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James Mcgovern

Jim McGovern Re-Elected To Congress

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday. McGovern represents Massachusetts' 2nd District. See more on the midterm elec...

Jared Gilmour

House Republicans Passed Three Bills To Help The Natural Gas Industry Just This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Jared Gilmour | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in the House have been busy this week, passing three pieces of legislation that would help the natural gas industry by circu...

Which Members of Congress Are Standing Up for Economic Decency - and Which 'Progressives' Aren't

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

If you don't see the name of your Congress member on that list, you live in a House district without a representative standing up for economic decency.

Most of Progressive Caucus Taking a Dive on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

Norman Solomon | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

For the social compact of the United States, most of the Congressional Progressive Caucus has gone missing.

Jennifer Bendery

Democrats, GOP Have Now Rejected Each Other's Debt Plans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With just three days left until the country is set to begin defaulting on its debt, the House rejected a debt proposal by Senate Majorit...

Lucia Graves

House To Vote Wednesday On Child Nutrition Bill, Cuts To Food Stamps Possible

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) were joined by other Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday in calling ...

Conservatives and Progressives Agree: Rethink Afghanistan

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald

The deep costs of the Afghanistan war are not a matter of partisan bickering, which is remarkable given the climate in America's politics today.

Remembering What a Military Is For

Lorelei Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lorelei Kelly

Tea partiers and residents of the Gulf Coast take note: could it be that we've so scorned and dismantled our government that the only loved and well-functioning institution left is the military?

Chicago Police Corruption: More Cops Plead Guilty In SOS Probe

Chicago Sun-Times | RUMMANA HUSSAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two more former Chicago Police officers pleaded guilty this morning to charges related to the Special Operations Section corruption investigation....

The Exit Strategy We Need at Home

Lorelei Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lorelei Kelly

No matter how much we love and trust the U.S. military, the American face to the world cannot be wearing a uniform.

Rep. James McGovern Fighting Afghan War Funding

Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Representative James McGovern of Massachusetts, who has launched the only effort in the US House to oppose President Obama's plans for the Afghan war,...