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If You Run For Office As A Muslim, Get Ready To Be Called A Terrorist

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nadeem Mazen received his first message threatening violence last week. A man called Mazen's office Thursday and asked to speak to the ...

Democrats Take A Stand: Condemn Anti-Muslim Bigotry in 2016 Presidential Campaign

Christine Pelosi | Posted 12.14.2015 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

We have a chance to choose hope over fear. For our Muslim brothers and sisters' sake, for our American family's sake, for our nation's sake, let us choose wisely.

Muslim Congressman Gets Death Threat After Donald Trump's Remarks

The Huffington Post | Ruby Mellen | Posted 12.09.2015 | Politics

A Muslim congressman said Tuesday that he received a death threat following GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump's incendiary call to block all Musli...

America in Myanmar: Jim Crow-Style Democracy

Clayton Swisher | Posted 10.30.2015 | World
Clayton Swisher

The US government is paying money to strategically 'advise and support' Myanmar's Union Election Commission (UEC), which is disqualifying Muslim parliamentarians, striking Muslims from the ballot in next week's parliamentary elections, and even blocking their right to vote.

Jessica Schulberg

Muslim Congressmen Call On Obama Administration To Investigate Armed Rally At Phoenix Mosque | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reps. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and André Carson (D-Ind.) sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Thursday requesting a Justic...

Jessica Schulberg

Steve King Avoids Talking About Islam After Inviting Islamophobe To Congress | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is worried about radical Islam. So worried, in fact, that he invited Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders to a T...

Mariah Stewart

Congressional Black Caucus Supports Ferguson Protesters | Mariah Stewart | Posted 01.20.2015 | Black Voices

FERGUSON, Mo. -- Members of the Congressional Black Caucus visited Ferguson this weekend to attend a special church service honoring Dr. Martin Luther...

American Muslim Leaders Condemn Boko Haram

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.21.2014 | Religion

Today, Representative Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and Representative André Carson (D-In.) led American Muslim leaders in a call to Boko Haram leader Abub...

Friday Talking Points -- Labor Daze

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It surpasses all irony and actually enters into the realm of bitter humor that we're about to celebrate Labor Day when the unemployment rate remains at the sky-high level of 9.1 percent.

Top 10 Ways the Congressional Black Caucus Should be More Like Allen West

Katie Halper | Posted 11.01.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

I doubt that any members of the Congressional Black Caucus got any sleep last night. I'm sure they were tossing and turning, sick with worry and regret, trembling in fear over Allen West's threat to leave the caucus.

When Democratic Rhetoric Goes Too Far

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The history of lynching should not be abused and belittled by politicians in hyperbolic fashion to make a much smaller point. Even if, or perhaps especially if, the politician in question is black.

Jennifer Bendery

WATCH: Allen West: I Might Leave Black Caucus Over Lawmaker's 'Lynching' Comment | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) said Wednesday he is considering leaving the Congressional Black Caucus after one of its leaders said Tea Party...

West Threatens To Quit Black Caucus After Fellow Member Bashed Tea Party

Posted 10.31.2011 | Black Voices

Allen West, a Republican congressman from Florida and a champion of Tea Party groups, said he was mulling quitting the Congressional Black Caucus afte...

Christina Wilkie

Obama Hosts Ramadan Dinner | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

President Obama honored the sacrifices that Muslim Americans have made for the country on Wednesday night at the White House's annual Ramadan dinner. ...

Christina Wilkie

Obama To Host Ramadan Dinner | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

The two members of Congress who practice Islam will attend President Obama's annual Ramadan dinner at the White House Wednesday night, along with a nu...

Keith Ellison and the Tea Party's View of Sharia

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

Mainstream Islam does not advocate fighting except in self-defense.

Republican Campaign Manager to Be Fired for Anti-Gay Tweets?

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

The Marvin Scott campaign, long mired in anti-Muslim bigotry itself, has indicated they are considering cutting gay-basher Stan Solomon loose.

Sam Stein

Tea Party Protests: 'Ni**er,' 'Faggot' Shouted At Members Of Congress | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Abusive, derogatory and even racist behavior directed at House Democrats by Tea Party protesters on Saturday left several lawmakers in shock. Prece...

LIVEBLOG: 2010 Indiana Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

Welcome to Bilerico Project, Blue Indiana and the Huffington Post's liveblog of the 2010 Indiana Democratic Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner. Feel free t...

Congress Hack Attack: House Member Web Sites Hacked With Anti-Obama Language

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Several House members had their websites hacked overnight after President Obama's State of the Union Address. Around 6:30 a.m. Eastern, the sites of J...

Obama Volunteer Rewarded With "VIP Seating" In Mud

Chuck Lasker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chuck Lasker

I looked for the "VIP" seats, but there were no seats. Further and further we were sent, until in the rain, we entered a muddy open-air pen where we couldn't even see the stage.

2008 Indiana CD-07 General Election:
Campo (R) vs Carson (D-i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

IN-07: Campo vs Carson