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John Celock

Senators Back $23.3 Billion Online Sales Tax

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A measure to allow state and local governments to collect sales taxes from online purchases received key support in the United States Se...

Ayotte Addresses CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, worrying about the United States "continuing to spen...

Ayotte Addresses CPAC Crowd

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

In her CPAC speech Friday morning, Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) said that Obamacare is one of the "things that keep me up at night." "Let me tell you...

Sequester, Our Military, and the Confused GOP

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
Jon Soltz

On the dawn of sequestration, Republicans are still in deep disagreement over how it will affect our military, and in even deeper disagreement over how to handle it. One thing they do seem to agree on, though, is that they aren't willing to close corporate tax loopholes to avoid it.

Joshua Hersh

Chucky's Revenge: Hagel's Confirmation Battle Wounds Could Linger At Pentagon

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If there's one thing Tom Korologos has learned in four decades of advising officials through sometimes bruising confirmation battles, it...

Pro-Obama Group Targets GOP Lawmakers

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

Organizing for Action, the pro-Obama advocacy group formed last month out of the president's reelection campaign, is launching an online campaign urgi...

GOP Senators Continue Anti-Hagel Charge

The Huffington Post | Lisa Miller | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Fifteen Republican senators sent a letter to the White House Thursday, urging President Barack Obama to withdraw the nomination of former Sen. Chuck H...

GOP Strategists Question Benghazi Strategy

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Republican strategists questioned why the party is continuing to focus on the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya...

Alana Horowitz Satlin

Republican Support Of Mental Health Care Has Dubious Roots

HuffingtonPost.com | Alana Horowitz Satlin | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

Last month, a bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill designed to improve mental health care in the United States in light of the recent mass s...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senator Makes Prediction On Chuck Hagel's Confirmation

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) predicted the Senate will approve the nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) as secretary of d...

Ayotte Praised For Work Against Crime

Foster's Daily Democrat, Dover, N.H. | Jim Haddadin | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

PORTSMOUTH -- More than two dozen law enforcement officials gathered in Portsmouth Thursday to thank U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte for her efforts to strengt...

John Celock

Gun Ban Provokes Bizarre Twitter War

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

The New Hampshire House of Representatives' vote last week to ban guns in the state Capitol has provoked a Twitter war during which a Tea Party Republ...

Twenty Women Senators on the Cliff

Sue Casey | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Sue Casey

It's rare for any women leader to suggest openly that in some ways women might be more capable leaders than their male counterparts, but one does have to wonder: If these women were in charge, really in charge, would things be so different?

Why Kelly Ayotte's Daughter Doesn't Want Her To Run For President

Posted 12.12.2012 | Parents

Kelly Ayotte's daughter may not want her senator mom to run for president -- but it seems the 8-year-old girl has presidential hopes for herself. ...

'Run Hillary, Run!'

Concord Patch | Marc Fortier | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics

Half of New Hampshire's all-female congressional delegation said Friday they'd like to see Hillary Clinton run for president in 2016. U.S. Sens. Je...

Mayor Seeks What From Feds

Portsmouth Patch | Robert Cook | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

Mayor Eric Spear knows how much it costs the city to accommodate President Barack Obama's visit on Sept. 7. at Strawbery Banke Museum and now he wants...

GOP Senators 'More Disturbed' After Meeting With Susan Rice

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

Republican Sens. John McCain (Ariz.), Lindsey Graham (S.C.) and Kelly Ayotte (N.H.) said on Tuesday that their highly anticipated meeting with U.N. Am...

Lindsey Graham Has Harsh Words For Mitt Romney

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) showed no sympathy for Mitt Romney on Sunday, blasting the 2012 GOP presidential candidate's comment that President Barac...

Lucia Graves

Lieberman: Select Committee On Benghazi Unnecessary

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) split with his Senate allies John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday, telling "Fox News Sunday" that ...

Ryan Grim

John McCain Makes Very Convenient Proposal On Benghazi

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just four years ago, John McCain was the leader of the GOP. Today, he's the highest-ranking Republican on the Senate Armed Services Comm...

Curious Romney Remark Criticized By Ayotte, Jindal

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney is receiving criticism from both sides after he claimed Obama won the 2012 election because of "gifts" he gave to black, Hispanic and youn...

Joshua Hersh

Obama Lashes Out At Republicans Over Criticism Of Susan Rice

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is firing back at a pair of Republican senators who have launched a preemptive attack against his potential nomin...

Should New Hampshire's New Leaders Talk About Being Moms?

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 11.09.2012 | Parents

Written by Amanda Hess for Slate New Hampshire has gone full matriarchy. Next year, the state will be run by two female senators, three female repr...

Laura Bassett

New Hampshire Elects First All-Women Delegation

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

New Hampshire made history on Tuesday, electing the first-ever all-women delegation. Joining New Hampshire Senate incumbents Jeanne Shaheen (D) and...

Zach Carter

Robert Gibbs: Mitt Romney's Budget Math Is 'Absolutely Crazy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former White House spokesman Robert Gibbs on Sunday lit into Mitt Romney's recent debate performance, calling the Republican presidentia...