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Eric Knowles, an Annapolis Republican, is challenging incumbent Rep. John Sarbanes, a Democrat from Towson, for Maryland's 3rd District U.S. House seat.
Knowles is a U.S. Air Force veteran and bartender who said he is running to restore civil liberties to Americans.
"I want to return the power of people to have control over their own lives," Knowles said in an April 2012 interview.
How better to spend a beautiful Tuesday than engaged in petty arguments?
Republican National Committee calls equal pay legislation a "desperate political ploy." But it's good politics.
Workforce size and the amount employees pay toward retirement benefits will be among the issues the House is set to consider.
A House committee plans to vote Thursday on this resolution to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify about the agency's targeting actions.
Spending plan would slash $5 trillion over the next decade, mostly by repealing Obamacare and revamping Medicaid. He also ignores a more ambitious tax code overhaul.
Lawmakers from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee want to know what caused the trend and how to reverse it.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor plans to bring up legislation related to the plan for a vote later this year.
The Democratic sponsors say the measure would help compensate for a recent three-year pay freeze.
An inspector general found that the Justice Department exaggerated its prosecution of mortgage fraud and made the crime a low priority.
Republicans are betting that anger with the law will lead to gains in the House and Senate in November.
PROJECT: Wilson Andrews, Jason Bartz, Ryan Kellett, Katie Parker, Leslie Passante and Serdar Tumgoren - The Washington Post. Published Oct. 8, 2012.
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