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Todd Tiahrt

Tea Party Congressman Defeats GOP Challenger

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas) has won the Republican primary to represent the state's 4th District, the Associated Press reports. Pompeo defeated for...

Paul Blumenthal

'We've Completely Won The Debate On The Problem Of Money In Politics' | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Campaign finance reformers are taking their policy efforts to the hustings, raising millions of dollars in an unprecedented push to supp...

Obama's Second Inaugural and Martin Luther King Jr. Day: "Don't Expect Much to Change"

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
Norma Cook Everist

Many did not expect Barack Obama to be giving a second inaugural speech this Jan. 21, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Many did not expect him to be elected four years ago. How could one have dared to expect?

'Why Is This Country A** Deep In Illegal Guns?'

Posted 01.17.2013 | Comedy

As expected the, NRA wasn't particularly pleased with President Obama's gun control proposals. And why not? As Jon Stewart outlined on Wednesday night...

Tea Party Caucus Took $1 BILLION In Earmarks

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Cutting federal spending may be a rhetorical cornerstone of the Tea Party and the congressional members of its official caucus, but a recent report fi...

Gun Dealers and Gun Crime: The Truth Is Out

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

If the "reformers" want to argue for weakening, rather than strengthening, regulation of gun dealers, then let's put all the data on the table. Let the gun lobby make its case. But suppression of the data itself is nothing but a policy of government-enforced ignorance.

Sarah Palin Endorsement Not Enough To Carry Todd Tiahrt In Kansas Senate Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin's entry into a Kansas Senate race proved fruitless Tuesday night, as the state's Republicans chose Congressman Jerry Moran as their nomine...

Todd Tiahrt: GOP Deficit Hawk Blames Staff Salary Hike On Obama

Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R-Kan.), a loud critic of government spending, has an explanation for the $1 million his office cost taxpayers last year: It's Presi...

Kansas Senate: 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Kansas Senate race below. Email if you know someone who should...

Message to Rahm Emanuel: On Guns and Terror, If Not Now, When?

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

I have a modest suggestion for the President. In the State of the Union address, demonstrate that national security trumps fear of the gun lobby.

Kansas Republicans Should Heed Bob Dole's Advice

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

Bob Dole said today that the GOP needed get on board and stop fighting health insurance reform. Republicans must follow his advice, or continue down the path of no results, no leadership, and nothing but no.

Hormone Therapy: Synthetic Progestins Are Not The Same As Progesterone

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

Synthetic progestins are not the same as progesterone, and reporting on them as if they confer the same risks and benefits is absurd.

For the Gun Lobby, Ignorance is Bliss

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

The gun lobby insists that "the people should be trusted to have guns." But it is unwilling to trust the people with the truth about guns.

Blue Dog Leader Works With Theocratic "Mafia" Opposed to Health Care Reform

Bruce Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Wilson

Those in the powerful, secretive, Washington Christian fundamentalist association known as The Family have led some of the most virulent opposition to health care reform and especially a "public option".

Gun Lobby Group Argues That More Access Is Needed To Gun Data

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

If we want to do something about the 100,000 deaths and injuries from guns that occur every year in this country, we need to learn more about what guns are used in crime and where they come from.

VIDEO: Kansans Laugh at Rep. Tiahrt's Health Reform Lies

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

It's been a barrel of laughs this summer for Kansas Republicans. However, instead of Rep. Lynn Jenkins laughing at uninsured constituents, we find v...

What Will Health Care Reform Do For You? -- Kansas Statistics

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

Last week, the House Energy and Commerce Committee released encouraging reports on the Affordable Health Choices Act. I wanted to pass along some of the data

Jeff Sharlet Reveals Disturbing Details About Conservative "C Street House" Organization On Rachel Maddow Show (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More and more information is beginning to leak out about the "C Street House" and the conservative and religious brethren of GOP politicians who live ...

House GOP Promotes Video Of Rep. Saying Obama's Mother Might Have Aborted Him

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The other day, GOP Rep Todd Tiahrt sparked a firestorm by suggesting in a speech on the House floor that if the government had paid for abortions, Oba...

KDP Demands Rep. Todd Tiahrt Apologize to President Obama

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

No matter where you stand on abortion, we can all agree this is a disgusting, divisive comment and deserves to be rebuked.

Sam Stein

GOP Rep Tiahrt Asks Whether Obama's Mother Would Have Had An Abortion (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO*** Arguing to restrict the public funding of abortions within the District of Columbia, Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R-Kans.) suggested...

Arthur Delaney

Rep. Todd Tiahrt: Rush Limbaugh "Just An Entertainer" [Updated With Apology] | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 4/21/09: Less than a week after calling conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh a mere "entertainer," the apology from Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R-Ks.) h...

Kucinich Leads Trend for Even Handed Foreign Policy

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

According to astute observers -- there is a new trend in Congress in favor of a more even-handed approach to foreign policy. The bipartisan group, Co...

2008 Kansas CD-04 General Election:
Tiahrt (R-i) vs Betts (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KS-04: Tiahrt vs Betts