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WATCH: Santa Arrested In Texas

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.22.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Officers with the Texas Department of Public Safety arrested a man dressed as Santa Claus in Austin Friday on charges of criminal mischief after writi...

Gov. Perry Fires Off Letter to Secretary Sebelius

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Rick Perry, the governor of the state with the highest percentage of uninsured residents and a state that ranked last in the nation in health care ser...

As We Leave Iraq, a Special Christmas Wish for our Troops

Dorian de Wind | Posted 02.22.2012 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

Thank God, this Christmas, for thousands of our troops serving in Iraq, the words from that hauntingly beautiful song, "I'll be home for Christmas," will finally come true and not "only in [their] dreams."

Actor Matthew Marsden Hides Right-Wing Political Views

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

If Matthew Marsden is really honored to hang out with anti-gay, religious-right hate mongers -- and that's who he flew halfway across the country to be with in private -- then he should do it in the light of day.

A Socialist Primer: Rick Perry, Health Care & the Texas Governor's Race

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

I'm wondering what it's going to take for my former colleagues in the Texas press corps to call out Rick Perry for using the term "socialism" over-and-over to describe the insurance reform Congress passed last week.