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D.C. Responds To Legislation Targeting Sanctuary Cities

The Huffington Post | Matt Ramos | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are making another attempt to meddle in the District of Columbia's affairs, this time in a way that immigration advoca...

Lessons Learned From Marine Reservist Sgt. Tahmooressi's Incarceration in Mexico

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics
Wendy N. Powell

Would everyday Americans who make the same mistake be helped by our government? We need to be assured by their word and deed.

Republican Right Embraces Its Long, Hypocritical Tradition of Pandering to Fear

Robert Creamer | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Republicans have made questions of how safe we are -- from disease, terrorism or something unspoken and perhaps more ominous -- central in their attacks against Democrats. But this is nothing new.

Friday Talking Points -- Is There Anybody Out There?

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

You know what might help in this crisis-to-end-all-crises? Having a Surgeon General in office. President Obama nominated someone for the job last November, but his confirmation has been blocked ever since.

Personhood to Personhood Combat in Fox 31 Interview

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.29.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In an explosive interview broadcast Sunday, Republican senatorial candidate Cory Gardner told Fox 31 Denver's Eli Stokols four times that a federal "personhood" bill does not exist, even though Gardner cosponsored such a bill just last year.

U.S. Airstrikes Destroy Millions Of Dollars In U.S.-Made Arms In Iraq

Reuters | Posted 10.26.2014 | Politics

By Missy Ryan WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) - The grainy black-and-white footage shows a military vehicle, a small dark mass in the cr...

Taliban Ready To Deal On Captive U.S. Soldier?

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 06.24.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics of the U.S. government's nearly five-year effort to seek the release of the only American soldier held captive in Afghanis...

Republicans Tussle Over Gay Candidates

Politico | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

Virginia Rep. Randy Forbes, a senior House Republican eyeing a powerful committee chairmanship, is causing friction with some of his colleagues by pus...

GOP Rep: 'It Is Part Of The Middle Eastern Culture' To Lie

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

During a Monday interview on CSPAN, Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) said "it is part of the Middle Eastern culture" to lie. "In the Middle Eastern cu...

Lucia Graves

Climate Denial's Next Frontier? | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A battle over the "social cost of carbon" is heating up between the White House and Congress faster than an atmosphere trapped beneath a...

Update In Flap Over Military Award For Fallen Marine

AP | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — The secretary of defense has denied a request to upgrade a fallen Marine's Navy Cross to the Medal of Honor, a San Diego congressman...

Joshua Hersh

Afghanistan 'Green-On-Blue' Attacks Get High-Level Attention | Joshua Hersh | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

A worrisome trend of American service members being killed by their Afghan counterparts finally got the Commander-in-Chief treatment on Monday -- and ...

PHOTOS: Which Members Of Congress Have Tattoos?

| Posted 05.10.2012 | DC

By John Stanton Roll Call Staff What do Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., soccer legend David Beckham and conservative godfather Barry Goldwater have in com...

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?...

Congressman Seeks Answers From DEA After Outrageous Incident

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter says that leaving a 23-year-old college student in a holding cell for four days suggests a breakdow...

Arthur Delaney

GOP Rep Wants Govt To Recognize 'TRUE' Unemployment Rate | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- California Republican Rep. Duncan D. Hunter wants the government to recognize the 'true' unemployment rate, a more accurate measure of j...

Board Recommends Dismissal For Marine Who Criticized Obama On Facebook

AP | By JULIE WATSON | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- Marine Corps officials are seeking additional guidance from the Pentagon regarding service members' use of social media amid...

Republican Congressman Can't Prove Regulations He's Against

La Mesa Patch | Ken Stonr | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Rep. Duncan D. Hunter on Monday called for deregulation, saying it’s “impossible” to keep up with rules on the city, state and federal levels....

Medal of Honor Upgrades Are Rare -- and Should Be

Ed Hooper | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics
Ed Hooper

The Medal of Honor is this nation's highest combat award. The process of selection must remain exclusively with the Department of Defense for the medal to retain its valorous prominence -- on Veterans Day 2011 and for generations to come.

GOP Congressman: Small Businesses 'Literally Should Be Paying No Taxes'

La Mesa, CA Patch | Ken Stone | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Duncan D. Hunter told a packed room Monday morning that small businesses "literally should be paying no taxes."...

Max J. Rosenthal

Rep. Presses Pentagon On Low Number Of Valor Awards For Iraq And Afghan Vets | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When former Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer was awarded the Medal of Honor in September, he became the first living Marine to earn the nation's...

Joy Resmovits

Duncan's No Child Left Behind Proposal 'May Face ... Legal Challenges' | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.04.2011 | Education

Does U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan have the legal authority to move forward with a proposal that allows states to bypass school performance ...

When Did Providing Books to Poor Children Become a Waste of Federal Resources?

Ron Fairchild | Posted 07.26.2011 | Education
Ron Fairchild

Is Chairman Hunter really saying that RIF, a 44-year-old program that puts 15 million books into the hands of over 4 million of vulnerable children each year is a waste of taxpayer dollars?

Joy Resmovits

Education Reauthorization: A Law Left Behind? | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.26.2011 | Education

While Democrats and Republicans mostly agree that a sweeping federal law governing education desperately needs to be overhauled, they are divided on h...

GOP Congressman Criticizes Naming Ship For Cesar Chavez

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 07.17.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN DIEGO — A California Republican congressman on Tuesday lambasted the Navy for naming a cargo ship after the late farmworker activist Cesar C...