House Speaker John Boehner administers the House oath to Rep. Jason Altmire, D-Pa., on Jan. 5, 2011.
April 13, 2012 To get elected in southwestern Pennsylvania as a Democrat, it helps to be a conservative one. And because of congressional reapportionment, two conservative Democratic incumbents — Rep. Jason Altmire and Rep. Mark Critz — are facing off for a single seat in their party's primary later this month.
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Dan Dolan, Republican (not Democratic) congressional candidate.
March 13, 2012 When Republican congressional candidate Dan Dolan got to the Monroe County (Iowa) Courthouse on Saturday, he was a couple hours early. He ended up addressing the local Democrats by mistake. They listened politely.
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