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Topic - Nan Hayworth
Slamming the Republican Party establishment for tapping Mitt Romney as its standard-bearer, the co-founder of the nation's largest tea party group said Wednesday the lessons learned from the 2012 presidential election will strengthen the grass-roots movement, making it an even more important part of the GOP's future.
Of the four openly gay members of Congress, the two longest-serving stalwarts are vacating their seats. Instead of fretting, their activist admirers are excited about a
The holidays and three weeks away from the Capitol have tempered some of the bad feelings, but several GOP lawmakers' emotions are still raw as Congress returns for a 2012 session certain to be driven by election-year politics and fierce fights over the size and scope of government and its taxing, spending and borrowing practices.
"There was a Groundhog Day quality to 2011," said freshman Rep. Nan Hayworth, New York Republican.
"What we are doing is rational; it is sensible; it is entirely practical; it is compassionate," said Rep. Nan Hayworth, New York Republican, who is a tea-party-backed freshman on that panel. "So we are doing the right thing, and it behooves the Senate and the administration to follow suit."