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Congressmen Search For Boston Attack Clues In Russia...

AP | MAX SEDDON and LYNN BERRY | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

MOSCOW -- The head of a U.S. congressional delegation said Sunday that its meetings in Russia showed there was "nothing specific" that could have help...

Congressmen Make Overseas Visit For Investigation

AP | MAX SEDDON | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

MOSCOW — A U.S. congressional delegation is spending a week in Russia meeting with high-level government and security officials to investigate w...

Republicans from California, Alaska Co-Sponsor Protections for Marijuana Farmers

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Alaska's Rep. Don Young has signed on to a bill in Congress that would protect marijuana users from federal prosecution in states...

'Our (New) Terrorists' the MEK: Have We Seen This Movie Before?

Coleen Rowley | Posted 11.27.2012 | World
Coleen Rowley

The big money model for lobbyist success has paved the way for the coalition of MEK front groups to corrupt U.S. Government by funneling millions of dollars from who-knows-where to elected and appointed political figures to turn dark into light.

Todd Akin and the House Science Committee Don't Believe in Science

Jason Stanford | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

The Mars Curiosity Rover has more than 1 million followers on Twitter. Todd Akin has a little over 5,000. Guess which one has more influence on our nation's science and space policy?

Hollywood's Blind Side

Mark Joseph | Posted 09.26.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

The real question isn't why Baptists are behaving like Baptists but rather why Hollywood studios aren't behaving like capitalists, selling more by either getting rid of the bad words or making alternative versions available to consumers like those represented by Lifeway.

15 Members of Congress Speak Out: End the War in Afghanistan

Rep. Jim McGovern | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics
Rep. Jim McGovern

Today, 14 of my colleagues joined me in speaking out against the war in Afghanistan. Congress is deeply complicit in maintaining and continuing the war, but if enough members join our voices, maybe an end to this travesty can be in sight.

GOP Rep Banned In Foreign Territory

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

On his way to Kabul in March, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) suddenly found himself stranded in Dubai, banned from entering Afghanistan by Afghan Pr...

When a Marijuana Loss Is Actually a Victory

Rob Kampia | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Rob Kampia

The vote on a major medical marijuana amendment on the floor of the U.S. House on Wednesday night was an exciting development, even though the amendme...

Dem Lawmaker Vows To Fight Medical Marijuana Raids

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

Rep. Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.) vowed to continue to fight federal raids on medical marijuana after a bipartisan measure he introduced along with Reps. ...

Lucia Graves

House Defeats Bipartisan Bill To Cut Funds For Federal Medical Marijuana Raids | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan measure that would have eliminated funding for federal raids on medical marijuana dispensaries in states where they're lega...

Lucia Graves

Bipartisan Legislation Targets Federal Funding For Medical Marijuana Busts | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reps. Sam Farr (D-Calif.), Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) and Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.) have joined forces in an effort to cut off funding f...

Max J. Rosenthal

Karzai Dishes Out Petty Revenge On GOP Critic | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai may not be able to silence his critics in Washington, but he can stop them from entering his country. On F...

Pipeline Diplomacy With Iran and Pakistan

Saleem H. Ali | Posted 05.07.2012 | World
Saleem H. Ali

Threatening Pakistan with sanctions over an energy project with Iran will only worsen U.S.-Pakistan relations and make it even more likely that the country will espouse more malevolent partnerships.

Censorship Returns to Pakistan

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 04.29.2012 | World
Malik Siraj Akbar

The future of a stable and democratic Pakistan largely hinges upon a free and fair press.

The New Colony - Balochistan

Assed Baig | Posted 04.29.2012 | World
Assed Baig

Freedom for the Baloch people is not the primary concern for the US, but countering China is.

Rohrabacher Believes "Pakistani Government Does Not Deserve Respect"

Eddie Walsh | Posted 04.24.2012 | World
Eddie Walsh

"Now is a good time for the United States to assert its belief in the self-determination of the Baloch."

Why Pakistanis Don't Trust America

Saleem H. Ali | Posted 04.22.2012 | World
Saleem H. Ali

Most Pakistani-Americans, including myself, are relieved that bin Laden is no longer able to plan acts of terrorism. However, what is missing from this narrative is the method used by the CIA to glean the information about his whereabouts.

Come on Bill Maher! Isn't it Time to Get Real?

Ediberto Roman | Posted 03.31.2012 | Miami
Ediberto Roman

Congressman Rohrabacher's baseless imagery of our schools being overthrown by the undocumented was either an amazing display of ignorance. Yet, the demagoguery went unchallenged. Why?

Battle Brewing Over 'Imploding' Project

Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

By KEVIN FREKING, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Republican lawmakers expressed doubts Thursday about the viability of California's high-speed rail...

Lucia Graves

House Reps Demand End To Crackdown On Pot Clinics | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of Congress are calling on the Obama administration to end the federal crackdown on marijuana dispensaries in California, citing...

The Latest Bank Bailout: Does Too Big to Fail, Mean Too Big to Govern?

Bennet Kelley | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

Are we still a government of the people, by the people and for the people or have the banks foreclosed on that as well?

GOP Congressman Suggests Iraq Pay Back U.S. For War Cost

AP | Posted 08.10.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- A U.S. congressman visiting Baghdad Friday suggested that Iraq pay back the United States for the money it has spent in the eight years sin...

Hemp: Republicans to the Rescue!

Dar Williams | Posted 07.05.2011 | Green
Dar Williams

Hemp has many uses, but it can't get you high. But it is the identical twin of marijuana, and for that reason alone it's illegal to grow hemp in this country. Sound crazy? It is, and finally some Republicans have had enough of this nonsense.

Amanda Terkel

House Defeats Resolution To Speed Afghanistan Withdrawal | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House overwhelmingly defeated on Thursday a nonbinding resolution to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of the yea...