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Charles Boustany Wins Midterm Election Race In Louisiana

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Charles Boustany Jr. (R-La.) was re-elected to Congress in Louisiana's 3rd congressional district on Tuesday. Boustany, who was first elected ...

Gardner bill "strikes at the heart of Roe v. Wade"

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.27.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Senatorial candidate Cory Gardner's spokespeople are saying that a federal personhood bill cosponsored by Garder and called the Life at Conception Act...

GOP Rep 'Not Sure' If His Tea Party Colleagues Are Actually Republicans

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

As Republicans came to terms with Wednesday's news of a Senate deal to reopen the government and avoid a debt default, one member of the GOP questione...

GOP Rep Unveils New Details On IRS Scandal

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service continued to target conservative political groups even after approving their applications for tax-exem...

John Boehner Ally Runs Away With Victory

AP | MELINDA DESLATTE | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Louisiana Congressman Charles Boustany, a veteran Republican allied with House Speaker John Boehner, has trounced freshman GOP inc...

Republicans Face Off In Runoff Election

AP | MELINDA DESLATTE | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana congressman Charles Boustany won a fifth term on Saturday by handily defeating his fellow Republican incumbent, Jef...

Congress Should Pass Resolution Celebrating Arab-American Literature

Todd Fine | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Todd Fine

The recent Sikh massacre revealed the dangers for ethnic groups whose cultural stories are not adequately communicated in American society, and the United States urgently needs to communicate alternative cultural narratives in the Arab world, while it internalizes their meanings and implications on policy.

Arthur Delaney

'No Show, No Pay Act' Is Latest Longshot Bill To Cut Congressional Pay

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bill to dock pay for members of Congress who miss votes is the latest token effort to cut congressional salaries. "Our primary dut...

How Sarah Palin's Irresponsible Rhetoric Prevented Medicare Savings

Wendell Potter | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Wendell Potter

The Affordable Care Act might have been able to curtail Medicare spending further if it hadn't been for Palin, who charged that a provision of the law allowing Medicare to pay for end-of-life discussions would lead to government-run "death panels."

GSA Offered Unusual Deal To Contractors

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It was a curious offer to contractors from a government agency: We'll give you a tax deduction for making federal buildings more en...

IRS Chief: We're Not Targeting The Tea Party

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service is not making it harder for tea party groups to attain tax-exempt status because of their political views, ...

Arthur Delaney

House Republicans Want To Ban Welfare Debit Card Use At Strip Clubs, Liquor Stores

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

Struggling families will no longer be allowed to withdraw welfare funds at automated teller machines in liquor stores, casinos or strip clubs if Repub...

Homebuyer Tax Credits Went To Four-Year-Olds

AOL | Patricia Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There have been more than 500 instances of adults using the names of minors -- including a four-year-old -- to qualify for the first-time homebuyer ta...

Jason Linkins

GOP Picks One-Time "Birther" To Rebut Obama's Health Care Speech [UPDATED]

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: An eagle-eyed reader points out that Boustany, after espousing his "Birther" views on camera, below, caved and retracted his statement on a Lo...

Congress Should Travel More Not Less: Applauding the Aspen Institute

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Let me play the contrarian here. We need as many members out seeing the world as possible -- and if they are at a forum debating political Islam...well, fantastic!