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  • 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...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Electoral College Bill Off Til Spring?

     
    Those hard-won lessons of parenthood are applicable this morning with the news that Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi, R-Delaware, intends to wait until spring before moving the controversial Electoral College bill that caused Democrats, as well as...
  • Hasner campaign gets Beltway backing

     
    WASHINGTON — It's only been a few days since former state Rep. Adam Hasner dropped his bid for U.S. Senate to pursue another route to Washington: a South Florida seat in the U.S. House. But the about-face didn't seem to bother the top Republican...
  • Texas’s Pete Sessions weds Winter Park’s Karen Diebel

     
    Well, I returned from vacation to about 1,000 emails. And sandwiched in between all the Nigerian lottery offers, scores of Mica-hates-Adams-and-Adams-hates-Mica blasts and multiple pleas to write about campaign sign-stealing were about a half-dozen...
  • Karen Diebel marries Taxas congressman

     
    Former Winter Park City Commissioner Karen Diebel met Texas Republican Congressman Pete Sessions during her 2010 campaign for Congress; he was chair of the Republican Congressional Campaign Committee. The campaign didn't work out so well — Diebel...
  • Financial arms race underway in Washington

    When it comes to money in politics, the new normal is already on vivid display. It could be seen last week in posh restaurants and corporate townhouses on Capitol Hill, where politicians held fundraisers at a record pace. It was evident at Washington's...
  • House passes children's health insurance bill; Obama plans same-day signing

    The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bill extending health coverage to 4 million uninsured children, giving President Barack Obama a much-needed win on health care and taking a first step toward his promise of universal coverage. The...
  • Limbaugh's GOP: Winning is losing

     
    by Mark Silva The problem with the politics of failure is that winning is losing. Radio's Rush Limbaugh gave voice to a dangerous political gambit in which the Republican Party's success depends on the Democratic Party's failure, when he first......
  • Here's to beers -- A White House summit preview

     
    News item: President Obama meets today with Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Cambridge (Mass.) police sergeant James Crowley. Crowley arrested Gates for disorderly conduct at the professor???s home earlier this month, after police fielded a...
  • Say on pay: House says yea

     
    by Richard Simon Responding to the public furor over bonuses paid to executives of Wall Street firms bailed out by taxpayers, the House today voted to give shareholders a bigger say over compensation in the first piece of President Obama's......
  • GOP throwing “pink slip party” for Grayson and Kosmas

     
    A bunch of conservatives who want to boot U.S. Reps. Alan Grayson and Suzanne Kosmas are going to be outside Orlando City Hall on Saturday — and for once, it's not tea party activists. The National Republican Congressional Committee is hosting a &#...
  • Another incumbent Democrat bites the dust as anti-Washington fever reaches West Virginia [Updated]

     
    First, Robert F. Bennett was denied renomination to another Senate term by Utah Republicans, a reliably conservative Republican ousted by Republicans for not being conservative enough. Utah's other Republican senator, Orrin G. Hatch, a conservative who...