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Redskins GM Leans On GOP Consultants To Deflect 'Ignorant' Questions About Team's Name

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

Washington Redskins General Manager Bruce Allen worked with a group of GOP consultants on how to push back against a campaign to change the football t...

Adelson-Backed Group Gave Boost In Unusual Place

The Center for Public Integrity | Michael Beckel | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

One of the largest super PACs active in Virginia’s high-profile U.S. Senate race last year has ceased operations and transferred its leftover funds ...

Voters Pry NRA's Influence Out of Its Hands

Margie Omero | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
Margie Omero

Candidates feeling cowed by NRA influence should fear no more. NRA spending this cycle was ineffective -- or at least insufficient.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Can the Party of Lincoln Be Like Lincoln?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.19.2012 | Media
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg On our 100th show, Arianna and Mary debate the post-election Republican re-set and whether new GOP members should be required to watch not Patton but Lincoln. Then we discuss how Romney's sour gripes exposed himself as Mr. 1 percent + 47 percent which oddly equals exactly his final total of 48 percent.

'TOTAL CRAP'

Arlington Patch | Jason Spencer | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

Conservative groups like Crossroads GPS, Americans for Prosperity and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce began running negative ads against Tim Kaine in Nov...

Amazing Electoral Feat For Hank The Cat

Posted 11.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Hank the Cat, the Springfield, Va., feline who ran an unusual grassroots campaign for U.S. Senate, accomplished something truly impressi...

Daniel Lippman

Environmental Groups, Cheered By Election Results, Demand Climate Change Action From Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Lippman | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Environmental leaders on Wednesday celebrated election victories of pro-environment candidates, victories they say show the public wan...

Tim Kaine Projected Winner In Virginia Senate Race

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Republican George Allen conceded Virginia's Senate seat to Democrat Tim Kaine on Tuesday night. Kaine will fille the seat currently held by Democr...

Jason Linkins

Tim Kaine Eking Slim Lead Over George Allen In Virginia Polls

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

The 2012 Virginia Senate race features two former Virginia governors vying to claim the seat of retiring Democratic Sen. Jim Webb, who opted not to se...

GOP Candidate Had Backed Racially Tinged Song

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

George Allen, the Republican nominee for Virginia's U.S. Senate seat, endorsed keeping a controversial state song in place while he was a legislator i...

Paul Blumenthal

'Dark Money' Floods 2012 Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four conservative nonprofits and the business industry's lead trade association have spent nearly $300 million on political efforts over...

Virginia US Senate Race: Nonpartisan Issue Guide for George Allen Vs Tim Kaine

Paul Loeb | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Paul Loeb

Are you looking for a nonpartisan guide to the George Allen/Tim Kaine US Senate race, one that contrasts candidate stands in a fair way? The Campus El...

Veterans Group Launches New Ad Buy

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

A progressive veterans group is launching a $1.25 million ad campaign targeting three Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls as the election enters its final...

Romney, Latinos and the Local Races

Ryan Campbell | Posted 12.29.2012 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Connie Mack introducing Mitt Romney in Tampa during the RNC It's undeniable that the biggest liability to Romney's campaign is the man himself: he's...

VoteVets, Progressive Veterans Group, Spends $1 Million Against GOP Candidates For Final Stretch

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

VoteVets Action Fund, a progressive veterans group, announced a $1 million push on Friday against Republican congressional candidates in Virginia, Ind...

Mollie Reilly

Conservative Group To Instruct Business Owners On Telling Workers How To Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

The National Federation of Independent Business will hold a training session for business owners next week instructing how to talk to employees about...

Sheldon Adelson Makes Huge Virginia Investment

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Billionaire Sheldon Adelson is expanding his super PAC giving in October by making a huge contribution to a group working to return form...

George Allen Hit Over Education, Ryan Budget

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

Three labor unions launched a new TV ad Tuesday attacking Virginia Senate candidate George Allen (R) on education funding. The spot, "Education," i...

Presidential Races Buffet Fight For Senate Control

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The party that runs the Senate next year may be decided by how well President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney do in toss-up states lik...

Kaine, Allen Face Off In Final Debate

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Wesley P. Hester | Posted 12.18.2012 | DC

RICHMOND, Va. -- U.S. Senate candidates George Allen and Timothy M. Kaine will make their closing arguments tonight in Blacksburg at the third and fin...

Campaigning From a Cat's Perspective

Hank the Cat | Posted 12.17.2012 | DC
Hank the Cat

American pets -- and their owners -- are sick of politics as usual, and are willing to do whatever is necessary to fix the corruption, lobbying, and corporate control of Congress.

Paul Blumenthal

Dem Super PAC Counters Rove With Big Ad Buy

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Majority PAC, the Democratic super PAC backing U.S. Senate candidates, is dropping $8.4 million into nine races across the country. The ...

Paul Blumenthal

Dem Super PAC Holding GOP Accountable

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the morning of Aug. 19, an employee of the Democratic super PAC American Bridge 21st Century was eating his breakfast while monitorin...

Candidates Dodge Tough Questions On Prickly Issues

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Curious what Virginia Republican Senate candidate George Allen thinks about his own party's law that forces women seeking abortions...

George Allen's Super PAC Boost From Texas Millionaire

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the nation's biggest conservative donors has injected himself into the Senate race in Virginia by making a $1 million donation to...