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Congress 2012

Elections Have Consequences -- and Carry Messages

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Leo Hindery, Jr.

The recent elections clearly showed that in the minds of the electorate it's past time to restore vibrancy to the middle class and restore for all citizens the American Dream of equal opportunity, economic advance and fair employment.

Factories Employing Felons For Dollars A Day Under Scrutiny

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics

TALLADEGA, Ala. — On the outside, Unicor, with its big oaks and magnolia trees, looks like it could be part of a landscaped industrial park. Ste...

Elise Foley

Immigrants Likely To Be Better Represented Than Ever In Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There will likely be a record number of legislators from immigrant communities in Congress next year, but those populations will still b...

Todd Akin, Republicans Share 'Extreme Agenda': DCCC

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced a new effort Monday to target 20 Republican members of Congress, including vice presidential...

Lucia Graves

Poll Finds Latino Voters Have 'Widely Negative' Views Of GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A recent poll out of California found an uphill battle for Republicans hoping to make inroads with Latinos, the largest and fastest grow...

Lucia Graves

WATCH: Anthony Weiner Mocks House Defunding Of NPR

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) wants everyone to know what his GOP colleagues have done to avert financial crisis. After the House voted on Thu...

Jason Linkins

Obama Hints At Priorities On Entitlement Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During his presser yesterday, President Barack Obama mainly characterized entitlement reform as something that wouldn't come in the form...