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Tom Latham

#DirtyDenier$ Day 13: Congressman Tom Latham

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 10.18.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Congressman Tom Latham represents a large, windy district in Iowa. But unfortunately the winds of change don't seem to have blown strongly enough to change his outdated views on energy and climate policy.

The State of the Union Address I Wish President Obama Would Give: 'I'm Not Going to Waste a Minute Trying to Work With You'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics
Jesse Kornbluth

I'm not going to waste one minute trying to work with you. Not because I don't want to. Because you won't work with me. So I have no agenda to present to you tonight. You don't want to hear it. You're not going to vote for it.

Republican Congressman Won't Seek Another Term

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.17.2013 | Politics

Rep. Tom Latham (R-Iowa) announced Tuesday that he will not run for reelection next year, opening up a competitive congressional race in 2014. "I w...

GOP Lawmaker Gets Confused By Satirical Article, Goes After MSNBC Host Chris Hayes

The Huffington Post | Farah Mohamed | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

Rep. Tom Latham (R-Iowa) castigated MSNBC host Chris Hayes this week, calling him "America's village idiot" in a Facebook post. Latham, however, ended...

Amanda Terkel

Top Boehner Ally Changes His Mind On Tying Government Funding To Obamacare | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly every Republican in the House of Representatives repeatedly voted to tie funding for the federal government to a delay in or outr...

GOP Civil War: House Republicans Have Already Started to Break

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

We are seeing Republicans in the House as well as the Senate speak out against extremist proposals on government spending levels. What exactly do the extremists propose?

Jason Linkins

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad Briefly Causes Senate Race Freak-Out With 'Problem-Solver' Comment | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

The coming race for the Senate seat of retiring Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) continues to be a source of drama even before the competition is officiall...

Michael McAuliff

Congress Passes Bill To Ease Air Travel Delays | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers passed a bill Friday to ease air traffic delays before catching their own flights home for a week off, leaving unchanged other...

John Boehner Mourns Death Of Staffer

Roll Call | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

Speaker John A. Boehner’s office is mourning the loss of one of its own, the Ohio Republican announced Tuesday....

Jason Linkins

Steve King Gains Inside Track On Iowa Senate Nomination As Rival Balks At Run | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

Karl Rove may have wanted to make Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) a test case for his "Conservative Victory Project" -- dedicated to tamping down future Todd...

Jason Linkins

Karl Rove's War With Steve King Is Only Making King's Senate Bid More Likely | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

When Karl Rove embarked on his "Conservative Victory Fund" -- the fundraising arm of his broad "Campaign To Stop The Gaffes!" -- the first political f...

Service Strengthens America

AnnMaura Connolly | Posted 04.13.2013 | Impact
AnnMaura Connolly

As we begin another countdown to looming federal funding reductions, decision makers in Washington are looking for creative ways to avert the impact of potentially devastating cuts.

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Home State Poll Finds Outspoken GOP Lawmaker 'Unappealing' | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

The race to predict the race in Iowa to replace retiring Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin is on. Republican Rep. Steve King is favored among GOP primary vot...

Jason Linkins

Karl Rove vs. Steve King In Bitter Iowa Battle | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

As you may have heard, establishment conservative kingpin Karl Rove has launched his latest effort in electoral king-making: the Conservative Victory ...

Amanda Terkel

Aviation Industry Holds Rally For Corporate Jets | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The corporate jet industry and the people who love it have it tough these days, with Democrats pushing to roll back tax breaks for peopl...

Steve King: GOP President Will Be Sworn In With A Pen In Hand In 2013

TylerKingkade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Rep. Steve King vowed Saturday at an Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition fundraiser that a Republican will be sworn in as president on ...

Jason Linkins

The Craziest Examples Of Congressional Theatrics (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Elyse Siegel contributed to this story Just over twenty years ago, the cable industry launched the Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network -- better k...

Hot Chocolate, Cold Cash: Members Of Congress Raise Money In The Holiday Spirit

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite recent recession trend stories suggesting that lobbyists are in less of a mood to party, the Sunlight Foundation has heard of three times more...

2008 Iowa CD-04 General Election:
Latham (R-i) vs Greenwald (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

IA-04: Latham vs Greenwald