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Michael McAuliff

Koch Brothers Ad Warns A Trucker Is Confused About Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

After a number of ads run by the Koch brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity have been hammered for making false charges against Obamacare, the outf...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Senate Candidate Used To Hate 'Unseemly' Dark Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 1997, when freshman Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) was a bright junior at Harvard, he made a strong argument against the kind of dark money...

Samantha Lachman

Obamacare Timing Becomes An Issue In Competitive Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

A new ad in a competitive Senate race in Arkansas takes aim at the Affordable Care Act -- but it doesn't tell the whole story. Americans for Prospe...

Friday Talking Points -- CPAC Follies and More

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Ukraine erupted in crisis during the past week, as Russia's Vladimir Putin essentially grabbed Crimea in his own hissy fit. President Obama, of course, has very limited options for dealing with Russia.

Here Are The Twitter Handles Of The Dem Senators Who Blocked Obama's Civil Rights Nominee

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

The Senate blocked the confirmation of Debo Adegbile Wednesday to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division in a 52 to 47 vote. Seven Sen...

Nebraska Keystone Ruling Could Grant Obama Some Breathing Room

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A Nebraska judge's ruling on the Keystone XL pipeline could let President Barack Oba...

McCaskill: Dems Can Do Without Obama In Their Reelection Battles

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

As several Democratic senators fight through tough reelection races in the south, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) appears confident that her colleagues ...

Friday Talking Points -- Freedom From Job Lock

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The next big legislative fight (raising the debt ceiling) is just around the corner, and the Republicans can't seem to agree on what to hold as hostage.

Democrat Breaks With Party Over Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) has come out against a federal minimum wage increase that has the support of President Barack Obama, Senate Democrats and the...

Five Hot Senate Races To Watch In 2014

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Though Election Day isn't until Nov. 4, this year's most competitive Senate races are already starting to heat up. In the battle for control of th...

Dept. Of Agriculture Permanently Eases Up On School Meals

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 2 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators said on Thursday they were permanently relaxing school meal rules that were designed to combat childho...

Arkansas Democrat Backs Ballot Initiative To Raise Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Pryor offered a tentative endorsement Monday of a ballot initiative to raise the minimum wage in his home state of Arkansas. ...

The Perils of Religious Politicking

Peter Montgomery | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics
Peter Montgomery

Sen. Mark Pryor's ad is a cautionary tale about the fact that, as he himself has said, the intersection of faith and politics can be difficult to navigate. It can come across as saying, "vote for me because I'm a Christian," a message that fails to respect America's constitutional ideals and growing religious pluralism.

Jason Linkins

Who Evolved On ENDA?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

The first time the full U.S. Senate had an opportunity to vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act was on Sept. 5, 1996, after the legislation ha...

Obamacare Woes Frustrating Democrats' 2014 Hopes

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

* Republicans see opportunity in conservative states * Nervous Democrats offer possible changes to law By Richard Cowan ...

Manchin: 'Let's Get Together And Fix Things'

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

By David Morgan and Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The contractors for the government's troubled healthcare website so...

Dem Hurls 'Childish' Hit At GOP

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) ripped Republicans on Tuesday morning, accusing some members of the party of "acting childish" over the government shutdown a...

Bloomberg Plans Big Push Against Swing-State Dem

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

As his New York City mayoral tenure winds to a close, Mike Bloomberg still has his sights set downing on a swing-state senator for his track record on...

Syria Debate Becomes Part Of Big 2014 Senate Race

Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW DeMILLO, The Associated Press TEXARKANA, Ark. -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor had intended to use an appearance at a Labor Day picnic ...

Swing-State Dem: Obama 'Doesn't Connect Well' With Our Voters

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

Facing an intense bid for reelection, Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) appears to be distancing himself from President Barack Obama. In an interview with ...

Rising GOP Star's Senate Hopes Get Early Boost

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

One day after Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) announced he was running for U.S. Senate in 2014, he already has an endorsement in his corner. The Club for ...

Rising GOP Star Ready To Take On Dem Senator

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics

By Suzi Parker LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug 6 (Reuters) - Arkansas Representative Tom Cotton, considered a rising star in the Republican Par...

Paul Blumenthal

Super PACs Push 2014 Campaigns To Earliest Start Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.), who faces the Senate's toughest reelection, spent the final days of June shooting campaign video -- for an ele...

Paul Blumenthal

These Ads Have A Hidden Agenda

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When FWD.us, the lobby group founded by Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, launched its first foray into issue advocacy to support im...

Red-State Democrats Face Difficult Choice

RealClearPolitics | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

Senate immigration reform architects expect to spend June cultivating support for the bill that's due to hit the floor next week....