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Beagle blinding, killing leaves animal experimentation proponents on the defensive

Anthony Bellotti | Posted 09.12.2016 | Science
Anthony Bellotti

CBS News' recent exposure of waste of your and my tax dollars on a cruel experiment designed in such a way as to be ineffective before it was even beg...

Republicans (Still) Haven’t Unified Around Trump

The Huffington Post | John Rieger | Posted 08.07.2016 | Politics


Republican Senator Says Trump Could Lose Arizona

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 08.07.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) on Sunday said that Donald Trump risks losing Arizona, a longstanding Republican stronghold, over his inflamm...

Trump's GOP Inherits The Wind

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 07.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

The choice in this election is illustrated by the stark contrast between running mates: the religious bullying of Mike Pence, who signed a law requiring funerals for aborted fetuses, versus the humble faith that drove the young Tim Kaine to teach carpentry and welding as a missionary in Honduras.

Senators Struggle To Find One Word To Describe A Donald Trump Presidency

The Huffington Post | Mercy Yang | Posted 07.16.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The Republican National Convention is set to kick off next week, but many party members still seem to be in disbelief that Donald Trump...

Friday Talking Points -- Stop All The Madness

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Stop all the madness... please. We simply have no other words to even attempt to explain or comment on all the shootings this week -- the two black men killed by cops, and the five cops killed by a racist and murderous sniper in Dallas.

Mr. Trump Goes To Washington

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Thursday was a typical day for Donald Trump. In one meeting, Republicans seemed to think the presumptive GOP nominee was finally acting...

Donald Trump Promises Republican Senator He'll Lose An Election That Doesn't Exist

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON - As he often says, Donald Trump likes people who like him, and doesn’t like people who don’t. Jeff Flake, the junior senator from Ariz...

Senator Jeff Flake Tells Colleagues To Withhold Their Support Of Trump

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 06.12.2016 | Politics

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) encouraged his colleagues on Sunday to withhold their endorsements of Donald Trump as a means of maintaining leverage over t...

Friday Talking Points -- GOP's 'What Would Lincoln Do?' Moment

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When in the past have you ever heard the term "unendorse" used? We haven't checked, but we believe it just got coined and added to the political lexicon.

Textbook Racism and the Office of President

Jim Wallis | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Racism is still deeply rooted in American society and in white culture. Donald Trump has repeatedly taken the racism that is often covert and made it overt, what is usually implicit and made it explicit. Trump has regularly turned racial "dog whistles" into bullhorns.

GOP Senators Finally Starting To Realize Their Party Nominated A Total Racist

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics

Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) became the first Republican member of Congress to rescind an endorsement of Donald Trump, saying on Tuesday that he could no l...

You Can't Promote Freedom In Cuba By Denying It To Americans

Ricardo Herrero | Posted 06.08.2016 | World
Ricardo Herrero

There is no better way to promote openness in Cuba than by allowing everyday Americans to travel freely to the Island and serve as on-the-ground ambassadors of our democratic values.

This GOP Senator Still Can't Bring Himself To Endorse Trump

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics

While many Republicans who previously hesitated to support Donald Trump have given in, Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake remains one of the few GOP holdouts, af...

GOP Senators Rip Trump’s Racist Attack On Judge, But Still Want Him To Fill SCOTUS Seat

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican senators are rushing to condemn Donald Trump's statement that a Mexican-American judge can't be impartial because of his ethn...

GOP Senator: If We Lose In November, We Should Confirm Merrick Garland

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said Sunday that if Hillary Clinton wins the presidency in November, Republicans should hurry up and confirm P...

No One Has Hated Campaigning More Than This Man

The Huffington Post | Jason Cherkis | Posted 03.25.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It took years to convince Richard Carmona to run for office. As he tells it in the latest episode of "Candidate Confessional," political...

Donald Trump Perfected The Art Of Making Immigration Policy Dumb

The Huffington Post | Jason Cherkis | Posted 03.22.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In American politics, few issues are as clouded by zany solutions as immigration reform. It might seem like Donald Trump came up with hi...

Senate GOP Disses American Voters

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 03.21.2016 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The majority party in the Senate is saying it doesn't acknowledge that Barack Obama is the legitimate, twice-elected U.S. president with the right and duty under the U.S. Constitution to nominate justices to fill vacancies on the high court.

GOP Senator Visits Mosque To Show That Republicans Aren't All Like Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 12.11.2015 | Politics

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona had never been to a mosque before Friday. But after GOP candidate Donald Trump called this week for a temporary...

Lawmakers May Have A Better Idea Than Turning Away Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Congress considers how to enhance national security in response to the Paris terrorist attacks, one idea gaining traction is to refor...

Thanks to Sports Fans, NFL to Stop Profiteering Off Troops

Ryan Rudominer | Posted 11.24.2015 | Sports
Ryan Rudominer

Few things bring the country together during the year like football and Thanksgiving is no exception. For millions of families, watching football on Thanksgiving is as much a part of the day as turkey, stuffing, or sweet potato pie.

Pay-to-Praise: Professional Sports Loves Our Veterans (This Is Not a Paid Announcement)

Richard Brodsky | Posted 11.06.2015 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

So the sports moguls are getting paid for patriotic events at ballparks like the singing of "God Bless America," surprise homecomings and "Hometown Heroes" ceremonies? This tells us more about American fakery than we want to know.

Pentagon Paid Up To $6.8 Million Of Taxpayer Money To Pro Sports Teams For Military Tributes

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 11.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Defense doled out as much as $6.8 million in taxpayer money to professional sports teams to honor the military at gam...

McCain, Alexander Press Department of Defense to Back off of University of Phoenix, Their Donor

David Halperin | Posted 10.22.2016 | Politics
David Halperin

Republican senators wrote to the Secretary of Defense calling on him to "reconsider" the decision to put the largest for-profit college on probation. Coincidentally, all three senators have received significant campaign contributions from the group that owns the University of Phoenix.