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Defense Hawk Says Cut the Nuclear Arsenal

Benjamin Loehrke | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
Benjamin Loehrke

To have a capable military on an affordable budget, excessive or outdated programs must be cut. His solution is that nukes should be on the chopping block. It's strong advice.

Andrea Stone

Nuclear Weapons Industry Spends Millions To Prevent Military Cuts | Andrea Stone | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nuclear weapons industry is erecting a missile shield of money to prevent federal government spending cuts worth billions of dollars...

Another Dem Announces Retirement

AP | CHRIS GRYGIEL and ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

SEATTLE — As a young man, he worked for the late Warren Magnuson, a towering figure in the U.S. Senate known for his ability to strike deals and...

House Rejects Effort To Prohibit Funds For U.S. Involvement In Libya

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday to bar military aid to Libyan rebels battling Moammar Gadhafi but stopped short of prohibiting funds for U...

Top Democrat Becomes War Critic | DAVID ROGERS | 6/2/11 9:04 PM EDT | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

With surprising bluntness, the top House Democrat on defense and appropriations is warning that President Barack Obama can’t ignore the growing “w...

Looking Behind the Numbers of House Afghanistan Vote

Tom Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Andrews

This week, The US House of Representatives failed to represent the majority of Americans who believe we should end the US led military occupation of Afghanistan.

Congressman Norm Dicks, University Of Washington Deny Earmark Abuse

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | David Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A $6.2 million federal spending request by U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks is intended solely for the University of Washington - and no money will be shared wi...

Two Sides of the Same Earmark?

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Kimberly LeonardHuffington Post Investigative Fund...

Banning Earmarks

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's more fun to watch Massa's implosion on nationwide television, but we shouldn't allow this to distract us from what could shape up this year as a contest between Democrats and Republicans over who can denounce earmarks the loudest.

Ethics Panel Clears Seven Lawmakers In Probe Of Contracts For Campaign Donors

Washington Post | Paul Kane and Carol D. Leonnig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The ethics committee decided to clear Visclosky even though the Office of Congressional Ethics, which conducts preliminary reviews, found probable cau...

Urban and Rural, Red and Blue: Time to Rebuild America's Water Infrastructure

Rep. Earl Blumenauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

Every community is faced with serious drinking water and sanitation problems that lead to dangerous public health problems and serious environmental damage.