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Reps. Conyers, Yoho: Sending MANPADS to Syria Is Still a Stupid Thing We Shouldn't Do

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.04.2016 | World
Robert Naiman

Concerns over the potential for terrorist groups to obtain MANPADS from U.S.-supplied insurgents have been greatly heightened by incidents in which terrorist groups captured U.S.-supplied weaponry in Syria.

Veterinarians In Congress Introduce Bill To End Horse Abuse

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two veterinarians serving in Congress, one a conservative Republican and the other a Democrat, came together late Tuesday to introduce a...

Arthur Delaney

No Shame In Using The Safety Net, Americans Say | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most Americans think poor people shouldn't feel ashamed for using the safety net, according to a new YouGov poll. Just 14 percent of...

Michael McAuliff

John Boehner Retains Position As House Speaker Despite Some GOP Opposition | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to once again make John Boehner its speaker, handing the Ohio Republican the gavel for the th...

Ryan Grim

Boehner Opponent Co-Hosted A Fundraiser For Him In October | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tea Party Republican Ted Yoho of Florida, who unsuccessfully challenged John Boehner (R-Ohio) for speaker of the House of Representative...

Ted Yoho Is Heading Back To Congress

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) was re-elected to Congress Tuesday from the state's 3rd District, defeating Democrat Marihelen Wheeler and independent Howard L...

Michael McAuliff

Americans Are Too Stupid For GMO Labeling, Congressional Panel Says | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's pretty rare that members of Congress and all the witnesses they've called will declare out loud that Americans are just too ignoran...

GOP Congressman Suggested Limiting Voting To Property Owners

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Ted Yoho strikes again. Speaking at the Berean Baptist Church in Ocala, Fla., during his 2012 campaign, the first term Republican congressman appea...

GOP Congressman Holding Gun Event On Newtown Anniversary

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.09.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) will host a gun safety training event on the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the congressman...

Yoho, Republicans Plan For Holder Impeachment

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

A group of House Republicans plan an effort to oust Attorney General Eric Holder by year's end, Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) told the Gainesville Sun. ...

Why We Need More Washington Insiders

Ali Breland | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Ali Breland

It is tempting to vote for the outsiders. They're relatable. Like most voters, they don't have experience in D.C. However, in light of the extreme gridlock America just went through, it's safe to say that they've made the system much worse than it was before they were elected.

Is the Tea Party's Issue with Obama a Racial One?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The Tea Party in particular, judging by the words and actions of many in this radical right-wing faction, seem sickened by the fact that a black man lives in the White House.

11 Florida Politicians Who Wanted To Continue The Shutdown

Posted 10.18.2013 | Miami

After over two weeks of 2.1 million furloughed workers, closed parks, halted safety inspections, and the estimated loss of $24 billion in economic act...

Queen Elizabeth, Your Old Colony Needs Help

David Kirp | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics
David Kirp

Dear Queen Liz (if I may be so presumptuous), I write with a simple purpose -- to plead with you to reverse more than two centuries of history and bring your former colonies back into the fold.

Yoho Doesn't Think Furloughed Workers Deserve Back Pay -- But Voted To Give It To Them

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) said Thursday he doesn't think furloughed government workers should receive back pay -- even though he voted less...

Jason Linkins

The Surreal Logic Of The Debt Ceiling Deniers | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

Over at Slate, Dave Weigel profiles the strangest subset of the debt ceiling hostage-taker caucus -- the members of the House GOP who seem to genuinel...

GOP Rep Hurls 'Crazy Talk' Claim At Fellow Republican

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

Rep. Reid Ribble (R-Wis.) took a shot at a Republican colleague during an interview with MSNBC's Chris Hayes on Monday. Hayes brought Ribble on to ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Rep Argues For Default On Debt | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Congress braces for another debt-ceiling fight, Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) told constituents the nation's credit rating would actually be...

GOP Rep Backs Birther Bill

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) told supporters he would back a bill to investigate the authenticity of President Barack Obama's birth certificate, though he c...

GOP Rep: Obamacare Tax 'Racist' Against White People

The Huffington Post | Katie Burkhart | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

At a Saturday town hall meeting in Gainesville, Fla., Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) discussed his conversation with House Speaker John Boehner about a provis...

Jennifer Bendery

'Missing In Action': Congress Ignores America's Poor | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a time when Republicans on Capitol Hill are expressing outrage over canceled White House tours, something more deserving of outrage i...

Tea Party Congressman: Uphold Second Amendment 'Birthright'

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

Tea Party Congressman Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) said he thinks it's more important than ever that all Americans are armed to fight their enemies -- even civil...

Yoho's Secret Weapon Revealed

National Journal | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

Kat Cammack had just come from meeting a big donor in Jacksonville, Florida, and was now in a house with boarded-up windows, rusty frying pans, and wh...

Tea Party Freshman: Think Congress Is Intimidating? Try Castrating A Horse

The Atlantic | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

On a foggy Florida morning shortly before his first-ever general election, soon-to-be Congressman Ted Yoho was grinding down the teeth of a quarter ho...

Ted Yoho, Upset Winner Over Rep. Cliff Stearns, Lands Sarah Palin Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

Sarah Palin on Tuesday endorsed Florida congressional candidate Ted Yoho, the large animal veterinarian who upset 12-term incumbent Rep. Cliff Stearns...