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Would-be intelligence watchdogs often lack the knowledge or the will to be effective.

Republican majority leader Dick Armey announced that he will retire from Congress, and Democrats are hoping that Tom DeLay will replace him.

 

It won't be a revolution, but progressives see support for much of their agenda.

In the summer of 1997 Amory Houghton, the "moderate" six-term Republican Congressman who represents my home county in upstate New York, cast a crucial vote against the "no arms to dictators" Code

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Boehner acts as if he has a mandate equal to that Obama and Senate Democrats. But Americans gave Democrats a 1.1 million vote majority in the overall House vote.

 

December 10, 2012

His congressional career is ending on a sad note, but his House record was characterized by rare independence and courage.

November 23, 2012

Frank and Paul are asking the federal government to respect new decriminalization laws in the states—while Latin American leaders get involved as well. 

November 14, 2012

Paul Ryan’s not just running for vice president. He’s running against a smart, serious progressive for his US House seat. Unfortunately, Ryan won’t debate his challenger.

November 2, 2012

The Republican vice-presidential candidate is also facing a House race at home—but won’t debate his challenger. 

October 12, 2012

Why does Tammy Duckworth make Joe Walsh so angry?

July 11, 2012

The walkout by CBC members and the House Democratic leader was exactly the right response to the Holder contempt vote. Indeed, it’s a model for future fights.

June 29, 2012

Three members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee have asked the controversial Wisconsin governor whether he wants to withdraw tainted testimony.

May 25, 2012

House Republicans want to legislate a hierarchy of victimhood.

May 17, 2012

To truly win back the House, we need to elect progressives.

March 7, 2012