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Town halls, taxes and bunnies

Posted: May 5th, 2017 | Congressional Watch, Featured, News, Politics | No Comments

By Andy Cohen | Congressional Watch In our last column, Darrell Issa (R-49), Duncan Hunter (R-50), and Susan Davis (D-53) had each held town hall events in their respective districts, and as we noted at the time, the tenor of the gatherings was much different for the Republican members of Congress than it was for Susan […]

The heat in the kitchen

Posted: April 7th, 2017 | Congressional Watch, Featured, News | No Comments

By Andy Cohen | Congressional Watch To paraphrase a common adage, stuff just got real for Duncan Hunter (R-50). The San Diego Union Tribune has chronicled in detail — during the 2016 campaign and since — the myriad of missteps Hunter has made by using campaign funds for personal expenditures. The House Ethics Committee had been […]

Congressional Watch: More from U.S. Rep. Susan A. Davis

Posted: February 3rd, 2017 | Columnists, Congressional Watch, Featured, News, Politics | No Comments

By Andy Cohen | Congressional Watch (Editor’s note: This is the finale of a two-part interview with U.S. Rep. Susan A. Davis. Read the first part at tinyurl.com/z9qs82s.) As a new Congress begins its two-year term, Democrats have their work cut out for them. As the Trump era begins, Democrats will be hard-pressed to counteract the […]

Congressional Watch: Gitsham: a ‘New Age’ Republican

Posted: October 7th, 2016 | Columnists, Congressional Watch, Featured, News, Politics | No Comments

By Andy Cohen | Congressional Watch We’re just over one month away from Election Day and it’s been an election year unlike any other. While the Trump vs. Clinton circus rightfully takes center stage, there are other races that will be decided on Nov. 8, as well. They don’t have nearly the entertainment value or generate […]

Congressional Watch: Issa suggests another ‘shut down’

Posted: August 5th, 2016 | Columnists, Congressional Watch, Featured, News | No Comments

By Andy Cohen | Congressional Watch In 2013, enraged by their inability to repeal the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) after 50-plus attempts in Congress to scrap the first major healthcare legislation since Medicare, and just as the law was about to take effect, Congressional Republicans decided to send a message and refused to negotiate on […]