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Janet Napolitano

Obama's Shortlist For Supreme Court: Napolitano Added

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is now being added to President Obama's shortlist as David Souter's replacement on the Supreme Court, acc...

Swine Flu Press Conference (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration is holding a press conference to discuss measures the U.S. is taking to combat the outbreak of swine flu. Watch it live belo...

Napolitano Splits GOP; Leaders Not Calling For Resignation

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House and senior lawmakers on both sides of the aisle defended Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on Thursday as a cadre of Republ...

Napolitano Resignation Demanded By Some House Republicans

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative House Republicans are calling on their leaders to ask President Obama for Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano's resignation....

Con Games: Conservatives Tea It Up on Tox News

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Conniff

The conservative pot must be stirred and their anger about pretty much everything, seasoned to the taste.

Bobby Jindal and the Soft Bigotry of Good Intentions

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Robinson

The defense of our President's good intentions when no one is attacking them is unnecessary. The problem is, good intentions do not equal sensible policy.

Military Training On Extremists Preying on Servicemembers

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

I hate to break it to Republicans, and to the American Legion, but the military has been training servicemembers on the dangers of right wing extremist groups for years.

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Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Original Caption: US Homeland Security Janet Napolitano gestures during a press conference in Jiutepec community, State of Morelos, in Mexico on April...

The Term "Man Caused Disasters" Sounds Weak, but the "War on Terror" Has Always Been Weaker

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yvonne R. Davis

President Obama knows the United States has been losing these wars and also knows the terrible impact these wars have had on a group of people when they are labeled and targeted.

21st Century Bull Connor: Shameless Intransigence

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

Thousands of immigrant families are living in terror under Sheriff Arpaio's reign. We can't let his racist policing continue.

Hispanic Lawmakers Pleased With Napolitano On Workplace Raids Issue

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hispanic lawmakers are more hopeful than ever that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will end workplace raids by immigration enforcement of...

Mexican Gov Denounces "Toughest Sheriff in America" TV Reality Star -- Sheriff Invites Critics to Investigate Personally

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Sheriff Arpaio is as controversial as he is popular, oscillating between a conservative media darling (even landing his own reality TV show) and a liberal media pariah.

Lawmakers, Activists Demand New Investigation of Toughest Sheriff in America

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Lawmakers, union leaders, human rights groups, Democratic Party leaders, and celebrities are taking on the "Toughest Sheriff in America" for policies that they say encourage racial profilin and civil rights violations.

In New Terror Video, AIG Demands Huge Ransom from U.S.

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

In the four-minute tape, a man believed to be the chairman of AIG says that if his organization is not paid its ransom, "chaos and destruction will rain down on the American economy."

21st Century Bull Connor Closer to Feeling Fire Hose Turned on Him

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

The Arpaio spectacle shows that a police-state solution does not work.

Logan's Journey: The University of Arizona Ravaged by Tax Cuts

Lester Sloan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lester Sloan

In several states across the US, our children perform well below the average of many countries that we consider under-developed.

Worst in Class: How Education in Arizona Became an Economic Casualty

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

They say it's a dry heat out here, but at the end of the day, the Arizona legislature's shortsighted budget fix is fundamentally all wet.

Napolitano Departs, AZ GOP Cannibalizes Education to Meet Budget Shortfall

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Russell Pearce and AZ House Appropriation Committee Chair John Kavanagh are advocating for huge cuts in education funding across Arizona.

Be My Valentine, Janet Napolitano

Sascha Elise Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sascha Elise Cohen

We could eat spaghetti and discuss fortifying the nation's borders. I'd giggle nervously at the sight of your sturdy posture and resolute facial expressions. We could make a real night of it.

Not a Woman in the Picture

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Is it a coincidence that in the world's largest economy, whose military expenditure accounts for half the global total, the most senior posts dealing with money and war are still reserved for men?

A New Day For Gun Violence Prevention

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Last year at this time, I said that America was turning a corner on the gun issue, and the watershed events of 2008 confirmed that prediction. The pa...

Dammit, Janet! Napolitano's Ascent to Homeland Security Could Leave Arizona High and Dry

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

By most accounts, Jane Napolitano's been a competent and capable governor, which is something of a rarity in the annals of Arizona.

Obama's Audacity of Hope Collides Head-On with Ill. Gov. Blagojevich's Audacity of Greed

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Almonte

As the election of Barack Obama demonstrates, hope is a powerful catalyst for real change. But in the euphoria of anticipation of a new beginning in ...

Obama Has Good Taste in Women: Take a Look at His Cabinet

C. Nicole Mason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
C. Nicole Mason

President-Elect Barack Obama is on track to nominate the most women to his cabinet than any other U.S. President in history. While President Bush had ...

Songs for the Season: "A Ho-Ho-Horowitz Christmas!"

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rick Horowitz

You'd better watch out/ And heed what I say/You'd better protect your 401(k)/Nasty times are coming to town.