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How Democrats Are Accidentally Helping The Koch Brothers

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over the past two years, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has repeatedly wrestled with factions of his own party as he tries to...

Friday Talking Points -- Labor Daze

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It surpasses all irony and actually enters into the realm of bitter humor that we're about to celebrate Labor Day when the unemployment rate remains at the sky-high level of 9.1 percent.

Keith Ellison Responds To Allen West Jab: 'More Respectful And Productive Public Dialogue,' Please

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) responded to harsh criticism from Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) Tuesday, saying that his Tea Party-backed colleague's comments...

Keith Ellison To Peter King: Muslim 'Radicalization' Probe Will 'Vilify' Community (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), the first Muslim elected to Congress, responded Monday to recent comments by a GOP colleague who promised to hold hearin...

Keith Ellison, Muslim Congressman, Says 'Ground Zero Mosque' Foes Are Birther-Types, 'Proponents Of Religious Bigotry'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), who himself constitutes half of the Muslim legislating force in the United States Congress, said Monday that the opposit...

Unprecedented! 54 House Dems Call on Israel to End Siege of Gaza

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Fifty-four House members are defying AIPAC and calling on President Obama to lift the deadly blockade of Gaza..

Rep. Ellison Blasts Goldstone Vote -- Plus How Your Representative Voted

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

By a 344-36 vote (22 voting "present"), the House of Representatives condemned the so-called Goldstone report, which found that both Israel and Hamas committed war crimes in Gaza.

First Muslim Congressman Makes Pilgramage To Mecca

Star Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There was no fanfare, no press release when Keith Ellison made the pilgrimage to the Muslim holy city of Mecca last week. "We weren't really trying t...