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File photo of the U.S. Capitol Building. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Rep. Steve Stockman Goes Missing

Have you seen U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman?

01/23/2014

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Dem Rep Potentially Violates House Ethics Rules For Purchasing Twitter Shares

U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke has apologized for participating in Twitter’s public stock debut, a possible violation of House ethics rules, and has sold his shares.

11/28/2013

File photo of Willie Robertson of 'Duck Dynasty,' a member of the family that backed McAllister.  (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

McAllister Wins 5th District Congressional Seat

Vance McAllister, a political newcomer with the backing of the popular “Duck Dynasty” TV family, is Louisiana’s newest member of Congress.

11/16/2013

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) (Getty Images)

Even Amid Furloughs, Some Texans Cheer Cruz

Thanks to Texas’ new Senator, Dale Huls is out of a job_at least for now. Yet Huls has never been prouder that he voted for him.

10/05/2013

File photo of Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK). (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Cole Urges Compromise, Calls Shutdown ‘Mistake’

Oklahoma U.S. Rep. Tom Cole is calling on Democrats to support delaying part of the health care overhaul so a budget can be passed to stop the partial government shutdown.

10/01/2013

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay stands in the 250th district court Travis county for jury selection in his corruption trial on Oct. 26, 2010 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Texas Appeals Court Overturns DeLay’s Money Laundering Conviction

A Texas appeals court overturned the money laundering conviction of former Republican U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay on Thursday, saying there was insufficient evidence.

09/19/2013

File photo of Sen. John Cornyn of Texas. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Plan For Human Trafficking Bill To Be Discussed

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Houston Mayor Annise Parker are discussing plans for anti-human trafficking legislation to be submitted in Congress.

09/04/2013

File photo of N.J. Gov. Chris Christie. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie Backs Okla. Aid, Blunting Talk Of Payback

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose own state was beset by a major storm last year and then by squabbling in Congress over disaster aid, said Wednesday that Oklahoma’s tornado victims deserve “swift and immediate” help, and federal lawmakers have said they are likely to get it.

05/22/2013

File photo of Border Patrol at the Texas-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images)

Cartel Towns Pose Challenge For Immigration Reform

Just across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas, stands a dormitory-style shelter filled with people recently deported from the U.S. and other migrants waiting to cross the border.

05/20/2013

File photo of the NRA's Wayne LaPierre. (Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

LaPierre: NRA, Members Will Never Surrender Guns

The public face of the National Rifle Association is imploring members to never surrender their weapons in the wake of recent gun control efforts in Congress that he said will “destroy us and every ounce of our freedom.”

05/04/2013

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