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Carolyn Maloney

'It Seems That Every Big Trading Disaster Happens In London'

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Business

By Huw Jones LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) - Calling London a haven of regulatory loopholes that spawns financial trading disasters could...

Michael McAuliff

Advocates Fear Senate Will Gut Key Census Survey | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate could follow the House of Representatives' lead and gut a key survey of the Census Bureau used by businesses, researchers and...

Is Michelle Obama American Fashion's Biggest Backer?

Christina Wilkie | Posted 07.29.2012 | Style
Christina Wilkie

The Fashion Whip is a political style column in The Huffington Post written by Lauren A. Rothman, founder of Styleauteur, and HuffPost reporter Christ...

Michael McAuliff

House Votes To End Census Survey Done Since Jefferson's Time | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- The House voted Wednesday to eliminate the detailed surveys of America that have been conducted by the Census Bureau since the nation...

Elise Foley

Undocumented Immigrant Offers To Leave, Gets Locked Up Instead | Elise Foley | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics

Kalsum Pangkey, a 56-year-old undocumented immigrant from Indonesia, went to an Immigration and Customs Enforcement office on April 25 to report that ...

Christina Wilkie

Meryl Streep-Backed Museum Project In Jeopardy | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Support from donors and elected officials for a National Women's History Museum appears to have evaporated after a recent Huffington Pos...

Scandal Highlights Lack Of Women In Secret Service

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Secret Service agents are often portrayed in popular culture as disciplined, unflappable, loyal – and male. A spiraling prost...

Elise Foley

Congresswoman Visits Church Serving As Sanctuary For Immigrants | Elise Foley | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics

Three men who fled persecution in their native Indonesia are now living in a New Jersey church to avoid deportation, as its pastor and members of Cong...

Laura Bassett

Darrell Issa Apologizes For Calling Congresswoman A Liar | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who notoriously presided over a mostly-male hearing on President Barack Obama's contraception mandate and rejected Democ...

Hell Hath No Fury Like Women Scorned

Donna Henes | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics
Donna Henes

You've heard the saying, "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned." Well, ladies, it is time for some serious fury! And men, I am talking to you, too -- all fathers, sons, brothers, lovers, and friends of women.

Elise Foley

Pollster: There's No Democrat Conspiracy On Sandra Fluke | Elise Foley | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics

Pollster Celinda Lake responded on Friday to the rumblings of conservative commentators who claim the Obama administration planted Georgetown law stud...

One Step Backwards, One Step Forward

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.06.2012 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit on behalf of New York and ten other states with the mission of compelling the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to issue new regulations on soot pollution.

Laura Bassett

Gender War Over Birth Control Boosts Democratic Campaigns | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

Where are the women? The question, posed by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) to an all-male panel at Thursday's House Oversight Committee hearing on a...

WATCH: There Were How Few Women At The Contraception Rule Hearings?

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 02.17.2012 | Women

How did hearings on whether religious organizations should be required to offer women contraception end up taking place with so few women in the room?...

Why Post50 Women Will Lead the "Occupy ERA" Movement

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 01.25.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Can a country that prides itself as the leader and protector of democracy in the world, and one which implores other countries to include the word "women" in their constitutions (Afghanistan and Iraq), still not protect the rights of women in its own?

Iran Threat Reduction Act Actually Enhances Threat of War

Stephen Zunes | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Stephen Zunes

Never in the history of this country has Congress ever restricted the right of the White House or State Department to meet with representatives of a foreign state, even in wartime. If this measure passes, it will establish a dangerous precedent.

Get Your Stories Out!

Connie Lawn | Posted 12.29.2011 | Women
Connie Lawn

Get your stories out -- the failures as well as the successes!

High Noon in the House

Carolyn Maloney | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Carolyn Maloney

The dangerous National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011, would authorize a person who has a permit to carry a concealed firearm in one state, like Arizona, to carry a concealed handgun in another state where the laws may be very different, like my home state of New York.

Michael McAuliff

$2.8 Billion Sept. 11 Fund Opens Doors | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The new September 11 Victim Compensation Fund took its first major step to begin helping people sickened and dying from the rescue and r...

Ten Years on, Sick Ground Zero Workers Still Without Proper Care

Michelle Chen | Posted 11.10.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

For thousands of workers, this anniversary of 9/11 is an especially deep measure of loss -- not just the immediate loss of life, but years of lost opportunities to make still-neglected victims whole.

Garbage In, Garbage Out

Henry J. Stern | Posted 03.15.2012 | New York
Henry J. Stern

For some years, New York City has been planning to construct a marine transfer station on the Manhattan side of the East River. Rhetoric on both sides has next to nothing to do with the merits of the project.

Andrea Stone

National Women's History Museum Placates Conservatives To Get Bill Passed In Congress | Andrea Stone | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly a year after two alpha males on Capitol Hill slew a bill to allow a National Women's History Museum here, the head of the nascent...

Michael McAuliff

9/11 Health Czar: No Cancer Link To Ground Zero | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Veterans of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and cleanup who are stricken with cancer had their hopes dashed Tuesday -- at least temporari...

Paige Lavender

The GQ Candidate Release Party (SLIDESHOW) | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Blogger and political commentator Keli Goff was the guest of honor Thursday night at the Park Hyatt Hotel to celebrate the release of he...

Gay Pride Parade Unlike Any Other in NYC: We Can Marry Now

Jim Luce | Posted 08.27.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

A sea change in New York. Although I have attended the NYC Pride Parade since 1983 -- many as a marshal -- this one was different.