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How Democrats Are Accidentally Helping The Koch Brothers

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over the past two years, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has repeatedly wrestled with factions of his own party as he tries to...

Friday Talking Points -- Republicans' Foot-Shooting Party

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Even when Republicans weren't shooting at their own feet this week, it appears they were conducting a circular firing squad instead. The 2014 campaign, in other words, is off to a raucous start... and it's only February.

Friday Talking Points -- Harry Reid's Explosive Week

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In fact, it was even a big week just for political anniversaries. Fifty years ago this week, an event of no little importance happened. I speak, of course, tomorrow's 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of Doctor Who by the BBC.

Governor Walker -- Cutting More From Medicaid Than Any Other State in the Nation

Rep. Gwen Moore | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics
Rep. Gwen Moore

Wisconsin was once known for its BadgerCare program, and Republican governors like Tommy Thompson helped build it into a robust model for other states. That was all before Governor Walker got his hands on it.

Dem Rep: 'However Inarticulate, I Think Miss Utah Was On To Something'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

While speaking on the House of Representatives floor Tuesday during debate on the 20-week abortion ban, Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) said Miss Utah Marisa...

LOOK: Happy World Wide Knit In Public Week!

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 06.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's World Wide Knit In Public week and Rep. Gwen Moore is getting in on all the action. The Wisconsin congresswoman posted a photo of herself knit...

GOP 'Cost-Benefit' Bill Benefits Wall Street and Costs Americans

Rep. Gwen Moore | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
Rep. Gwen Moore

Republicans again have it all wrong as they bring to the House floor the SEC Regulatory Accountability Act, or the so-called SEC "cost-benefit" bill. The bill seeks to not only undo Dodd-Frank, but all financial market regulation past, present, and future.

Try To Watch This Interview Without Cracking Up

Posted 05.16.2013 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert sat down with Rep. Gwen Moore, a congresswoman who represents Wisconsin's 4th District, for the latest installment of his 434-part ser...

Zach Carter

House Dems Embrace Wall Street Deregulation

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just one day after Treasury Secretary Jack Lew wrote a letter urging lawmakers to reject a slate of Wall Street deregulation measures, n...

Tyler Kingkade

College Sexual Assault Reform Law Headed To Obama's Desk

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

Federal legislation that will reform how colleges treat sexual violence and stalking on campus is on its way to President Barack Obama's desk after th...

Women's History Month Call to Service: Free Our Sisters From Sexual Slavery

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

As we celebrate Women's History Month and lift up the sheroes of liberation, we must free our sisters from sexual slavery. Human sex trafficking is a danger to our communities and a scourge on our souls; it must be stopped.

Careful, 'Having It All' Women, Your Privilege Is Showing

Christine Pelosi | Posted 04.29.2013 | Women
Christine Pelosi

In order to get to that leadership table in Congress or the C suite, women cannot be marginalized, either directly by work policies that exclude their employment or by "having it all" media debates so rarified that they exclude their participation.

The Clock Starts Now: Women Demand House GOP Action on VAWA

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 04.14.2013 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

The Republican Party has plenty of backward policy positions, but I'm having a hard time wrapping my head around this one. VAWA is an important part of promoting the health, safety, and economic security of American women.

Jennifer Bendery

Republicans Pressured By Own Party To Act On VAWA

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders have already been under pressure to pass an expanded version of the Violence Against Women Act in the lame-duck...

Congresswoman And Rape Survivor Reacts To Mourdock's Anti-Abortion Remarks

Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

During an appearance on MSNBC on Thursday, Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wisc.) reacted to Indiana GOP Senate candidate Richard Mourdock's suggestion that pregn...

Leigh Owens

Voter Suppression No Longer An Excuse For Apathy

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Owens | Posted 09.21.2012 | Black Voices

Assiah Richardson spent much of Thursday morning scrambling to get to Washington to attend this year’s Annual Legislative Conference. The Philad...

A Political Gift on Social Security's Birthday

David Shuster | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics
David Shuster

There were fresh indications today that Democrats in Congress have rediscovered their spine in the fight to protect Social Security. The development is a gift to all of us on this -- the 77th birthday of the program.

State Waivers for TANF Can Provide True Pathway Out of Poverty

Rep. Gwen Moore | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics
Rep. Gwen Moore

As a former recipient of these services I can honestly say that the overwhelming majority of TANF recipients are hard-working Americans who are down on their luck, and just want an opportunity to better their lives and those of their family through work and access to education.

Greg Rosalsky

Bob McDonnell Called 'Governor Vaginal Probe' By State Pol

HuffingtonPost.com | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

A Virginia state senator gave Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) a new nickname on Tuesday, resurrecting a fight over McDonnell's support for legislation that wou...

Congresswoman Who Was Raped Speaks Out On GOP Bill

Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

The House passed their version of the Violence Against Women Act on Wednesday, and Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) is not happy that the bill does not includ...

Jennifer Bendery

GOP Congresswoman: Violence Against Women Act Shouldn't Cover Same-Sex Couples

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), the vice chairwoman of the House Republican Caucus, said Monday that the Violence Against Women A...

WATCH: Lawmaker Sings Scott Walker Recall Song

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

On Saturday, the four Wisconsin Democrats vying for the party's gubernatorial nomination spoke at the Wisconsin Democratic Party's Founders Day dinner...

The Struggle Continues: The Wisconsin Labor Movement One Year Later

Rep. Gwen Moore | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics
Rep. Gwen Moore

My friend Scott Walker and so many of my Republican colleagues on Capitol Hill and across this country forgot the most important rule of democracy -- the power always lies with the people.

Scott Walker's Chickens Come Home to Roost

Rep. Gwen Moore | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics
Rep. Gwen Moore

The only thing "unusual" about the recall movement is Scott Walker's inability to listen to the will of the people of Wisconsin. As soon as he was elected he forgot who he was there to represent.

House Votes On 'Strip Club Loophole'

AP | By LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's main welfare program would be funded for the next nine months under a bill passed Thursday by the House, which also banned ...