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House speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) listens as House majority leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) speaks to reporters following his unexpected primary re-election defeat.  Photo by Mark Wilson/ Getty Images)

Jewish Republicans Reeling After Rep. Cantor’s Primary Loss in Virginia

The Tea Party upset not only knocks out House speaker John Boehner’s top lieutenant, it also leaves the GOP without a Jewish member of Congress.

06/11/2014

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 28:  First Lady Laura Bush shakes hands with Congressman Jim Gerlach (R-PA) (2nd-L) as U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) (R) and Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Lynn Swann (L) look on during a Campaign rally for Santorum at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue October 28, 2006 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Santorum will face Democratic challenger Bob Casey Jr. in the November election. (credit: Sylwia Kapuscinski/Getty Images)

Pa. Rep. Jim Gerlach Announces Retirement At End Of Term

Gerlach said it’s “simply time for me to move on to new challenges and to spend more time with my wife and family.”

01/06/2014

(Jon Runyan is congratulated on his election by Gov. Chris Christie. file photo from CBS3.)

NJ Congressman Jon Runyan Will Not Seek Re-Election In 2014

Former Philadelphia Eagle turned US congressman Jon Runyan has announced he will not seek re-election in 2014.

11/06/2013

John Boehner

Poll: Most Feel Republican-Controlled House Is Bad For America

According to the CNN/ORC poll, which involved 841 adults and was conducted via phone between Oct. 18 and 20, just 38% of respondents feel positive about the Republican-controlled House.

10/21/2013

(Gary Morton was one of a group of demonstrators in East Falls on Wednesday.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

In East Falls, Voices Rise Against GOP Role in Congressional Impasse

Their message was against the ongoing shutdown of much of the federal government and in favor of the onset of the latest phase of Obamacare.

10/02/2013

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Philadelphia National Parks Closed As A Result Of Government Shutdown

Visiting the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall is a history lesson but it’s unavailable due to another historic event; the first government shutdown in 17 years.

10/01/2013

(The state capitol in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Pa. Plan To Bail Out Philadelphia Schools Shifts

A Philadelphia state senator says a rescue package for Philadelphia schools is evolving and that the latest proposal no longer includes giving the city the power to increase cigarette taxes there.

06/30/2013

(The Pennsylvania Capitol. Credit: Getty Images)

Pa. House Approves $28.3 Billion GOP Budget

A $28.3 billion state budget plan shaped by Republicans who control Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives is on its way to the Senate.

06/12/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Replacement For Sen. Lautenberg Not Assured

Gov. Chris Christie is perhaps the nation’s highest-profile Republican — but that’s no guarantee the seat held by the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg will switch to GOP hands.

06/03/2013

File photo of Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and Chris Christie (credit: Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images)

Christie, Guadagno Have Busy Day On Campaign Trail

Republican Governor Chris Christie and Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno are traveling across New Jersey to rally supporters and meet with party workers just days before the state holds its primary elections.

06/01/2013

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Head Of Delaware GOP Abruptly Resigns

The chairman of the Delaware Republican Party abruptly resigned Wednesday, saying he needed to devote more time to his business.

05/29/2013

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Pa. Budget Woes Will Test GOP On Business Tax Cut

Gov. Tom Corbett and his fellow Republicans who control the Legislature were poised to deliver yet another business tax cut, the biggest yet of Corbett’s three budget proposals.

05/11/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Star Christie Holds Numerous Events With Prominent Democrats

New Jersey’s Republican governor has been spending a lot of time lately with prominent Democrats.

05/08/2013

Chris Christie (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Protesters Rally At Facebook CEO’s Fundraiser For Chris Christie

Protesters stood outside Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Palo Alto home Wednesday night during a fundraiser for New Jersey governor Chris Christie.

02/14/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

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