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House Democrats Joining GOP Attack On Elizabeth Warren's Agency

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics

  UPDATE: After pressure from Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and former House Financial Services Committee Chair...

Zach Carter

Republicans Torch Top Obama Regulator Over Guns, Payday Loans | Zach Carter | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans torched FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg Tuesday, accusing him of allowing federal regulators to pursue personal vendett...

Janet Yellen Gets the Need for Rising Wages. That's Why Republicans Are Out to Get Her.

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 05.03.2015 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

To get back to that level and maybe even surpass it, we need someone in charge at the Federal Reserve who understands that creating conditions that increase the purchasing power of American workers' paychecks is a part of her mandate. From what she's said and done so far, it appears Janet Yellen is exactly that kind of Fed chair.

Zach Carter

Darrell Issa's Latest Circus Has Lawmakers Shocked That DOJ Fights Fraud | Zach Carter | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, Republicans on the House Financial Services Committee took up Rep. Darrell Issa's crusade against the Department of Justice'...

House GOP Votes To Take 'Consumer' Out Of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

By Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday to overh...

GOP Rep: Fellow Republicans Sometimes 'Come Across As Knuckle-Dragging Neanderthals'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.17.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) on Tuesday joined the chorus of Republicans urging their colleagues to tone down their rhetoric, comparing some of his...

Republicans Voice Little Appetite For New Fight

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

* "Happy to let president stew in his own soup" * Conservatives trust Ryan to refuse tax hikes in talks * Some eye Febru...

GOP Congressman Sean Duffy Assaulted Outside Capitol

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) was assaulted by an upset individual Wednesday evening while walking to the Capitol for votes, Roll Call reported. His sta...

Michael McAuliff

Spending Showdown Could Spark Catastrophe | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Republican plan to have showdowns over both funding the government and raising the nation's debt limit could have severe conse...

Conservative Congressman Supports Path To Citizenship

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

Conservative Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) said Monday that he supports a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, although at the same event he sa...

Ryan Grim

Republicans Tell Constituents They're Defending Social Security | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two House Republicans have told constituents they oppose proposed cuts to Social Security and veterans benefits by reducing the cost of ...

Laura Bassett

NARAL Rejects Criticism That It Ignored Gosnell Case | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.), in Friday afternoon comments on the House floor, accused NARAL Pro-Choice America and other women's rights advocates of stay...

GOP Congressman On Transvaginal Ultrasounds: 'I Haven't Had One'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) answered a town-hall question about his position on transvaginal ultrasounds by joking that he hadn't had one, according to a...

Rising GOP Star To Address CPAC

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Mia Love, the African American, Mormon, Republican mayor of Sarasota Springs, Utah and a rising star in the GOP, will deliver a speech at this year's ...

More Republicans Breaking With GOP On Anti-Tax Dogma

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

* Some Tea Party-backed members flexible on tax rates * Obama encouraging more Republicans to stray from leaders * Might...

Rep. Sean Duffy: Medicare As Simple As Buying Lawnmower

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

If Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) had his way, buying health care would be just like buying a lawnmower. In a radio interview with WIXK host Jeff Patters...

Lobbyist-Friendly Republicans Hit By Ad Blitz

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

A new super PAC hoping to highlight the outsize influence of money in politics unveiled Thursday an ad blitz that charges four Republican lawmakers wi...

GOP Rep Drives Away From Constituent's Minimum Wage Question

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

As part of its mission to topple Tea Party Republicans across the country, the San Francisco-based CREDO SuperPac confronted Rep. Sean Duffy about the...

Jennifer Bendery

House Republicans Oppose Bill That Would Help Low-Income Moms Stay Home Like Ann Romney | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans emphatically agree with Mitt Romney that stay-at-home moms work just as hard as anybody in the workforce. But when it ...

Michael McAuliff

'Tea Party 10' Targeted In Multi-Million Dollar Campaign | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A liberal super PAC is set Monday to launch what it is billing as a multimillion dollar campaign to "Take Down the Tea Party Ten." Th...

Labor Union Targets Vulnerable Republicans In Ads

The Huffington Post | Jordan Howard | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the nation's largest labor unions, the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, will begin the airing an ad...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmakers Sent Grudging Welcome To Labor Day Parade | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Wisconsin union officials has reversed its decision barring GOP politicians from marching in a local Labor Day parade, saying...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Politicians Banned From Labor Day Parade In Wisconsin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Wisconsin union officials has voted to ban Republican politicians from a local Labor Day parade, underscoring how partisan th...

GOP Rep: Pay 'Not So Much'

The Huffington Post | Jordan Howard | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

According to the U.S. Census Bureau the median household income in 2009 was $49,177, almost $98,000 less than what a member of the House of Representa...

Is Enforcement Bad for Business, Mr. Banker? Boehner's Boys'll Fix That for Ya, Permanent-Like

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

H.R. 1315 passed yesterday on the one-year anniversary of Dodd/Frank's passage. It turns out that the House Republicans don't just have a droll sense of humor. They're sentimental, too.