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Seeking to avoid a contentious primary, some national Democrats have been working behind the scenes to force Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider out of a competitive open-seat House contest in Californiaís 24th District.
The U.S. government is spending $110 million a year operating several hundred unused buildings for Afghanistanís government, CQ has learned.
Rep. Chaka Fattah, indicted Wednesday on 29 counts of racketeering conspiracy, bribery and wire fraud as part of an FBI and IRS probe, told reporters at the Capitol heís innocent and will seek re-election to his Philadelphia seat.
While two candidates from the D.C. suburbs are running for the Democratic nomination for Marylandís open U.S. Senate seat, no candidate has emerged from Baltimore.
Itís not every day that a frequent White House guest and political ally of the president is indicted on public corruption charges. But Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa., who was indicted Wednesday by the Department of Justice, has been to the White House dozens of times to meet with President Barack Obama, according to public visitor logs.
When the countryís top political mega-donors want to get something for their corporations from Congress, chances are K Street is not their first call.
Updated 2:17 p.m. | Despite Philadelphia Rep. Chaka Fattahís indictment on 29 counts of corruption Wednesday, multiple Pennsylvania Democratic consultants say not to expect a flurry of candidates to announce primary challenges to the long-serving Democrat anytime soon.
Updated 2 p.m. | House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., released the following statement Wednesday after news that Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa., has been indicted on 29 counts of racketeering conspiracy, bribery and wire fraud as part of an FBI and IRS probe.
Sitting lawmakers and onetime House Natural Resources Committee staff returned to their old stomping grounds in Longworth Tuesday to honor former Rep. Richard W. Pombo.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has lifted her anonymous hold on Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr.ís nomination to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, lining up his confirmation before the Senate departs for the August recess.
Would House Democrats vote to remove John A. Boehnerís speaker gavel?
House Democrats met Wednesday to review an ambitious new plan to target Republicans when lawmakers head home for the August recess.
Two weeks before Scott Walker announced his presidential bid, he set up a Snapchat account so followers could get a behind-the-scenes look at the Wisconsin governor grilling brats and singing karaoke. When Hillary Rodham Clinton held her first major campaign rally of the cycle on Roosevelt Island in New York, she live-streamed it on Periscope so supporters could tune in from afar.
Republicans have, for the most part, avoided one of the thorniest debates roiling the country in recent months: How does the United States begin to address the crisis of people, often minorities, being killed in violent encounters with police?
Ask Sens. James M. Inhofe and Barbara Boxer about most issues, and they will disagree.
For Democrats anxious to turn the page from a terrible 2014 cycle, the news might get worse before it gets better.
Maptitude for Redistricting may not be a household name, but it is dominant in the niche market of redistricting software and is used to literally shape the political landscape.
ďIíll just sort of talk. I know what itís like. Iím not going to make you pull teeth, because Iím not a politician,Ē Richard Piatt, communications director for Utah Rep. Mia Love, said jokingly.
So why exactly did Rep. Mark Meadows offer a resolution to strip Speaker John A. Boehner of his gavel?