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Democratic Rep. Lynn Woolsey of California announced Monday that she will not seek an eleventh term in Congress next year. Woolsey, 73, was one of 133 members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted against authorization of the Iraq War in 2002. She has also been a consistent critic of the conflict in Afghanistan. [...]
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann made it official earlier today, formally announcing her candidacy for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination in her birthplace of Waterloo, Iowa. Bachmann, a darling of the Tea Party movement, told a crowd of about 200 people gathered outside the historic Snowden House that she can defeat President Obama next year. “Make [...]
Real estate broker and homebuilder David Hunsicker plans to challenge House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in Virginia’s 7th congressional district. Hunsicker, a retired Air Force pilot who flew combat missions in Vietnam, has run for Congress twice previously, most recently losing a 2008 Democratic primary for the right to challenge U.S. Rep. Mary Bono Mack [...]