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Dems Who Voted Against Unemployment Benefits Soon To Be Unemployed

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Those who wanted Congress to reauthorize extended unemployment insurance this summer often assumed that Democrats who opposed the benefi...

Sam Stein

With Election Over, Lawmakers Comfortable Defending TARP

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The day after an election is perhaps the moment of greatest candor among the political class, especially when those doing the talking ar...

'There Are No Rules': Congressional Aides Allowed To Trade Stocks In Companies Their Bosses Oversee

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATE: Reuters' Felix Salmon calls Monday's WSJ investigation a "non-story," saying, "there's no indication in the WSJ story that what they found was...

"Mister Smith" Leaves Washington

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

Every once in a while our faith in politics can be restored: by Senator Dick Durbin standing up against torture, or Senator Russ Feingold casting a lone vote against the Patriot Act, or by the courageous leadership shown by Brian Baird.

"There Are No Civilians During Wartime." Rachel Corrie's Family Confronts the Israeli Military in Court

Max Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Max Blumenthal

The treatment of Rachel Corrie's body is peripheral to her family's lawsuit. But it demonstrates the degree to which she and those whose homes she died defending have been dehumanized.

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...

Hannity Guest Compares Obama Administration Policies To Nazism (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A guest on Sean Hannity's show on Monday night compared Obama administration policies to Nazism. Ironically, disabled Marine veteran David Hedrick, ...

Eight Bushies Coming Back For More

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At least eight former staffers who worked for George W. Bush's administration are running for office. Even though President Bush and Vice President...

John Kerry Visits Gaza

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GAZA CITY (AFP) - US Senator John Kerry on Thursday made a rare visit to the war-ravaged Gaza Strip, but stressed this did not reflect a change of pol...

Kucinich Leads Trend for Even Handed Foreign Policy

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

According to astute observers -- there is a new trend in Congress in favor of a more even-handed approach to foreign policy. The bipartisan group, Co...