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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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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

Drug tests and GED classes are the new requirements for anyone who dares to collect unemployment insurance.

December 20, 2011

Pundits see the race as a bad omen for Obama, but Democrat David Weprin’s loss may well have turned on Israel politics.

September 14, 2011

As Boehner battles Bachmannite Republicans who would crash the economy for political purposes, Obama recognizes that the only hope is with the Senate—not a divided and dysfunctional House.

July 29, 2011

Obama's deal could include deep cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, without addressing the need for new revenues. That's a bad deal—and progressives are speaking out against it.

July 21, 2011