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Lawmakers Say Trip to Kabul Changed Their Minds

Meijer, Moulton defend unauthorized trip

(Newser) - Two lawmakers who made an unannounced and unauthorized trip to Afghanistan to see the US evacuation effort for themselves have been strongly criticized —but they say the insights they gained were worth it. In an interview with the New York Times , Republican Rep. Pete Meijer and Democratic Rep. Seth...

2 Congressmen Secretly Fly to Kabul
2 Congressmen 
Secretly Fly to Afghanistan

2 Congressmen Secretly Fly to Afghanistan

The move did not go over well

(Newser) - In a move that the AP says stunned and infuriated US military and State Department personnel Tuesday, two congressmen arrived unannounced at the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, where they stayed for several hours. Reps. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Peter Meijer, R-Mich., both military veterans and members of the House Armed...

Seth Moulton Drops Out, Sees a Danger for Democrats

He warns that a too-liberal candidate might lose to Trump

(Newser) - Another dark horse is out. Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton is withdrawing his 2020 presidential bid after the centrist candidate failed to gain any traction with voters, reports New York Times . Moulton, who did not qualify for any debates, said in an interview that only Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie...

Candidate No. 20 Has One Thing Republicans Will Like

Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton opposed Nancy Pelosi for House speaker

(Newser) - All political eyes are on Joe Biden this week for his expected entry into the 2020 race. In the meantime, however, the 20th Democratic candidate has joined the field as a dark horse. Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts, 42, announced his candidacy on Good Morning America and in a YouTube...

Congress May Have Won Some New Stars

Some fresh faces, blood headed to Capitol Hill

(Newser) - More than one vaunted member of Congress had his hat handed to him and his seat swiped last night. But as they get ready to pack it in, some interesting potential stars are heading for Capitol Hill. A look at a few, via the Christian Science Monitor :
  • Seth Moulton, D-Mass.

Iraq Vet Beats Incumbent in Democratic House Primary

Seth Moulton unseats John Tierney in Massachusetts

(Newser) - For the fourth time this primary season, a House incumbent has been defeated—and there were no Tea Partiers in sight this time. John Tierney, a nine-term Democrat in Massachusetts, was defeated by 35-year-old Iraq veteran Seth Moulton, reports the Wall Street Journal . The former Marine captain had the support...

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