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Christina Wilkie

Member Of Congress Unloads Russian Stocks Following HuffPost Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A member of Congress who held stocks in Russian companies has requested that her broker sell them "forthwith" after the investments were...

Christina Wilkie

Six Members Of Congress Have Financial Stake In Russian Sanctions

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As members of Congress and the Obama administration scramble to respond to the increasing threat posed by the Russian military in Ukrain...

Alan Grayson's Wife Drops Restraining Order Against Him

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla., March 12 (Reuters) - The wife of Florida Congressman Alan Grayson dropped her request for a permanent restraining order against him, ...

Friday Talking Points -- CPAC Follies and More

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Ukraine erupted in crisis during the past week, as Russia's Vladimir Putin essentially grabbed Crimea in his own hissy fit. President Obama, of course, has very limited options for dealing with Russia.

Grayson Says Video Shows He Didn't Push Wife

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A video released by lawyers for U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson on Wednesday shows his estranged wife shoving him in front of their hous...

Dem Rep Denies Shoving His Wife During Domestic Dispute

Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) is denying an accusation by his wife that he injured her during a domestic dispute last Saturday. In a complaint filed M...

Darrell Issa, Other Lawmakers Want Obama To Fire James Clapper For 'Lying To Congress'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and five other lawmakers wrote a letter to President Barack Obama lamenting "the continued role of James Clapper as Direc...

Shahien Nasiripour

Wall Street May Win As Federal Reserve Prepares To Punt On Physical Commodities

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Big banks are poised to reap a significant victory in their fight to maintain lucrative businesses hoarding, selling and trading physical commodities ...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Warn Obama They'll Kill His Big Trade Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's international trade agenda is dead in the water if he doesn't do a better job engaging with Democrats in Congre...

Alan Grayson To Host Fundraiser For Daylin Leach

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.), a prominent progressive congressman, will host a fundraiser next week for state Sen. Daylin Leach in Washington, D.C. Gray...

Zach Carter

'I Would Not Consider Myself A Third Way Type Of Candidate'

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

Daylin Leach, a Democrat running to replace outgoing Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.) distanced himself from the centrist think-tank Third Way on Wednesd...

Ryan Grim

Alan Grayson Reflects On Getting Scammed Out Of $18 Million

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.), who was revealed this week to have been scammed out of $18 million, said he's glad justice found a way to wo...

Alan Grayson Lost $18 Million In Investment Fraud Scheme

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson of Florida lost $18 million in a scheme that cheated him and about 120 other investors out of more than $3...

Zach Carter

Progressives Rally To Representatives' Call For Tougher Bank Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three members of Congress this week sent a letter to top federal regulators urging them to adopt tougher capital requirements for big ba...

The "Old Grayson": He's Back

Mark I. Pinsky | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics
Mark I. Pinsky

Was it just a gentle, instructive chiding from a senior party leader to an obstreperous junior member? Or something more? Last week, Rep. Debbie Wass...

The Only Way that Progressives Can Win the White House

Eric Zuesse | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

If we progressives don't organize now an operation to bring Elizabeth Warren, Sherrod Brown, Bernie Sanders, and Alan Grayson, together into a private...

Friday Talking Points -- Monkey Business

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This may be the quotation of the week, from Representative Frank Pallone, describing the House "Obamacare Is So Very, Very Bad" hearings held this week.

Athar Mohiudin

Drone Survivors To Appear Before Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Athar Mohiudin | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress for the first time will hear testimony from survivors of a U.S. drone strike, in a briefing Tuesday organized by Rep. Alan Gray...

Alan Grayson Accuses MSNBC Host Of 'Collaborating' With Tea Party After Being Grilled On KKK Analogy

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) continued to stand by his recent comparison of the tea party to the Ku Klux Klan on Friday, during an MSNBC interview that ...

Ryan Grim

Is The Tea Party Racist? Ask Some Actual, Out-Of-The-Closet Racists

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tea party and Republican leaders have been quick to condemn Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) for his recent comparison of the tea party and th...

Wasserman Schultz 'Disappointed' In Grayson's Tea-Party KKK Email

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) spoke out Wednesday against a fundraising email sent by Rep. Alan Grayson (...

Allen West Condemns Grayson's 'Demeaning' Tea Party KKK Mailing

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) lashed out at Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) on Tuesday, calling for Democratic leadership to "reprimand and censor" the c...

Dem Uses Cross-Burning Image In Email Comparing Tea Party To KKK

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) used an image of a burning cross in an email slamming the tea party, comparing groups involved in the movement to the Ku Kl...

'The Tea Party Is No More Popular Than The Klan'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) said he thinks it's time for the tea party -- and those "willing to cater to it" -- to get out of Washington. During an ...

Jennifer Bendery

With Hands Tied, House Democrats Get Creative To End Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats may not be getting far, but they're scoring points for creativity for the ways they've tried to force a vote on a "clean...