Marsha Blackburn

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GOP Senator's Top Staffer Hit in Child Porn Inquiry

Lamar Alexander puts Ryan Loskarn on administrative leave

(Newser) - Lamar Alexander put his chief of staff on leave today, after police raided his Washington, DC, home in search of child porn. The GOP senator from Tennessee issued a brief statement saying he was "just informed" that police were searching Ryan Loskarn's residence. "I am stunned, surprised,... More »

GOP Blasts Sebelius as 'Laughingstock of America'

Lawmakers continue push to shove her 'out the door'

(Newser) - It's probably never positive for your career if Ted Cruz is calling for your head , but GOP Sen. John Barrasso is looking at last night's SNL Cold Open—which ripped HealthCare.gov and Kathleen Sebelius —and declaring Sebelius "the laughingstock of America. She's lost considerable... More »

Karl Rove: Bachmann Was Useless to Tea Party

Sees opportunity for someone else to take the reins

(Newser) - Count Karl Rove as solidly among those not mourning the departure of Michele Bachmann: It will be an opening for the Tea Party,” he said today on This Week, per the National Review . “Michele Bachmann was the chairman of the congressional Tea Party caucus and in that position... More »

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 »

GOP Rep: Yeah, Suuuure Obama Goes Skeet Shooting

Marsha Blackburn would like to go with him, says she'll beat him

(Newser) - So President Obama goes skeet shooting "all the time," eh? Well, a Republican congresswoman has one thing to say about that: Riiiight. "If he is a skeet shooter, why have we not heard of this? Why have we not seen photos? Why hasn't he referenced this... More »

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