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John Barrasso

Why the Republicans Scare Me

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Joseph Blady, M.D.

How do we make people, who look at us and our values as they would at Martians, follow our ideas of how they should live? Most importantly, when are the Republicans going to concentrate on closer problems that have gotten away from us completely, like Central and South America, and Europe?

Sabrina Siddiqui

Republicans: Obama Deserves No Credit For Fall In Gas Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

Having been roundly criticized for the sharp rise in gas prices earlier this spring, President Barack Obama would seem to be in line for a bit of cre...

GOP Senators Heckled At Convention

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) faced a tough crowd at the Alaska Republican Party Convention on Friday, where she was heckled onstage by a group inclu...

Five Right-Wing Political Obstacles That Must Be Sidelined

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The first midterm election in the post-Citizens United universe was a Republican rout. Going into 2012 I fear that the smug predictions of an inevitable Obama reelection are premature.

Ryan Grim

Why Bernie Sanders Read HuffPost Story Into Record

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bernie Sanders grilled a nuclear commissioner at a hearing Thursday, demanding to know whether he intended to step into the top job...

GOP Lawmakers Hold Spending and Tax Bills Hostage With Anti-Environmental Riders

Frances Beinecke | Posted 02.07.2012 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Once again Congress is facing hard deadlines for must-pass legislation. And once again, GOP leaders are holding up the process with anti-environmental riders.

McCain Says Report Vindicates Claim On Border Fires

AP | Felicia Fonseca | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

By FELICIA FONSECA, ASSOCIATED PRESS FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- A study by Congress' investigative arm shows investigators have linked 30 fires that erupt...

GOP Senators Go After Controversial Regulator

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Four Republican senators are asking the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's inspector general to investigate the agency's chairman for ...

Antimony Is Freedom?

Carl Pope | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

To equate "freedom" with a mineralized conglomerate of fossilized ferns is, quite simply, silly.

Elise Foley

GOP Plans To Force Vote On Health Care Repeal

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans will attempt to repeal last year's sweeping health care law via an amendment to a Federal Aviation Administration fun...

Arthur Delaney

Orrin Hatch Latest Lawmaker To Flunk Unemployment Legislation 101 (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch said this week that extended unemployment insurance "is well over 100 weeks now," making him the latest...

Arthur Delaney

GOP Senator Blocks Unemployment Bill He Doesn't Understand

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wyoming Republican Sen. John Barrasso blocked a request to reauthorize extended unemployment benefits on Thursday, saying a better way t...

The Terminator Targets Nukes, 'Idiots' Who Want Them

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) delivered a powerful endorsement of the New START treaty while mocking those who try to pump up their manhood with nuclear weapons.

Senate's Next Top Model: The Obstructionist GOP Edition (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From health care reform to the confirmation of countless Obama administration appointees, Republican members of the United States Senate have been on ...

Ken Salazar, Interior Department, Finalize Onshore Oil, Gas Reforms

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Dennis Webb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Bureau of Land Management on Monday finalized onshore oil and gas leasing reforms, which two Republican U.S. senators say they hope to block throu...

Jason Linkins

Fox News's Shepard Smith Goes After Sen. John Barrasso On Public Option

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Earlier this afternoon, Fox News's Shepard Smith demonstrated some of that trademarked independent thinking that so often gets him in dutch with the c...

Does Sen. Barrasso of Wyoming Really Want Science to Guide Him?

Todd Wilkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Todd Wilkinson

Science should indeed be the foundation of public policy. To say so, but then to act otherwise, is political hypocrisy at its worst.

Jason Linkins

Joe Scarborough Asks GOP Senators "What Would Jesus Think?" (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Morning Joe hosted Tom Coburn and John Barrasso Tuesday to discuss their opposition to the current health care reform proposals wending their way through Congress. It was about as relevant as you can imagine!

Grading a Climate Bill, Part 3: The Top 10 Bogus Statements in the Climate Debate

William S. Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

Not all the American people are intelligent enough about climate change to know their intelligence has been insulted. It's a complicated topic made more complicated by bogus arguments.

The Faux MB Environmental Scandal That Wasn't

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorner

Rather than being some shadowy "White House document" objecting to those overzealous greens at the EPA, it could have been written by almost anyone within the vast federal bureaucracy.

John Barrasso, GOP Congressman, Repeatedly Refuses To Criticize Limbaugh Despite Disagreement (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Congressman John Barrasso of Wyoming repeatedly refused to even come close to criticizing Rush Limbaugh even though the lawmaker disagrees ...