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David Hayes

Robbery Victim Blames Casino For His $35,000 Loss

AP | Posted 09.24.2013 | Weird News

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man who was robbed at home of more than $35,000 in gambling winnings sued the Ohio casino where he won the money, arguing a c...

Official Pledges Support For Arctic Drilling Amid Concerns

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 12.12.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Interior Department's deputy secretary said Thursday that there will be no slowdown of the permitting process for Arcti...

Jason Linkins

Gulf Oil Spill Prompts Ken Salazar's 'TMI' Moment

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Whenever there is a crisis, like the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, people want to see their elected officials and appointed agency heads out there, in ...

Our Water Crisis: Too Big For Even a Czar

Susan J. Marks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan J. Marks

Water is the new oil, except there is no alternative. We can't live without it. The water crisis is here and now in our backyards, and in our homes.

Filbusters and Holds Have No Place on Confirmations

Sandy Maisel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Maisel

Holds are inherently undemocratic. The filibuster was never meant to be used for such purposes. And it is time for the United States Senate to mend its ways.

The Logic of Terror

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Pope

The personalization of public services exists on both sides of the aisle -- but it is the Republican leadership that has put minority rule on steroids.

David Hayes: Obama Interior Nominee Blocked By GOP

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans blocked President Barack Obama's pick for the No. 2 job at the Interior Department on Wednesday in a dispute over oil a...

McCain Opposes Interior Nominee Because He Compared Reagan To Bush

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain today denounced as "highly offensive" remarks about Ronald Reagan made by President Barack Obama's nominee for the...

McCain's Move to Canonize "St. Ronnie"

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

McCain says that he may vote against an Obama appointee for the sole reason that the nominee made what strikes me as a fairly tepid criticism of the 40th president, in a comment that was really aimed at Bush.