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Andy Harris

GOP Seizes On State Woes To Highlight Health Care

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans intent on highlighting the woes of President Barack Obama's health care law need to look no further than their o...

Paul Blumenthal

Start Of A Trend? Another Republican Endorses Campaign Finance Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Thomas Petri (R-Wis.) on Thursday introduced legislation to provide tax credits and deductions for political donors making small co...

Paul Blumenthal

Republicans Finally Found A Campaign Finance Loophole They Want To Close

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican congressman from Maryland is going after a campaign finance loophole that has allowed lawmakers to use campaign funds on no...

OFA Delivers Unicorn Trophies To GOP 'Climate Deniers'

The Huffington Post | Katie Burkhart | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Following President Barack Obama's pledge to bring his climate change plan to fruition, Organizing for Action volunteers on Tuesday delivered congress...

GOP Town Hall Erupts With Call For Impeachment

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

A Maryland town hall meeting grew heated Tuesday, when GOP Rep. Andy Harris faced disgruntled constituents angry over partisan politics fraying the co...

GOP Rep To Zimmerman Demonstrators: 'Get Over It'

The Huffington Post | Katie Burkhart | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

Shortly following the acquittal of George Zimmerman, the Florida man who fatally shot unarmed teen Trayvon Martin in 2012, Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) of...

Republican Urges Holder To Make Pot Decision: 'Children Are Dying'

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- How it affects children will be one factor the Justice Department weighs as it determines how to respond to the legalization of marijuan...

Republican Scolds Nancy Pelosi For Thanking Colleague

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Republican and Democratic leaders generally get a fair amount of leeway in their remarks on the House floor, but Rep. Andy Har...

A Flood of Hypocrisy

Jason Stanford | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

It might help Brooks and his fellow Gulf Coast hypocrites sleep better if they believe that's what Congress approved, but that dog don't hunt. People who live in coastal areas do protect themselves. It's called buying flood insurance.

Jason Linkins

Maryland Congressman Takes Himself Hostage In Fiscal Cliff Talks

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

One of the more fun aspects of the ongoing negotiations over the so-called fiscal cliff is that so many of the participants just do not seem to be par...

House GOP Freshmen Trade Tips On How To Handle Town Hall Anger

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN and FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 07.21.2011 | Politics

ELKTON, Md. — U.S. Rep. Andy Harris answers Medicare questions before his Maryland constituents even ask them. Clear across the country, fellow ...

Lucia Graves

House Republicans Face Backlash At Home Over Medicare Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans returning to their districts on Monday faced harsh criticism for voting to turn Medicare, the federal health care pro...

Elise Foley

GOP Defections In House Funding Vote Hint At Trouble Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed a three-week stopgap funding bill on Tuesday by a vote of 271 to 158, fending off the threat of a go...

Is This Man The Most Endangered Democrat In Congress?

TIME | Jay Newton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Freshman Representative Frank Kratovil is perhaps the most endangered Democratic incumbent, and that's saying something in a year full of vulnerable D...

Sam Stein

Republicans Could Save $2.4 Million A Year By Forgoing Their Health Care

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some progressive organizations have been making a push in recent days for incoming congressional Republicans to drop their government-sp...

Democrats Ask Anti-Health Care Reform GOPers To Forgo Their Own Coverage

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Progressive Democratic legislators are crying foul at recent reports that GOP Congressman-elect Andy Harris (R-Md.) complained about the limitations o...

Pray for Andy Harris

Daniel Krotz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Krotz

The first thing newly elected Congressman Andy Harris (R-MD) did when he got to Washington last week was complain about the Cadillac health care provi...

Hypocrite-elect Andy Harris should apologize to Maryland, denounce repeal effort

Ethan Rome | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ethan Rome

On the campaign trail, Harris railed against government-sponsored health care and then the very first thing he did upon coming to Capitol Hill for freshman orientation was to ask for his.

Incoming GOP Rep Who Campaigned Against 'Obamacare' Demands Government Health Care Without 28-Day Waiting Period

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Incoming Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) won his campaign on a message of opposition to and repeal of the Democratic health care reform legislation, but it h...