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Manny Pacquiao is Philippines' richest congressman

Incumbent congressman and senator-elect Manny Pacquiao is the richest congressman in the Philippines with a net worth of P3.27 billion based on the Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN) report released by the House on Wednesday, June 8.

TX congressman wants magic to be recognized as national treasure

Texas congressman Pete Sessions, a Republican, doesn't believe in global warming and doesn't like big government. But he does like magic.

Op-Ed: Losing benefits isn’t prodding unemployed back to work

The verdict is in — cutting unemployment benefits does not help workers. Surprised? Hardly. Squabbles between congressional Republicans and Democrats resulted in the end of federal emergency unemployment benefits for over 2 million Americans.

Texas Congressman raffling off assault rifle

Steve Stockman, a Congressman from Texas, is holding a giveaway. The winner of the giveaway will be given an AR-15 assault rifle.

GOP Congressman under fire for abortions, extra-marital affairs

Chattanooga - Newly released documents show that Tennessee Republican Congressman Scott DesJarlais had numerous extra-marital affairs and supported his ex-wife's decision to have two abortions.

Congressman weighing legal remedy after sex abuse allegations

Democrat Congressman Dale Kildee from Michigan is now weighing his legal options regarding allegations of sexual abuse made by a relative.

Gabrielle Giffords returns to Congress to vote on debt ceiling

Washington - Gabrielle Giffords made a triumphant return to the House floor Monday evening to cast a vote in favor of a bill that would raise the nation's debt ceiling. Her return is being hailed as historic as the bill itself, which passed by a margin of 269 to 161.

Congressman Ron Paul will retire to focus on presidential run

Ron Paul won't be seeking congressional reelection after his term is up. Instead, he'll be focusing on a presidential bid.

Boxing: Manny Pacquiao declared richest congressman in PH

Boxing superstar and Philippine Congressman Manny Pacquiao was recently declared the richest member of the House of Representatives based on the statement of assets, liabilities and net worth filed with the office.

Manny Pacquiao to release song 'Sometimes When We Touch' soon

Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is set to release his newest rendition of the hit song "Sometimes When We Touch" on April 28, about a week before he squares off with Shane Mosley at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 7.

U.S. Congressman Etheridge assaults students, later apologizes

Democratic North Carolina Rep. Bob Etheridge was recently caught on tape hitting a video camera held by students who asked him questions for a school project. Today he apologized for his "poor response."

Former Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson dead at 76

Lufkin - Former United States Congressman and inspiration for the Tom Hanks film "Charlie Wilson's War," Charlie Wilson, has died at the age of 76 from cardio pulmonary arrest.

Congressman: Obama violating law by not investigating Bush

New York Democratic Congressman Jerry Nadler, a senior politician on the House Judiciary Committee, believes that US President Barack Obama is breaking the law by not investigating former President George W. Bush and officials in his abministration.

Congressman to MSNBC: This is why your viewership is in the tank

Last week Lawrence O'Donnell filled in for Ed Schultz on MSNBC's The Ed Schultz Show and bullied and interrupted his guest Peter Schiff. This week it's a repeat of that scenario.

Jefferson Loses House Seat

Embattled nine-term Louisiana Congressman William Jefferson lost his House seat to upstart Republican Anh Cao in the heavily Democratic Second Congressional District. Cao made history by becoming the first Vietnamese-American elected to Congress.

Op-Ed: Powell’s Legacy Unappreciated

Unlike the celebrations and memorials that will be held around the country marking the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the inauguration of Barack Obama next month, there will be little or no mention of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Very unfortunate.

Remembering Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

Long before Louis Farrakhan, Al Sharpton or Jeremiah Wright, there was Reverend Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., representing the 18th Congressional District covering the village of Harlem, New York. Had he lived, Powell would have turned 100 today.

Exclusive: Congressman Broun Serves Thanksgiving Dinner at Fort Gordon, GA

Congressman Dr Paul Broun visited Fort Gordon in Augusta, GA today to serve Thanksgiving Dinner to the troops and their families.

Congressman Charles Rangel Just Doesn't Quit

Rep. Charles Rangel has seen his name blazed in headlines, not for the good things that he's done, but rather for his ineptness at handling his monetary affairs. This time, his name has made the headlines for taking luxurious trips on lobbyist monies.

Congressman Denied Access To Post-Attack Continuity Plans

Rep. Peter DeFazio recieved alot of calls from consituents concerned over whether there was a conspiracy buried in the classified portion of a White House plan for operating the government after a terrorist attack.

U.S. Congressman chases down pick-pocket

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, 61, chases down his pick-pocket robber and catches him.

Intern's Parents Doubt Condit, Will Push For Polygraph Test

WASHINGTON – Chandra Levy's parents found little solace in Rep. Gary Condit's admission that he had an affair with their missing daughter and will ask him to take a polygraph test because they doubt that he has disclosed all he knows, a spokesman for t.
 

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