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Supreme Court Upholds Arizona's Congressional Map

Supreme Court Upholds Arizona's Congressional Map

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Arizona’s congressional map, declaring in a 5-4 ruling the use of an independent redistricting commission that drew House district lines in the 2012 cycle did not violate the Constitution.

Cruz Says McConnell Misled on Funding Incumbents

Sen. Ted Cruz is suggesting current Majority Leader Mitch McConnell misled him about the objectives of the National Republican Senatorial Committee last cycle.

Rick Renzi Appeal Denied, Limiting Congress' 'Speech or Debate' Immunity

When the Supreme Court declined to hear former Rep. Rick Renzi’s latest appeal Monday, it was the latest blow to Congress’ ability to shield its work from prosecutors under the Constitution’s Speech or Debate Clause.

Mike Lee's Missed 'Fast-Track' Vote Causes Discord, Confusion

Sen. Mike Lee had said he supported a stand-alone measure to revive Trade Promotion Authority, but when the vote was called, the Republican was still in Utah.

Gay Marriage Supporters Turn Focus to ENDA

Having achieved marriage equality in Friday’s landmark Supreme Court decision, supporters of gay rights are making clear there’s still much work to do, including on employment discrimination.

Vermont Rep. Welch Won't Run for Governor

Vermont’s Democratic Rep. Peter Welch announced Friday morning that he will run for re-election to his at-large district and not return to the Green Mountain State to run for governor.


GOP Tries to Portray Feingold as a Hypocrite Over PAC Spending

Republicans are eager to use former Sen. Russ Feingold’s signature issue against him in 2016, as the Democrat wages a comeback bid in a Senate contest key to his party’s quest for the majority.

Michigan's Benishek Gets a Democratic Challenger — or Two

Republicans have a new defensive responsibility in their quest to maintain their House majority.

Democrats Search for Katko Opponent in New York Swing District

As political parties pick up the pace of recruiting candidates ahead of next year’s congressional elections, Democrats are searching for a candidate in NY’s 24th Congressional District to challenge what they see as a vulnerable incumbent.

Rohrabacher Accuses Campaign Treasurer of Embezzlement

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher has alleged his former campaign treasurer, Jack Wu, stole approximately $173,500 in campaign funds from the California Republican’s campaign committee.

Meadows Gets Subcommittee Gavel Back

After all the infighting, after all the threats and bad blood caused by Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz stripping Mark Meadows of his subcommittee gavel, Meadows is staying put.

Miller to Announce Bid for Rubio's Senate Seat

Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., will run for the Sunshine State’s open Senate seat, according to a source with knowledge of Miller’s plans. A second source said the announcement could come next week.

Congress Beats the Press in Annual Softball Game

In a close game dominated by pitching and defense, the congressional women’s softball team prevailed over the press 1-0 in the seventh annual Congressional Women’s Softball Game.

Obama Gets Trade Win: Democrats Give In on TAA

“It’s over.” That’s how several House Democrats and senior aides described the current feeling in the caucus regarding their efforts to stop “fast-track” trade authority for the White House.

House Rebels Warn of Blowback for Boehner

The House Freedom Caucus has a secret it wants to share with Democrats.

Yielding Time in the Senate on the Presidential Trail

Time spent on Capitol Hill inevitably declines for those running for president from the Senate. But the workload doesn’t change.

Kay Hagan Won't Challenge Richard Burr in 2016

The former North Carolina senator, who was defeated in 2014, has been calling donors to tell them she will not be running for the seat next year.

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