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  • Texas Republicans choose establishment candidates over tea partyers

    HOUSTON — Republican incumbents threatened by tea party challengers emerged triumphant in Tuesday's Texas primary, with longtime U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions coasting to victory. The primary also marked the electoral debut...
  • After setbacks, tea party members vow to reinvent movement

    After setbacks, tea party members vow to reinvent movement
    WASHINGTON — By most measures, it's been a dire few months for the tea party. Its candidates stumbled in two Texas primary races. Supporters in Congress failed to block bipartisan deals to increase government spending and raise the debt ceiling....
  • Budget deal rolls through the House

    Budget deal rolls through the House
    WASHINGTON — The House overwhelmingly approved a budget deal Thursday designed to avert another government shutdown, a rare bipartisan accord that breaks with the tea-party-driven cycle of brinkmanship and could signal a new era of political...
  • House Republicans retain their majority in the chamber

    House Republicans retain their majority in the chamber
    WASHINGTON — Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to...
  • Webster reappointed to House rules committee

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Dan Webster announced Friday that he has been reappointed to the rules committee in the 113th Congress, again putting the Republican from Winter Garden at the intersection of all major legislation in the U.S. House. The...
  • GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives

    GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives
    WASHINGTON -- Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to Republicans,...
  • Today's vote was repudiation of a Washington that refuses to listen to Americans: John Boehner - video

     
    Video. The change starts right now, the House Speaker designate says in brief remarks. No time for celebration....
  • "Oathgate" Texas Republican to address PA GOP

     
    Remember when Bucks County Republican Mike Fitzpatrick was hanging out at his swearing-in party and then whoops he missed taking the oath of office on the House floor? And remember how Texas Republican Pete Sessions was there too? And the......
  • Corbett Hints At More Privatization To Balance The Books.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett on Saturday ... ... hinted at an increased privatization of public services, most notably the sale of state-owned liquor stores, to close a more than $4 billion budget deficit and to pay for such long-term needs as......
  • Diebel to run for Congress in 2012

     
    WASHINGTON — Former GOP congressional candidate Karen Diebel plans to make another run at it in 2012 — but doesn’t intend to challenge any of the current Republican incumbents, said a source who worked on Diebel’s 2010 campaign....
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Republicans Meet Amidst Electoral College Furor.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. As Pennsylvania Republicans roll into town tonight for their fall meeting, they'll be confronting an issue as contentious as any one they've dealt with in recent years: Namely, Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi'...
  • Strange Bedfellows Partly Behind Electoral College Effort: Consultant Gerow, Ex-House Dems Lawyer Bill Sloane Helped Get Ball Rolling.

     
    An unlikely alliance between a veteran Republican political operative and the former chief counsel for Pennsylvania’s House Democrats helped give birth to a plan to change how Pennsylvania will allocate its 20 votes in the Electoral College in...