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Chuck Grassley

Why Paul Ryan Is (Mostly) Right About the 'Liberal Media'

Scott Stenholm | Posted 12.10.2012 | Media
Scott Stenholm

What is never answered when Paul Ryan and others paint the media in such a partisan way is why that is. Why is the mainstream news media so historically liberally biased?

Geithner Slammed Over Libor

Reuters | Posted 12.02.2012 | Business

* Geithner knew Libor issues in 2008 * U.S. agencies already investigating banks and Libor By Sarah N. Lynch and Alexand...

Winning Gold in the "Anti-Immigration Olympics"

Amy Novick | Posted 10.20.2012 | Latino Voices
Amy Novick

These champions return to our country and see games of a different sort going on - elected officials stooping to the worst kind of politics, spreading fear and misinformation about immigrants, and enacting harmful anti-immigration policies.

Jason Cherkis

Did Romney Use An Offshore Loophole To Avoid Taxes? | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tax returns may be more incomplete in their public release than was previously thought. Filings rel...

The Power of Foster Care Politics

Daniel Heimpel | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics
Daniel Heimpel

While the nation bemoans a "gridlocked" Congress and Comedy Central's Messrs. Stewart and Colbert aptly ridicule both presidential candidates for a disregard of specificity on one hand and hubris on the other, I have borne witness to a very different vision of our elected leadership.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Romney Faces Republican Backlash For Opposing Wind Energy Tax Credit | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney’s recent tilt against windmills is whipping up a political furor on Capitol Hill and putting the presumptive Republican presidential nom...

New Bill Aims To Make Penalties For Wall Street Crimes 'Mean Something'

Reuters | Posted 09.21.2012 | Business

By Sarah N. Lynch and Alexandra Alper WASHINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) - U.S. Senators are planning to introduce a bipartisan bill on Mon...

Sharon Silke Carty

Chuck Grassley Wants To Know Why Toyota Was Cleared | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 07.12.2012 | Business

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) sent a letter Thursday to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, asking why the agency cleared Toyota given ...

Immigrants Bring Innovation And Jobs, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 06.26.2012 | Business

When President Obama announced a temporary halt to the deportation of young undocumented immigrants, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) slammed the move, a...

Senator: IRS Whistleblower Problem Has Been Inexcusably Bad

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) - A report from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service's troubled whistleblower progra...

Arthur Delaney

Older Americans Want Better Protection From Age Discrimination | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Older Americans widely agree that Congress should strengthen protections against age discrimination in the workplace, according to a new...

GOP Senators Slam Judges For 'Island Paradise' Trip

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' upcoming conference on a Hawaiian island soun...

Jennifer Bendery

Zach Wahls, Iowa Activist With Two Moms, Lobbies Congress To Support Families Like His | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- You may not recognize him by name, but Zach Wahls is known by millions as the teenager who gave powerful testimony to an Iowa House comm...

Ryan Grim

'War On Women' Extends To Undocumented | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Republican version of the new Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) would dramatically roll back confidentiality protections for a...

GOP Senator: Nothing's Changed 'If Heads Don't Roll'

Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A veteran Republican lawmaker says it's time for an inspector general's investigation to find how widespread the problems at the Se...

Chuck Grassley Digs Into Secret Service Scandal

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics

As the Secret Service prostitution scandal deepens, a top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee has engineered an inquiry into whether more ind...

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right for Issa

Josh Horwitz | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

Why would a man in charge of an ostensibly independent, on-going investigation into the Obama administration appear before a special interest group that is openly hostile to our president and engage in a scathing attack on him, his attorney general and the Department of Justice?

WATCH: Colbert Pays Tribute To Senator's Baffling Tweets

Posted 04.11.2012 | Comedy

If you've ever seen Sen. Chuck Grassley's (R-IA) Twitter feed, you know that it's a confusing mess of Republican messages composed of abbreviations, I...

The "I'm Rubber, You're Glue" Gambit

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Last week, Sen. Charles Grassley called President Obama stupid. If you're going to go out on a limb and call the President of the United States "stupid" -- especially one educated at Harvard -- you should be really careful about writing something like, "Bcause Am ppl r not stupid."

GOP Senator Hurls 'Stupid' Charge At Obama

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) expressed his disapproval of the president's recent comments about the Supreme Court, apparently referring to Obama as "s...

GOP Lawmaker Blasts History Channel For Lack Of History

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), has been a bit despondent lately -- not about the economy or the war in Afghanistan, but about the lack of history on th...

Arthur Delaney

Bipartisan Senate Bill Combats Supreme Court's Age Discrimination Decision | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan Senate bill introduced on Tuesday would restore older workers' rights in the wake of a 2009 Supreme Court decision that mad...

Asians and Latinos Question Scott Brown's Irish Immigration Bill

Erwin de Leon | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics
Erwin de Leon

The measure, dubbed the Irish immigration bill, would qualify Ireland for the E-3 visa program increasing the number of work visas allocated to the Irish by 10,500 per year. But why should the Irish get a special bill?

Amanda Terkel Pokes Holes In Grassley's Argument

Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

Protecting women from domestic violence and abuse is one more issue dividing Democrats and Republicans, as The Huffington Post's Amanda Terkel pointed...

Amanda Terkel

Violence Against Women Act Suddenly Partisan | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Protecting women from violence and abuse has been an issue of bipartisan cooperation since President Clinton signed the landmark Violenc...