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Crowley Re-Elected

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) was re-elected to Congress in New York's 14th congressional district on Tuesday. Crowley, who was first elected to Congre...

Dave Jamieson

Jimmy John's Noncompete Agreement Comes Under Congressional Scrutiny

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats plan to send a letter to the Labor Department and the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday asking the federal agencies ...

The President Hits a Home Run Nominating Richard Verma as U.S. Ambassador to India

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics
Ronak D. Desai

Verma's nomination comes at a particularly important moment in U.S.-India relations. The landmark election of a new Indian government this past May led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is widely regarded as an important opportunity to refocus ties between Washington and New Delhi.

Friday Talking Points -- Democrats' 'Middle Class Jumpstart' Agenda

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The biggest political event of the week (for Democrats, at any rate) was Nancy Pelosi and the House Democrats rolling out a new campaign agenda -- the "Middle Class Jumpstart" -- in the tradition of Newt Gingrich's "Contract With America."

4 Ways To Solve The Looming Retirement Crisis

Keosha Varela | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics
Keosha Varela

Retirement savings are key to building wealth, strengthening the middle class, and building a greater measure of financial security for Americans. Current US policies reward employers, financial institutions, and workers for saving, but millions remain outside of the system, resulting in a looming retirement security crisis.

The Democrats' 'Third Way' Quarrel Could Change Your Future

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Wall Street deregulation shattered the economy. You can't stand with them, support corporate-friendly tax and trade policies, push for "entitlement" cuts with cynical and misleading arguments -- and still claim to be a "progressive" who opposes wealth inequality.

Jared Gilmour

Not Shut Down: Congressional Fundraising

HuffingtonPost.com | Jared Gilmour | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats seemed sure of their political footing Wednesday, already looking beyond the shutdown that has paralyzed the gov...

Elise Foley

Democratic Leader Says U.S. Has 'Moved On' From Limiting Immigration Reform To Dreamers

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

LEESBURG, Va. -- House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.) said on Wednesday that he was happy to hear Majority Leader Eric Cantor's ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Congressman Revives Report Warning Of Right-Wing Extremism

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It’s been almost two years since Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), as a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, watched conservati...

Amanda Terkel

Congressman: FBI Needs To Count Hate Crimes Against Sikhs

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) has for months been advocating that the FBI collect data on hate crimes against Sikh Americans. Sunday's tr...

Congressional Candidate's Texting Habit Under Fire

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

After checking her cell phone nearly 20 times in a recent debate in what her opponents said was texting for answers, Elizabeth Crowley, a Democratic c...

Democratic Congressman Asked About Obama Primary Challenge

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday downplayed the significance that Obama's recent deal on the extension of Bush tax cuts would have on his party's ...

Democrats Ask Anti-Health Care Reform GOPers To Forgo Their Own Coverage

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Progressive Democratic legislators are crying foul at recent reports that GOP Congressman-elect Andy Harris (R-Md.) complained about the limitations o...

Dems Are Sharing The Wealth -- With Each Other

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With Democrats in grave danger of coughing up House seats this November, New York's elected Dems are shelling out cash to help their endangered brethr...

David Dinkins Gives Middle Finger To Protester (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Former Mayor David Dinkins let his finger do the talking outside Rep. Charlie Rangel's birthday party last night. Dinkins flipped off a protester be...

David Dinkins Flips Off Protester At Rangel's Birthday Bash

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York's Democratic political establishment came out in force for embattled U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel on Wednesday, packing a sold-o...

Charlie Rangel Birthday Party: See Who's Going

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It might not be the happiest of birthdays for Rep. Charlie Rangel, but it looks like his party will boast significant star power. Rangel is facing an...

Ryan Grim and Arthur Delaney

Power Struggle: Inside The Battle For The Soul Of The Democratic Party (Print Version)

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim and Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Raúl Grijalva is sitting quietly with a few of his staffers at one end of the bar, a bottle of Bud and a shot of whiskey in front of him, while his f...

Ryan Grim and Arthur Delaney

Power Struggle: Inside The Battle For The Soul Of The Democratic Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim and Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Raúl Grijalva is sitting quietly with a few of his staffers at one end of the bar, a bottle of Bud and a shot of whiskey in front of him, while his f...

Arthur Delaney

Rep. Joe Crowley Ejects HuffPost Before Crooning To Lobbyists

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Huffington Post crashed a Thursday evening fundraiser for Rep. Joe Crowley's political action committee, the Jobs, Opportunies and Education PAC. ...