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Most Conservative, Liberal Members of Last Congress

Todd Akin was No. 1 on the right

(Newser) - Todd Akin may have cost himself a Senate seat with his views on "legitimate rape" last fall, but he gets a consolation prize: the title of most conservative member of the last Congress, as bestowed by the National Journal . Akin had a nearly perfect score of 97 when it... More »

It's a Boy for Rep. Sanchez

Newly married Calif. Democrat is 8th to have a baby while in office

(Newser) - California Rep. Linda Sanchez gave birth to a boy today, the eighth lawmaker to do so while in office, CNN reports. “Mother and baby are both happy and healthy,” her husband said in a statement. Two other congresswomen have had babies in the past year, the AP notes;... More »

Congress Is Ready to Accept a Single Mom

Rep. Sanchez's pregnancy shouldn't make waves in DC

(Newser) - Rep. Linda Sanchez worries Washington may frown on her pregnancy because she isn’t married, but Patt Morrison, in the Los Angeles Times, thinks things have changed. “Twenty years ago, it simply wouldn't have been possible—pregnant, single and a member of Congress? Oh, the scandal! But the culture... More »

Bush Chief of Staff May Face Contempt Charge

House panel rejects privilege claim

(Newser) - White House Chief of Staff Joshua Bolten may face contempt charges over the administration's refusal  to turn over subpoenened documents. A House panel yesterday voted 7-3 to reject the White House contention that the documents—sought in the probe of the dismissals of US attorneys—are covered by executive privilege,... More »

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