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Paul Blumenthal

Citizens United Reduces Lawmakers To 'Bit Players In Their Own Campaigns'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new report from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law sheds light on how the millions in independent spending unleashed by t...

2 Dems Stand Alone In Distaste For Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

More than three years after being signed into law, President Barack Obama's landmark Affordable Care Act still lacks unanimous support among House Dem...

Janna Ryan's Deep Democratic Roots Explored

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

MADILL, Okla. — Like her husband, Janna Ryan, the wife of Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, is a Washington veteran after years ...

Members Of Congress Reveal Their Tattoos

Roll Call | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

What do Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., soccer legend David Beckham and conservative godfather Barry Goldwater have in common?...

Jason Linkins

Congresspersons, On Serving In Congress: This 'Sucks'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Times have just changed for today's legislators, who have to wake up every morning to the news that their approval ratings hover one or two points ahead of people who desecrate graves for fun.

Defense Analyst Hopes To Replace Congressman Dan Boren

AOL Defense | By Carlo Munoz | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

Washington: After a 25-year career in the national security arena, much of it spent in Washington, defense analyst Dakota Wood is finally going home....

Democratic Congressman Retiring

AP | JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics

MUSKOGEE, Okla. — Rep. Dan Boren, Oklahoma's only Democratic member of Congress and the son of one of its most powerful men, said Tuesday that h...

Is Dan Boren (Blue Dog-OK) the Joe Barton of the Democratic Party?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

Boren, who has voted against virtually every piece of Democratic legislation since Obama has become president, has never found anything in the oil industry's agenda that he didn't get behind.

It's On! Progressive State Senator Jim Wilson Challenging Blue Dog Dan Boren In Oklahoma's Democratic Primary

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

To the delight of Oklahoma Democrats and independents news is leaking out that the most beloved -- and progressive -- state legislator in Oklahoma, state Senator Jim Wilson, has decided to challenge Boren in the July 27th primary.

Ryan Grim

WATCH: Members Of Congress Talk About Moving Their Money To Small Banks

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Members of Congress considering moving their money from major financial institutions to community banks have some of the same concerns ordinary custom...

Sam Stein

Blue Dog Boren Defends Private Insurers Against Public Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the most recalcitrant Democrats in the health care debate said on Wednesday that his skepticism about a public health insurance option was driv...

Now Is The Time: Pass the NAT GAS Act

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
T. Boone Pickens

The NAT GAS Act is the only way I know to quickly and effectively reduce our dependence on foreign oil. It will also save consumers thousands of dollars on fuel costs and protect our environment.

Two Congressional Democrats Join GOP Anti-Gay Jihad In DC

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

A few weeks ago I mentioned how clueless Mormon demagogue and extremist Jason Chaffetz volunteered to lead the crusade against gay families in Washing...

The Pickens Plan Marches on Washington

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
T. Boone Pickens

With three or four million people on my side, I'm a hell of a lot more important in Washington than I am in Texas. And you know what that means? America is finally going to get an energy plan.

Dem Rep. Questions Obama's Commitment To Security

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Something to watch for for: Dems in Congress who, worried about cuts to defense programs in their states in the proposed restructuring of the Pentago...

Anti-EFCA Dem Linked To Dead Worker In New Union TV Ad

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This is some rough stuff. The SEIU has just launched a hard-hitting Web video that ties Blue Dog Democrat Dan Boren to the horrific death of a worker ...

Nico Pitney

Dems Not Backing Obama? Rahm Will Deal With It

HuffingtonPost.com | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the man who guided (and pressured and arm-twisted) Democrats to historic congressional gains in 2006, what is Rep. Rahm Emanuel doing now about par...

Dan Boren, Oklahoma Dem, Says Obama Too Liberal, Won't Endorse

AP | TIM TALLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — Democratic Rep. Dan Boren of Oklahoma said Tuesday Barack Obama is "the most liberal senator" in Congress and he has no intentio...