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Outside editorial: Keeping a clean House

...angry-voter movement that had incumbents running scared this fall. Throughout this sordid saga, the longtime Democratic congressman has shown poor judgment, combative behavior and contempt for the public good. Rangel was found guilty of failing...
The Navy should name a new warship after Rep. John Murtha - Pro: Murtha deserves the honor

...San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship the USS John P. Murtha. Murtha is the late Pennsylvania Democratic congressman and Marine Corps combat veteran, who used his chairmanship of the House appropriations defense subcommittee...
Juneau Empire Story Archive's bad news for Alaska Democrats, who apparently have no strategy for taking back the seat they lost when Democratic congressman Nick Begich died in a plane crash in 1972. In Juneau, party leaders said they don't have a clue who the party...
Mark Udall, son of Alaska conservation icon, carries legacy

...the open, rugged country of the West that inspired both his father and his uncle, Stewart Udall, a former Democratic congressman from Arizona and interior secretary in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. But the political landscape...
This Day in History

...death in Oakland, Calif. Gunman Tyrone Robinson was later sentenced to 32 years to life in prison. In 1995, Democratic Congressman Mel Reynolds of Illinois was convicted in Chicago of sexual misconduct involving an underage campaign volunteer...
New candidate for the Darwin Awards

...of recent misconduct.Only last spring the headlines were filled with the antics of Anthony Weiner, then a Democratic congressman from New York. Weiner, who'd obviously dozed off during the Brett Favre scandal, was texting photographs...
This Day in History

...Laden and another who allegedly killed a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan. A federal indictment accused Lousiana Democratic Congressman William Jefferson of receiving more than $500,000 in bribes (Jefferson has maintained his innocence). In...
Begich hopes to follow in father's steps

Alaska's legendary Democratic congressman Nick Begich won election victories over two of the three most prominent Republicans who have represented Alaska since statehood...


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