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Paul Blumenthal

Tax Allegations Made Against Top Citizens United Lawyer

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington has filed a complaint with numerous government office...

GOP Lawmaker Slapped With Tiny Fine For Affairs With Patients

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) was fined $500 Thursday by Tennessee medical authorities for carrying on sexual affairs with his patients. DesJarla...

McConnell Hit With Ethics Complaint After Judd Controversy

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has been hit with an ethics complaint after a leaked tape revealed he was discussing with aides how to ...

Michael McAuliff

Scott DesJarlais Faces Request For Congressional Ethics Probe

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An ethics watchdog asked Congress on Tuesday to investigate whether Tennessee Republican Rep. Scott DesJarlais lied about an audio recor...

Report On Retired Generals Finds Shocking Result

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

A report released Monday by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and the Brave New Foundation found that 70 percent of retired three-a...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Congressman Hit With Ethics Complaint For Sex With Patient

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The anti-abortion Tennessee congressman and doctor who admitted last week to an affair with a patient was hit with an ethics complaint M...

Rowing, or the Greatest Decision You Will Ever Make

Amy Yao | Posted 11.12.2012 | College
Amy Yao

Rowers can do it all, and they can do it well. Joining the rowing team will be the greatest decision you will ever make, if you choose to accept the harsh realities of the sport.

Olympic Rowing Fever

Kuae Kelch Mattox | Posted 09.30.2012 | Parents
Kuae Kelch Mattox

Olympic fever is at an all time high in my household, and it started even before the torch arrived at last week's opening ceremony.

Olympic Rowing Dreams -- Day 1

Jonathan Littman | Posted 09.09.2012 | Sports
Jonathan Littman

The rower looks like a cyborg plugged into a machine. He is 6'5" and 205 pounds of lean, sculpted muscle, and he is not alone. A short bespectacled gray-haired man with latex-gloved hands sits patiently by his side, clipboard in hand.

Tufts Reverses Suspension Over 'Check Out Our Cox' T-Shirts

Posted 05.07.2012 | College

After a brief suspension over an offending shirt, the Tufts crew team's punishment was overturned on Thursday by the president of the university. "...

Tufts Crew Team Punished for 'Check Out Our Cox' T-Shirts

Adam Kissel | Posted 07.03.2012 | College
Adam Kissel

Parody, satire, humor, and puns are fully part of the marketplace of ideas, and it is unacceptable for a university like Tufts to violate its promises and abuse its "bias incident" policy to decide which jokes may or may not be told on campus.

Marin Rowers Win Big in San Diego

Jonathan Littman | Posted 06.04.2012 | San Francisco
Jonathan Littman

The Marin Rowing junior boys program pulled off a rare trio of victories at the prestigious San Diego Crew Classic this weekend, handily winning varsity, lightweight and JV trophies.

Ryan Grim

Liberal Donor Network Dumps Progressive Organizations

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democracy Alliance, a private network of major progressive and Democratic donors, has dropped a number of prominent organizations, a...

Michael McAuliff

STOCK Act's Unintended Consequences May Invite Trouble

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The bill to ban insider trading by members of Congress may have unintended consequences, including possibly muzzling whistleblowers and ...

Marin Rowers Win At Head Of Charles

Jonathan Littman | Posted 10.26.2011 | San Francisco
Jonathan Littman

Marin Rowing's athletes took top medals at the famed Head of the Charles last weekend in the first major regatta of the season.

Review of The Victim

Monah Li | Posted 10.07.2011 | Entertainment
Monah Li

I just had the opportunity and immense pleasure to see this independently produced movie. I have never written a movie review, but this movie touched ...

Team O'Donnell: Investigate The Watchdog

Posted 09.15.2011 | Politics

DOVER, Del. (AP) -- An attorney for Christine O'Donnell, the tea party favorite who lost a U.S. Senate bid in Delaware last year, is asking federal pr...

Tyler Kingkade

DOMA Defense: Boehner Complaint Dropped By Watchdog Group CREW

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced he would spend $500,000 to hire an outside law firm to defend the Defense of Marriage...

Want to Solve All Your Problems, Rupert Murdoch? Become a Banker.

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.12.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Rupert Murdoch's got problems. But there's an easy way for him to save his company: Turn the News Corporation into a Wall Street bank. There won't be any prosecutions, and the government will even sweeten the deal with billions of dollars in easy money.

The Perfect Row

Jonathan Littman | Posted 08.17.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Littman

Three Marin County, CA rowing teams traveled to sweltering Oak Ridge, Tennessee for the U.S. National Junior Championships. They had an outrageous goal: three boats, three national championships.

Michael McAuliff

GOP Senate Hopeful's Karl Rove Event Invokes Scandal History

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats quickly jumped on news that Republican New Mexico Senate hopeful Heather Wilson attended an event with Karl Rove, noting that ...

Why Are So Many Democrats Taking Campaign Contributions From Predatory Lenders?

Yashar Ali | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics
Yashar Ali

If you heard an elected official that you are supporting was accepting campaign contributions from tobacco companies, would you stop supporting them? ...

Soundcrash: The Art Movement of Hip Hop

Carmen Zella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Carmen Zella

Hip hop is an art movement. But where are you going to go to experience a true celebration of the visual impact of hip hop in its anti-establishment form?

CREW, VoteVets File IRS, FTC Complaints Against Sean Hannity Charity Freedom Concerts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Freedom Concerts, Sean Hannity's scholarship charity for the children of fallen soldiers, has violated its charitable tax status, according to a Washi...

Pressure Mounts on DOJ to Produce Missing E-Mails

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Pressure is growing on the Justice Department to produce supposedly "deleted" e-mails that could reveal whether government lawyers in the Bush administration were instructed to devise legal justifications for torture.