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Topic - Mike Mcintyre
Blue Dogs are a vanishing breed, rarer than the Bedlington terrier or the Tibetan mastiff. Defeats, retirements and redistricting have decimated the ranks of the Democratic caucus that styles itself as the party's "centrist wing."
Republican foes were eager to spring upon new Gallup poll findings revealing that a mere 25 percent of voters currently identify with the Grand Old Party, compared to a record high 42 percent who call themselves independents and 31 percent who were Democrats. Is it time to gnash teeth and panic as midterm election season sets in? No, Republican strategist Matt Mackowia tells Inside the Beltway.
Although not much can garner bipartisan support on Capitol Hill these days, Legos and Super-Soakers apparently can bridge the aisle.
A House bill being introduced Thursday seeks to protect the religious freedom of individuals, institutions and businesses that are increasingly being punished or harassed for their beliefs on marriage.
House Republicans leaders bowed to pressure Thursday and passed a new, Senate-written Violence Against Women Act, which adds protections to gay partners, illegal immigrants and victims on American Indian lands.
Republican challenger David Rouzer has requested a recount in the race for North Carolina's 7th Congressional District.
Congressional moderates are down in numbers after Tuesday's elections, but they're not quite out, despite the highly charged partisanship that has engulfed Capitol Hill in recent years.
House Democrats are divided. Their leaders are working hard to stop the Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA), but not all members on the left are falling into line. The chances of this landmark constitutional amendment passing Friday depend on how many are willing to put their country's interests before that of their party.
Republicans stand to be the political winners coming out of the 2010 national census, as congressional redistricting will likely make the "average" lawmakers slightly more conservative while cementing GOP control of the House of Representatives, a panel of electoral experts predicted Monday.
House Republicans on Wednesday scored their first victory in their long-shot bid to scrap President Obama's health care overhaul, delivering a repeal bill to the Senate and a stiff rebuke of White House policy that will help shape the political landscape over the weeks, months and years to come.
Conservative groups are up and running with new, hybrid organizations this election cycle that have more freedom and spending power than traditional nonprofits and think tanks to go after President Obama and the Democratic-led Congress.
A potentially divisive challenge to incumbent North Carolina Democratic Rep. Larry Kissell from the left fizzled out late last week when challenger Wendell Fant said he would not launch an independent bid for the seat.
A potentially divisive challenge to incumbent North Carolina Democratic Rep. Larry Kissell from the left fizzled out Friday when challenger Wendell Fant said he would not launch an independent bid for the seat.
McIntyre announced, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, he won't seek a 10th term in the 7th Congressional District, which covers portions of 12 southeastern counties from Wilmington, N.C., and points north and west to the edge of the Triangle.
"Some schools are focusing so heavily on academics that a lot of physical education programs are cut due to budgetary restraints, and sports and [recreational] programs are being cut back," he said. "It's having ramifications in terms of overall health, obesity, nutritional issues and a healthier lifestyle."