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Michael McAuliff

Quitting Time? Bipartisan Lawmakers Push Obama To Leave Afghanistan | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of eight lawmakers is the latest to demand the United States leave Afghanistan, raising the pressure on President Bar...

Amanda Terkel

Mission Accomplished: Is It Finally Time To Leave Afghanistan? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.02.2011 | World

This story has been updated. WASHINGTON -- Okay, can we finally withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan? That's the question many people are askin...

Amanda Terkel

House Defeats Resolution To Speed Afghanistan Withdrawal | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House overwhelmingly defeated on Thursday a nonbinding resolution to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of the yea...

Let Sleeping Congressmen Lie

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

Is your home in foreclosure? If you're a government worker, sleep in your office! If members of Congress can put a free roof over their head at the taxpayers' expense, why shouldn't you?

Elise Foley

GOP Rep Frets On Twitter Over State Of The Union Seat Date | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) was feeling a tad unpopular on his plane ride from Utah to Washington on Monday. With just a day until Obam...

Freshman GOP Rep To Carry Concealed Firearm In Aftermath Of Arizona Shooting

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At least one more member of Congress will now be taking security measures into their own hands after the shooting in Arizona, as freshman Rep. Renee E...

Amanda Terkel

Embattled Afghan Watchdog Resigns As Calls For Oversight Grow | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arnold Fields, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, stepped down Monday amid widespread congressional dissatisf...

Amanda Terkel

Obama's Af-Pak Review Touts Progress, Lays Framework For Sustained Commitment | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's much-anticipated annual review of the conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan is upbeat on progress and reaffirm...

Amanda Terkel

Congressional Staff Predict Renewed Focus, Skepticism On Afghanistan Next Year | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The war in Afghanistan was barely mentioned at all in the midterm elections, pushed aside in favor of jobs, the deficit, and yes, even w...

Amanda Terkel

GOPers See 'Great Opportunity' For Afghanistan War Skeptic In 2012 | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In what promises to be a crowded field of Republican presidential candidates, there is a growing sense that a 2012 contender could disti...

TSA: True Safety Averted

Michael Bendetson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Bendetson

All the American people are asking for is discussion based on empirical evidence, not the ideology of fear. Instead, we've been ignored in favor of high-powered lobbyists.

Lucia Graves

Republican Politico Calls For 'Profiling' Not 'Pat-Downs' | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) called Monday for a probe into methods employed by Transportation Security Administration agents, suggestin...

GOP Congressman Signals Willingness To Investigate Bush For Torture

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (Utah), a rising star in the GOP recently elected to his sophomore term, said Tuesday that he would have no problem adding a probe...

iPad Makes Inroads Among Members Of Congress | ERIKA LOVLEY | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology


Jason Linkins

RNC Blames Democrats For Their Census-Mailers That Everyone Hates | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As you may have heard, the Republican National Committee is under fire again. Although... is that really news? At some point, won't a Google search f...

Federal Workers Owe More Than $3B in back Taxes

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Working for Uncle Sam comes with some great perks, like job stability, posh benefits packages, and in many cases, average salaries that are higher tha...

Jason Linkins

Rep. Chaffetz Bullish On Carrie Prejean's Political Prospects | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Carrie Prejean! Are we still even allowed to be talking about her, this being Sarah Palin's appointed week in the media spotlight? Apparently, yes! ...

GOP Rep Jason Chaffetz Slams 'Reprehensible' RNC Video Comparing Pelosi To Pussy Galore

Politico | ANDIE COLLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At least one Republican doesn't think it's OK to compare Nancy Pelosi to Pussy Galore. After viewing an RNC video that juxtaposed the speaker with th...

Two Congressional Democrats Join GOP Anti-Gay Jihad In DC

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

A few weeks ago I mentioned how clueless Mormon demagogue and extremist Jason Chaffetz volunteered to lead the crusade against gay families in Washing...

Congressman To Sleep In The Capitol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Newly-minted Utah congressman Jason Chaffetz, like many freshman members of Congress, is trying to get settled in before the new session begins. That ...

2008 Utah CD-03 General Election:
Chaffetz (R) vs Spencer (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UT-03: Chaffetz vs Spencer