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Frank Wolf

Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan To Stump For House Candidate

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), the 2012 GOP presidential and vice presidential nominees, respectively, will campaign in September for U.S. H...

Dave Jamieson

House GOP Votes 'To Continue Wage Theft'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Early Friday morning, House Republicans voted down a measure that would have discouraged the government from giving contracts to compani...

Ryan J. Reilly

Republican Leaps To Defense Of DEA Chief Against 'Nixonian' Obama Administration

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) this week jumped to the defense of Michele Leonhart, the Drug Enforcement Administration head who has recently b...

Ryan J. Reilly

Democratic Congressman Mocks GOP Mistrust Of Obama With Birther Joke

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.) made a birther joke on Friday after a Republican colleague suggested that a lack of trust in the Obama adminis...

Scooter Libby's Former Defender Will Run For Congress

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Virginia State Del. Barbara Comstock (R) announced Tuesday that she will seek the GOP nomination to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R) in Vi...

GOP Congressman Won't Seek Reelection

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.17.2013 | Politics

Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) won't seek reelection in 2014, the congressman announced Tuesday. Wolf, who has represented Virginia's 10th District for 17...

Guantanamo Backer Rep. Frank Wolf Open To Civilian Trials At Gitmo

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.), a staunch opponent of any efforts to close the military detention center in Guantanamo Bay, said Tuesday he is open to holdin...

Ryan J. Reilly

Gitmo Loves '50 Shades Of Grey'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Military officials gave a congressional delegation a tour of Guantanamo's secretive Camp Seven last week and told a visiting congr...

Joshua Hersh

Afghanistan 'Green-On-Blue' Attacks Get High-Level Attention

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

A worrisome trend of American service members being killed by their Afghan counterparts finally got the Commander-in-Chief treatment on Monday -- and ...

Laura Bassett

GOP Rejects $20 Million Increase For Violence Against Women Programs

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

House Republicans voted down an amendment to an appropriations bill on Thursday that would have increased funding for Violence Against Women Preventio...

George Clooney, Congressmen To Protest At Sudan Embassy

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — George Clooney and his father were arrested Friday during a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy, and the actor said he has asked P...

FBI Warns Of New Terrorist Threat

AP | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director Robert Mueller said Wednesday that terrorists may seek to train their own recruits or hire outsiders with an eye toward pur...

Congressman Wants Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial Design Rejected

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 04.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — A Virginia congressman asked a federal panel Friday to reject a design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Wa...

Lieutenant Colonel Davis, Death and Deception in Afghanistan

Matthew Hoh | Posted 04.07.2012 | World
Matthew Hoh

Over the last several months, at great risk to his career and personal life, LTC Davis has documented the deliberate misleading of the American people and Congress by the leaders of the Department of Defense. He has done his nation and the U.S. Army a tremendous service.

GOP Rep Blasts Grover Norquist: 'Ideological Purity Is Paralyzing Congress'

Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

This post has been updated. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) launched a verbal assault on unconventional targets Tuesday, taking aim at Grover Norquist and ...

American Jobs NOW

Brent Budowsky | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

I am appalled, sickened, angry, disgusted and outraged by the shameful neglect of jobless Americans that corrupts this capital and poisons our economy while small minds say we have no options, and cold hearts ignore what is happening.

John Douglass Runs for Congress

Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

By Colin Clark Editor, AOL Defense Washington: John Douglass, the former head of America’s top defense lobby, will run for Congress in the Virgi...

Michael McAuliff

Ailing 9/11 Responders Aided By Budget Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The new budget passed by Congress Thursday fixes a legislative gaffe that could have killed a new program that helps ailing 9/11 respond...

Commuter Caucus: 18 Lawmakers Make Daily Trip To DC

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Each morning, Rep. Robert Andrews, a New Jersey Democrat, drives to Philadelphia, Pa., from his home in Haddon Heights to catch a Washington-bound tra...

Junkets For Jesus: Congressmen Spend Taxpayer Money Traveling The Globe To Preach To Dictators

Mother Jones | Jeff Sharlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Adapted from C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy. THE OLDEST AND MOST politically influential Christian conservative organizati...

Mr. President: Bring us Together... Yes, You Can

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lanny Davis

Mr. President: I urge you to reject the conventional-wisdom advice to wage a partisan campaign, attacking the "just say no" Republicans and blaming many of our problems on the prior administration.

Morocco Is a Friend and Must Be Treated as Such

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

Those who take up the cause of the American missionaries who were expelled from Morocco for proselytizing would do well to refrain from inappropriate over-the-top rhetoric that could sully ties with a valued ally.

"C Street" and the Military

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

These soldier's appearances on religious programs in uniform isn't just a violation of military regulations, it's a good example of the multiple connections between fundamentalist groups.

Ryan Grim

Uighurs Fire Back At Gingrich From Gitmo: "Why Does He Hate Us So Much?"

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chinese Muslims known as Uighurs, detained for more than six years and counting at the American prison at Guantanamo Bay, are firing back at Newt Ging...

Republican Rep. To Obama: Appoint Frist Special Envoy To Darfur

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Republican congressman urged the Obama administration Wednesday to not delay in appointing a special envoy for Sudan and floated the name of former ...