Rep. John Kline

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Maher Names Target in Quest to 'Flip a District'

He is Minnesota's John Kline, and Maher's gambit appears unlikely to work

(Newser) - Bill Maher has unveiled the target of his "Flip a District" campaign , in which he plans to unseat the House member he deems America's worst, and he is Rep. John Kline, a Minnesota Republican, reports Roll Call . “I know what you’re thinking: You never heard of... More »

Student Loan Bill a No-Brainer That Actually Might Pass

But issue of rising tuition remains

(Newser) - For health reform watchers despairing that lawmakers "will never be able to do anything, ever," it's time to turn an eye on the no-brainer student loan reform in the House, Gail Collins writes in the New York Times. Right now, the government gives banks money, pays them to... More »

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