House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. administers the House oath of office to Rep. Austin Scott, R-Ga., during a mock swearing in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, file
June 03, 2018 - 10:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican newcomers stunned Washington back in 2010 when they seized the House majority with bold promises to cut taxes and spending and to roll back what many viewed as Barack Obama's presidential overreach. But don't call them tea party Republicans any more. Eight years...
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Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley
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May 30, 2018 - 9:31 am
By Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- Embattled Missouri Governor Eric Greitens announced on Tuesday he will resign over the scandals that have dominated his tenure. The Republican governor has been embroiled in controversy after facing accusations of sexual misconduct and misusing a charity donor list. In...
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Thomas Garrett
AP Photo/Steve Helber, File
May 29, 2018 - 8:30 am
Alan Suderman, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican Congressman Thomas Garrett of Virginia announced Monday that he will no longer seek re-election, saying he needs to work on recovering from alcoholism and renewing his commitment to his family. Garrett made the announcement in a video...
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National Intelligence Director Dan Coats
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
May 24, 2018 - 11:07 pm
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Turner, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic lawmakers huddled Thursday in classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted...
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Don Blankenship is a Republican candidate for West Virginia's U.S. Senate
Don Blankenship campaign
May 08, 2018 - 11:35 am
By Dan Merica and Eric Bradner, CNN (CNN) -- In the final days of the Republican US Senate primary in West Virginia, what was once considered improbable by the political establishment in Washington became a very real possibility: Coal baron Don Blankenship, who spent a year in prison for his...
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Office of U.S. Senator Bob Casey
Hadas Kuznits
May 03, 2018 - 5:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sen. Bob Casey visited the KenCrest North Childhood Education Center on North Broad Street Thursday where he discussed with parents and educators the state of Pennsylvania's children. "In Senate Bill 1806, we need to get a Republican to work with us to pass this bill...
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Pennsylvania U.S. Rep. Pat Meehan
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David Madden
April 27, 2018 - 2:26 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KYW Newsradio) — Four-term suburban Republican Congressman Pat Meehan, who is under a House Ethics Committee probe for dealings with a former aide, is stepping down effective immediately. Meehan, a former Delaware County district attorney and U.S. attorney, announced earlier this...
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