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Billy House

Congressional Leadership Correspondent

bhouse@nationaljournal.com

Billy House is a Congressional Correspondent for National Journal. He joined CongressDaily in April 2009 as its House leadership reporter after two years as The Tampa Tribune's Washington reporter and before that, five years as The Arizona (Phoenix) Republic's Washington reporter. In those jobs, he covered Congress and federal agencies, traveled to presidential primaries and debates, and covered other subjects, including being the first reporter to disclose that former NFL player-turned soldier Patrick Tillman was killed by friendly fire. House previously worked at Gannett News Service as a Washington correspondent for New York state newspapers, and for Gannett as a state capitol reporter in Albany, N.Y.

House has a law degree from the University of South Carolina and a bachelor's degree in journalism from The Ohio State University. He has won a number of professional awards, including his selection as a 1996-97 Michigan Journalism Fellow and recognition for his coverage of the Tawana Brawley racial assault case.

 

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Race for Top Energy Committee Seat Brings Windfall to Democrats

Eshoo, Pallone have combined to raise or donate millions to party causes in pursuit of plum post.

As Ethics Committee Continues Broun Case, Panel's Backlog Piles Up

Several departing lawmakers are still waiting to have their investigations resolved.

House Leaders Hit the Trail for Last Week of Campaigns

Boehner visits Illinois and West Virginia; Pelosi hosts fundraisers in Houston and San Francisco.

House GOP Rekindles Obamacare Subpoena as Elections Near

President Obama's former chief technology adviser must appear before the Science Committee's Oversight panel Nov. 19.

State Ballot Initiatives Could Boost Turnout, Affecting Key Races

Voters this year aren't just deciding control of the Senate.

Kevin McCarthy Wants Academics to Stop Reading Your Tweets

Researchers scoff at the notion that their work is part of some government surveillance plot.

Are Nazi War Criminals Allowed to Get Social Security Benefits?

Carolyn Maloney wants a federal investigation into the reported payments.

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Race for Top Energy Committee Seat Brings Windfall to Democrats

Eshoo, Pallone have combined to raise or donate millions to party causes in pursuit of plum post.

As Ethics Committee Continues Broun Case, Panel's Backlog Piles Up

Several departing lawmakers are still waiting to have their investigations resolved.

House Leaders Hit the Trail for Last Week of Campaigns

Boehner visits Illinois and West Virginia; Pelosi hosts fundraisers in Houston and San Francisco.

House GOP Rekindles Obamacare Subpoena as Elections Near

President Obama's former chief technology adviser must appear before the Science Committee's Oversight panel Nov. 19.

State Ballot Initiatives Could Boost Turnout, Affecting Key Races

Voters this year aren't just deciding control of the Senate.

Kevin McCarthy Wants Academics to Stop Reading Your Tweets

Researchers scoff at the notion that their work is part of some government surveillance plot.

Are Nazi War Criminals Allowed to Get Social Security Benefits?

Carolyn Maloney wants a federal investigation into the reported payments.

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