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North Carolina GOP Dubs Millions in Education Cuts as 'Opportunity Scholarships'

Michael Sargeant | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics
Michael Sargeant

The GOP is at it again -- trying to give damaging policy ideas a pretty name in hopes that Americans will not notice that the ideas themselves are dangerous.

Dem Lawmaker Defies Party Leaders After 'Destructive' Sex Scandal

AP | MARTIGA LOHN | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A Minnesota Democrat who had a rest-stop sexual encounter with a 17-year-old boy said Wednesday he's still running for re-election,...

Lawmaker Silent In Rest-Stop Sex Scandal

AP | MARTIGA LOHN | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota state lawmaker involved in a sex scandal involving a 17-year-old boy at a rest stop maintained his public silence Tue...

Lawmaker Urged To Step Aside After Liaison With 17-Year-Old-Boy

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A Minnesota state lawmaker who authorities say admitted having a liaison with a 17-year-old boy at a rest stop faced calls from par...

Jason Cherkis

WATCH: Michele Bachmann's Favorite Preacher's Hate Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If you thought evangelical preaching needed longer hair, tattoos, nu-metal drumming, and a ton of hate speech directed at gays, then Bra...

Minn. Legislator Wants Jesus Out Of Senate Prayers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A Jewish Minnesota lawmaker is asking Senate leaders to allow only nondenominational prayers to open sessions, after feeling "highl...