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David Schweikert

Arizona Congressman David Schweikert Re-Elected

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) was re-elected to Congress from Arizona's 6th District Tuesday, defeating Democratic John Williamson. Schweikert w...

On Darwin Day, We Honor Science and Scientists

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 03.31.2014 | Science
Roy Speckhardt

This year's celebration is especially meaningful given the numerous legislative threats that the scientific community faces and the lackluster level of government funding of scientific research.

Kate Sheppard

House Republicans Pick Climate Skeptic To Head Environment Subcommittee

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans selected Rep. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.), who is on the record questioning whether humans are causing climate change, ...

Forcing the GOP to Fight Fair

Emefa Agawu | Posted 12.11.2013 | College
Emefa Agawu

The counterintuitive truth is that the attitude swelling from a frustrated, disillusioned, and at times self-confessedly uninformed public to settle our differences and compromise on a spending bill could very well be the final straw on the aching back of our dysfunctional Congress.

New Video: Republicans Just Can't Leave Romney's 47 Percent Message Alone

Mike Lux | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

Republicans know that the 47 percent video was a communications disaster for them. But even though they got dramatic evidence last year of how politically damning this sort of messaging is, they can't help themselves.

Tea Party Congressman: John McCain Hasn't Found a Conflict He Doesn't Think We Should Arm or Bomb

Lauren Windsor | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Lauren Windsor

On Friday, July 5, Tea Party Congressman David Schweikert (R-AZ 6) said of John McCain, "I love John, but he hasn't found a conflict he doesn't think ...

Dancing in the Streets vs. Baying at the Moon

Mike Lux | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

Being a progressive, I am a tolerant guy, so you conservatives should feel free to party however you see fit. But I'm glad for the sake of my humanity that I am part of the progressive movement, and not the conservative one. What a sad, obsessive world modern-day conservatives live in.

Sabrina Siddiqui

House GOP's New Focus Is Not The Sequester

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Congress whiffing on the bid to stop sequestration's automatic deep spending cuts, House Republicans have turned their focus to the...

Amanda Terkel

John Boehner Faces Conservative Fury

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative groups are furious with GOP leadership for stripping several lawmakers of spots on powerful committees after it was deemed ...

Ben Quayle Defeated By Republican Rival

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Rep. David Schweikert has defeated fellow freshman Rep. Ben Quayle in the Republican primary for Arizona's reconfigured 6th congressional district, th...

Quayle Demands Apology For Bisexual Reference

The Hill | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Ben Quayle's (R-Ariz.) campaign is arguing that a mailer from his primary opponent, fellow GOP Rep. David Schweikert, has sexual connotations and...

Condoleezza Rice Endorses Ben Quayle In Arizona Primary

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice endorsed Rep. Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.) over his Republican primary opponent on Monday, inching back toward the ...

After Major Reform, House GOP Proposes Return To Old Ways

Washington Post | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

Back in 2010, House Republicans made a bold promise. To show they were serious about reform, they would deny themselves two well-used — but frequent...

GOP Congressional Candidate Accuses Opponent Of Spying On Campaign

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

Arizona Rep. Ben Quayle is ramping up attacks on his GOP primary opponent Rep. David Schweikert for allegedly sending a young woman to spy on Quayle c...

GOP vs. GOP Primaries Turn Ugly

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

LAKE MARY, Fla. — Community and business leaders in affluent Seminole County talked about the promise of jobs and economic development from the ...

Club For Growth Warns Off GOP Leadership

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

In Tuesday's Illinois Republican primary, Rep. Don Manzullo lost to Rep. Adam Kinzinger, after the two incumbent congressmen were redistricted into th...

Ben Quayle Makes Big Announcement

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.) announced Monday that he will switch congressional districts and run against Rep. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.), setting up a G...

John Celock

Supreme Court Gives Jan Brewer Preliminary Win In Redistricting Case

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

The ousted head of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will remain out of office pending a court hearing next week. A state Supreme Co...

John Celock

Congressman's Mother Said To Have Called Governor About Redistricting

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

A Democratic lawmaker in Arizona said that Marilyn Quayle, the wife of former Vice President Dan Quayle and the mother of Rep. Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.) ca...

Jordan Howard

Arizona Congressmen Lobbied State Senators To Remove Redistricting Chair

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona Democrats have accused four of the state's Republican representatives of pressuring state senators to oust the state's redistric...

Americans On The Dollar Coin: We Prefer Bills

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.19.2011 | Business

Given the choice, Americans still prefer crisp bills to shiny coins. A lawmaker recently introduced legislation to abandon the paper dollar bill an...

GOP Congressman Wants To Do Away With Dollar Bills

Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

Arizona Republican David Schweikert has submitted legislation designed to phase out one dollar bills. The southwest congressman is not suggesting the ...

Elise Foley

GOP Defections In House Funding Vote Hint At Trouble Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed a three-week stopgap funding bill on Tuesday by a vote of 271 to 158, fending off the threat of a go...

Besty Markey, Other Democrats, Tiptoe On Health Care

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — First-term Rep. Betsy Markey is convinced that once people learn what's in President Barack Obama's new health care overha...