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All The President's Traitors

Jennifer Sabin | Posted 03.24.2017 | Politics
Jennifer Sabin

I was nine years old in the summer of 1974, when President Richard Nixon resigned. My 24-year-old sister made me watch, recognizing the historic natur...

Tell The Truth And Shame The Devil

Michael Winship | Posted 03.23.2017 | Politics
Michael Winship

There was so much smoke being blown in Washington on Wednesday you could probably see it from the International Space Station. And it all seemed to co...

Adam Schiff Says There's 'More Than Circumstantial Evidence' Of Trump Ties To Russia

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.22.2017 | Politics

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the House Intelligence Committee’s top Democrat, said Wednesday there’s “more than circumstantial evidence” indic...

Intelligence Chair Can't Be Trusted To Independently Investigate Trump, Says Committee's Top Dem

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.24.2017 | Politics

Rep. Adam Schiff (Calif.), the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, called Wednesday for an independent investigation into President Dona...

Airline Electronics Ban Probably Based On Legitimate Threats

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 03.21.2017 | Politics

The ban on electronics larger than a cellphone on incoming flights to the United States and the United Kingdom from a handful of airports in the Middl...

Rep. Adam Schiff: 'Circumstantial Evidence' Indicates Collusion Between Trump Camp, Russia

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 03.20.2017 | Politics

“Circumstantial evidence” indicates collusion between members of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign team and Russian interference in the elect...

Another Problem With Trump's ISIS Claim: It's A Russian Talking Point

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.12.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump wasn’t the first one to make his now partially retracted claim that President Barack Obama and ...

Benghazi Committee Ends, Keeps Costing Money

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The work of the Select Committee on Benghazi theoretically ended on Friday the way it began ― amid partisan acrimony ― but with a m...

Repealing the Gun Industry's Unacceptable Liability Shield

Rep. Adam Schiff | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics
Rep. Adam Schiff

In 2005, Congress passed the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) -- a law that the National Rifle Association described as "the most significant piece of pro-gun legislation in twenty years." This is not an exaggeration.

Benghazi Committee Turns 2 Years Old, But Still Isn’t Done

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.15.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Remember the House Select Committee on Benghazi? The ninth official probe into what really happened in the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on t...

Congressman Unsure About Sharing Classified Info With Reality Star

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, doesn't sound particularly comfortable with sharing c...

Bernie Sanders To Cosponsor Bill Repealing Gun Law He Once Voted For

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) agreed to co-sponsor a bill Thursday that would repeal a law he voted for which gives broad legal immunity t...

New Threats to National Security in the Age of Climate Change

Rep. Adam Schiff | Posted 11.02.2016 | Green
Rep. Adam Schiff

As the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, I review the threats posed to our national security every day. Climate change is not often immediately associated with this list -- but it has undeniably become a catalyst for conflict in vulnerable countries.

California Congressman Sings 'Meet The Mets' On House Floor After Home Team Loses

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.23.2015 | Politics

EmbedContent(562a72f2e4b0aac0b8fcd1d2,,Embed,aolon,Some({})) WASHINGTON -- Making sports-related bets with lawmakers from other states is a popular tr...

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

Peter Dreier | Posted 10.04.2016 | 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 tha...

Jennifer Bendery

House Rejects Democrats' Efforts To Authorize War Against Islamic State

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 a...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...