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Greg Walden

Are Democrats Blowing Their Chance To Take Back The House?

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 09.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― House Republicans are currently defending their largest congressional majority since 1929. And in the year of Donald Trump, it’s poss...

Kevin McCarthy Is Out For House Speaker. Who Else Wants It?

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) stunned everyone Thursday by dropping out of the race for speaker. Now, the question is:...

Pollsters Worried FCC Chairman Doesn't Care If They Go Out Of Business

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 08.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON-- Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler reaffirmed many pollsters' fears last week that tighter regulations could seriously d...

Its Time to Finish the Largest Conservation Project in History

Jason A. Atkinson | Posted 06.23.2016 | Green
Jason A. Atkinson

More than a decade ago, concerned stakeholders worked together to develop a plan for the largest river restoration project in United States history. But that initiative languished due to lack of funding and political support.

GOP Lawmaker Wants To Shut Down 'Illegal' Net Neutrality Rules

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.04.2015 | Politics

A key Republican lawmaker overseeing the Federal Communications Commission has pledged this week to restrain the agency's powers after it decided to i...

Dana Liebelson

Republicans Wage Last-Minute Campaign To Undermine Net Neutrality Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are waging a last-minute campaign to gather support for net neutrality legislation that critics say will undermine the princ...

Greg Walden, Oregon Republican, Re-Elected To House

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Rep. Greg Walden won Tuesday's election to represent Oregon's 2nd Congressional District. Walden, whose district encompasses a major por...

House Republicans' Midterm Strategy: Terror, Terror, Terror!

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

House Republicans are hoping that fears over national security will be their ticket to a bigger majority come the November midterm elections, so much ...

Christina Wilkie

Top Democrat: 'Not All' Republicans Are Racist

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Not all" Republicans are racist, said Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) on Sunday, but "to a significant extent, the Republican base has eleme...

Comcast, Time Warner and Congress: Perfect Together

Michael Winship | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

On April 9, the US Senate held its first hearing on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner deal -- a $45 billion transaction that will affect millions of consumers and further pad some already well-lined pockets.

Ethics Watchdog Calls GOP Campaign Boss 'Scam Artist'

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An ethics watchdog filed a formal request Wednesday for an investigation of National Republican Campaign Committee Chairman Rep. Greg Wa...

Eugene Mulero

GOP May Gain 8 House Seats In Midterm Elections, Top Lawmaker Predicts

HuffingtonPost.com | Eugene Mulero | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans may gain "six to eight" House seats in this year's elections to retain control of the chamber, the head of the GOP campaign ...

House Republicans Want Budget Cuts For Seniors, But Not For Insurance Companies

The Huffington Post | Andrew Perez | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans on Thursday attacked President Barack Obama after word from the White House that his fiscal 2015 budget drops proposed...

Dem Rep Blames GOP Repeal Attempts For Low Obamacare Numbers

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), discussing the Department of Health and Human Services’ recent release of Affordable Care Act enrollment number...

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...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Top Republican Says House Will Act On Immigration Next Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the lawmaker tasked with electing Republicans to the House, said Friday his chamber will act on immigration r...

Top Republican Blasts Conservatives For Opposing Him: It 'Made Nancy Pelosi's Day'

The Huffington Post | Jared Gilmour | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, said Friday that Republicans attempting to oust him for a more...

Luke Johnson

NRCC Chairman May Need Some Help Himself Getting Back To House

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The representative charged with helping Republicans get elected to the House is now facing a primary challenge himself. On Wednesday, K...

Finding Common Ground: A Path Forward for the FCC

Mike Montgomery | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics
Mike Montgomery

It's a common refrain from someone who truly understands the merits of a strong, vibrant Silicon Valley, and Rep. Eshoo should be applauded for maintaining her focus on jobs and the economy.

Friday Talking Points -- Ding Dong

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Speaking of Ding Dongs and the New York City mayor's office, Anthony Weiner is now exploring his own... um.... chances of winning the mayor's race, apparently. Late-night comics everywhere are rejoicing, one assumes.

GOPer Breaks From Party's Leaders, Slams Obama Proposal

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) broke from Republican leaders' rhetoric on Wednesday, criticizing President Barack Obama's decision to include entitlement c...

Zach Carter

Republican Congressman Seeks To Ban Platinum Coin Fix For Debt Ceiling

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) is introducing legislation that would ban President Barack Obama and the U.S. Treasury from minting platinum c...

The Foreclosure Crisis Hits A Government Official

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business

Even government officials aren't immune to foreclosure. Michigan State Senator Tupac Hunter of Detroit is facing foreclosure on a home he bought mo...

Paul Blumenthal

New Super PAC's Got Boehner's Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will soon have another big money vehicle supporting them. The Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC that can rais...

Andrea Stone

9/11 Commissioners: Still Much Work To Do 10 Years After Terror Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Glen Klein, an officer with the New York Police Department's elite Emergency Service Unit, found himself...