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- June 27, 2014
Timothy Ray Murray lost Tuesday’s Republican primary in Oklahoma’s 3rd District with 5.2 percent of the vote. Incumbent Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Okla., sailed to victory with nearly 83 percent of the votes cast.
But Murray is challenging the results. The reason? He says Lucas is a body double, covering up Lucas’ death by hanging more than three years ago in Ukraine. Continue reading →
- June 13, 2014
House Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is no longer the lone Republican vying for the majority leader position Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., vacated earlier this week.
Idaho’s Raul Labrador, first elected in 2010 when the tea party wave swept Republicans into power in the House of Representatives, joined the contest Friday, declaring that Cantor’s primary defeat to a tea party upstart Tuesday meant”Americans are looking for a change in the status quo.” Continue reading →
- June 12, 2014
Rep. Pete Sessions dropped out of the race for Majority Leader Thursday evening, leaving Rep. Kevin McCarthy as the lone remaining candidate for the second most powerful post in the House of Representatives. Continue reading →
- May 21, 2014
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced Wednesday afternoon Democrats would in fact participate in the Select Committee on Benghazi. The House voted to create the investigatory committee earlier this month on an overwhelmingly party line vote, with only seven Democrats supporting its creation. Continue reading →
- May 12, 2014
Gridlock and dysfunction in the US Senate persisted Monday, as a bipartisan bill that would create incentives for a more energy efficient economy was blocked by Republicans who said they weren’t given the opportunity to offer their preferred amendments. Continue reading →