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How Opponents Sank A GOP Bill To Sell Off Federal Land — And What They Learned

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 02.26.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Perhaps it was lingering outrage from the election. Or it could have been the explicit language of the bill, which called for the “di...

Pelosi: Sessions Should Recuse Himself From Investigation Into Trump-Russia Ties

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 02.26.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday gave her most direct call yet for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to remove himself fr...

John Kasich Admits Protesters Are Affecting Obamacare Debate

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 02.26.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) implored congressional Republicans to change tack on an Obamacare repeal by cutting out conservatives and wor...

The First 100 Lies: The Trump Team's Flurry Of Falsehoods

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.26.2017 | Politics

To say that President Donald Trump has a casual relationship with the truth would be a gross understatement. He has repeatedly cited debunked conspira...

If Donald Trump Implodes, Republicans Have A Silver Lining In Mike Pence

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.26.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ―For Republicans on Capitol Hill, Vice President Mike Pence was supposed to be the calm, steadying hand in the White House, the seasoned ...

Buoyed By Anti-Trump Activism, Democrat Wins Delaware Special Election

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.25.2017 | Politics

MIDDLETOWN, Del. ― This is what democracy looks like. It’s been a chant that has animated marches and protests around the country since the day af...

The Myth Of The Liberal Campus

Kelly Wilz | Posted 02.26.2017 | College
Kelly Wilz

This week has not been great for free speech in the U.S. The Trump administration excluded certain news outlets from an informal briefing with Sean Sp...

DNC Members Vote Down Corporate Money Ban

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.25.2017 | Politics

ATLANTA ― Democratic National Committee members on Saturday voted down a resolution that would have reinstated former President Barack Obama’s ban...

Leaked Bill Shows How House Republicans Would Dismantle Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― A draft version of a House Republican bill to repeal and “replace” the Affordable Care Act shows how the move would weaken or elimi...

Pennsylvania Democrats Could Lose A Safe Seat Just As Liberal Activists Focus On Local Politics

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Pennsylvania Democrats would like to dig themselves out of a huge deficit in the state’s House of Representatives, where Republicans ...

Oh No, Has Donald Trump Made The White House Correspondents Dinner Unseemly?

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump says he doesn’t like the media. You’ve probably heard about this, because he won’t stop talking about it. Also: The media...

Trump Provokes Global Backlash

John Feffer | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics
John Feffer

Let’s hope that Donald Trump is the political version of syrup of ipecac. The American system has been sick to its stomach for some time. Then along...

Trump White House Bars News Organizations From Press Briefing

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.24.2017 | Media

The White House blocked several news outlets from attending a closed-door briefing Friday afternoon with press secretary Sean Spicer, a decision that ...

How One Conservative Group Is Trying To Inspire Millennial Women

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics

At first sight, someone could mistake the college-age women wearing pink skirts adorned with white elephants and handing out flyers at the Conservatio...

Dissenting Voices Make An Administration Stronger

Chris Lu | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics
Chris Lu

In 2005, Barack Obama and I were getting into an elevator in Chicago with a few of his Senate staffers. Looking around at the different faces surroun...

HUFFPOLLSTER: Obamacare Hits Highest Favorability Since 2010

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics

Opinions of the Affordable Care Act have improved notably in recent months. Americans are split over how much President Donald Trump has accomplished ...

Trump Prepares Dangerous Sale of F-16s to Bahrain

Brian Dooley | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics
Brian Dooley

News that the White House is set to approve the sale of military jets to Bahrain without any human rights restrictions is as depressing as it is predi...

Arizona Republicans Want To Prosecute Protesters The Same Way They Do Terrorists

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics

The Republican-led Arizona state Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would permit the government to seize protesters’ assets and prosecute them u...

White House Opens Door To Crackdown On Recreational Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.25.2017 | Politics

White House press secretary Sean Spicer suggested during a press conference Thursday that the federal government may crack down on states that have le...

Kansas Secretary Of State: 'Exerting Calories' Might Be Only Obstacle Voter ID Causes

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) brushed off concerns over a voter photo identification requirement in his state last year, telling a civil r...

11 Principles For Progressives When Talking About Trump And Russia

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Putin’s an oligarch. So is Trump. Putin runs a kleptocracy. So does Trump. Both Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson have done business in Russia. So why ...

This GOP Congresswoman Sure Got An Easy First Question At Her Tele-Town Hall

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics

Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) held a telephone town hall for her constituents on Tuesday ― and boy, was the first question more of a softball than R...

Facebook Donates Some $100,000 To CPAC, Reminding Users Again That It's Not Liberal

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics

Facebook and the Conservative Political Action Conference are in a relationship. It’s complicated. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed to HuffPost Wed...

There's a Whole Lot of Anti-Trump Resistance Going On

Carla Seaquist | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics
Carla Seaquist

Second in a series, Annals of ResistanceNovember’s political earthquake---the election of the demagogue Donald Trump---sent liberals into shock, eve...

Build Lasting Progressive Change. Elect Keith Ellison Chair Of The DNC.

Danny Glover | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics
Danny Glover

In this perilous and challenging new era, Democratic Party officials are scrambling to catch up with the progressive grassroots resistance and demands...