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Jon Kyle

Will Heartless Republicans Screw Themselves By Screwing the Jobless?

Peter Dreier | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The same Republicans who slashed jobless benefits also recently cut food stamps, taking food out of the mouths of children, causing incredible and unnecessary suffering. This was not only callous and mean-spirited, it may also turn out to be politically stupid.

Lucia Graves

Senate Majority Whip Warms To Obama's Tax Compromise, Thursday Deal Possible

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), a close ally of President Obama, hinted Congress may be close to a deal on extending Bush-era...