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Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmaker Won't Give Up Shutdown Salary Because It's 'What I Earn'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) won't be joining the more than 100 lawmakers who are giving up their pay during the shutdown. "I'm stayin...

Misusing the Bible, Abusing the Poor

Rev. Jennifer Butler | Posted 11.25.2013 | Religion
Rev. Jennifer Butler

Scripture has a lot to say about how we should treat the widow, the orphan, the sick and the desperately poor. Only in the ideological bubble of conservative Washington would taking food away from them qualify as Biblical.

An Act of God

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 11.24.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

When someone is starving, a good society feeds them first. And asks questions later. Hint: sometimes, when you actually do it, it makes the person all the more grateful. When you give from your heart and from goodness.

Amanda Terkel

GOP Congressman Ties School Shootings To Abortion Legalization

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since mass shootings in places like Aurora and Newtown, lawmakers have been searching for answers for how to stop future massacres, exam...

GOP Congressman Apologizes For Testy Exchange

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) apologized Thursday for a testy exchange with Native American victim assistance leaders. The discussion took place Tuesday ...

In Latest Round, Young Guns Still Bucking Anti-Tax Pledge

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

The National Republican Congressional Committee announced Thursday that seven more GOP candidates have been appointed to "Young Gun" status for their ...