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The Dog Ate My Vote: How Congress Explains Its Absences

ProPublica | Kelly Chen | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics

On a Monday afternoon in October 2011, West Virginia Democrat Nick J. Rahall II waited at the Charleston airport for a 4:50 p.m. U.S. Airways Express ...

Will the Other P5+1 Nations Join in Increased Sanctions If Congress Votes the Iranian Deal Down? Why Not Just Ask?

Robert K. Lifton | Posted 08.10.2015 | Politics
Robert K. Lifton

The American people deserve to know in advance, what they can expect from a negative vote on the deal in Congress and, in turn, let their elected representatives know what they, the American people want. Are they willing to undertake a military undertaking if that is the only option?

Sam Stein

Budget Bill Vote Surrounded By Drama, Last-Minute Lobbying (UPDATE)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House and Congressional lawmakers awoke Thursday morning to the possibility that an 11th-hour deal struck to keep the governme...

Seth Colter Walls

GOP Blames "Partisan" Pelosi Speech For Sinking Bailout Package

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a press conference held mere moments after Monday's defeat of the $250 billion bailout proposal, several top Republicans nominated a scapegoat for ...