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Sean Duffy won election to Congress in November 2010, defeating Democratic state Sen. Julie Lassa with 52 percent of the vote. He landed a spot on the House Financial Services Committee, serving on the panel's Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit; and Insurance, Housing, and Community Opportunity subcommittees. He also secured a spot on the House Joint Economic Committee. He faces former Democratic state Sen. Pat Kreitlow in the November 2012 general election.
Duffy co-sponsored a bill that cleared the way for construction of a new four-lane bridge spanning the St. Croix River between Minnesota and Wisconsin. President Barack Obama signed the measure into law in March 2012.
He introduced a bill that would halt economic stimulus payments and redirect any unobligated stimulus dollars toward paying down the national debt. He introduced another bill that would repeal the 2010 health care reform measure, which was Obama's signature legislation.
Republicans who control the Wisconsin State Assembly voted to remove the majority leader.
Newly released documents show the private correspondence of Walker's top aides when he was a county executive.
Today's release of ex-aide's emails a sign of challenges ahead for Wisc. governor's national rise
Newly released documents could complicate Walker's future as he runs for another term and eyes a possible White House bid.
Consumers for Public Options has claimed wins in the name of the old and poor but is an industry creation.
The three seats likeliest to flip are controlled by Republicans.
Republicans have the high ground on the economy for the first time in a long time.
Most Americans don't view their midterm votes as a means of expressing support for Obama.
The traffic scandal has diminshed Christie's luster in the eyes of Democrats -- and fast.
The Republican Party isn't the only one losing its moderates.
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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