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That Time a Congressman Killed a Lion in Zimbabwe

Roll Call | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.02.2015 | Politics

Long before the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by a Minneapolis dentist triggered an international outcry over the illegal hunting, one U.S. Co...

Paige Lavender

These Republicans Are Even Further To The Right On Evolution Than The Pope Is | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

Pope Francis, thought of by some Republicans as "too liberal," made headlines Tuesday when he declared evolution is real, contradicting the beliefs of...

GOP Congressman Endorses Anti-Islam Candidate As Successor

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

Retiring Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) endorsed radio show host and Baptist minister Jody Hice (R) as his successor on Monday. "I encourage the voters of...

Georgia Republican: 'Most People Think Islam Is A Religion, It's Not'

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

Jody Hice, a radio show host and GOP congressional candidate from Georgia, made anti-Islamic statements in his 2012 book, according to the Atlanta Jou...

Gun Giveaways Are This Cycle's Hottest Campaign Ploy

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

Clint Didier, a tea party-backed Republican and former Washington Redskins player, announced Thursday that he would be giving away three guns to raise...

Michael McAuliff

House Vote Maintains Military Ability To Jail People Without Trial | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House voted down a measure Thursday that would have ended the military's ability to indefinitely jail anyone without charge or trial...

Kingston, Perdue To Face Off Again In Senate Runoff

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) and businessman David Perdue, the top two finishers in the Republican primary for Georgia's open Senate seat, will compete ...

Nunn Wins Democratic Nomination In Georgia Senate Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Georgia Democrats have selected Michelle Nunn as their nominee in the state's U.S. Senate race, the Associated Press reports. Nunn bested a field ...

Winners Emerge In Georgia Senate Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Michelle Nunn emerged victorious Tuesday night in the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga...

Michelle Nunn Wins Georgia Senate Nomination

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Michelle Nunn has won the Democratic nomination in the race to represent Georgia in the U.S. Senate, the Associated Press reports. Nunn will face ...

Georgia Primary Puts All Eyes On Senate Races

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

A crowded Republican Senate race is taking place Tuesday in Georgia, one of six states with elections in what's being dubbed a mini-Super Tuesday. ...

New Poll Shows Democratic Senate Candidate Leading All Republican Challengers

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

Michelle Nunn, who's looking to take back a Georgia Senate seat for the Democrats in 2014, is leading all her Republican opponents, according to a new...

GOP Rep Shuts The Door On Questions About His $33,000 Rhetoric Coach

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) sidestepped questions about a large chunk of his office's spending with taxpayer dollars, shutting the door on a reporter in t...

Broun Has Double-Digit Lead In Latest GOP Senate Primary Poll

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) -- the Senate candidate who has raffled off assault weapons, backed impeaching President Barack Obama, said Democrats need "il...

GOP Senate Candidate Makes Assault Weapon Giveaways A Hallmark Of His Campaign

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

A Republican Senate hopeful in Georgia is making the calculation that nothing gets primary voters more fired-up than free gun giveaways. Rep. Paul...

David Perdue Portrays GOP Primary Opponents As Crying Babies In Campaign Ad

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

If Georgia Senate candidate and former Dollar General and Reebok CEO David Perdue (R) was aiming to set himself apart from a crowded field running for...

GOP Senate Candidate Backs Impeaching Obama

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) indicated at an event Saturday that he would support impeaching President Barack Obama if the issue came up for a vote in Cong...

Watch: When Congressmen Deny Climate Change and Evolution

Bill Moyers | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers takes on radical-right Republicans for denying the science behind evolution and climate change, showing a video clip of Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA), who says evolution is a lie "straight from the pit of hell" and climate change, a hoax.

Darrell Issa, Other Lawmakers Want Obama To Fire James Clapper For 'Lying To Congress'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and five other lawmakers wrote a letter to President Barack Obama lamenting "the continued role of James Clapper as Direc...

Another GOP Senate Candidate Is Giving Away An Assault Weapon

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

This cycle's hottest campaign trend, apparently: free assault weapons. Following Republican South Carolina state Sen. Lee Bright's announcement Th...

GOP Lawmaker Claims Democrats Need 'Illegal Aliens' To Win In Georgia

The Huffington Post | Andrew Perez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) said Monday that Democrats will not win in Georgia for decades unless the state grants undocumented immigrants the right to vo...

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.

GOP Congressman: Not 'Responsible' To Let Obamacare Fail

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

A Republican congressman running for the U.S. Senate in Georgia broke with many members of his party on Monday and said it was irresponsible to just l...

GOP Senate Candidate: 'I'll Help Repeal Obamacare In My First Term, Or Go Home'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

With almost a year left of campaigning in Georgia's 2014 race to replace retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) has tied a h...

Will Republicans Listen to Paul Broun or Paul Ryan?

Joe Hansen | Posted 12.01.2013 | Politics
Joe Hansen

We want to give aspiring citizens an opportunity to achieve the American Dream. We want an immigration policy that reflects our values. Speaker Boehner, we want a vote. Listen to your friend Paul Ryan. Listen to reason.