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Congressional Republicans Continue Taking Heat Over Obamacare Repeal

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.06.2017 | Politics

Republican members of Congress have made repealing the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, a top priority. But a lot of people opposed t...

Is California in Play for the Republican Primary?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 03.28.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

A statewide survey of registered Republicans in California was released Sunday. It showed Donald Trump leading Ted Cruz by 37 percent-to-30 percent, w...

Politics and Religion: Trump and the Evangelicals

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 02.11.2017 | Religion
Arnold Steinberg

After New Hampshire The Evangelical Seduction Interruptus Already in Iowa the evangelical movement toward Donald Trump was underway, for bet...

Iowa...South Carolina: Evangelicals and Trump

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 02.11.2017 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

After New Hampshire The Evangelical Seduction Interruptus Already in Iowa the evangelical movement toward Donald Trump was underway, for better or...

The Top 10 Marijuana Policy Victories Of 2015

Rob Kampia | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics
Rob Kampia

In 2015, state legislators considered bills to legalize marijuana in 21 states, decriminalize marijuana possession in 17 states, and legalize medical marijuana in 19 states. The table was set in other ways that will lead to a healthy serving of marijuana policy reform in 2016.

GOP Congressman Resigns From House Freedom Caucus Over Shutdown Threats

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) broke with his fellow conservatives Wednesday and publicly came out against the idea of shutting down the...

$15 Minimum Wage In LA Is Great. But It Was Only Necessary Because A Democratic Congress Blew It

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

It's great that the White House and congressional Democrats are out there now calling for $12 an hour. But national Democrats failed to get out in front of the issue of a living wage when they had the chance. They missed a perfect opportunity to show Americans which party not only fights for them, but delivers for them.

Art Moore Loses California Congressional Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican businessman Art Moore has lost his challenge against Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) in the race to represent California's 4th District. ...

Congressman Tom McClintock Wins Re-Election In California

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tom McClintock, who has represented California's 4th District since 2009, won his re-election bid against fellow Republican Art Moore in Tuesday'...

GOP Rep Gets Schooled By Economist During Tense Exchange

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

Leave it to one of the country's top economists to fill in Congress on how a key federal agency works. During a Wednesday morning House Budget Comm...

The Republican Party Can Learn from al-Maliki's Mistakes

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Numerous observers and actors alike in the conflict blame al-Maliki's refusal to form a coalition government, composed of multiple sectors and factions within the country, for the ongoing existential crisis.

California Primary: Devolution and the Republican Race to Lose to Jerry Brown

William Bradley | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Just a few days remain till California's primary election. Will California Republicans, whose share of the state's electorate dropped more than seven percent over the past decade, veer even further to the right with their standard-bearer for governor?

House Passes Republican-Backed California Water Plan

Reuters | Ayesha Rascoe | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The Republican-led House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill that would roll back federal rules to provide m...

GOP Rep. Supports Amnesty For Edward Snowden

The Huffington Post | Katie Burkhart | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) is the latest member of Congress to sound off on the fate of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contra...

GOP Call For Government Shutdown Grows Louder

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) on Tuesday became the latest Republican to call for a federal government shutdown if Obamacare isn't defunded. McCli...

When a Marijuana Loss Is Actually a Victory

Rob Kampia | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Rob Kampia

The vote on a major medical marijuana amendment on the floor of the U.S. House on Wednesday night was an exciting development, even though the amendme...

Dem Lawmaker Vows To Fight Medical Marijuana Raids

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

Rep. Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.) vowed to continue to fight federal raids on medical marijuana after a bipartisan measure he introduced along with Reps. ...

Lucia Graves

House Defeats Bipartisan Bill To Cut Funds For Federal Medical Marijuana Raids | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan measure that would have eliminated funding for federal raids on medical marijuana dispensaries in states where they're lega...

Meg Whitman's Whoppers

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
William Bradley

As someone with no experience in public affairs prior to being talked into running for governor by her business mentor, Mitt Romney, Meg Whitman is totally dependent on a coterie of lobbyists and consultants.

Is Meg Whitman Like Arnold Schwarzenegger? Yes (In the Wrong Ways)

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
William Bradley

Whitman hates the comparison with Schwarzenegger, even though obvious, as both she and Schwarzenegger are Republicans, both are super-rich, and neither had any experience in elected office before running.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jerry Brown, Bill Clinton and That Crazy California Governorship

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

California's next governor is likely someone who's already won a landslide election as governor, albeit 30 years ago. That's Jerry Brown, who won his latest landslide for Attorney General in 2006.

Fear Of Fascism, "Gay Agenda" At Conservative Conference

The Washington Independent | David Weigel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. LOUIS -- Kitty Werthmann has made quite a career out of warning Americans that fascism is on its way. The 84-year-old native Austrian survived the...

Goat's Head Left On Doorstep Of Dem Congressman's Campaign Office (Graphic Photos)

Calitics | David Dayen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This could be the result of a Halloween prank, all the way up to something out of The Godfather. But the fact that it happened at the beginning of GO...

2008 California CD-04 General Election:
McClintock (R) vs Brown (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CA-04: McClintock vs Brown