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Trump Joins Narratives of Hate over Immigration Battles

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

The gigantic cover banner headline, "CLOWN RUNS FOR PREZ," appeared on the New York Daily News the morning following real estate mogul Donald Trump's announced run for the office of the presidency.

Jason Linkins

Worrying About Ebola Coming Over The Border Is The Hot New Thing In Paranoid U.S. Politics | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics

What's hot for August 2014? Basically, August has been terrible, so I'll say that for me, it's been "sheltering in place with a bottle of Xanax and an...

Governor Says Immigrant Children Could Have Measles, But That Claim's Been Disputed

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) gave an interview to KDKA NewsRadio in Pittsburgh on Friday and reignited the suggestion that immigrant children cro...

Kingston, Perdue To Face Off In GOP Senate Runoff

AP | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and former Dollar General CEO David Perdue have advanced to a Republican runoff in Georgia's hotly contested ...

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 ...

Perdue Headed For Primary Runoff In Georgia Senate Race

AP | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Dollar General CEO David Perdue has advanced to a GOP runoff in Georgia's hotly contested Senate race that will eventually hel...

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 Candidate Makes Last-Ditch Effort To Secure Primary Victory

AP | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Senate candidate David Perdue's personal investment in his campaign has grown another $1 million, for a total of $2.1 million...

Samantha Lachman

Bros Before Foes: Fraternity And Sorority PAC Supports Its Own | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.09.2015 | Politics

It seems as though the nation’s largest political action committee for fraternities and sororities embraces the same principle college students use ...

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...

Republicans Struggle In Senate Primary

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Seeking promotion to the U.S. Senate, Republican Rep. Jack Kingston avoids an explicit yes-or-no answer when asked by a vot...

Georgia Democratic Senate Candidate Posts Big Fundraising Haul

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn raised more than $1.6 million in the last three months of 2013, bringing her total haul to $3.3 mill...

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...

GOP Rep. Evokes 'Braveheart' For Obstruction -- Again

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) said Tuesday he thinks Republicans should have a "Braveheart" moment over the looming government spending limit -- two years...

House Republicans: 'Yee-Haw! We're Shuttin' Down the Gov'mint!'

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

It's hard to believe that "the American people" are so upset about the mild reforms contained in the ACA that they're demanding a government shut down and a default on the national debt to stop it. No wonder Congress' approval rating is the lowest in decades.

GOP Rep Complains About His Hefty Salary

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) appears to have little sympathy for Capitol Hill staffers and the possibility of their health care costs changing. The Na...

Fate Of Southern Democrats Could Determine Senate Control

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are counting on some Southern comfort to win Senate control next year. The fate of Democratic incumbents in GOP-trending Ar...

Hot-Button Issue Divides GOP Candidates In Crowded Race

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and BILL BARROW | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA -- The four Georgia Republicans who want to succeed retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss all call themselves conservatives who oppose abortion. Two ...

Crocheting Burkas: What The Heck Are Gender Role Classes?!?

Sally Kohn | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics
Sally Kohn

What would such gender classes look like? Because before we dismiss Rep. Gingrey's grunts about raising "ideal" women and men in society, maybe we should explore what he might mean.