, Roman Victor Castro, this week.

Lawmakers Bet on the Super Bowl

North Carolina GOP Sens. Thom Tillis and Richard Burr have challenged Colorado Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet to a friendly Super Bowl wager ahead of Sunday’s game. On Sunday, the Denver Broncos, lead by quarterback Payton Manning, play the Carolina Panthers, lead by quarterback Cam Newton, in Super Bowl 50.

Overheard: Joe Manchin Explains How the Senate Works

“It’s the majority that sets the agenda, but the minority who drives the agenda.”

Obamacare Repeal Votes Motivate Democratic Donors

If there’s a silver lining for Democrats in Republicans’ repeated efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, it’s that they’ve made good money off of it.

Dan Kildee Gets Spot on Influential Steering Committee

Rep. Dan Kildee has secured a plum spot on the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, the latest move in a string of events that has raised the Michigan Democrat’s national profile.

Marlow Cook: Mitch McConnell's Political Pathfinder

Shortly after he got the news that former Sen. Marlow Cook, R-Ky., had died, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke on the floor about the man who showed him the political blueprint to success in Washington.

CBC Celebrates Black History Month

Congressional Black Caucus members are participating in multiple events beyond the Beltway to commemorate Black History Month. Also, the CBC says to look out for members to make floor remarks and statements about notable events in black history.

Pelosi, DCCC Use Tea Party to Fire Up Dem Voters

Democratic leaders are urging their voting base to fill the party’s campaign coffers as part of an election-year battle against a “tide of tea party extremism.”

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Feb. 1, 2016

Lawmakers spent the week ashamed of their ties, reflecting on Blockbuster and repeating Groundhog Day.

On Unemployment Rate, Obama Spikes the Football

President Barack Obama on Friday took credit for the latest jobs report, saying the 4.9 percent rate shows his stewardship has made the U.S. economy the “strongest and most durable” in the world.

Anti-Abortion Groups to GOP: Include Fiorina in Debate

The leaders of two influential anti-abortion rights groups are blasting the decision to exclude Carly Fiorina from Saturday’s presidential debate, arguing that GOP voters deserve to see the primary field’s lone female candidate — and one of the race’s sharpest critics of Planned Parenthood — on stage in New Hampshire.

Lawmakers to Pressure on FDA to Address Opioid Abuse

One of the most significant obstacles in the way of Robert Califf’s nomination to be Food and Drug Administration commissioner is the agency’s history of prescription painkiller approvals.

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