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Republican Congressman Charlie Dent to resign from House

Dent has been a frequent critic of Trump and polarization, ideological rigidity and dysfunction on Capitol Hill. Gov. Tom Wolf will have 10 days from Dent's resignation ... 15 in the seat. Wolf, a Dem... read more

Why moderates like Charlie Dent aren't running again

According to a Roll Call tally, seven House Republicans have ... last month when U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent announced he will walk away. The seven-term Lehigh Valley lawmaker, who represents parts of Berk... read more

Dent gets power of purse

Charlie Dent will have a sought-after seat on a committee ... Both Congressman John Murtha, who died early this year, and U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who lost his bid for re-election, held seats on Appro... read more

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Here Are All the Republicans Jumping Ship Before the 2018 Midterms

Flake announced his resignation from the Senate during a blistering indictment of the Republican Party delivered on the House floor in October ... leaving the seat posed for a Democratic takeover. Cha... read more


Pennsylvania Republican: GOP running into ‘hurricane-force’ headwinds

Charlie Dent Charles (Charlie) Wieder Dent White House officials ... members in safer seats." Dent went on to warn his fellow Republicans in traditionally red districts that Democrats' competitiveness ... read more

GOP Congressman Quits Immediately Rather Than Face Ethics Probe

On Friday, Meehan made his resignation from Congress ... s fellow Pennsylvania Republican, Rep. Charlie Dent, decided to resign before the end of his current term, state law dictates that Meehan’s sea... read more

Pennsylvania highlights slate of four primaries Tuesday night

Bill Shuster and Charlie Dent. Dent announced that he will be resigning his ... resignation of sitting congressman Pat Meehan. Pearl Kim is the lone Republican running in the district, and is also the ... read more

House Speaker Paul Ryan's departure poses new threat to Republicans in November

Republicans fear they will lose a significant number of House seats, and perhaps their majority, in the midterm election. Ryan insisted that his departure has nothing ... need is a leadership battle," ... read more

House Republican: Franken Deserved 'a Bit More Due Process'

WASHINGTON -- A House Republican suggested today that Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) shouldn't have been so quick to say he would resign, as some Senate Dems are urging the former SNL comedian to not aband... read more

Isabel Wilkerson on Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ and the Great Migration

They didn’t own a house ... on his notion of the world as it should be,” she writes. “Just for once, I wanted him to be content with life as it was.” By then, they had been through five campaigns in 1... read more

Congressman Dent's opposition to Obamacare riles town hall crowd

Charlie Dent ... implored Dent to stand up to the fringe in his party, offering a bit of levity to the serious discussion. "You're very popular, you're very handsome," she said to laughter. "You're no... read more

Fortenberry named chairman of legislative appropriations subcommittee in House

Charlie Dent Charles (Charlie ... of an appropriations subcommittee since he is currently head of the House Budget Committee. Womack had openly speculated about possibly leaving his perch atop the Bud... read more



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