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GOP, Dems Blindly Bow to Fossil Fuels in Africa

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 10.14.2016 | Home
Anhvinh Doanvo

The bill will fail to help the people most severely marginalized in current systems, damage the long-term prospects of Africa's economy, and become a lost opportunity for the fight against climate change.

House GOP Searches For A Way To Avert Government Shutdown While Still Defunding Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leadership convened a rare conference meeting Wednesday night to craft a united plan to avoid a government shutdown whi...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Democratic Rep: Congress Shouldn't Give Obama A 'Blank Check' On War | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.15.2015 | Politics

Congress should act to pass an authorization to use military force against the Islamic State, but should also be wary of granting the president a "bla...

Adam Kinzinger Defeats Randall Olsen In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) defeated Democratic challenger Randall Olsen and was re-elected to Congress in Illinois' 16th congressional on Tuesday. ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

U.S. Lawmakers Liken Islamic State In Iraq To A Cancer | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. lawmakers voiced concern Sunday over the growing threat in Iraq posed by the Islamic State, the militant group seeking to establish...

Republicans Have Some Truly Horrifying Theories About The Children Crossing The Border

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

Since the beginning of October, more than 57,000 unaccompanied children have been caught at the U.S.-Mexico border trying to enter the United States i...

GOP Reps Convict Bowe Bergdahl Of Cozying Up To The Enemy

The Huffington Post | Christine Conetta & Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican lawmakers tore into U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's reputation on Wednesday, suggesting that he had cozied up to the enemy dur...

Laura Bassett

House GOP To Cooperate With Obama On Ukraine, Republican Rep. Says | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics

House Republicans are willing to back President Obama in his standoff against Russia in defense of Ukraine, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) said Sunday. ...

WATCH: GOP Rep Says Defunding Obamacare Will Cost Republicans House Majority

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) warned his colleagues Wednesday that shutting down the government over Obamacare might cost Republicans the House majorit...

GOP Rep To Republicans: Quit The 'Angry' Screaming On Fox News

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) believes some of his Republican colleagues could do more to control their anger, he told an audience Tuesday at an event ...

Saki Knafo

Labor Group Bankrolls 'Labor-Friendly' GOP Candidates | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

A union-funded political action committee has been steering money to Republican candidates in Congressional races in the Midwest and beyond, upending ...

Defense Chief Restricts Flights Of Stealth Fighter That's Been Choking Pilots

Wired | Spencer Ackerman | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

For five years, America’s most expensive fighter jets have been poisoning their pilots and crew. On Tuesday, the Defense Secretary finally stepped i...

Is The Air Force's F-22 Fighter Jet Making Pilots Sick?

Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

Two elite Air Force pilots are seeking protection under the federal whistleblower law for revealing safety problems on the F-22 Raptor, and refusing t...

Jennifer Bendery

Eric Cantor Refuses To Discuss Possible Anti-Semitism Among GOP Colleagues | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) on Thursday defended his decision to give money to an anti-incumbent super PAC to help defeat ...

Jennifer Bendery

Eric Cantor's Donation To Anti-Incumbent Super PAC Causing More Headaches For His Members | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) $25,000 donation to an anti-incumbent super PAC has become the gift that keeps on giving. Bu...

Jennifer Bendery

DAMAGE CONTROL: Eric Cantor Reassuring Members He Won't Try To Get Them Defeated | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has been personally reaching out to GOP lawmakers to reassure them that he has their backs, de...

Cantor Made Unusual Donation

Roll Call | John Stanton | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

In the waning days of a bruising primary between Illinois GOP Reps. Adam Kinzinger and Don Manzullo, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor donated $25,000...

LIVE BLOG: Illinois Voters Head To The Polls

Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago

As some Illinois voters headed to the polls Tuesday to choose a GOP presidential nominee and determine the fates of some longtime politicians, electio...

Primary Election Guide: Key Races To Watch

Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago

With the Illinois primary election Tuesday, much attention has focused on the GOP presidential candidates' jockeying for the support of the state's pr...

Early Voting Ends Thursday As Primary Races Heat Up

Posted 03.15.2012 | Chicago

Illinois voters on Thursday face their final opportunity to vote early in advance of the March 20 primary election. As the Associated Press reports...

Chicago Lawmaker: 'Black People Want Guns'

Posted 11.08.2011 | Chicago

Although Illinois' concealed carry bill was defeated in the House in May, a West Side democratic state legislator has suggested after a heated town ha...

Jordan Howard

The 2012 Redistricting Fight | Jordan Howard | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 elections are more than 15 months away, but the fight for control of Congress is under way in state capitols around the countr...

Playing Only Defense?

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

One may argue if Obama puts together a major job drive, the GOP would block it. However, then the president could stop playing only defense and go on the offense, making clear who has a major job-creation program and who is sabotaging it.

WATCH: Obama Talks Economic Recovery In Wake Of Grim Poll Numbers On Key Issue

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Saturday sought the public's patience with a slowing economy and said training workers for manufacturing jobs...

GOP: Illinois Redistricting Process 'Rotten To The Core'

Posted 07.31.2011 | Chicago

The Democrat-controlled Illinois Senate approved a new congressional map Tuesday that could erase gains made by Republicans. Following a partisan 34-2...