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Jennifer Bendery

John Boehner On DOMA Ruling: Meh

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) wasn't celebrating when the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday. But ...

Jennifer Bendery

GOP Congressman Readies Constitutional Amendment To Ban Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that the federal Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional isn't stopping Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan...

MRFF Fully Supports Congressman Tim Huelskamp's 'Meetings with Respect to Religious Liberty' Amendment

Chris Rodda | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Despite Congressman Huelskamp's blatant admission that the sole target of his amendment is Mikey Weinstein, this amendment, should it be signed into law, would to apply to everyone -- not just to the object of Huelskamp's affectations.

Tea Partier's Hypocrisy Exposed

Roll Call | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

Tim Huelskamp of Kansas has been one of the most vocal tea-party-backed conservatives in the House, but his calls to shrink the size of government did...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Sequestration Austerity Hits 'Ultra-Conservative Utopia'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As across-the-board federal budget cuts ripple across the country, local officials in Kansas have been left scrambling to fund air traff...

Gun Violence Showdown

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

President Obama should be applauded for taking quick action to reduce the plague of gun violence in America in the wake of Sandy Hook. It will take strong and persistent leadership from the White House to get Congress to act on any of his proposals.

Jason Cherkis

GOP Congressman Who Voted Against Sandy Relief Favors U.S. Subsidies For Relatives

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Superstorm Sandy ravaged huge swaths of the U.S. East Coast, killing more than 130 people, causing at least $62 billion in damage and tu...

John Celock

One Time 'Porker Of The Month' Opposes Sandy Pork

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

A Republican congresswoman from Kansas who voted against the first round of Hurricane Sandy relief and noted her opposition to "pork" in the bill was ...

After Bucking GOP, Conservative Rep Says GOP Is Coming For His Family

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) blasted out a fundraising email to supporters on Monday, telling them that he was effectively a wanted man following his v...

John Celock

Tea Party Rise Blamed For 'Short-Sighted' Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics

Intramural Republican politics in Kansas could be behind the decision of the state's entire House delegation to vote against Hurricane Sandy relief Fr...

Time to Put the National Interest Ahead of Ideology, Branding

Wade Henderson, Esq. | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics
Wade Henderson, Esq.

Time is running out, but it's not too late for Republicans to choose to put common sense and governing ahead of branding and ideology. That's the only way we'll be able to move past the cliff and move forward as a nation, together.

Breakthrough Year

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 02.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

We are small and the world is great. But by keeping faith with our love, with our compatriots in the struggle and with fundamental principles of equality, freedom and justice, we have changed many hearts and proven that, in the words of the late Frank Kameny, "The tide of history is with us."

Why Don't Heartland Republicans Want to Tax New York and LA?

David Callahan | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
David Callahan

The debate on taxes seemingly defies the logic of pluralist politics. Why? Because many of the Republican House members most vehemently opposed to hiking taxes on the rich hail from districts with virtually no rich people.

WATCH: Joe Scarborough Destroys Conservative Congressman

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.22.2012 | Media

Joe Scarborough laid into Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp on Friday after the congressman accused the MSNBC host and other gun control advocates of pushing ...

GOP Colleague Accuses Boehner Of 'Petty, Vindictive Politics'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) lit in to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) in a recent interview with Newsmax, criticizing his move to strip a q...

Michael McAuliff

Lawmakers May Dive Off Fiscal Cliff Before Reaching Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fewer Republicans are saying "no" to raising taxes on the rich. But it still may be after the nation starts sliding into the fiscal abys...

Paul Blumenthal

Dark Money Conservative Groups Oppose Boehner Fiscal Proposal

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two of the most powerful and politically active conservative groups in Washington are not pleased with the fiscal cliff proposal put for...

Amanda Terkel

John Boehner Faces Conservative Fury

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative groups are furious with GOP leadership for stripping several lawmakers of spots on powerful committees after it was deemed ...

Tea Party Reps Who Voted Against Paul Ryan Budget Kicked Off Committee

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

* Representative says ouster was 'vindictive move' * House speaker spokesman offers no specifics on ouster By David Lawd...

Consumer Group: Ban Tuna From School Lunches

Posted 09.21.2012 | Education

The Mercury Policy Project of Montpelier, Vt., is pushing the U.S. Department of Agriculture to scrap tuna from school lunch menus after a test of 59 ...

GOP Bill Moves To Repeal USDA Calorie Limits On School Lunches

Posted 09.19.2012 | Education

As the new school year begins, fresh school lunch regulations are in effect to encourage healthy eating. But not everyone's pleased. While students fr...

Laura Bassett

GOP Congressman: Planned Parenthood's 'Sole Purpose Is Killing Children' Of Minorities

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.), who has four adoptive children of African American, Hispanic, and Native American descent, said on Friday that Planned Pa...

John Celock

Dems Accuse GOP Of Anti-'Kumbaya' Lawmaking

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics

Following a debate that compared Kansas to New York City, the Republican-controlled Kansas House of Representatives on Friday passed a new congression...

WATCH: Sharpton's Heated Clash With Tea Party Congressman

Posted 03.27.2012 | Media

Al Sharpton got into a heated clash with Rep. Tim Huelskamp of Kansas during his MSNBC show Wednesday night. Sharpton asked Huelskamp to discuss wh...

Elise Foley

GOP Defections In House Funding Vote Hint At Trouble Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed a three-week stopgap funding bill on Tuesday by a vote of 271 to 158, fending off the threat of a go...