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Sean Duffy

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.

Sam Stein

Progressive Groups Launch 11th Hour Debt Ceiling Ad Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a sign of where politics currently stand on a vote to raise the debt ceiling, two progressive-leaning groups are launching a new ad c...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Congressman Afraid To Openly Criticize Afghanistan War | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While criticism of the war in Afghanistan has slowly been building since Osama bin Laden's death in Pakistan, some Republicans are still...

Should Members of Congress With Shoddy Finances Lecture Us on Fiscal Responsibility?

Keli Goff | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
Keli Goff

Like Newt Gingrich, and others criticized President Clinton for an affair, despite having their own, some conservatives lecture us on our lack of financial discipline when they are not fiscal role models themselves.

The Vicious Left-Wing Media Attack on Sean Duffy

Randy Turner | Posted 06.01.2011 | Comedy
Randy Turner

Sympathizing with Duffy's plight, I dropped in to see him earlier this week. "Whenever someone as noble as you gets into office," I told him, "they immediately start trying to tear you down."

The Psychometer: Who's Gone Too Far This Week?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 06.01.2011 | Comedy

Our engineers have carefully pinpointed the craziest figures in the news this week. Take a look at the Psychometer and let us know if you agree. ...

Zach Carter

House Republicans Amplify Attacks On Elizabeth Warren, Consumer Protection | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a hearing marked by openly hostile questioning from House Republicans, consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren made her highly anticipated...

GOP Congressman Goes Off Message On Health Care Repeal

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This is interesting on a couple of levels. First, it suggests that some Republicans are aware of the pitfalls of voting just to repeal the bill withou...

SLUMBER PARTY: One-Fifth Of House Freshmen Sleep In Offices

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(CBS) By Phil Hirschkorn & Wyatt Andrews WASHINGTON - Michigan Congressman Tim Walberg considers sleeping in his Capitol Hill office a luxury. ...

Freshmen Politicians Arriving With Questions

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN and JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Where to live? Whom to hire? What's a voting card – and where are the bathrooms? More than 100 members of Congress arrive in ...

Who's The Hottest Freshman In Congress?

The Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Update: The winner has been announced, and it's Representative Kristi Noem (R-SD). Previously: Now that the new representatives and senators of ...

Amanda Terkel

Former Bush Pioneers Quietly Form Political Group Investing In Midwest Elections | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A political group based in Chicago known as the New Prosperity Foundation is attempting to help elect Republicans in the Midwest, attracting the suppo...

When Will the Hasans Get Their $300K Back?

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Journalists may not like to think of themselves as grade-school teachers for public officials and candidates, but they often serve this function.

Sean Duffy, Former MTV 'Real World' Castmember, Pursues Bid For Wisconsin Congressional Seat

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If there truly is a successful political mold, Sean Duffy, a Republican primary candidate for Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District, wouldn't appear ...

Petroleum Club and McInnis Disagree on Canceled News Conference

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Journalists should tell us when a political candidate doesn't show up for a scheduled news conference, and they should try to find out if the explanation given for the absence is accurate.

Where Are McInnis' Writings About Colorado Water Issues?

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

What did Scott McInnis write during his $150,000 fellowship with the Hasan Family Foundation?

Sean Duffy: Reality TV Actor Running For Congress Against David Obey

Politics Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Many Americans were first introduced to the now ubiquitous reality format when MTV's "The Real World" first aired in 1992. Eighteen years later, the s...

Scott McInnis' New Look Was Advise From

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

An appearance coach who has worked with dozens of celebrities told Republican Scott McInnis to lose the mustache and the John Denver-style glasses. ...

Josh Penry, Bill Ritter Tout Third Quarter Fund-Raising Efforts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Update: From the AP: Former U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis says he raised nearly $550,000 for his gubernatorial campaign in the latest quarter, topping th...

Josh Penry Grand Junction Donations: Penry Leads Fellow Native Scott McInnis In Donations From Grand Junction

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Faced with two hometown Republican candidates for governor, Grand Junction residents overwhelmingly voted with their wallets for state Sen. Josh Penry...

Scott McInnis Denies Ties To Polls That Show Him Ahead In Gubernatorial Race

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A new group headed by Republican operative Sean Tonner released a poll Thursday that should make gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis happy. The pol...

Real World Cast Member Sean Duffy Expected To Run For Congress

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) - A northern Wisconsin district attorney is hosting news conferences Wednesday in Wausau and Hayward in which he is expected to anno...