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Amanda Terkel

New GOP Congressman Says Government Bribes Single Parents To Be Lazy, Stay Unmarried

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) joins the House of Representatives in January, he'll bring with him his longtime enthusiasm for the issue o...

Nick Wing

Unhappy With The Election Results? Just Look At The People Your Neighbors Voted Into Office

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Wing | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

As the dust settles and we take a closer look at Tuesday night's election results, we can't help but wonder what some voters were thinking. As with ev...

Meet the Newly Empowered Right-wing Radicals

Alan Colmes | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics
Alan Colmes

I'm reminded of the old saw about being careful about what you ask for, because you might get it. If these far-right radicals are half as good at governing as they've been at heckling from the sidelines, they'll be political superstars.

Grothman Defeats Harris In Wisconsin's 6th District

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Republican Glenn Grothman defeated Democrat and Winnebago County Executive Mark Harris in Wisconsin's 6th District on Tuesday. Grothman won a clos...

Amanda Terkel

Outspoken Conservative Lawmaker Goes Quiet In House Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin state Sen. Glenn Grothman gained national attention for his conservative positions. The Republican lawmaker called Kwanzaa a fake holiday, t...

Boehner's Troubles With Conservatives May Only Get Worse

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

By David Lawder FOND DU LAC, Wis., Aug 20 (Reuters) - Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programs and c...

Tight Wisconsin House Primary Too Close To Call (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

UPDATE: Aug. 13 -- The Associated Press has redacted results for Wisconsin's 6th District primary. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, the margin...

Amanda Terkel

6 Primary Races You Should Watch This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Voters in Connecticut, Minnesota and Wisconsin head to the polls for primary contests Tuesday, with crowded GOP fields in several high-p...

GOP Congressional Candidate: John Kerry Upset God By Trying To Stop Ugandan Anti-LGBT Bill

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

A Republican state senator and congressional candidate is nostalgic for the days when the United States would send just missionaries to African countr...

Goodbye to the Tea Party? Not So Fast

Michael Keegan | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics
Michael Keegan

To those who say that the Republican establishment is successfully quashing the tea Party insurgency within its ranks in 2014, I have three words: Meet Glenn Grothman.

Local GOP Caucus Passes Resolution Allowing Wisconsin To Secede

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

A group of Republicans in Wisconsin want to make sure that if they get fed up with the rest of the country, the Badger State can go it alone. Last...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin State Senator Who Called Kwanzaa A Fake Holiday Running For Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Glenn Grothman, one of the Wisconsin state Senate's most conservative members, announced Thursday morning that he intends to run for Con...

Amanda Terkel

Republican State Senator Fights For A Seven-Day Workweek

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin state Sen. Glenn Grothman (R) is attempting to roll back one of the state's progressive labor laws, arguing that workers shoul...

State's Republicans Pushing To End Early Voting On The Weekend

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Republicans are working to end early voting on the weekend. On Nov. 14, a measure passed the state assembly that would require county cle...

The Republican War on Women: A Red Herring

Jabril Faraj | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics
Jabril Faraj

We will be better off as a country the more equal we are and the more opportunity we provide for the best and brightest to rise to the top, regardless of the economic station people are born into. Unfortunately, we've gotten away from this conviction over the last few decades.

GOP Lawmakers Push 'Radical' Voting Overhaul

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Republicans are gearing up to overhaul voting legislation with the introduction of three new bills, MSNBC reported Thursday. State Sen. G...

Republicans Fight Back Against Courts That Blocked Their Laws

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

Months after having a number of their key legislative priorities thwarted by Wisconsin circuit courts, a group of Badger State Republicans on Wednesda...

Republican State Senator Makes Racially Charged Claim About Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

A controversial Republican legislator, infamous for his extreme anti-abortion views, is again making headlines after an interview on a conservative Ch...

Walker Criticized For Not Denouncing Republican's Outrageous Remarks

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics

Gov. Scott Walker (R) was repeatedly criticized by Wisconsin's Democratic Party for failing to chastise state Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) for hi...

Republican Makes 'Jaw-Dropping' Remarks About Kwanzaa

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin state Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) slammed Kwanzaa, claiming "almost no black people" care about the holiday. "Almost no black peopl...

Republican Lawmaker Slams Kwanzaa

Patch | Adam W. McCoy | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics

Calling it a holiday that "almost no black people today care about," state Sen. Glenn Grothman is characterizing Kwanzaa it as a false holiday conjure...

Beauty and the Beast

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics
Michael Berkowitz

It would be an amazing upset, should Tanya Lohr win --something on the order of a fairy tale!

Amanda Terkel

Leading Figure In Wisconsin's 'War On Women' Challenged To Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Aside from Gov. Scott Walker, no one personifies the "war on women" in Wisconsin for progressives more than state Sen. Glenn Grothman (R...

Amanda Terkel

'War On Women' Becomes Big Issue In Scott Walker Recall Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D), who is running in his party's primary to face off against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) in the June r...

Wage Equality: Is Money 'More Important for Men' in the U.S.?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.11.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

Men out-earn women in the U.S. and lots of people in this country think they should continue to do so, to the detriment of individual women, their families and our entire society.