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Here Is The Single Dumbest Thing In The Government Spending Bill

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 12.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats in Congress are thrilled that they were able to fight off conservative riders in a must-pass spending bill to avert a governme...

Zach Carter

House Republicans Finally Surrender To ACORN

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After voting 13 times to block funding to an anti-poverty organization that does not exist, House Republicans appear to be throwing in t...

Zach Carter

House GOP Keeps Defunding Group That's Been Gone For 3 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When House GOP leaders abruptly shelved a bill to fund standard federal transportation and housing programs last Wednesday, one of the l...

New GOP Budget Bill Would Defund the Defunct ACORN. This Could Be Good News for Progressives

John Atlas | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics
John Atlas

Even though ACORN has been dead for over 3 years, so meticulous are the Republicans at keeping federal funds away from this organization that helped the poor and has never been convicted of a crime, that they, in 2013, prohibit ACORN and its successors in interest from ever receiving federal funds.

Zach Carter

Republicans Cut Defunct Agency (Again) In New Budget Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new short-term budget bill introduced on Monday by House Republicans includes a bizarre provision banning federal funding to anti-pove...