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Breadwinner Moms and Gaffe-Prone Men

Margie Omero | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Margie Omero

it's not just Republican leaders who have more traditional views toward gender equality -- it may be men as a whole. As families and the workforce change, many men's views are not changing in kind.

Laura Bassett

Dem Group Ties Latest GOP Remarks To Todd Akin On Rape | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee sent an open letter to current and potential 2014 Republican Senate candidates on Thursday, declaring tha...

Jason Linkins

Republican Senator Says Sexual Assaults Stem From 'Culture That's Awash In Sexual Activity' | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) on Tuesday attributed incidents of sexual assault in the military to "the hormone level in nature," which is weird, be...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senator Attributes Military Sexual Assaults To 'Hormone Level Created By Nature' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) called on the military to do more to crack down on sexual assault in its ranks on Tuesday, while also worry...

Gingrich: Obama's National Security Speech Was 'Astoundingly Naïve'

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

Former House Speaker and one-time presidential candidate Newt Gingrich did not mince words on Tuesday when asked to critique President Barack Obama's ...

GOP Senator: Obama Speech A 'Victory' For 'Terrorists'

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

Code Pink activist and heckler Medea Benjamin wasn't the only one unimpressed with President Barack Obama's counterterrorism policy speech on Thursday...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Think They Have Shot At Georgia, Kentucky | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats may not be running with one of their top choices in Georgia's U.S. Senate contest, but they still think they have a formula to...

GOP Senator Sinks Amazing Golf Shot, Cracks Social Security Quip

Reuters | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics

(Updates with Chambliss quotes) By Roberta Rampton and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, May 6 (Reuters) - President Barack ...

'Nothing Is Worth Fighting For Unless It's Happening To You'

Posted 03.27.2013 | Comedy

As we await the Supreme Court's decision on whether or not marriage is a constitutional right, Stephen Colbert is mostly concerned with a certain Geor...

Tight-Knit GOP Unity Frays As Contentious Race Looms

The Hill | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

The nine Republicans in Georgia’s House delegation are, by most accounts, a close-knit group....

The Politics of Saxby's Inner Child

Michael Keegan | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Sen. Portman caught some flack last week for only supporting gay rights after discrimination hit home to his own family. Sen. Chambliss represents the flipside of what Matt Yglesias called the "politics of narcissism." If it doesn't affect me, Sen. Chambliss is saying, it doesn't matter.


Salon | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

Retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) got the Twitter treatment after his inane comment on Thursday....

GOP Senator: 'I'm Not Gay. So I'm Not Going To Marry One.'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

Retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) said that he won't be following Sen. Rob Portman's (R-Ohio) recent support for gay marriage. "I’m not gay. ...

Jason Linkins

Georgia Rep. Changes His Mind On High-Capacity Magazines | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) is apparently thinking about jumping into the race to replace retiring Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss and, as a part of gettin...

Jason Linkins

Georgia Rep Seems To Want To Be Karl Rove's Guy | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

Seems like it was only two days ago that I was wondering if Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) -- he of the crazy "Soviet constitution" talk, and officially in t...

Jason Linkins

Republican Pretty Proud Of Being The First Congressman To Call Obama A 'Socialist' | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) may be the only Republican with the announced intention of running for the Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Saxby Cha...

Controversial Georgia Republican To Run For Senate

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

The wife of Georgia Rep. Paul Broun said Tuesday that her husband will seek the seat of retiring Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss in 2014, according to...

GOP Senator Announcing 2014 Retirement

Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) is announcing Friday that he will not run for re-election in 2014, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Two Repub...

McConnell, Other Republicans Face Conservative Threat After Backlash

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

* Tea Party activists say 2014 elections to echo 2010 success * Conservatives focused on upcoming debt ceiling vote * D...

Grover Norquist Has 'Tea Party Two' Warning For Obama

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics

As elected officials from both sides of the partisan aisle embed themselves in fiscal cliff negotiations, Americans for Tax Reform President Grover No...

Matters of Substance

Elise Coroneos | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics
Elise Coroneos

When the Republicans look back at the era just after their 2012 election defeat, they are going to see they were presented with an early opportunity to make their way back from the political wilderness. The question is: Will they take it? The early signs are promising.

Michael McAuliff

Grover Norquist Targeted In Fiscal Cliff Debate By Democrats | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Republicans showing signs of bending on taxes for the richest Americans as the nation nears the so-called fiscal cliff, Democrats m...

The Reign of Norquist Ends With a Whimper

Daryl Rowland | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics
Daryl Rowland

The central error of his anti-tax pledge is that it mistook policy for principle. That less government is better is a principle. But "no new taxes ever" is a mere policy choice.

GOP Lawmakers Distance Themselves From Grover Norquist

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

After a slew of top Republican lawmakers publicly disavowed the anti-tax pledge pushed by Grover Norquist, the lobbyist is pushing back. On CNN Monday...

GOP Senator Unloads On Grover Norquist's Anti-Tax Pledge

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.23.2012 | Politics

Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) unloaded on anti-tax activist Grover Norquist and his "no new taxes" pledge this week, saying that it has impeded meaning...