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Congressman Apologizes for Winehouse Tweet

Missouri's Billy Long drew connection to debt ceiling debate

(Newser) - Ah, the Amy Winehouse-debt ceiling connection. Don't see it? Missouri GOP Congressman Billy Long thought it was obvious: ""No one could reach #AmyWinehouse before it was too late. Can anyone reach Washington before it's too late? Both addicted - same fate???" he tweeted. Now he's... More »

Incumbent Creamed in Michigan

Yesterday's races a mixed bag for establishment candidates

(Newser) - Longtime Michigan Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick fell to a challenger in yesterday's Democratic primary, making her the fourth House incumbent trounced in a primary this year. In other closely watched incumbent races, Missouri GOP Rep. Roy Blunt skated to victory and GOP Sen. Jerry Moran narrowly squeaked by in Kansas.... More »

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