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Goodbye To Hank, Beloved Cat Who Ran For U.S. Senate

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.14.2014 | Weird News

At one point, fans hoped that a handsome Maine coon cat named Hank might one day run for president, an office historically occupied by humans. It ...

Does This Corgi Have Political Ambitions?

Posted 05.08.2013 | DC

Here in the D.C. area, we're familiar with animals who aim for elected office (see, viz., Hank the Virginia cat who ran for an open U.S. Senate seat o...

A Measured Response to a Recent Study on Cats

Hank the Cat | Posted 04.03.2013 | DC
Hank the Cat

While the media will continue to report the exciting headlines, let us remind our friends and relatives of the facts about our cats.

Hank The Cat Has Some Thoughts About The Trillion Dollar Coin

Posted 01.14.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Hank the Cat, the feisty Virginia feline who retired from politics in November after losing an unusual bid for a U.S. Senate seat, has b...

Famous Cat Senate Candidate Retires From Politics

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Hank the Cat once urged Virginians to "vote the humans out" -- and vote the cat into the U.S. Senate. Hank's message got through. A ...

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...

Friday Talking Points -- Frankenstorm! Hank for Senate!

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Maybe it's just me, but it seems we've entered a lull in the election. Maybe it's just my own exhaustion with our quadrennial political circus, but it seems things have settled in for the bitter end of the campaign.

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.

Arin Greenwood

PHOTOS: A Visit To Hank The Cat's Virginia Campaign HQ

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.26.2012 | DC

SPRINGFIELD, Va. -- Matthew O'Leary and Anthony Roberts are trying to collect 10,000 signatures to send to the Virginia Board of Elections to show the...

Virginia Cat Running For U.S. Senate Has New Sales Pitch

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.25.2012 | DC

Vote for Hank. Or at least buy his t-shirts. Hank, the 9-year-old former street cat vying for a Virginia seat in the U.S. Senate, is selling bipart...