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GOP Moves In for Kill Over Sex Scandal

Pelosi hopes to limit damage

(Newser) - Collateral damage from a sex scandal linked to Florida congressman Tim Mahoney is spreading rapidly, and Republican leaders are hoping it could effect the presidential election, reports the Washington Post. GOP leaders are now demanding an investigation be broadened to include whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other congressional Democrats...

How the GOP Went Broke
How the GOP Went Broke
ANALYSIS

How the GOP Went Broke

Legislation, bad governance cost Republicans their financial advantage

(Newser) - The Republican Party has known crises before, but it's always held its own against the Democrats with fundraising prowess. But the GOP finds itself demoralized and impoverished, and seemingly without the funds needed to avoid more losses like the one suffered Tuesday in Mississippi. Politico looks at how the party...

Key Mississippi Loss Rattles Republicans

Third loss the charm: Panicked GOP looks to rebrand before fall

(Newser) - This week's mauling of the GOP candidate in a special Mississippi election marked the third time this year that a "safe" Republican seat was lost to the Democrats, and GOP bigwigs are sweating about how that bodes for November, the New York Times reports. The party had banked that...

Reynolds Joins Parade of Departing Republicans

'The last few years have not been fun for him'

(Newser) - New York Rep. Tom Reynolds became the 22nd House Republican to announce his retirement yesterday. Reynolds, a Dennis Hastert protégé once seen as a potential Speaker, was tainted by an embezzlement scandal on his watch as chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee. “The last few years have...

$1M Embezzled From GOP
 $1M Embezzled From GOP 

$1M Embezzled From GOP

Former committee treasurer under scrutiny

(Newser) - One of the Republican Party's former top bureaucrats is suspected of embezzling up to $1 million from the party's campaign coffers, reports the Washington Post. The former National Republican Congressional Committee treasurer allegedly diverted money into his personal accounts for four years. The news is a tough hit for congressional...

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