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Why Republicans Punishing a Rep for Saying "Vagina" Matters

Mitchell Bard | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

It makes one wonder: Would the Michigan Republican leadership have banned a male conservative representative for using the term "vagina" in the debate? Somehow I doubt it.

House's Science Cuts Threaten Our Future

John H. Marburger, III | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics
John H. Marburger, III

The House continuing resolution would force labs to curtail operations and in some cases to shut down for the year. Science cannot perform its vital functions in society if scientists are not working.

Amanda Terkel

Global Family Planning Funding Threatened By GOP Budget Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Republicans continue to push for sweeping cuts amidst federal budget talks, women's rights advocates worry the threat to internation...

Save Workforce Development Funding

Wendy Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Wendy Pollack

Reducing our nation's investment in workforce development, basic skills and education will have an immediate impact on job seekers looking to increase their skills for available jobs.

What Tough Budget Choices? The Anti-Environmental House Majority Is Having a Ball

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

Take a moment to look beyond the cuts and instead focus on the numerous policy changes proposed in the continuing resolution, and it quickly becomes clear that this is not fiscal prudence at work but ideology.

Cut Head Start But Keep Subsidies for Big Oil? Earth to Boehner...Come In!

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Creamer

Republicans say they need to make budget cuts because "America is broke." But at the very same time they voted to cut education programs like Head Start, they voted to continue $4 billion worth of subsidies to Big Oil.

Why Foreign Aid Matters to Women

Ruth Messinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ruth Messinger

The global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to hit women in poor communities especially hard. If Congress goes through with massive cuts to foreign aid that are under consideration, the effect will be devastating.

Matt Sledge

For Scientists, GOP Chairman's Cuts To 'Silly-Sounding' Research Are No Laughing Matter

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Condoms, yoga and pot were among the subjects of research projects House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) proposed defunding in ...