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Rick Nolan Defeats Stewart Mills In Minnesota's 2014 Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Rick Nolan (D-Minn.) defeated Republican Stewart Mills in Tuesday's midterm election race. Nolan represents Minnesota's 8th District. Below...

House Republicans' Midterm Strategy: Terror, Terror, Terror!

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

House Republicans are hoping that fears over national security will be their ticket to a bigger majority come the November midterm elections, so much ...

Koch Brothers Hit Democrats On Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.26.2013 | Politics

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative advocacy group backed by the Koch brothers, released a pair of TV ads Thursday that seize on the flawed rol...

Paul Blumenthal

These House Challengers Are Defying The Fundraising Odds

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Raising money for a congressional run is hard work. Candidates have to spend hours each day dialing for dollars and attending fundraiser...

Friday Talking Points -- Shutdown Follies

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Well, I have to admit -- I never thought John Boehner was stupid enough to shut the government down over Obamacare. Shows what I know, right? Sigh.

Capitol Police Protecting Congress In Shooting Aren't Getting Paid, Thanks To Congress

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

Members of Congress celebrated the bravery and hard work of the Capitol Police force after the pursuit of a woman motorist ended with her fatal shooti...

Dem Rep Introduces Bill To Stop Congress From Getting Paid During Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

Rep. Rick Nolan (D-Minn.) introduced a bill Tuesday that would block members of Congress from being paid during a government shutdown. The "No Gov...

Eleazar David Melendez

Syria Strike Will Cost Much More Than Pentagon Claims: Congressman

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

A Minnesota anti-war congressman on Wednesday suggested the costs of airstrikes on Syria would run $500 million initially and $1 billion a week therea...

How to Strip Corporations of Constitutional Rights

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics
C. Robert Gibson

The corporate virus has thoroughly infected our state and local governments, and it will take a long-term battle waged by the people in their own communities to win.

Which Members of Congress Are Standing Up for Economic Decency - and Which 'Progressives' Aren't

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

If you don't see the name of your Congress member on that list, you live in a House district without a representative standing up for economic decency.

Most of Progressive Caucus Taking a Dive on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

Norman Solomon | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

For the social compact of the United States, most of the Congressional Progressive Caucus has gone missing.