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Congress Corruption

Ryan J. Reilly

The Only Form Of Corruption The Supreme Court Cares About Is Almost Impossible To Prosecute

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In striking down long-standing campaign contribution limits last week, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote that the right to donate to as m...

2-Bit Politicians In 8-Bit

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

Politicians are not, by and large, a popular group of people. With the American public having chosen cockroaches over Congress in a recent popularity ...

What It Takes to Actually Change Washington and Change Policy

Steve Clemons | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Senators, if they desire to, don't have to be spineless and passive -- but can make their own weather. They can write and pass laws -- though successful legislating can be an excruciatingly frustrating, irrational process.

The Daily Szep -- They the People

Paul Szep | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics
Paul Szep

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E Pluribus Unum or Social Darwinism?

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

In Washington, the translation of E Pluribus Unum has been lost. The belief that we are one nation -- united in purpose -- caring about and for one another is no longer the practice.

Enough With the Corporate Pity Party, It's Time to Create Jobs

Kimberly Freeman Brown | Posted 12.26.2011 | Business
Kimberly Freeman Brown

For the millions on Main Street struggling just to make ends meet, the whining from Wall Street is disrespectful. But it's the bullying by corporate-backed lawmakers that is truly setting the dangerous precedent for all of us.

Rangel Got What He Had Coming, But Others in Congress Won't

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Politics does, indeed, make strange bedfellows. How else to characterize one of Congress's loudest, most outspoken ultraconservatives, Rep. Peter King...

Dems Agree To Probe Politicization In Clinton White House

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a concession to Republicans, House Oversight Committee Chairman Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.) has promised to ask the National Archives for documents ...