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Not Just Public Lands: Defense Bill Also Incentivizes Fracked Gas Vehicles

Steve Horn | Posted 02.17.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

The NDAA also included a provision that opened the floodgates for natural gas vehicles (NGVs) in the U.S. -- cars that would largely be fueled by gas obtained via fracking.

Laura Bassett

Gillibrand's Military Sexual Assault Reform Bill Is Shot Down Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

Nearly a year after Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's (D-N.Y.) military sexual assault reform legislation fell five votes short of passing the Senate, she ask...

Climate Change This Week: The Munchkin Dilemma, Solar Cash Crop and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.06.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Climate action is economically good and patriotic: clean energy is becoming as cheap as, and less economically volatile than, fossil fuels, and builds US energy independence.

Kate Sheppard

China Climate Deal? 'Pffffft,' Say Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– If anyone thought the announcement of a bilateral U.S.-China climate agreement on Wednesday might lead to a breakthrough on climate po...

Oklahoma Senate Election Results: Jim Inhofe, Win 2014 Senate Races

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R) won re-election to the Senate in Oklahoma's midterm elections Tuesday, and James Lankford (R) won the special election to replace ...

Matt Silverstein Loses Midterm Election Race To Incumbent Oklahoma Senator

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Matt Silverstein lost the race for Senate in Oklahoma to incumbent Jim Inhofe (R). Silverstein is an investment planner. Below, more li...

Jim Inhofe Wins Senate Re-Election In Oklahoma

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R) defeated his Democratic rival Matt Silverstein in Tuesday's midterm election in Oklahoma. Inhofe was first elected to the Senat...

Watch A Senator Totally School His Climate Change-Denying Colleague

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) didn't hold back while schooling his colleague, Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Ok.), about the reality of climate change. Inho...

Kate Sheppard

Republican Former EPA Chiefs Try To Convince Senate GOP That Climate Change Is Real

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Four Republican former administrators of the Environmental Protection Agency had a message for the Senate on Wednesday on climate chan...

GOP Senator Defends Death Penalty In Wake Of Botched Execution

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) is defending the death penalty in the wake of a botched lethal injection in his home state. Clayton Lockett, a 38-year-ol...

Paul Blumenthal

Republicans Launch Second Post-McCutcheon Supercommittee To Tap Megadonors

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Every year, the Republican Party launches a fundraising committee linking a handful of its most important Senate candidates together to ...

How Grief Connects Us: Even in the U.S. Senate

John Amodeo, PhD | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics
John Amodeo, PhD

What if it suddenly dawned on our leaders that in any given moment, millions of our family members -- our American family -- are experiencing a similar vulnerability or trauma?

Christina Wilkie

Archconservative Has Major Change Of Heart

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the most partisan Republicans in the Senate, Oklahoma's Jim Inhofe, said Sunday that his "attitude" toward Senate Democrats has c...

Inhofe Claims He 'Probably Wouldn't Be Here' If He Had Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) said Sunday that he "probably wouldn't be here" if he had been insured under the Affordable Care Act, referring to his eme...

What About Honoring our Own Local Nobel-Worthy Peace Laureates?

Matthew Albracht | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Matthew Albracht

In big and small ways, many thousands ARE working heroically right in our own cities here in the United States to help ameliorate violence, including the regions that are often called our own domestic "war zones."

Alex Seitz-Wald: It's A Conspiracy!

92nd Street Y | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

As part of 92Y's partnership with Salon.com, political reporter Alex Seitz-Wald spoke with us at The Jefferson Hotel in Washington D.C. about conspira...

'We Were Bored... So We Decided to Kill Somebody'

Steve Clemons | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics
Steve Clemons

This kind of killing in Oklahoma is not rare, and until the state moves more decidedly toward trying to prioritize building "healthy communities," the state deserves to be knocked down a few notches in terms of its status as a haven for new job-creating investments.

Kate Sheppard

Huckabee Makes Ridiculously False Claim About Volcano, Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

The Senate's most prominent climate change skeptic, Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), called in to Mike Huckabee's radio show on Monday to discuss conspiracy...

The Republican Riddle: What the States Know That the Feds Don't

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

What are Republican politicians doing right at the state level that they aren't doing at the federal level? I'll give you a hint: They aren't who they say they are.

Lucia Graves

Google Faces Environmentalist Wrath

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.11.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Chanting "Google, don't fund evil!" and hoisting colorful signs, dozens of environmentalists gathered outside of Google’s Washington h...

GOP Senator Accuses Liberals Of 'Trying To Exploit A Tragedy'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), perhaps the Senate's foremost climate change denier, said over the Memorial Day weekend that members of the "liberal media"...

GOP Measure Limiting Food Stamps Fails

Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

By MARY CLARE JALONICK, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Senate has rejected a Republican amendment to turn the federal food stamp program o...

GOP Senators Stand As Red State Hypocrites

Salon | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

Just a week ago, Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe suggested that President Obama might be impeached over the Benghazi non-scandal. Now, Inhofe must watch as...

Christina Wilkie

Inhofe: Oklahoma Aid Will Be 'Totally Different' From Sandy Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe (R) said on Tuesday that federal aid to tornado-ravaged parts of his home state will be "totally different" than...

Christina Wilkie

Oklahoma Senators Face Difficult Options On Disaster Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As frantic rescue missions continued Monday in Oklahoma following the catastrophic tornadoes that ripped through the state, it appeared ...