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Why You Should Vote Republican

Gerry Myers | Posted 10.12.2014 | Politics
Gerry Myers

You should vote Republican if you think it is better for Congress to take a five-week vacation rather than tackle critical issues like immigration, the border crisis, jobs, crumbling bridges, and climate change.

Zach Carter

New GOP Leader Won't Take Impeachment Off The Table

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Incoming House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) refused on Sunday to take impeaching President Barack Obama off the table if Obama ta...

Boehner's Laughable Lawsuit

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Republicans believe that suing Obama will excite and turn out their base voters, and they're betting that this benefit will be larger than any political blowback. Whether they're right in this political calculation or not remains to be seen. But what is undeniable is that, so far, this lawsuit is nothing short of laughable.

Method to Madness in GOP Talk of Obama Impeachment

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The GOP knows that crying, "Obama is cavalierly using his executive power to bypass Congress and legislate from the Oval Office!" will trigger a powerful public backlash and reinforce its usual charge against him of dictatorial abuse. It has played this card with maximum skill in its fierce fight to wrest back control of the Senate.

Zach Carter

Bush Torture Defender Suggests Obama Should Be Impeached Over Bergdahl

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics

Former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey on Sunday defended President Barack Obama's constitutional authority to exchange five Taliban prisoners o...

Confirmed on Video: Republican Incoherence Run Amok

Mike Lux | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

We're at the endgame of this particular episode of Republican craziness. Their logic and their brains have melted away. Their messaging is a toxic stew. The biggest questions now are how much damage will they cause, to the country and to themselves.

GOP Impeachment Ideas Shot Down

Salon | Joan Walsh | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics
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The last time Sen. Tom Coburn spoke warmly but candidly to his Oklahoma constituents about his “friend” Barack Obama, it was to reassure them that...

A Time to Choose: DREAM or Impeach?

Christine Pelosi | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

We must stand up for the president against the calls for his impeachment and urge the press to ask Mitt Romney whether he agrees with his supporters that the president committed an impeachable offense or whether he disagrees.

Historical Context Missing From Debt Ceiling Reporting

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Back in 1995 and 1996, a government shutdown actually happened -- twice. The debt ceiling was not raised, but the country did not default. President Clinton actively used his veto pen, as the Republicans sent him bills that they knew he would not sign.

Progressives, Tea Parties and the Rise of We Generation Politics

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Candidates' ability to ally progressives with Democrats (and tea partiers with Republicans) may well determine the outcome of the 2010 and 2012 elections.

Friday Talking Points [116] -- Is It Sausage Yet?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If nothing else comes of it, you've got to admit that the health reform movement has given a lot of people a very detailed education about the sausage-making process in Washington.

House Panel: Impeach Blagojevich

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A key panel unanimously recommended impeachment for Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Thursday, setting up a vote that could make him ...

Jason Linkins

Blagojevich Impeached, Gives Another Astounding Press Conference

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If you are a fan of The Wire, you might remember the fifth season episode "Took," which prominently features the corruption trial of Maryland State Se...

Blagojevich Out Jogging As House Votes To Impeach (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Rod Blagojevich was out jogging Friday while the Illinois House was voting on impeaching him. From the AP: Gov. Rod Blagojevich was out joggin...

Blagojevich Could Be Impeached Next Week

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois House could vote as early as next week on whether to impeach Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The Illinois House has bump...

Constitutional Coup Averted In Illinois

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Illinois Supreme Court has just rejected what was in essence a coup attempt by the state Attorney General, which would have installed the Lt. Governor in Blagojevich's place.

An Open Letter to Alaskans

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

If you don't live here, you're probably laughing. Our lives have been turned into a punch line. I want to scream, "I didn't vote for her! I read! I travel! I'm not that mean!"

Friday Talking Points [39] -- Republican Elitism Edition

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

For only the fourth (or fifth, depending on how you count) time in his presidency, George W. Bush had a veto overridden by both houses of Congress thi...

Dobbs: Impeach Bush Over Tomatoes

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Thursday night, Lou Dobbs called for George Bush's impeachment over his mismanagement of the Food and Drug Administration which has, in Dobbs' view, u...

Friday Talking Points [35] -- Tim Russert Memorial Edition

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Nobody seriously annoyed me this week, but I will launch a pre-emptive finger-wagging, to anyone on the left who can't resist the urge to be disrespectful of Tim Russert's memory right now.

Impeach Bush if He Attacks Iran

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Bush's so-called "preemptive military action" suggests that whatever foreign nation does not stand with the US must, by default, stand against us.

George McGovern: Time To Impeach Bush

Washington Post | George McGovern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As we enter the eighth year of the Bush-Cheney administration, I have belatedly and painfully concluded that the only honorable course for me is to ur...

Biden to Bush: Bomb Iran And I'll Impeach

Adam Leech | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Presidential hopeful Delaware Sen. Joe Biden stated unequivocally that he will move to impeach President Bush if he bombs Iran without Congressional a...

Recipe: Peace and Freedom Impeach George Bush Chicken

Oneforthetable.com | Carol Caldwell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Cole slaw is the side dish of the South, one; and mayonnaise is the glue that holds my people together. If we neglect to ingest something with mayonn...

Police Taser Florida Student After He Asks John Kerry Why No One Has Tried To Impeach Bush

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A university student with a history of taping his own practical jokes was Tasered by campus police and arrested after loudly and repeatedly trying to ...