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Laura Bassett

Marco Rubio And Five Members Of Congress Voted For Florida's 'Scarlet Letter' Adoption Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.11.2015 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R) was among the Florida state legislators who voted for the so-called "Scarlet Letter" law in 2001 that required single mothers to ...

Your Rights Do Not Depend on Your Zip Code (Unless You Are a Woman)

Rep. Judy Chu | Posted 03.28.2015 | Politics
Rep. Judy Chu

Unable to deprive women the right to abortion outright through the courts, the anti-choice movement has adopted a different strategy.

Lois Frankel Reelected To Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) defeated Republican opponent Paul Spain in the midterm election on Tuesday. Frankel has represented Florida's 22nd congr...

Laura Bassett

On The Road With 15 Congresswomen Trying To Get Women To Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

On the first night of their five-day bus tour from New England to the Midwest, a group of more than a dozen Democratic congresswomen started laughing ...

Christina Wilkie

Member Of Congress Unloads Russian Stocks Following HuffPost Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A member of Congress who held stocks in Russian companies has requested that her broker sell them "forthwith" after the investments were...

Christina Wilkie

Six Members Of Congress Have Financial Stake In Russian Sanctions

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As members of Congress and the Obama administration scramble to respond to the increasing threat posed by the Russian military in Ukrain...

Friday Talking Points -- A 'Regular Disorder' Rant

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

After pointing out one story which was strangely ignored in the pile-on in the media this week, it seems the profits for the company contracted to build the Obamacare site are way up. How nice for them, eh? Sigh.

LOOK: Florida Reps Respond To Obama's Gun Control Push

Posted 01.16.2013 | Miami

President Barack Obama announced swift and historic measures to combat gun violence in a press conference Wednesday, and Florida's congressional deleg...

'Maybe She Likes Running Against Black Guys'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) suggested a potential opponent, Democrat Lois Frankel, might be opposing his reelection bid because she "likes running agains...

Why Allen West Should Retire

Lois Frankel | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Lois Frankel

Allen West is at it again - this time, he's attacking the LGBT community by comparing being gay to liking chocolate chip ice cream and riding scooters...

FL-22: Allen West Should Apologize for Sexist Tirade

Lois Frankel | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics
Lois Frankel

Allen West has a real problem with women. He's voted to deny us healthcare and curb our rights, and now he's openly attacking one of us with sexist comments. I won't stand for it.

Amanda Terkel

Emily's List Issues First Round Of Approved Candidates For 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic political action committee Emily's List jumped into the 2012 election Wednesday with its first round of approved candidat...

Amanda Terkel

Progressive Dem Trying To Reclaim Her Congressional Seat In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Hampshire Democrat Carol Shea-Porter was a tough casualty for many Democrats in 2010. After serving two terms in the U.S. House of R...