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Chip Cravaack

Polls Find Tea Party Favorites In Trouble

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

As the 2012 election calendar rolls toward its final week of campaigning, several Tea Party favorites find themselves in races that are too close for ...

Lobbyist-Friendly Republicans Hit By Ad Blitz

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

A new super PAC hoping to highlight the outsize influence of money in politics unveiled Thursday an ad blitz that charges four Republican lawmakers wi...

Paul Blumenthal

Soros Son's New Super PAC Has Ironic Mission

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The newest super PAC ready to make a splash in the fall elections may be the least likely. Friends of Democracy -- which is headed by Jo...

House GOP Freshmen Take Heat From All Sides

Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

By Thomas Ferraro and Samuel P. Jacobs Republican Representative Michael Grimm's office was filled with conservative Tea Party activists one da...

Minnesota Lawmaker Called Out For New Hampshire Residency

Windham Patch | Michael Ryan | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

Granite State Progress issued a release on April 1 calling out the Minnesota politician for his hurling charges of absenteeism in 2010 toward his Demo...

Republicans, Dependency and Hypocrisy

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

He had not been specifically asked about blacks and he was speaking in Iowa, a state whose population is less than four percent African American and one in which -- though blacks are over-represented on government assistance rolls -- the vast majority of individuals on public assistance are white.

Michael McAuliff

'Tea Party 10' Targeted In Multi-Million Dollar Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A liberal super PAC is set Monday to launch what it is billing as a multimillion dollar campaign to "Take Down the Tea Party Ten." Th...

Labor Union Targets Vulnerable Republicans In Ads

The Huffington Post | Jordan Howard | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the nation's largest labor unions, the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, will begin the airing an ad...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Protesters Confront GOP Congressman Over Public Town Hall

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Confronting mounting pressure and protests, Rep. Chip Cravaack (R-Minn.) has agreed to hold a public town hall at the Duluth airport at ...

Jason Linkins

New Town Hall Innovation Gives Lawmakers The Freedom To Avoid Questions From Poor People

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics

One way ordinary Americans can take part in the democratic process is to go to a town hall meeting to meet with their elected representatives when they are in recess. But, as it turns out, lawmakers are going to start charging at the door!

Sam Stein

Progressive Groups Launch 11th Hour Debt Ceiling Ad Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a sign of where politics currently stand on a vote to raise the debt ceiling, two progressive-leaning groups are launching a new ad c...

'Outsider' Republicans Hiring Insiders To Lead Staff

Slate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Allen West drew a ton of attention -- I think he's the most-analyzed freshman of the transition -- after briefly selecting radio host Joyce Kaufm...