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Jason Chaffetz

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....

GOP Rep Continues To Float Obama Threat

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

As calls for President Barack Obama's impeachment continue to circulate from Republican voices, one Congressman stands by that possibility. Rep. Ja...

Zach Carter

Cybersecurity Bill To Let Companies Ignore Privacy Contracts Passes House

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed a broad cybersecurity bill Thursday that allows corporations to share customers' personal data with ...

Zach Carter

GOP Rep Pushes For Internet Freedom At CPAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This year's Conservative Political Action Conference has been dominated by discussions of Obamacare and gun rights, but Rep. Jason Chaff...

Jason Cherkis

Out Of Tune? Pandora Risks Big By Going After Artist Royalties

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since Pandora launched its Internet radio service in 2007, it has grown from a startup facing near-bankruptcy to a leader of the digital...

Joshua Hersh

GOP Lawmaker Has No Regrets On Sensitive Docs Dump

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican congressman who has aggressively championed an investigation into the Obama administration's han...

Kerry Slams Issa Action As 'Irresponsible And Inexcusable'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) criticized House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R- Calif.) for releasing 166 pages of "sensitive but unclassi...

Jason Chaffetz Admits House GOP Cut Funding For Embassy Security: 'You Have To Prioritize Things'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) acknowledged on Wednesday that House Republicans had consciously voted to reduce the funds allocated to the State Departm...

Elise Foley

House Republicans To Paul Ryan: Good To See You, Now 'Get Back To Ohio'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan received a hero's welcome Thursday at the House of Representatives, with his fellow House Republ...

John Celock

Republican Join Internet 'Call Me' Craze

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Utah Republicans -- including both U.S. senators and the governor -- were the latest to join the "Call Me Maybe" video phenomenon during last week's R...

Republicans To Infiltrate BIg Dem Event

Reuters | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

By Sam Youngman WOLFEBORO, N.H., Sept 2 (Reuters) - U.S. Republicans are preparing to unleash an aggressive publicity effort at the D...

Dave Jamieson

Bowhunter Paul Ryan Championed Selling Public Lands

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Mitt Romney announced his choice of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate last weekend, cheers erupted on internet message bo...

GOP Rep Defends Miniature Horse Opposition

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), who has bucked the idea of dining with horses, took to MSNBC on Thursday to further defend his opposition to miniature h...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Gingrich Campaign Spars With Romney Surrogates

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Walk to the back of any Newt Gingrich campaign event in Florida and you're likely to run into a few members of the U.S. House who are...

Amanda Terkel

Romney Backer Clashes With Gingrich Staffer

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Newt Gingrich's veterans event at the University of North Florida on Thursday was filled with the usual crowd: a man with a vide...

'Green News Report' - December 15, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.14.2012 | 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: Arsenic and...

Zach Carter

Lawmakers Fight Internet Censorship

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan cadre of lawmakers proposed a new framework for an anti-piracy bill late Thursday night, hoping to derail leading legislati...

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: Bachmann Leads The 2012 Field In Number Of Iowa Family Reunions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics

So, there was apparently a minor kerfuffle in Iowa when Michele Bachmann claimed that an appearance at a family reunion caused her to be late to a GOP...

Tea Party-Backed Lawmakers Divide On Contentious Issue

Posted 09.09.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - Tea Party movement-backed lawmakers have marched in lockstep toward the goal of shrinking the government but that unity dissolves when it ...

Jon Ward

Tea Party Congressman Jason Chaffetz Endorsing Mitt Romney For President

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Tea Party favorite who is likely to run for the U.S. Senate in 2012, will endorse Republican presidential can...

Amanda Terkel

Afghanistan Withdrawal Bill Falls Just 12 Votes Short Of Passage

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In its first votes on the war in Afghanistan since the killing of Osama bin Laden, Congress sent a strong message to President Obama tha...

Michael McAuliff

Quitting Time? Bipartisan Lawmakers Push Obama To Leave Afghanistan

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...