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Republican Pennsylvania congressman bows out of re-election bid, boosting Democrat hopes of more wins

Republican Pennsylvania Congressman Bows Out of Re-election Bid, Boosting Democrat Hopes of More Wins

Costello's announcement comes on the heels of a Democrat upset in a special congressional election March 13, in an area handily won by Trump in 2016.

House Republicans Vote to Release Russia Report, Ending Probe

House Republicans Vote to Release Russia Report, Ending Probe

The committee’s vote to release the report was along party lines.

Wisconsin Governor Ordered to Hold Special Elections After Democratic Outcry

Wisconsin Governor Ordered to Hold Special Elections After Democratic Outcry

Democrats believe they have a shot at the two Wisconsin seats after Democrat Patty Schachtner in January won a special election in the state for a Senate seat that had long been in Republican hands.

Republican party dying due to lack of diversity: Pew Report

Republican Party Dying Due to Lack of Diversity: Pew Report

Major party support has never been more different. Women leaving Republicans in droves. Educational attainment another key divide, according to a Pew study.

Republican concedes to Democrat in close U.S. House race in Pennsylvania

Republican Concedes to Democrat in Close U.S. House Race in Pennsylvania

The victory for moderate Democrat Conor Lamb is an ominous sign for Trump's Republicans eight months before national midterm elections.

Democratic incumbent faces challenge from the left in Chicago

Democratic Incumbent Faces Challenge From the Left in Chicago

Dan Lipinski is among more than a dozen congressional Democrats who face credible challengers, mostly from the left, in nominating contests over the coming months that will determine the party's candidates for November midterm elections.

Nancy Pelosi Looms as an Impediment to Democrat Hopes for November Elections. Time for New Leadership?

Nancy Pelosi Looms as Impediment to Democrats’ Hopes in November Elections. Time for New Leadership?

Terrible approval numbers and poor reputation caused the Democratic upset winner in the Pennsylvania special election to conspicuously disrespect her.

Former RNC Chair Slams Trump for Making Racism Acceptable Again

Only ‘Because He’s a Black Guy’ Michael Steele was Elected GOP Leader, Says CPAC Official

Steele was the last person on the planet thinking he was anything more than a token for a political party that has embraced white supremacy and bigotry to appeal to its dying of old age base.

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Mass Murderers ‘End Up Being Democrats,’ Says Rep. Claudia Tenney

The GOP lawmaker perpetuates right-wing conspiracy theories amid the Parkland, Fla., tragedy.

Republicans Will Sue to Block Court-drawn Pennsylvania Congressional Map

Republicans Will Sue to Block Court-drawn Pennsylvania Congressional Map

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court drew a new map for the state's 18 congressional districts after previously invalidating the existing lines as an unconstitutional gerrymander, finding that the Republican-controlled legislature drew them to marginalize Democratic voters.

Trump Blames Durbin for Blowing Immigration Deal

Republicans Join Democrats’ Stand Against Trump’s ‘Treasonous’ Claims

Even Rep. Mark Meadows, a leading Republican conservative closely allied with Trump, took issue with the president's comments.

White Supremacist Holocaust Denier and Former Leader of the American Nazi Party Likely to Win GOP Nomination for Congress

White Supremacist Holocaust Denier and Former Leader of the American Nazi Party Likely to Win GOP Nomination for Congress

Anti-Semite and racist Arthur Jones describes the Holocaust as “the biggest, blackest lie in history.”

N.C. Gerrymandered to Limit Black Voters’ Influence, Supreme Court Rules

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Revamp of Pennsylvania Electoral Map

A new map potentially could give Democratic candidates a chance to pick up several Republican-held seats in Pennsylvania alone.

Log Cabin Republicans Blindly Back Trump

Log Cabin Republicans Blindly Back Trump

As Trump’s GOP twists gay hating into “religious freedom,” LGBT Republicans are living in the Trump Twilight Zone.

U.S. Lawmaker Meehan Will Not Seek Re-election after Sexual Harassment Claim

U.S. Lawmaker Meehan Will Not Seek Re-election after Sexual Harassment Claim

Meehan used thousands of dollars of taxpayer funds to settle a sexual misconduct claim from a former female aide who accused him of making unwanted romantic overtures.

Gay Basher Brownback Wins Confirmation as Ambassador for International Religious Freedom

Gay Basher Brownback Wins Confirmation as Ambassador for International Religious Freedom

Tireless bedroom busybody goes international as the champion of religion from the five-children-from-three-women-porn-star-payoff administration.

Congressman, Ousted from Ethics Panel, Asks it to Investigate Him

Congressman Who Harassed Aide Says Obamacare Made Him Do It

GOP Rep. Patrick Meehan calls his decades-younger aide his "soul mate." Thanks God for "putting into my life." Yet another tax-payer funded settlement.

Pennsylvania court orders new congressional map due to gerrymandering

Pennsylvania Court Orders New Congressional Map Due to Gerrymandering

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled the electoral map violated the state's Constitution by manipulating the district boundaries to marginalize Democratic voters.

Congressman, Ousted from Ethics Panel, Asks it to Investigate Him

Congressman, Ousted from Ethics Panel, Asks it to Investigate Him

Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan's request came after lawmakers introduced a bipartisan bill on Thursday that would stop House members from using public funds for awards or settlements in sexual harassment cases.

Trump Tweets About Democrats Not Caring About the Military Provoke Devastating Response From Combat Veteran Sen. Duckworth

Trump Tweets About Democrats Not Caring About the Military Provoke Devastating Response from Combat Veteran Sen. Duckworth

“I will not be lectured about what our military needs by a five deferment draft-dodger,” said Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), who lost both her legs while serving as an air assault helicopter pilot in Iraq.

Government Shuts Down as Trump Feuds with Democrats

Government Shuts Down as Trump Feuds with Democrats

His inability to cut a deal despite having a Republican majority in both houses of Congress marks arguably the most debilitating setback for his crisis-plagued administration.

Supreme Court Reins In President’s Appointment Powers

Supreme Court Blocks Redrawing of North Carolina Congressional Maps

Under current North Carolina congressional boundaries, Republicans won 10 of the 13 House districts in 2016, despite getting just 53 percent of the statewide vote.

Political Risk Looms Over Republicans’ Welfare Tinkering

Republicans are seeking tougher work and job training requirements for those helped by assistance programs such as Medicaid and food stamps.

Hey, Nancy Pelosi, What About These People?

Hey, Nancy Pelosi, What About These People?

Close to half of the state and federal lawmakers leaving their posts for sexual harassment are Democrats.