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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...

WATCH: Unaired 'SNL' Sketch Spoofs GOP's Israel Stance

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.11.2013 | Comedy

In this sketch performed at Saturday's dress rehearsal but which was ultimately cut from the show, "Saturday Night Live" spoofed the contentious confi...

Marco Rubio: Same-Sex Rights For Immigrants Not 'A Central Issue'

The Huffington Post | Lisa Miller | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Tuesday in an interview at Buzzfeed Brews that he does not believe equal treatment for same-sex couples should be made ...

A Rose Is a Rose... or IS It?

John O'Toole | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics
John O'Toole

With the election campaign over (for at least a few weeks), you may be inclined to think that it is safe to look at your television screen. Be advised that a rose by any other name may smell sweet, but can be very dangerous.

Susan Rice Defeat

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Honey Boo Boo for Secretary of State

Daryl Rowland | Posted 02.03.2013 | Comedy
Daryl Rowland

Sure, there's strong precedent for confirming presidential cabinet appointments and valuing competence and credentials. But McCain and Graham in their infinite wisdom are pointing to a way more entertaining path.

BOTH SIDES NOW: If 2012 Signals a 'Rolling Realignment,' What's the GOP 3.0?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgObama won gays, latinos, 18-29s, and women by, respectively, 50/35/25/11 points -- and ran 40 points better than Romney on who favored middle class over big business. Ron Reagan and Mary Matalin debate whether a Republican Reset means 'evolving' on tax rates and "social issues."

Matters of Substance

Elise Coroneos | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics
Elise Coroneos

When the Republicans look back at the era just after their 2012 election defeat, they are going to see they were presented with an early opportunity to make their way back from the political wilderness. The question is: Will they take it? The early signs are promising.

GOP Lawmakers Distance Themselves From Grover Norquist

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

After a slew of top Republican lawmakers publicly disavowed the anti-tax pledge pushed by Grover Norquist, the lobbyist is pushing back. On CNN Monday...

House GOP Hurls 'Outrageous' Criticism At Rice

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of 97 House Republicans sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Monday, saying that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice misled the nat...

A False Attack on Amb. Susan Rice

Sen. Barbara Boxer | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Sen. Barbara Boxer

As I have listened to leading Republicans denigrate Ambassador Susan Rice, I am struck by how unfair this attack is, how untruthful it is, and how at odds it is with their past actions.

Impeach the President Over the Recent U.S. Deaths in Middle-East!

Martin Lewis | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Martin Lewis

This is a monstrous scandal. The biggest since Watergate. Brave Americans murdered this fall in the Middle-East and our so-called president has no answers about why it happened!

Dem Denies Alleged Tweets

Taylors-Wade Hampton Patch | Carolyn Farr Smith | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics

It was the tweet heard around South Carolina and leaked to state media that caused one congressional candidate to shut down her Twitter account. De...

Michael Calderone

Lawmakers Pledge To Crack Down On Leaks | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.07.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON -- Four top lawmakers on the House and Senate intelligence committees condemned recent national security leaks during a Thursday news confe...

Michael Calderone

NYT Editor Defends Coverage Amid Leak Controversy | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.07.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Dean Baquet, managing editor of The New York Times, defended his paper's national security coverage after members of Congress called for a...

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney Gets Key Endorsements Long After It Matters, So, Thanks For Nothing, Guys! | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

From early on in the campaign, one of the key advantages that Mitt Romney claimed in his march to the nomination was the portfolio of endorsements he ...

War-Weary Republicans Rebuke Romney On Afghanistan

Robert Naiman | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics
Robert Naiman

On Iraq, Afghanistan, and military spending, Romney, Gingrich and most of the other candidates have mostly sung from the old-time Republican hymnal. Meanwhile, the great sea of Republicans has been doing Vatican II.

GOP Senator Weighs Military Action Against Pakistan

AP | Posted 11.25.2011 | Politics

Associated Press WASHINGTON -- A Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee said Sunday that the U.S. should consider military action agains...

Couple Indicted For Making Illegal Contributions To GOP Senator

Mount Pleasant Patch | Adam Crisp | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

A Mount Pleasant business owner faces a multi-count federal indictment for a scheme to donate thousands of dollars in illegal campaign money to the re...

Zach Carter

GOP Demands Constitutional Debt Ban As Price Of Debt Ceiling Hike | Zach Carter | Posted 09.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Archconservative Rep. Jim Jordan (R-S.C.) on Sunday dismissed warnings from financial professionals that failing to raise the debt ceili...

Peak Stuff?

Carl Pope | Posted 06.04.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The real issue is not peak oil -- it's peak stuff. The world doesn't contain enough coal, copper, steel, or wood to enable Asia and Africa to develop even European standards of consumption and waste.

Republicans: Announce Already! You Can't Beat Somebody with Nobody!

Robert Guttman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Guttman

Every day that passes without an announced GOP presidential candidate debating the issues with the president makes Barack Obama look like a two term president. You can't beat somebody with nobody!

New Congress Begins with GOP Charades and Debt Threats

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

The new GOP's strategy in the 112th Congress is apparently to shut down the entire economy and undermine the U.S.'s global credibility to agitate for policies that even their new majority could not otherwise enact.

The G.O.P. Naughty List

Elizabeth Bisbee Silber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Bisbee Silber

As Santa is making his list this year, he need not check it twice when deciding which U.S. Senators have been naughty, and which have been nice.

China's Free Rider Syndrome

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Will Marshall

There is no method to North Korea's madness. And as long as China keeps enabling Pyongyang's belligerent behavior, the world's response will remain dangerous.