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This Week: Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN, 7th) announced that she will run for Senate in 2018

Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA, 18th) announced his resignation last Thursday after reports that he had asked a woman with whom he had had an extramarital affair to have an abortion. The conservative congressman is a member of the Pro-Life Caucus and co-sponsored a bill banning most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. He had ...