Primary day in crucial House contest
January 14th, 2014
07:25 AM ET
8 months ago

Primary day in crucial House contest

(CNN) - Republican voters in a swing district in a purple state head to the polls Tuesday, to choose their party's nominee for a special election to fill a vacant House seat their party's held for decades.

Tuesday's GOP primary in Florida's 13th congressional district will set the stage for a March special election that some political pundits are billing as barometer for November's midterm elections.

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Tributes from across the aisle pour in for Rep. Bill Young
October 18th, 2013
10:19 PM ET
11 months ago

Tributes from across the aisle pour in for Rep. Bill Young

Washington (CNN) - After weeks of partisan rankling in Washington, there was a rare, albeit somber, moment of bipartisan agreement Friday as many in Washington paid tribute to Rep. Bill Young, the longest serving House Republican.

Young died Friday night after 43 years in the House of Representatives. He was 82 years old.
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Filed under: Bill Young • Congress • Florida