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Gibson Wins NY's 19th District

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

GOP Rep. Chris Gibson defeated Democrat Sean Eldridge on Tuesday. Gibson and Eldridge were facing off to represent New York's 19th District. Bel...

David McCabe

New House Bill Seeks To Make Securing LGBT Rights A State Department Priority

HuffingtonPost.com | David McCabe | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bill introduced in the House of Representatives Wednesday would bolster the State Department's ability to fight discrimination against...

Congressmen Make Good On Promise To Donate Shutdown Pay To Charity

Times Union | Jordan Carleo-Evangelist | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics

HUDSON, N.Y. -- U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson volunteered Monday to help make holiday care packages for needy families at Catholic Charities Food Pantry, the...

Arthur Delaney

The Last-Minute Bipartisan Push To Save Christmas For 1 Million Unemployed

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A small group of moderate House Republicans have urged their leaders to rescue the federal unemployment benefits scheduled to run out fo...

Sam Stein

Can A Scrappy Gang Of Republicans Save Christmas For A Million Unemployed People?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of House Republicans is preparing a letter to send to their party's leadership pleading for an extension of long-term unemp...

How Arming Syrian Rebels Will Backfire (See Libya, Afghanistan)

Michael Shank | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics
Michael Shank

Arming the enemies of our enemies hasn't made the U.S. more friends; it has made the U.S. more enemies. That is why only a diplomatic solution can stop the bloodshed.

Paul Blumenthal

14 Vulnerable Congressmen Rush To Build War Chests

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 14 most vulnerable congressmen with already declared challengers for 2014 are off to a fast start in fundraising, but so are their o...

Jason Linkins

Sean Eldridge Is Great At Buying Homes, Not As Good At Buying Affection

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

Sean Eldridge wants to be a United States Congressman. He has a lot going for him. He is young and of the moment, wealthy and self-made, and ideologic...

If They Can Lie About NSA/Snowden, They Can Lie About Syria and Iran

Robert Naiman | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Robert Naiman

If government officials can lie to Congress without consequence, we're in big trouble in terms of democracy and the rule of law, especially as these apply to the reform of U.S. foreign policy.

King Busting Rubio's Cahones: Coming Out of His Corner to Redefine the GOP

Steven Kurlander | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

In order to take the White House in 2016, the GOP must win traditionally blue states like New York and New Jersey to amass the electoral votes necessary to win the presidency. Only a guy like Christie, not Miami's Rubio or Louisiana's Jindal, can achieve this.

GOP Rep Attempts To Wriggle Free Of Norquist Pledge

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

Rep. Chris Gibson (R-N.Y.) made an interesting attempt to free himself from the anti-taxation bonds of Grover Norquist's pledge this week, announcing ...