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Kate Sheppard

Senate Candidate Gary Peters To Kochs: Come At Me, Bros

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics

DETROIT -- Conservative operatives backed by the Koch brothers aren't very big fans of Rep. Gary Peters. But that's OK, because he's not a big fan of ...

The Window Is Open To Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Marcus Bright | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics
Marcus Bright

The dramatic humanitarian nature of children rushing to the U.S. border has catapulted the issue of immigration back on the national agenda.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Police Summoned After Reporter Crashes Scott Brown Campaign Event

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A reporter says his repeated attempts to ask Scott Brown about the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling led to him being questioned by a p...

Kate Sheppard

She's As Good As A GOP Senator Gets On The Environment. Is That Good Enough?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over the course of her career, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) has stood apart from most of her GOP colleagues on the issue of the environm...

Forget Eric Cantor. Now We'll See If Republicans Are the Party of Right-Wing Extremist David Brat

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

What's next? Does right-wing radical David Brat speak for Republicans? This is the question that voters in the Virginia 7th congressional district will answer in November.

Mitt Romney Makes Another GOP Primary Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

With a string of successful 2014 GOP primary endorsements already under his belt, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) is stepping out in favor o...

Kate Sheppard

Podesta Says White House Is Ready To Spar Over Power Plant Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House senior counselor John Podesta challenged the assumption that new rules on carbon emissions from power plants, which the admi...

Will the Democrats Ever Wake Up?

Charles Redfern | Posted 06.05.2014 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Do my party's leaders have the ears to hear? Do they even wonder why GOP refugees don't flock to us? Can they see through their own prejudices, which often slap a Pat Robertson mask on people like me?

Poll: Hawaii Voters Moving Toward Schatz In U.S. Senate Race

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU -- With less than two months to go before the first votes will be cast, Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) leads U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Haw...

Kentucky Primary Pits Mitch McConnell Against Tea Party Rival

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

A slew of primary elections are taking place Tuesday, including a GOP brawl in the Bluegrass State. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) ...

Lack Of GOP Civil Wars Troubles Democrats

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — The feisty personalities and anti-establishment fervor that fed tea party challenges in recent Republican U.S. Senate primarie...

What Do Georgia And Hawaii Have In Common? A Congressional Candidate

Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

Allan Levene is bringing the term "carpetbagger" into the 21st century. Earlier this year, the 64-year-old Georgia Republican was running for Cong...

In One Of The Country's Closest Primaries, Money Talks

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU -- Sen. Brian Schatz’s (D-Hawaii) latest reports with the Federal Election Commission show he’s using his considerable cash advantage to ...

Why Latinos Should Care About Voting

Eva Longoria | Posted 06.24.2014 | Latino Voices
Eva Longoria

As we enter a new election cycle, the important question is whether we as Latinos will leverage the full extent of our political power?

Deportations, Hunger Strikes and an Uncertain White House

Ryan Campbell | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics
Ryan Campbell

With immigration, everything begins and ends with family. Until we see a solution to the record-setting family separations, the Administration can expect to see demonstrators on their front step with heartbreaking stories.

GOP Senator Facing Tough Tea Party Challenge

AP | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

BY EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republican Thad Cochran is facing his toughest primary challenge ...

Democrats' Toughest Battleground In Fight For Senate Control Emerges

AP | Posted 03.16.2014 | Politics

BY BILL BARROW, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA (AP) — The South is where President Barack Obama and Democrats long have struggled, and it's where t...

Scott Brown Seeking Staff For Potential Senate Run

AP | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

BY STEVE PEOPLES, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown has begun seeking campaign staff while aggressively co...

Poll Shows Dead Heat In Hawaii's Fierce Democratic Primary

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU -- Just five months before the first votes are cast in Hawaii, likely Democratic primary voters are evenly split on who to support for the U....

Dem Candidate Compares Marijuana Legalization To Marriage Equality Fight

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler, who is running in the Democratic primary to succeed Martin O'Malley as the state's governor, compared efforts ...

Openly Gay Republican Richard Tisei Expected To Challenge John Tierney To A Rematch

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Republican Richard R. Tisei, a former Massachusetts Senate minority leader, is expected to officially announce his candidacy for the state's 6th Congr...

Scott Walker's Dem Opponent Brought In Huge Haul In 3 Months

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Mary Burke, a Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor, raised nearly $1.8 million in the first three months of her run, according to a campaign re...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Primary Heats Up In North Carolina Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With 2014 officially underway, North Carolina will be home to one of the most competitive Senate races in the run-up to midterm election...

Puzzling Polls Signal Disconnect

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

If the recent polls, including the CNN/ORC one released the week of December 23, are any indication, then America has lost its collective mind.

Paul Blumenthal

Every Time Republicans Do Something 'Really Stupid' A New Democratic Donor Writes A Check

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sharon Caliendo of Norman, Okla., worked for home state Republican Sens. Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe. She worked for Republican Gov. Mary ...