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Justin Amash

Freedom Caucus Squares Off With GOP Leadership As Health Care Vote Nears

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 03.21.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― As House Republicans scramble for votes on their health care overhaul, GOP leaders are betting that a visit from President Donald Trump...

GOP Leaders Push Health Care Plan As Conservatives Lash Out

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 03.08.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― House GOP leaders are forging ahead with their health care legislation, downplaying a potential conservative mutiny on the Republican p...

A Very Few Republicans Finally Criticize Trump's Refugee And Travel Ban

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.29.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Five Republican members of Congress broke with most of their party and President Donald Trump on Saturday by condemning his executive o...

Congressional Republicans Ignore Women's March, Push Forward With Agenda

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 01.25.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― After what may have been the largest demonstration in U.S. history, congressional Republicans don’t seem to think they need to do any...

The One House Republican Who Can't Stop Criticizing Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 12.27.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Within the Republican rat race to shift core principles and cozy up to the Trump administration, there’s one Republican in the House ...

Think Bernie Wouldn't Be Able to Pass Any Legislation In Office? Think Again.

Rich Rubino | Posted 02.18.2017 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Instead of working through the center, Sanders could effectuate coalitions of the progressive left and the Tea Party Right. The opposition would come from the center-left and from the center-right in both parties.

House Conservatives Claim Democrats Have Failed Black Communities

The Huffington Post | Tyler Tynes | Posted 01.09.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During a monthly Conversations with Conservatives panel with reporters on Thursday, some Republican congressmen chastised their party fo...

Can Congress End Cuba Embargo? Many Republicans Want Embargo to Fall

Robert Naiman | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Could a Republican-led Congress vote to end the U.S. embargo? Some Republican leaders were quick to denounce President Obama's announcement that the U.S. was restoring ties with Cuba. But how many divisions do these Cold War dead-enders control?

Justin Amash Defeats Democratic Challenger

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) defeated Democratic challenger Bob Goodrich in Tuesday's midterm election. Amash, who represents Michigan's 3rd Distric...

Paul Blumenthal

Crowdpac Helps Small Donors Find A Perfect Match In Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Combining a unique data set with a nonpartisan outlook, a new organization called Crowdpac hopes to break out of the pack of political c...

Zach Carter

Really: Corporate America Can't Catch A Break In Washington

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- America's most powerful corporations just can't seem to catch a break. After spending more than a year trying to defeat tea party li...

Justin Amash Survives Primary Challenge

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics

Rep. Justin Amash's (R-Mich.) primary opponent Brian Ellis conceded defeat to the congressman Tuesday evening as results showed the incumbent gaining ...

Samantha Lachman

7 Primaries You Should Watch This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since Congress has left town for its five-week recess and focus is turning elsewhere, this week's elections across the country will be m...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Justin Amash Got A Big Raise From His Dad Just Before Loaning His Campaign Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) received a handsome bonus from his father's company in 2010, the same year he first ran for Congress and loa...

Amash's GOP Opponent Calls Him 'Al Qaeda's Best Friend'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

A Republican is characterizing the libertarian-leaning Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) as "Al Qaeda's best friend" in a new television ad because Amash vo...

There Is An Epidemic Of Republicans Plagiarizing From Rand Paul

BuzzFeed | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul’s libertarian vision for the Republican Party future has such broad appeal that a generation of Republican candidates is copying his ...

Rival's Ad Hurls Misleading Abortion Attack At Justin Amash

FactCheck.org | Eugene Kiely | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. A TV ad in a Michigan primary says Republican Rep. Justin Amash “voted to allow gender-select...

Big Business Takes On Tea Party, Gently

Politico | Posted 03.09.2014 | Politics

Big Business swore this would be the year it would wrestle back the soul of the Republican Party from the grip of the tea party....

House Race Highlights Struggle Between Tea Party, Establishment GOP

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

By Susan Cornwell GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 9 (Reuters) - Over cocktails and chocolate-covered strawberries, a group of west Michigan...

The Revenge Of Big Money

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

Tension is brewing in the Republican Party as the federal government shutdown enters its seventh day and far-right members of the GOP show no sign of ...

Conservatism... It's the New Liberalism

Lauren Windsor | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Lauren Windsor

Why is it that conservatives, who tout their morality and fiscal responsibility, are so liberal with the stewardship of our planet's resources; so liberal with their interpretation of empirical evidence; so liberal with scientific acts?

Americans Have a Right to Know Details of Government Data Requests

Zachary Graves | Posted 09.12.2013 | Technology
Zachary Graves

If the government is going to continue the practice of forcing private companies to hand over users’ private information in the name of national security, then the American public should have a right to know which companies are being asked and how often.

"Self-interest" Morally Reprehensible Justification for Nonintervention

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Returning to the debate on military intervention in Syria, I resolutely reject the notion of "self-interest" as THE red line, THE bottom line, the line in the sand, as the sole, or as the primary consideration as many political leaders and pundits seem to argue.

A New Bipartisanship

Rich Rubino | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

It has become conventional thinking that bipartisanship is moribund in American politics. Recent elections of Tea Party Republicans have cemented this mindset. Ironically, the increasing partisan polarity may actually have the unintended result of effectuating a new bipartisanship.

Jason Linkins

Karl Rove Paints Justin Amash As 'Liberal'; Amash Responds, 'LOL'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

GOP strategist Karl Rove and Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) are apparently in one of those "war of words" thingies that happens from time to time. Last m...