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GOP Rep Duffy: ‘I Don’t Think Barack Obama Has Projected Strength to Russia’

Following President Barack Obama expelling 35 Russian intelligence officials amid hacking suspicions, Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) said during Friday’s CNN “New Day” broadcast that the president has not “projected strength to Russia,” which has allowed the Russians to “walk all over us and the

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Sean and Rachel Campos-Duffy: From Reality TV to RNC

Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) and his wife, Rachel Campos-Duffy, delivered a humorous and rousing address to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, reminding the audience that they were the first reality TV stars — before Donald Trump.

Obama's Internet Giveaway Threatened in House

Obama's Internet Giveaway Threatened in House

For years, conservative activists have prodded the House of Representatives to use their unique Constitutional power of the purse to rein in Obama Administration excesses. This week, the U.S. House of Representatives is doing just that through a series of

Wisconsin City Sells Out of Palin Book After Visit

Wisconsin City Sells Out of Palin Book After Visit

When former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin went to Wausau, Wisconsin on Thursday, the whole city sold out of her new book, Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas. Palin held a book signing at the local Walmart, where a

Rep. Duffy of Wisconsin Assaulted Outside Capitol

Rep. Duffy of Wisconsin Assaulted Outside Capitol

(AP) Rep. Duffy of Wisconsin assaulted outside CapitolWASHINGTONA stranger screamed at and grabbed U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, who has been a vocal advocate for delaying the rollout of the federal health care law, as he walked to the Capitol to

Some Members of Congress Traveled Overseas for Free in August

Some Members of Congress Traveled Overseas for Free in August

Some members of Congress were lucky in August; they received free trips that totaled $1,668,928. The representatives were paid during the summer recess in August; there were 130 trips taken in that month. For the year of 2013, members of

Sean Duffy's Reelection Turns WI-7 Red

Sean Duffy's Reelection Turns WI-7 Red

Sean Duffy, the Republican Congressman from Wisconsin’s 7th district, not only survived his reelection bid on Tuesday night but won handily. Duffy, a freshman Republican, won reelection as a two-year incumbent despite: A) the Democratic party had a 42-year stranglehold on

Sean Duffy Wins Reelection

Sean Duffy Wins Reelection

Republican U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy won another House term serving northwestern Wisconsin’s 7th District in Tuesday’s election.  He had been heavily targeted by Democrats with outside money because his seat had been held by Democratic Rep. Dave Obey, who retired in

Senate to Vote on STOCK Act This Week

Breitbart editor Peter Schweizer’s battle against congressional insider trading will enter a critical phase this week as the Senate is set to vote on a bill banning members of Congress from using material, nonpublic information to make private investments. From

25 Richest and 25 Poorest in Congress a Bipartisan Affair

The 25 richest members of Congress and the 25 “poorest” members of Congress break fairly evenly along partisan lines, according to an analysis by the Center for Responsive Politics. Of the top 25 wealthiest members of Congress, 13 were Republicans

'Let's Go All the Way': Rep. Sean Duffy's Fight to RESTRICT Insider Trading

Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) may be a freshman member of Congress, but his recent introduction of the RESTRICT (Restoring Ethical Standards, Transparency, and Responsibility in Congressional Trading) Act (H.R. 3550) to end congressional insider trading reveals a degree of legislative

Spencer Bachus' Whitewash

Today’s congressional insider trading hearings led by Rep. Spencer Bachus showcased a carefully selected list of expert witnesses designed to protect the status quo and thwart real reform. Among Rep. Bachus’s list of experts were Indiana University Professor Donna Nagy,

Congressman Sean Duffy Discusses Debt Ceiling Negotiations

[audio: http://newledger.com/podcasts/CoffeeandMarkets062711.mp3] Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to talk about the latest consumer spending and savings numbers that came out this

Sinking Ship: Approp Chair Obey (D-WI) to Retire

From the Associated Press: Rep. David Obey, a leading liberal Democrat and chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, intends to retire at the end of his term this year, Democratic sources said Wednesday. It is another blow to Democrats

Former 'Real World' Cast Member Could Be Making Run for Congress

Ashland County District Attorney Sean Duffy will make an announcement about Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District Wednesday. According to a news release, he will appear at Wausau Homes in Rothschild at 9 a.m. A 2010 run would pit the Republican against