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Bill Maher accused of racism over fried chicken comment to black congressman

Bill Maher faced fresh allegations of racism for invoking a stereotype about African American while interviewing a black congressman, Rep. William Hurd, Texas Republican, on the comedian’s live HBO program Friday. “I was in the CIA for [...]

Matt Gaetz, GOP congressman, touts hosting Fox News show during shutdown

Fox News pushed back Friday after Rep. Matt Gaetz, Florida Republican, hyped his hour-long guest appearance on the network’s “Outnumbered” panel discussion program. Mr. Gaetz announced in a statement that he would co-host Friday’s episode [...]

House Ethics Committee expands probe of Arizona congressman

PHOENIX (AP) – The House Ethics Committee is expanding its investigation into potential violations by Arizona Congressman David Schweikert. The committee established a probe in June to determine whether Schweikert and/or his former chief [...]

New England’s last GOP congressman continues election suit

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The last remaining Republican congressman in New England filed an appeal Tuesday that seeks to undo the election of his Democratic opponent under Maine’s new voting system, asking the court to act quickly as the [...]

Georgia Democrat wants recount in race with GOP congressman

ATLANTA (AP) – A Democratic congressional candidate will ask for a recount of the vote in her close race against Republican Rep. Rob Woodall of Georgia, the challenger’s campaign said Friday. Woodall, a four-term GOP congressman, is [...]

Veteran convicted of threatening congressman, his staff

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) – A veteran has been convicted of threatening a New Jersey congressman and his staff after reaching out to them for help with his medical treatment from the government. Federal prosecutors say Joseph Brodie threatened [...]

Indicted New York congressman calls criminal probe a shock

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – Indicted Republican Rep. Chris Collins said it was “the shock of all shocks” when he learned from two federal agents that he was under criminal investigation, and he acknowledged reports that he had rejected a [...]

Ex-Illinois congressman Schock wants corruption trial moved

URBANA, Ill. (AP) – Former Illinois congressman Aaron Schock is seeking to move his corruption trial from a federal court in Urbana to Peoria. Schock’s attorneys argue in a motion filed in U.S. District Court that because a number of [...]
GOP Congressman Knows What Ladies Care Most About, And It Is Weight Loss And Gardening
In 2013, Florida Congressman Gus “Toodles*” Bilirakis voted against the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). But don’t think just because he’s got a chillaxed attitude toward domestic violence, he doesn’t care about the ladies. He [...]
Ex-aides say congressman and wife made them his servants
Virginia Rep. Tom Garrett and his wife turned the congressman’s staff into personal servants, multiple former employees to the freshman Republican told POLITICO — assigning them tasks from grocery shopping to fetching the congressman’s [...]