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Post-Shutdown Polls Find Americans Angry, GOP Majority Potentially Vulnerable

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

The aftermath of the government shutdown leaves the public angry and profoundly anti-incumbent, according to two polls released Tuesday morning, which...

Poll: Majority Think House GOP Is 'Bad For The Country'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

A majority of Americans think it is bad for the country that Republicans control the House of Representatives, and even more want House Speaker John B...

Gender Smarts Break Congressional Deadlock

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

The next time we find ourselves teetering on the default cliff--and given this month's historic precedent, we surely will revisit it -- let it be remembered who dragged us back from the brink: a bipartisan caucus of courageous women.

Shutdown Exposes Huge GOP Rift

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — Lawmakers and strategists from the Republican Party's establishment are lashing out at tea partyers and congressional conservatives wh...

Michael McAuliff

House GOP Scrambling To Get Deal Done Before Senate Swoops In

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans appeared to be angling Friday to negotiate over reopening the government and easing budget sequestration, as well as m...

LATEST UPDATES: Government Shutdown Continues

Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

The government shutdown continued Thursday as President Barack Obama and congressional leaders remained at odds in the ongoing budget standoff. Th...

GOP Moderates In Tough Spot Amid Shutdown

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

BRISTOL, Pa. -- BRISTOL, Pa. (AP) — Republican Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick had been expected to face a tough re-election fight. Then he sided with GOP le...

Poll Reveals GOP Blamed For Shutdown

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are holding Republicans primarily responsible for the partial government shutdown as public esteem sinks f...

Ads Hit Swing-District Republicans With Blame For Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A labor-affiliated group is targeting a new series of ads against Republicans in swing districts over the shutdown of the federal govern...

Polls Show GOP In Grave Danger Of Losing House

Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

Shutting down the government may end up costing Republicans control of the House of Representatives. A series of polls released Sunday show just h...

'If You Are A Patriot Behind That American Flag Pin, Have The Guts To Show It'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

Former Army National Guard general and Rep. Bill Enyart (D-Ill.) ripped into his GOP colleagues on Thursday, accusing them of being disingenuous in th...

GOP Gets The Opposite Of What They Wanted In Shutdown

AP | By DAVID ESPO | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans insisted they wanted to shut down the nation's 3-year-old health care overhaul, not the government. They got the oppos...

Sam Stein

House Hardliners Shoot Down Colleagues For Saying A Clean Continuing Resolution Could Pass

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans once again find themselves in disagreement, this time over how many of their GOP colleagues would actually support a b...

Poll Reveals Most Would Blame GOP 'Spoiled Children' For Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

Most Americans would blame congressional Republicans rather than President Barack Obama for a shutdown, and many Americans view the GOP as acting like...

Why The GOP Will Be Hurt If The Government Shuts Down

The Daily Beast | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

The federal government swerved toward a shutdown on Saturday when House Republicans demanded to hold a vote to delay Obamacare by one year instead of ...

Republicans' Big Idea Not Catching On With Republican Voters

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

A poll conducted for Republican members of Congress found that Republican voters oppose shutting down the government to defund President Barack Obama'...

Did GOP Win First Round Of Budget Battle?

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican conservatives were the chief winners in the budget deal that forced Democrats to accept historic spending cuts they strongly ...

Mark Blumenthal

POLL: Will History Repeat?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - How will the public react if the federal government shuts down next week? Public polling around the two partial shutdowns between Nove...

Talk Of Government Shutdown Has GOP Insiders Worried

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GOP insiders appear largely convinced that a government shutdown, which is looking increasingly likely after another failed round of spending negotiat...