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Adam Kinzinger

Republicans Have Some Truly Horrifying Theories About The Children Crossing The Border

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

Since the beginning of October, more than 57,000 unaccompanied children have been caught at the U.S.-Mexico border trying to enter the United States i...

GOP Reps Convict Bowe Bergdahl Of Cozying Up To The Enemy

The Huffington Post | Christine Conetta & Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican lawmakers tore into U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's reputation on Wednesday, suggesting that he had cozied up to the enemy dur...

Laura Bassett

House GOP To Cooperate With Obama On Ukraine, Republican Rep. Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics

House Republicans are willing to back President Obama in his standoff against Russia in defense of Ukraine, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) said Sunday. ...

WATCH: GOP Rep Says Defunding Obamacare Will Cost Republicans House Majority

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) warned his colleagues Wednesday that shutting down the government over Obamacare might cost Republicans the House majorit...

GOP Rep To Republicans: Quit The 'Angry' Screaming On Fox News

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) believes some of his Republican colleagues could do more to control their anger, he told an audience Tuesday at an event ...

Saki Knafo

Labor Group Bankrolls 'Labor-Friendly' GOP Candidates

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

A union-funded political action committee has been steering money to Republican candidates in Congressional races in the Midwest and beyond, upending ...

Defense Chief Restricts Flights Of Stealth Fighter That's Been Choking Pilots

Wired | Spencer Ackerman | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

For five years, America’s most expensive fighter jets have been poisoning their pilots and crew. On Tuesday, the Defense Secretary finally stepped i...

Is The Air Force's F-22 Fighter Jet Making Pilots Sick?

Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

Two elite Air Force pilots are seeking protection under the federal whistleblower law for revealing safety problems on the F-22 Raptor, and refusing t...

Jennifer Bendery

Eric Cantor Refuses To Discuss Possible Anti-Semitism Among GOP Colleagues

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) on Thursday defended his decision to give money to an anti-incumbent super PAC to help defeat ...

Jennifer Bendery

Eric Cantor's Donation To Anti-Incumbent Super PAC Causing More Headaches For His Members

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) $25,000 donation to an anti-incumbent super PAC has become the gift that keeps on giving. Bu...

Jennifer Bendery

DAMAGE CONTROL: Eric Cantor Reassuring Members He Won't Try To Get Them Defeated

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has been personally reaching out to GOP lawmakers to reassure them that he has their backs, de...

Cantor Made Unusual Donation

Roll Call | John Stanton | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

In the waning days of a bruising primary between Illinois GOP Reps. Adam Kinzinger and Don Manzullo, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor donated $25,000...

Illinois GOP Voters Choose Freshman Over Veteran

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.21.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Illinois Republicans emerged Wednesday from a combative primary in which a freshman congressman ousted a 20-year veteran and pledged t...

LIVE BLOG: Illinois Voters Head To The Polls

Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago

As some Illinois voters headed to the polls Tuesday to choose a GOP presidential nominee and determine the fates of some longtime politicians, electio...

Illinois Primary Decides Fate Of 2 Veteran Congressmen

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.20.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — U.S. Rep. Don Manzullo, a 10-term Illinois Republican, lost a heated primary battle on Tuesday, as U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson easily won ...

Primary Election Guide: Key Races To Watch

Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago

With the Illinois primary election Tuesday, much attention has focused on the GOP presidential candidates' jockeying for the support of the state's pr...

Early Voting Ends Thursday As Primary Races Heat Up

Posted 03.15.2012 | Chicago

Illinois voters on Thursday face their final opportunity to vote early in advance of the March 20 primary election. As the Associated Press reports...

Chicago Lawmaker: 'Black People Want Guns'

Posted 11.08.2011 | Chicago

Although Illinois' concealed carry bill was defeated in the House in May, a West Side democratic state legislator has suggested after a heated town ha...

Jordan Howard

The 2012 Redistricting Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 elections are more than 15 months away, but the fight for control of Congress is under way in state capitols around the countr...

Playing Only Defense?

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

One may argue if Obama puts together a major job drive, the GOP would block it. However, then the president could stop playing only defense and go on the offense, making clear who has a major job-creation program and who is sabotaging it.

WATCH: Obama Talks Economic Recovery In Wake Of Grim Poll Numbers On Key Issue

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Saturday sought the public's patience with a slowing economy and said training workers for manufacturing jobs...

GOP: Illinois Redistricting Process 'Rotten To The Core'

Posted 07.31.2011 | Chicago

The Democrat-controlled Illinois Senate approved a new congressional map Tuesday that could erase gains made by Republicans. Following a partisan 34-2...

Will Guzzardi

Democrats See Big Gains In Proposed Congressional Maps

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Guzzardi | Posted 07.27.2011 | Chicago

Not only did the Republicans take a majority in the U.S. House in last November's elections, but they also claimed majorities in a historic number of ...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Congressman Afraid To Openly Criticize Afghanistan War

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While criticism of the war in Afghanistan has slowly been building since Osama bin Laden's death in Pakistan, some Republicans are still...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Releases Scary Medicare Ad After Republicans Decry 'MediScare' Tactics

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 87-member Republican freshman congressional class of 2010 may be among the most consequential crops of new legislators ever, but the...