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Adam Schiff

Courageous Pasadena Nurse, Allysha Almada, Is Getting a Voice at the White House

Peter Dreier | Posted 10.04.2015 | Politics
Peter Dreier

As she prepares to leave Monday for Washington, D.C., Almada is going to bring a stethoscope that she hopes to give to President Barack Obama on behalf of her fellow nurses and the California Nurses Association. Engraved on the stethoscope is the message: "Listen to Nurses."

Pro-Iran Deal Lawmakers To Colleagues: Read The Intel, Dummies

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 08.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ten members of Congress who have accessed the most sensitive information about Iran's nuclear program believe the recent deal to cap th...

Jennifer Bendery

House Rejects Democrats' Efforts To Authorize War Against Islamic State | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats forced the House to take votes Thursday on authorizing the war against the Islamic State group, making it the first time the H...

Jennifer Bendery

John Boehner Wants Obama To 'Start Over' On ISIS War Authorization | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) hasn't taken any action to authorize the ongoing war against Islamic State militants. But on Tuesday...

Ali Watkins

Adam Schiff Believes Washington Is Finally Ready To Reform America's Spy Programs | Ali Watkins | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics

(Photo: Alex Wong via Getty Images) This article is part of a Huffington Post series, on the occasion of the site's 10th anniversary, looking ...

Ararat-Eskijian Museum: A Treasure of the Armenian Diaspora in Los Angeles

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

Located on a sprawling campus, which includes the Ararat Home, a retirement community, an assisted living facility, a church and even a banquet hall, the museum has a fine collection of artifacts not only of the Armenian genocide but also of the history of the Armenian people.

House Democrats Call For Public Release Of Clinton's Benghazi Emails

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Tani | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats investigating the Benghazi attacks want some of Hillary Clinton’s State Department emails to be made public. On Tuesday, ...

Jessica Schulberg

Legal Experts Tell Congress Obama's New War Authorization Fails To Limit Power | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 02.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- National security law experts, testifying before the House Armed Services Committee on Thursday, faulted President Barack Obama’s prop...

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...

Friday Talking Points -- Sarah Palin, Under the Republican Bus

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The muck in question isn't even Democratic muck. It's purely conservative and Republican mudslinging, at a person who used to be put on a pretty tall pedestal in Republicanland: Sarah Palin.

Jennifer Bendery

House Democrat Introduces ISIS War Authorization Bill | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) introduced legislation Wednesday to authorize military force against Islamic State militants -- a step aimed...

Michael McAuliff

House Benghazi Report Torches Conspiracy Theories | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Yet another detailed investigation into the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, has refuted claims that ther...

Symbol Of Armenian Century-Old Suffering Gets Brief Display At White House

AP | BY KEVIN FREKING | Posted 01.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — To Armenian-Americans, the display Tuesday of a hand-woven rug at the White House Visitor's Center represented a hard-fought victo...

Adam Schiff Re-Elected In California District

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) was easily re-elected Tuesday in California's 28th Congressional District. Schiff, who was first elected to Congress in...

Neither Rain, Nor Flood, Nor Drought Can Stop the Climate Change Deniers

Rep. Adam Schiff | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Rep. Adam Schiff

No one can deny that California is facing one of its worst droughts in recorded history. The challenge in crafting a long-term solution to the drought is that it requires us to confront the broader problem of climate change, and for many involved in the issue, climate change is a mirage.

Michael McAuliff

Bill Would Authorize War On ISIS, But End Endless War On Terror | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even as it declares war on the so-called Islamic State, a bill proposed in Congress would also try to extricate the United States from t...

Friday Talking Points: The Gender Gap

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As Silly Season winds to a close, there were a smattering of 'Obama's on vacation -- how dare he!?!' stories, as usual. Obama has taken less than a third of the days off that President Bush did, but that certainly doesn't stop pundits from complaining every time Obama picks up a golf club.

Top Lawmaker Pushes Body Cameras For Cops

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In response to the furor over the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, a senior House Democrat wan...

Sunset an Authorization for the Use of Force in Iraq

Robert Naiman | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Whatever one thinks of the President's actions so far, it does not seem likely that there will be a majority in Congress in the near future to force the withdrawal of U.S. military forces. But there might well be a majority in the near future to insist that a military campaign that goes on for months needs explicit Congressional authorization.

Ryan Grim

U.S. Helping, Hurting Kurds At Same Time | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A leading Democratic voice on foreign affairs called Friday for the White House to drop U.S. opposition to allowing the Kurdistan Region...

Michael McAuliff

Move To Declassify Latest Benghazi Report Undercuts Conspiracy Claims Yet Again | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Intelligence Committee voted Thursday to declassify its investigative Benghazi report, a move that likely further undercuts th...

Lawmakers: Egypt's 'Descent Toward Despotism' Risks U.S. Aid

Reuters | Posted 08.24.2014 | Politics

(Inserts background on Senate legislation, paragraph 6, and lobbying group, paragraph 11) By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGT...

Michael McAuliff

Will Congress Act To End Endless War? | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Congress granted President George W. Bush authority to go to war against the perpetrators of 9/11 and their supporters shortly afte...

Michael McAuliff

Democrat Urges Benghazi Panel Boycott: Would Be 'Select Committee On Talking Points' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House is set to approve on Thursday the new select committee to probe the Benghazi attacks, but a Democrat who thinks his party shou...

Why Democrats Would Be Smart to Participate in a Select Committee on Benghazi

Greta Van Susteren | Posted 07.04.2014 | Politics
Greta Van Susteren

A Democratic boycott of the Select Committee on Benghazi, as suggested by Congressman Adam Schiff (D-California) would be stupid and a disservice to our nation. A boycott is the Democrats playing politics.