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  • GOP Senate candidates spar in Macon debate

    Three Georgia congressmen running for a promotion to the Senate found themselves on the defensive Saturday night, as their Republican rivals urged voters to hold all officials in Washington accountable for the nation's ills.


  • Clockwise from top left: Rep. Jack Kingston, Rep. Paul Broun, Rep. Phil Gingrey and former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel are all competing for the Republican nomination in the U.S. Senate primary. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, also a Republican, is vacating the seat. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

    Conservative support divided in crowded Georgia U.S. Senate primary

    Conservative groups are starting to pick sides in Georgia's crowded Republican U.S. Senate primary, underscoring how split the party is — something Democrats hope their candidate, Michelle Nunn, can exploit to score an upset victory in November.


  • Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Rep. Phil Gingrey , R-Ga., speaks during a forum Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in Atlanta.Six of the GOP hopefuls used the forum sponsored by the Georgia Municipal Association to insist that their differences matter, even if it's not obvious.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Ga. GOP Senate hopefuls trumpet differences

    Georgia's Republican U.S. Senate candidates take similar if not the same positions on most of the matters that tie Congress in knots.


  • ** FILE ** Sen. David Vitter, Louisiana Republican (Associated Press)

    GOP rallies support to end Congress's Obamacare exemption

    Rep. Phil Gingrey, Georgia Republican, introduced a bill Tuesday that would reverse the Obama administration's decision to let members of Congress and their staffs retain an employer subsidy that will pay for the lion's share of their health premiums even as they enter new health exchanges tied to Obamacare.


  • Sen. Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Republican (Associated Press)

    Coburn: Hundreds of IRS employees work full-time on labor union business

    The Internal Revenue Service spends millions of dollars a year for 200 employees who actually work full-time on labor-union business even as it furloughs employees and cuts taxpayer advice services under the budget sequester, Congress' chief waste watcher said in a new letter to the tax agency.


  • Lieutenant Augustine Kim

    MILLER: House votes to exempt military from D.C. gun laws

    The House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution Friday that expresses the sense of Congress that active duty military living or stationed in the District of Columbia should have the right to carry a gun. The measure sponsored by Rep. Phil Gingrey, Georgia Republican, was passed by voice vote as part of the National Defense Authorization Act, which authorizes the Pentagon’s budget for 2014.


  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, May 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    House GOP works with Romney on health care

    House Republican leaders are quietly working with Mitt Romney's campaign to fashion a unified GOP health care platform to replace President Obama's health law, according to lawmakers involved in the effort.


  • NFL lobbies Congress on HGH testing

    The NFL is looking to add a little political muscle to its efforts to get human growth hormone testing started this season.


  • Illustration: Unions by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    VERNUCCIO: Obama administration covers up union welfare program

    The Obama administration is more than a year late in releasing an important report on federal government union costs. Clauses within collective bargaining agreements require that the government pay some federal workers for union activities - using tax dollars. This practice, known as "official time," is documented annually in the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Official Time Usage in the Federal Government Report. Unfortunately, the Obama administration has not released any official time statistics since taking office; 2008 is the latest information available.


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