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Ethics Panel Opens Cawthorn Investigation

Scope includes allegation about 'Let's Go Brandon' crypto coin

(Newser) - The House Ethics Committee said Monday it's beginning an investigation of Rep. Madison Cawthorn, the Republican freshman whose reelection bid was derailed last week when he lost his North Carolina primary . The panel is looking into whether Cawthorn broke any rules by promoting a cryptocurrency in which he might...

Defeated Cawthorn: Time for 'Dark MAGA' to Rise
Madison Cawthorn Issues
Defiant Message After Loss
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Madison Cawthorn Issues Defiant Message After Loss

It's time for 'Dark MAGA' to rise, says outgoing North Carolina congressman

(Newser) - The youngest member of Congress—and one of the most controversial —will not be returning after losing his North Carolina primary this week. But in a social media post Thursday, 26-year-old Madison Cawthorn sounded very much like a man who isn't done with politics.
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Madison Cawthorn Loses Re-Election Bid

Congressman concedes to state Sen. Chuck Edwards

(Newser) - Scandal-plagued congressman Madison Cawthorn won't be returning to the House of Representatives for a second term. The 26-year-old on Tuesday night conceded his race for re-election in North Carolina to Chuck Edwards, a state senator supported by many of the state's establishment Republicans, NBC News reports. The...

Primary Day Brings More Tests for Trump

Including the Senate race featuring Dr. Oz

(Newser) - Tuesday is another primary day in America, and once again much attention is on races involving Donald Trump. Voters in Kentucky, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Idaho, and Oregon go to the polls, and the AP sees the day as the biggest test so far in the new election cycle of the...

Trump Asks Voters to Give Cawthorn a 'Second Chance'
Trump Sticks With Cawthorn

Trump Sticks With Cawthorn

Other Republicans have withdrawn support as the freshman's troubles mount

(Newser) - Many Republican leaders have withdrawn their support from Rep. Madison Cawthorn, the embattled lawmaker from North Carolina whom the state's senior senator has called an "embarrassment." But Donald Trump has reupped, posting on Truth Social, his social media site, that voters should, too. "When Madison was...

Politico Paints Troubling Portrait of Madison Cawthorn

GOP congressman derides 'hit piece' depicting him as 'very unwell'

(Newser) - Earlier this week, GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina told his Twitter followers that Politico was preparing a "hit piece" on him and derided author Michael Kruse as biased. Well, that lengthy profile is now out, and it does indeed paint a devastating portrait of the 26-year-old, whose...

Cawthorn Says Nude Video Is Part of 'Drip Drip' Campaign

'I was being crass with a friend, trying to be funny,' embattled lawmaker says

(Newser) - Less than two weeks before the GOP primary for his seat in North Carolina, Rep. Madison Cawthorn is defending himself against what he calls a "blackmail" campaign that included the release of a nude video Wednesday night. The video, which the BBC describes as showing Cawthorn "naked in...

Cawthorn Caught With Loaded Gun in Carry-on Bag

He was cited by officers at Charlotte airport

(Newser) - The youngest member of the House is in the news once again, this time for having a loaded gun at a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at a North Carolina airport. Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn was cited Tuesday morning for having the weapon in his carry-on bag at Charlotte Douglas International...

Madison Cawthorn Defends 'Goofy' Vacation Photos

Politico posts shots of congressman in women's lingerie

(Newser) - One of the more high-profile congressional races this year just received some unusual new headlines. Politico posted photos of first-term Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina wearing women's lingerie at a party, and Cawthorn himself quickly ridiculed the move. "I guess the left thinks goofy vacation photos during...

Cawthorn's Orgy, Drug Accusations Could Cost Him

McCarthy lectures and warns freshman about his behavior and stories

(Newser) - House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy delivered a lecture and a warning to Rep. Madison Cawthorn in a private meeting on Wednesday. The North Carolina freshman has publicly talked about being invited to an orgy by other lawmakers and seeing a colleague take cocaine, Politico reports—stories that McCarthy said have...

US Congressman: 'Zelensky Is a Thug'

Republican Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina also calls the Ukraine government 'evil'

(Newser) - Not everybody in the West is a fan of Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky's handling of the Russian invasion. "Remember that Zelensky is a thug," GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina said at a town hall meeting last weekend, per a recording published by WRAL . "Remember...

Greene Wants Congress' Highest Honor for Rittenhouse

Teen who killed 2 men is 'a hero who defended his community,' she says

(Newser) - Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene wants to see Kyle Rittenhouse join George Washington, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Dalai Lama in receiving the legislative branch's highest honor. The Republican congresswoman introduced a bill Tuesday to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Rittenhouse, who fatally shot two people...

Damning Report Details Claims Against Freshman Congressman

Dozens of ex-college classmates allege sexual misconduct by Madison Cawthorn to BuzzFeed

(Newser) - Madison Cawthorn spoke at CPAC on Friday, as well as voted by proxy against President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill . But there's another reason the 25-year-old North Carolina congressman's name is now in headlines. BuzzFeed News interviewed more than two dozen former classmates, as well...

AOC Loses 'Youngest Member in Modern History' Title
Youngest House
Member in Centuries:
'Cry More, Lib'

Youngest House Member in Centuries: 'Cry More, Lib'

Madison Cawthorn, 25, elected in NC's 11th Congressional District

(Newser) - "Cry more, lib." So reads the first post-election tweet from Madison Cawthorn, who will become the youngest House member in centuries. The 25-year-old Republican defeated Democratic opponent Moe Davis to take North Carolina's 11th Congressional District seat, vacated by White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, per...

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