Democrats have yet another chance to pick up a congressional seat after the shocking scandal that took down Rep. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania — but they face quite an uphill climb. Still, they're confident. "First of all, I think we're...Show More Summary
We've seen this kind of blatant hypocrisy in the past and know it runs much deeper than one man’s scandalous behavior.
How did Congress let this happen?
Underground alumni Rockmond Dunbar and Aisha Hinds has joined the cast of regulars for Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear’s new drama series, 9-1-1. Also joining the shows as regulars are Oliver Stark (Into the Badlands) and Kenneth Choi (The Last Man on Earth). Show More Summary
A dark week for the country is a dark week for late night hosts. On Thursday’s Daily Show, Trevor Noah decided it was time to lighten the mood—his and ours. And that he did, gleefully excoriating “pro-life” Republican Tim Murphy for his grotesque levels of hypocrisy. Show More Summary
A New York Times report detailed allegations that influential movie producer Harvey Weinstein has engaged in sexually predatory behavior toward women for decades. Republican Rep. Tim Murphy, a vocal opponent of abortion rights, was caught...Show More Summary
A Democrat county commissioner has joined six other candidates for a southwestern Pennsylvania congressional seat being vacated by GOP Congressman Tim Murphy. Gina Cerilli is in her first term in … Click to Continue »
A third Republican state lawmaker is running for a southwestern Pennsylvania congressional seat that's being vacated by GOP Congressman Tim Murphy amid revelations of an extramarital affair in which the … Click to Continue »
Hypocrisy is a fact of life, especially in America’s halls of political power. The post Ire Over the Two Faces of Pro-Life Pol Tim Murphy appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Wrapping up a tale dripping with all the irony of a literary masterpiece, GOP Rep. Tim Murphy of the House Pro-life caucus announced his retirement on Wednesday after a report that he pressured his mistress to have an abortion was published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Show More Summary
Tim Murphy’s “pro-life in the streets, pro-choice in the sheets” stance is just the latest example.
NATE. Hurricane aims for New Orleans, on swift schedule. “The storm, which is predicted to intensify into a hurricane, should make landfall between late Saturday night or early Sunday morning. Damaging winds and flooding threaten the...Show More Summary
PITTSBURGH (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy had counted on his anti-abortion record as one of many planks to help him get elected to Congress eight times, and it was his perceived personal betrayal of that record that ended his career. For...Show More Summary
Some congressional Republicans are able to survive sex scandals. Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.) isn't one of them.
Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.), the professedly pro-life congressman who was revealed to have urged the woman he was having an affair with to have an abortion, will not seek another term in Congress.
The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ? PA-18: On Thursday, scandal-tarred Pennsylvania GOP Rep. Show More Summary
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Because abortion opponents like Rep. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania, who was outed for asking a mistress to end a pregnancy, have "good" abortions. The post Murphy’s Law (of Hypocrisy): It’s OK to Be Anti-Abortion Until You Need One appeared first on Rewire.
Politico: “Multiple top House Republicans during the past 24 hours pressured Murphy to resign once it became clear that the House Ethics Committee might have to investigate allegations tied to his reported mistreatment of staffers. Numerous GOP sources were aware [...]