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Bachmann Says Boehner is Soft on "Obamacare." Huh?

Ethan Rome | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ethan Rome

In their brief time under the leadership of Speaker John Boehner, the Republicans have voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act, defund it and eliminate all funding for life-saving health care services for women. That's hardly "soft."

Rep. King: Don't Stereotype, It's Un-American

Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

Being a member of a minority group, I empathize with Muslim-Americans today, as they face increased hostility and anger from people acting out of fear and ignorance.

Law Enforcement And Muslim Communities In LA: A Lesson For Rep. King?

Mary Slosson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mary Slosson

The unit consists of seven members, not all Muslim, doing everything from internal education within the LAPD about Islam and Muslim culture to community education on issues like domestic violence and hate crimes.

Representative Chris Smith Redefines Rape

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Chris Smith's goal is to make it harder for women who have, for example, become pregnant because of a date rape, to obtain abortions unless they can pay for them themselves. And there are additional restrictions too.

Elise Foley

Steve King Snubbed For Immigration Subcommittee

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Iowa Republican and anti-illegal immigration hardliner Steve King was passed over for the leading position on the House immigration subc...

Mad Men: A Congress Out of Control

Danielle Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Parker

While Democrats and Republicans take their luxurious 6-week vacations, 9/11 first responders like Charlie Giles are bedridden and waiting to die. Why? Because of a dysfunctional Congress that placed partisanship over people.

Rep. King Justifies Suicide Attack On IRS: Sympathizes With Hatred Of IRS, Hopes For Its Destruction

thinkprogress.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Thursday, a man flew a plane into a Texas federal building in an apparent domestic terrorist attack. The suicide bomber, identified as Joseph Andre...

Jason Linkins

What If Using The Word 'Terrorism' More Isn't Enough To Stop Terrorism?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As we posted earlier, Representative Peter King (R-N.Y.) seems content to contribute little more to the overall oeuvre of counter-terror policy than t...

Reps King, Hoekstra Attempt To Wrap Capitol With Health Care Bill

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Early Friday afternoon, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) announced his intentions to wrap the Capitol building in a massive copy of the 1,900-page health bill...

Rep. King's Recommendation To Obama For Fixing Counterterrorism: 'Use The Word Terrorism More Often' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Good Morning America Wednesday, Rep. Peter King (R-New York), the ranking Republican on the Homeland Security committee, offered the White House a ...