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Oversight Chairman: Fed Agencies Are 'In La La Land' If They Think They Are Transparent

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is “in la la land” when it comes to its policies on processing Freedom of Information Act requests, accordi...

GOP Potentates: House Republicans Descend to New Lows

Kathleen Frydl | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics
Kathleen Frydl

For most of my adult life, I have been aware that Republicans have sought to regulate my body through criminal punishment. But until Tuesday, I did not realize that they had it mind to criminally regulate my gaze as well.

Matt Ferner

Lawmakers Declare 'No Confidence' In DEA Chief

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

A bipartisan group of congressional lawmakers said Wednesday that they have no confidence in Drug Enforcement Administration head Michele Leonhart. Th...

U.S. House Committee Subpoenas 2 Secret Service Agents Over Security Incident

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) - A House of Representatives committee subpoenaed two U.S. Secret Service agents on Tuesday after an incident this mo...

Congress Focuses In On NFL's Non-Profit Tax-Exempt Status In Letter

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 03.26.2015 | Sports

The NFL's tax exempt status once again drawing questions from Congress.

Congressmen, D.C. Mayor Clash On Pot Legalization

Reuters | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Possessing and growing small amounts of marijuana in the District of Columbia are set to...

Ryan Grim

Guess What This Congressman Thinks Is 'One Of The Most Immoral Things You Can Do'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House and Senate Republicans are rejecting President Barack Obama’s suggestion to reform a tax code that allows heirs to inherit extr...

Michael McAuliff

Chaffetz Boots Darrell Issa's New Portrait, Says It's Not Personal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), the new chairman of the House Oversight Committee, has had the portrait of his predecessor, Rep. Darrell I...

Can Congress End Cuba Embargo? Many Republicans Want Embargo to Fall

Robert Naiman | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Could a Republican-led Congress vote to end the U.S. embargo? Some Republican leaders were quick to denounce President Obama's announcement that the U.S. was restoring ties with Cuba. But how many divisions do these Cold War dead-enders control?

Jason Chaffetz Defeats Democrat Brian Wonnacott In Utah Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) defeated his Democratic challenger, Brian Wonnacott, in Tuesday's midterm election. Chaffetz was first elected to Cong...

Michael Calderone

Washington Post Stands By Secret Service Report As Conflicting Account Of Incident Emerges

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.06.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -– The Washington Post is facing additional questions about the sourcing behind its groundbreaking series of stories that has rattled the S...

Michael McAuliff

Congressman Suggests ADT For White House Security

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the Secret Service under intense congressional scrutiny for a series of security breaches, Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) had a suggestion...

Will There Be a November Surprise If GOP House Stays on Strike?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

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We know about the six-year curse, POTUS' polls and vulnerable red state Democrats. But as jobs and the ACA rebound -- and the House grouses about borders, wages and IUDs -- can Democrats run well this fall against a Do-Nothing/Know-Nothing GOP?

GOP Rep: Mitt Romney Will Run -- And Win -- In 2016

Newsmax | Greg Richter | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee for president in 2012, has repeatedly said he will not run again in 2016, but Rep. Jason Chaffetz doesn't believe ...

EPA Employee Downloaded 7,000 Files Of Porn At Work And Watched Them 2-6 Hours A Day

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

An employee at the Environmental Protection Agency allegedly downloaded over 7,000 files of pornography on a government computer and watched them two ...

House Republicans Meet With Catholics, Evangelicals On Immigration

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Catholic bishops and evangelical leaders have met with top House Republicans to argue for action this year on immigration legislat...

Republican's Former Staffer Pleads Not Guilty

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Utah staffer for U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz has pleaded not guilty to lying about being injured in the Iraq War to coll...

Ashley Alman

Here's How House Republicans Rigged The Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

In its effort to extract concessions from Democrats in exchange for opening the government, the GOP has faced a fundamental strategic obstacle: They d...

Tea Party Senator: 'I'll Continue To Get Paid'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

As hundreds of thousands of federal workers continue to be impacted by government shutdown furloughs, Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) has no intention of losin...

Congressmen Say They're Getting Hundreds Of Calls, Emails From People Opposed To Syria Intervention

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

Several GOP congressmen are saying constituents opposed to an intervention in Syria are calling and emailing their offices by the hundreds. Reps. J...

'Special' Path To Citizenship Causing Knot In Progress

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Congress wrestles with immigration legislation, a central question is whether the 11 million immigrants already in the United States ...

A New Bipartisanship

Rich Rubino | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

It has become conventional thinking that bipartisanship is moribund in American politics. Recent elections of Tea Party Republicans have cemented this mindset. Ironically, the increasing partisan polarity may actually have the unintended result of effectuating a new bipartisanship.

Who Wants Obama Impeached?

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

In light of the recent scandals that have rocked the administration, political figures both in and out of office have spoken out on the possibility of...

GOP Rep. Doubles Down On Obama Impeachment

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama could possibly face impeachment over his administration's handling of the Sept. 11, 2012, anniversary attack in Benghazi, Libya...

Report: Republicans Altered Benghazi Emails

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

One day after The White House released 100 pages of Benghazi emails, a report has surfaced alleging that Republicans released a set with altered text....