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Ashley Woods

Should Every Pol Follow His Lead?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

Congressman Gary Peters (D-Mich) says that a looming government shutdown could delay paychecks to military members and their families; furlough federa...

There Ought to Be a Law Against an 'Incompetent' Congress

Diane Dimond | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics
Diane Dimond

What would you say if I told you the federal government is spending at least $800 million dollars on something you don't like or want? It's happening. Year after year and the actual figure is probably closer to $1 billion dollars annually.

Emily Swanson

Poll: Most Want Congress To Copy This Obama Move

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

Americans have mixed reactions to President Barack Obama's decision to return a portion of his salary to the U.S. Treasury, according to a new HuffPos...

Arthur Delaney

Living Large on Capitol Hill

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics

Last year, 21 freshman members of the House of Representatives made a show of sleeping in their offices. Instead of renting apartments and living amon...