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Congress 2011

Scott Brown: House GOP Would Rather Play Politics Than Find Solutions

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

Sen. Scott Brown (R- Mass.) denounced House Republicans for rejecting a payroll tax cut deal on Tuesday, and accused his colleagues of putting politic...

Bianca Bosker

Officials Push For Action In 'Online Privacy War' | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Top senators and members of the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday criticized the current state of Internet privacy regulations and pushed for legi...

Lucia Graves

The 'Learning Curve': Comparing Boehner's Record As Speaker With Pelosi's | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has struggled to project an image of serenity in the opening weeks of the 112th Congress while worki...

2012 Campaigns Continue as New Congress Convenes

Robert Guttman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Guttman

There might be plenty of time to campaign in 2012 but the campaigning for the GOP nomination has begun in earnest in 2011 and will continue throughout the year in complete disregard of the president's wishes.

A New Year's Resolution for Congress: Work Together to Create Jobs

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

A closer look at how states fared in 2010, as well as how they fared during the last four recessions, can be a useful guide to members of Congress serious about shaping strategic job-creation policies in 2011.

S.O.S. -- Showing Our Strength

Amb. Wendy Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amb. Wendy Sherman

The Congress and the president took a lame duck session and showed that we weren't so lame after all. Now it's time for the incoming Congress to do the same and show the world America's strength.

Terrorama: The Next Congress Will See Terror in Everything

Stephan Salisbury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephan Salisbury

What should be increasingly clear is that Republican members of the incoming Congress are looking for terrorism in ever more startling places. It seems that, for them, all domestic issues are potentially terrorist issues.