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GOP Senator Dodges Question About Party's Position On Trump's Proposed Muslim Ban

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.29.2016 | Politics

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), who was recently selected to chair the Republican National Convention's platform committee, shied away from criticizing D...

Senate Republicans Want To Cut Funding For UN Climate Change Agency, Because Palestine

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than two dozen Republican senators this week asked Secretary of State John Kerry not to provide any funding for the United States' ...

Senate Passed Bill Expediting Fossil Fuel Extraction on Native American Land Two Days Before Paris Agreement

Steve Horn | Posted 12.20.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogPhoto Credit: Indigenous Environmental Network Indigenous peoples' rights nearly did not make it into the global deal sign...

GOP Threatens To Disrupt Obama's Climate Agenda At Paris Summit

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 11.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in Congress are threatening to disrupt a key piece of President Barack Obama's pledge to combat global warming, just days be...

Industry-Funded Lawmakers Target Public Health and Environmental Protections

Elliott Negin | Posted 06.11.2016 | Politics
Elliott Negin

A handful of bills currently in play on Capitol Hill would obstruct federal agencies from enacting science-based rules, setting back health and environmental safeguards for decades to come.

Sam Stein

John Barrasso: Republicans Are Not Prepared To Fix Obamacare | Sam Stein | Posted 02.26.2015 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- A Republican-run Congress will not support a quick legislative fix should the Supreme Court rule that a large chunk of Obamaca...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Really Don't Like Obama Taking Credit For Anything | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After spending the past six years laying the blame for most of the nation's ills on President Barack Obama and his policies, Republicans...

Kate Sheppard

China Climate Deal? 'Pffffft,' Say Republicans | 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...

Paul Blumenthal

Current and Incoming Republican Senators Set Out Pro-Corporate Agenda For Next Congress | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans senators, including those already in office and incoming new members, discussed across morning television shows on Sunday wh...

Sabrina Siddiqui

A Top Republican Admits Obamacare Repeal Is Unlikely | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

Even as the GOP looks poised to retake the Senate next week, a repeal of Obamacare remains unlikely, a top Republican senator conceded Wednesday. D...

GOP Senator Fights Against Clean Water Rule

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.28.2014 | Politics

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) continued his fight against the Environmental Protection Agency this week, urging his colleagues to block a proposed rule ...

Andrew Perez

Republicans Gear Up For The Great Grouse War Of 2014 | Andrew Perez | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans are working to block federal protection of several species of grouse, arguing that listing the birds as endang...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Portray Obama Climate Push As A Distraction | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican leaders in the Senate portrayed President Barack Obama's push to highlight the devastating impacts of climate change this wee...

'Our Energy Moment': The Blue Engine Behind Fracked Gas Exports PR Blitz

Steve Horn | Posted 06.02.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Behind nearly every major corporate policy push there's an accompanying well-coordinated public relations and propaganda...

Sebelius Slams Republican For Anti-Obamacare Accusations

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius criticized Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) for claiming the White House is "cooking the book...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senator Accuses White House Of 'Cooking The Books' On Obamacare Enrollment | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) on Sunday dismissed the White House's recent announcement that Obamacare enrollment had reached more than 6 ...

Barrasso Slams Obamacare: 'It's Time To Start Over'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wy.) said the Obamacare website glitches are only "the tip of the iceberg" in what he considers a "failed" health care system du...

When the Blame Game Goes Bad

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

In the rather twisted mind of a modern conservative, President Obama is to blame for all our ills, but he gains no credit for all that goes well. This is no exaggeration; it is quite literally true.

GOP Weekly Address Leaves Out Syria, Sticks To Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

After a week of intense debate over whether the U.S. should attack Syria, Saturday's GOP weekly address stayed away from that issue. Republicans i...

Dr. Barrasso Goes to Washington ... to Kill Federal Health Protections?

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics
Elliott Negin

What happened to U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, the orthopedic surgeon who years ago pledged to respect "hard-won scientific gains" and "prevent disease whenever I can, for prevention is preferable to cure"?

Conservatives Gloat Over Obamacare 'Train Wreck'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

Conservatives were quick to respond to the news that the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate will be delayed for one year, pointing to the developm...

Nation Remains Divided On Gun Control

stateline | Maggie Clark | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Lucia Graves

Senator Questions Sexism In GOP Boycott Of Obama Nominee | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.14.2013 | Green

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) questioned the Republican Party's commitment to women after Senate Republicans boycotted a vote for Gina McCarthy, the p...

Michael McAuliff

Reid Pulls Gun Control Bill From Consideration | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) formally pulled legislation to curb gun violence from consideration Thursday, after the Senat...

WATCH: Orrin Hatch Says Failure Of Obamacare Is Dem Plot

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

A lot of conspiracy theories have been floated around the Affordable Care Act, including that it creates "death panels." Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) off...