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Another Democratic Congressman Announces Retirement

Another Democratic Congressman Announces Retirement

By Sean Patterson January 14, 2014

Congressman Bill Owens today announced that he will not seek re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives this fall. Owens is the Democratic representative from New York’s 21st District. Owens has served in the House since 2009, when he won …

United States Postal Service Losing $25M a Day United States Postal Service Losing $25M a Day
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It’s no secret that the United States Postal Service (USPS) has been struggling for years. The company has seen its revenues fall in the face of email and the new internet economy. In February, the USPS announced that it would …

Charlie Wilson Dies; Congressman Was 70 Charlie Wilson Dies; Congressman Was 70

Former U.S. Representative Charlie A. Wilson has died at the age of 70. According to an Associated Press report, Wilson had a stroke in February and had been recovering since that time. He reportedly became sick over the weekend and …

Obamacare ‘Kills’ Says Michelle Bachmann Obamacare ‘Kills’ Says Michelle Bachmann

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Michele Bachmann, the U.S. congressional representative from Minnesota’s 6th district, is well-known for saying things that strike Americans in the middle or on the left of the U.S. political spectrum as inflammatory and pandering. Though her posturing rings true with …

Repeal Obamacare Bill Introduced by Bachmann Repeal Obamacare Bill Introduced by Bachmann

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The 113th U.S. Congress were just sworn-in yesterday, and already House Republicans are reiterating their feelings about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as “Obamacare.” Republican Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann has introduced a bill that would repeal Obamacare …

Sam Gibbons Dies at 92, Florida Congressman Sam Gibbons Dies at 92, Florida Congressman

On the eve of the 2012 Vice Presidential debate, we say our goodbyes to a very loyal Florida congressman, Sam Gibbons, who passed away yesterday (October 10th, 2012). Prior to his involvement with politics, Gibbons joined the U.S. Army in …

Google Issues a Call For Legislative Transparency Google Issues a Call For Legislative Transparency
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Google has issued a statement announcing that it believes public policy should be based on sound data analysis. Seth Webb, a senior policy manager for Google, stated that Google takes transparency seriously, and that it also believes citizens can be …

Matt Cutts Tweets Engineer Running For Congress Matt Cutts Tweets Engineer Running For Congress

According to 26-year-old Patrick Kelly, Washington needs more engineers and less lawyers. That’s why he has decided to run for U.S. Congress in the 6th district of the great state of Kentucky. This congressional district covers Lexington as well as …

Weiner Scares Fellow Congressional Tweeters Weiner Scares Fellow Congressional Tweeters
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Not only has the Weinergate scandal had an effect on the American people, the beltway media and obviously Anthony Weiner, but it has apparently had a great effect on Weiner’s fellow members of the U.S. congress. A new report shows …