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Representative Trey Gowdy, a Republican from South Carolina, during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on May 22, 2013.

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Representative Trey Gowdy, a Republican from South Carolina, during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on May 22, 2013.

Trey Gowdy’s Three Dogs: ‘Judge, Jury and Bailiff’

Trey Gowdy, we hardly knew ye. Suddenly the second-term congressman from South Carolina is performing the “full Ginsburg” on this morning’s TV and radio news talk shows. The seasoned federal prosecutor — six years prosecuting “the full range of federal...

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U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) speaks during a hearing on implementation of the Affordable Care Act before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Oct. 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill.

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U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) speaks during a hearing on implementation of the Affordable Care Act before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Oct. 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill.

House Democrats Lead Fundraising Amid Difficult Majority Odds

House Democrats excel at fundraising even as the national political environment and demographics work against them winning a majority of seats in November. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee topped the National Republican Congressional Committee by $6.4 million to $5.1 million...

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A program before former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon on Feb. 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York.

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A program before former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon on Feb. 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York.

Jeb Bush’s Journey: Doing What it Takes, Whether Running or Not

Jeb Bush is doing what someone running for president does. That doesn’t mean he is running for president. All he offers today is a simple e-smile. The former two-term Florida governor is on the road this week and next raising...

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David Jolly is interviewed after winning former congressman C.W. "Bill" Young's seat at on March 11, 2014.

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David Jolly is interviewed after winning former congressman C.W. "Bill" Young's seat at on March 11, 2014.

Florida: What Happened — ‘Amazing Grace?’ — Can’t Blame Turnout

Updated with White House reaction at 2:50 pm EDT That was a “big win” in Florida for the Republicans. So says House Speaker John Boehner, whose caucus hasn’t grown as a result of Republican David Jolly’s election to the Tampa...

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Republican David Jolly, center, Libertarian Lucas Overby, center right, and Democrat Alex Sink, left, debate during a 'Conversation with the Candidates', on Feb. 3, 2014, in Seminole, Fla.

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Republican David Jolly, center, Libertarian Lucas Overby, center right, and Democrat Alex Sink, left, debate during a 'Conversation with the Candidates', on Feb. 3, 2014, in Seminole, Fla.

Florida’s Open Seat: $10 Million-Plus

The price tag for a vacant congressional seat in Florida’s Tampa Bay area? At least $10 million, if we add what the two nominees in the March 11 special election have raised to what their allies already have spent. Democrat...

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U.S. President Barack Obama, left, delivers remarks at a Terry McAuliffe campaign event in Arlington, Virginia, on Nov. 3, 2013.

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U.S. President Barack Obama, left, delivers remarks at a Terry McAuliffe campaign event in Arlington, Virginia, on Nov. 3, 2013.

Obama Helps House Democrats Top Republicans In October Money

The campaign arm of the House’s Democrats raised more money than its Republican counterpart in October, aided by two fundraisers featuring President Barack Obama after a 16-day partial government shutdown. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $7 million last month,...

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Obamacare ‘Cat 5 Political Hurricane:’ NRCC Chair Eying 2014 Pay Day

President Barack Obama’s troubled health-care law is a “Category 5 political hurricane” that will be the “dominant issue” of the midterm elections next November, the House Republican campaign chairman said today. Obama’s signature domestic policy achievement “is ripping apart every...

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