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Michael McAuliff

House Passes Student Loan Bill That Cuts Women's Health Program, As Boehner Rails Against 'War On Women'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives advanced a bill Friday that funds cheaper student loans by cutting a preventive health care program -- spar...

Congress Looks Into Walmart's Lobbying Against Anti-Bribery Law

The Huffington Post | Alice Hines | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business

Two congressmen investigating the Walmart bribery scandal announced on Wednesday that they will also begin probing Walmart's lobbying against the Fore...

Walmart To Be Investigated By Congress Over Mexican Bribery Scandal

The Huffington Post | Alice Hines | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business

Soon, the world's biggest retailer will be forced to answer to Congress. Two Democratic Representatives launched an investigation Monday afternoon...

WATCH: Deaf ROTC Soldier Fights To Change Military Acceptance Rules

Posted 03.02.2012 | Impact

Growing up, Cadet Private Keith Nolan knew he wanted to be in the military. After high school he went to enlist, but instead, got three words scribble...

Radley Balko

Strict Meth Laws Hurt Consumers, Have Little Effect on Meth Supply

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

Since 2006, the state of Oregon has had the strictest pseudoephedrine laws in the country. The popular decongestant, a common additive to over-the-cou...

Jason Gilbert

iPhone Apps Stealing Your Contacts: What You Need To Know

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 02.15.2012 | Technology

The controversy surrounding iPhone apps accessing users' address books appears to have come to a head: The Next Web reports that Rep. Henry Waxman (D-...

Blank

Peter Mehlman | Posted 04.08.2012 | Comedy
Peter Mehlman

Blank is the story of Eugene Brusca, a man who had absolutely no opinions on anything, yet became an overnight sensation as a columnist for the Los Angeles Times.

What the Koch Brothers Say Online But Won't Say Under Oath

Robert Greenwald | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green
Robert Greenwald

Why will Charles and David Koch produce a video about their position on the Keystone XL oil pipeline and not testify before Congress about it?

Hauling the Koch Brothers Into Congress

Robert Greenwald | Posted 03.31.2012 | Green
Robert Greenwald

The Koch brothers are doing whatever they can to avoid testifying in Congress, despite the fact that the Kochs informed the Canadian government of their "direct and substantial" interest in the Keystone XL pipeline.

Lucia Graves

House Democrats Seek To Subpoena Koch Industries Over Keystone XL

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 01.25.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats took the political offensive on Keystone Wednesday, seeking to probe connections between the multi-billion dollar projec...

Mike Sacks

GOP Rep Proposes Bill To Force Justices To Make Big Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sensing that the Supreme Court might get cold feet about making a constitutional ruling on the politically charged health care cases in ...

Lucia Graves

Chu To Congress: Solyndra Decision Not Influenced By Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.18.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- In what amounts to the highest-profile testimony yet in the ongoing Solyndra saga, Energy Secretary Steven Chu took full responsibility...

'Green News Report' - November 17, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.17.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Political k...

A Changing Climate About Climate Change in D.C.?

Bill Chameides | Posted 01.15.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for a Congressional resolution marking the end of climate skepticism -- or the beginning of major climate legislation -- any time soon.

Lucia Graves

WATCH: Koch-Funded Climate Skeptic Warns Congress That Global Warming Is Real

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Richard Muller, a prominent scientist long skeptical of the science behind climate change, declared at a congressional briefing on Monda...

Michael McAuliff

Farm Dust Fear Is 'Fairy Dust,' Democrats Charge

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats mocked a GOP push to bar tougher regulation of "farm dust" Tuesday, saying the idea that the federal government even wants to ...

Congress Attacks Breathtaking

Wendy Gordon | Posted 12.17.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

We cannot wait until the next election. Attacks on our health and environmental safeguards are happening now.

Do They Actually Cast These Votes? Yes, Virginia, They Do!

Carl Pope | Posted 12.13.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Members of the House of Representatives have been casting a string of votes of staggering recklessness and cupidity. These are by far the worst environmental votes cast in any Congress in American history.

Michael McAuliff

Erasing The EPA: GOP Strategy Would Roll Back Decades Of Protection

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- America's environmental protections are under a sweeping, concerted assault in Congress that could effectively roll back the federal gov...

Laura Bassett

Planned Parenthood Investigation Is An Abuse Of Government Resources, Democrats Charge

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ranking Democrats on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce sharply criticized Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) on Tuesday over his call ...

Lucia Graves

Fact Check: Henry Waxman Tells Darrell Issa He Had 'No Involvement' In Solyndra Loan Selection

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has accused Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) of "crony ...

Lucia Graves

WATCH: Solyndra Executives Stay Silent At Hearing

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.23.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Solyndra executives invoked their Fifth Amendment rights more than a dozen times as House Republicans pressed them for answers regarding...

Tyler Kingkade

Democrats Strike Back At GOP For Trying To Cut Department Of Energy Loan Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic leaders on Tuesday struck back against House Republicans' efforts to make cuts to a Department of Energy loan program in exch...

Jordan Howard

Waxman Calls House Most Anti-Environment 'In History'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During the 112th Congress, the Republican House majority has taken aim at issues ranging from labor protections to women's right to choo...

FBI Probe of VA Crime Should Expand

Jeff Norman | Posted 09.16.2011 | Politics
Jeff Norman

While the FBI is in the midst of probing a homicide that VA police couldn't even detect let alone investigate, the DOJ's top crime-fighting agency should also find out who got paid to make sweetheart deals with tenants who do nothing for veterans.