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Trump's Russia Ties Feature Prominently In New Attack Ad

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics

An ad released Thursday calls on Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Dean Heller (R-Nev.) to support an independent investigation into President Donald Tru...

Senate GOP: Congress Might Need To Revise Trump’s Refugee Ban If Questions Aren't Answered

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Congress may need to take action to curtail President Donald Trump’s executive order blocking all refugees and specific foreign natio...

A Very Few Republicans Finally Criticize Trump's Refugee And Travel Ban

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.29.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Five Republican members of Congress broke with most of their party and President Donald Trump on Saturday by condemning his executive o...

Democrats Look At The 2018 Map And Get Ready To Fight For The Filibuster

The Huffington Post | Nick Bayer | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

The outcome of the 2016 election shocked and worried Democrats across the country. Unfortunately for them, there may be worse to come in the 2018 midt...

Willing To Oppose Trump, Some Senate Republicans Gain Leverage

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.24.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - It is no surprise that Democrats in the U.S. Congress will oppose Donald Trump but the most important resistance to ful...

Gun Safety Group Releases 'Thoughts And Prayers' Book Mocking Lawmakers

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.28.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The Brady Campaign To Prevent Gun Violence released a new book Friday, and the title says it all: #ThoughtsAndPrayers: Comforting Tweet...

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

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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 01.05.2017 | 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.