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James Inhofe

Red States Are Way Ahead of Congress on Global Warming

Elliott Negin | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Elliott Negin

Americans across the country have been grappling with a range of severe, climate change-related weather events, including prolonged droughts, extreme precipitation, heat waves and, like Florida, coastal flooding. And majorities in both blue and red districts want federal action.

Marina Fang

Here Are The (Mostly) Old White Men Who Will Be Running The Senate If The GOP Takes Over

HuffingtonPost.com | Marina Fang | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Huffington Post recently asked Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) how he thought the current minority leader, Mitch McCo...

Will the Democrats Ever Wake Up?

Charles Redfern | Posted 06.05.2014 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Do my party's leaders have the ears to hear? Do they even wonder why GOP refugees don't flock to us? Can they see through their own prejudices, which often slap a Pat Robertson mask on people like me?

A Senator's One-Fingered Salute to America's Military Leaders

William S. Becker | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green
William S. Becker

Let's hope that the tide soon washes away not only skepticism, but also the skeptics who for one reason or another refuse to accept reality. When they occupy leadership positions in government and block responsible action, they are as much a threat to national security as the climate disruptions they ridicule.

Michael McAuliff

Inhofe On How Obama 'Suppresses Our Judeo-Christian Values'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) all but accused President Barack Obama Wednesday of promoting Islam while "suppressing our Judeo-Christian v...

Safe Climate Caucus Pumps up Advocacy and Action

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

If you can't get Republicans to heed the warnings of those in the military, you have to wonder what will make a dent in their consciousness.

Climate Change This Week: Congressional Climateers, Weather on the Mind, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.18.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today the Earth got a little hotter. Via The Climate Reanalyzer here How unusual has the weather been? Looking above at recent temperature anoma...

Christina Wilkie

Archconservative Has Major Change Of Heart

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the most partisan Republicans in the Senate, Oklahoma's Jim Inhofe, said Sunday that his "attitude" toward Senate Democrats has c...

Fasting for Climate Justice at the UN Climate Negotiations

Adam Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Adam Greenberg

This fast isn't about us. We're fasting because people are suffering and dying from the impacts of climate change, in the Philippines and all over the world. We're fasting because we can't wait any longer to act.

Should the Media Deny the Denier?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

As an online writer focusing on environmental issues, remarks posted on my pieces tend to skew toward, "Give it a rest" or "What hysterical nonsense!"...

Inhofe Claims He 'Probably Wouldn't Be Here' If He Had Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) said Sunday that he "probably wouldn't be here" if he had been insured under the Affordable Care Act, referring to his eme...

Even al Qaeda Operatives Deserve Their Day in Court -- and Justice

Aki Peritz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Aki Peritz

Intelligence gathering is certainly one important aspect of the counterterrorism business, but ultimately the U.S. needs to prosecute and incarcerate these individuals -- and our federal court system remains the most effective way to bring terrorists to justice.

Christina Wilkie

Kerry Signs Landmark UN Arms Trade Treaty

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The latest front in the Senate battle over gun control opened Wednesday, as Secretary of State John Kerry signed the United Nations Arms...

Dr. Barrasso Goes to Washington ... to Kill Federal Health Protections?

Elliott Negin | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics
Elliott Negin

What happened to U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, the orthopedic surgeon who years ago pledged to respect "hard-won scientific gains" and "prevent disease whenever I can, for prevention is preferable to cure"?

Kate Sheppard

Huckabee Makes Ridiculously False Claim About Volcano, Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

The Senate's most prominent climate change skeptic, Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), called in to Mike Huckabee's radio show on Monday to discuss conspiracy...

'Green News Report' - July 23, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.22.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

'Green News Report' - July 18, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.17.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Michael McAuliff

Senator: Obama Climate 'Alarmists' Plot To Steal Americans' Freedom

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Denying climate change isn't new for Oklahoma Republican Sen. James Inhofe. But in a Senate floor speech Wednesday night, Inhofe added a...

Lucia Graves

Google Faces Environmentalist Wrath

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.11.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Chanting "Google, don't fund evil!" and hoisting colorful signs, dozens of environmentalists gathered outside of Google’s Washington h...

Climate Deniers: The Usual Suspects Weigh in

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.08.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Inglis's point of view about getting rid of all energy subsidies has hit a supportive chord with many. Yet others in the Republican Party consistently continue to define climate change as an elitist hoax, junk science with a lack of evidence, or part of God's plan.

You Can't Get What You Want ('Til You Know What You Want)

D. R. Tucker | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

You know, maybe if Gabriel Gomez had hired Josh Barro as a campaign advisor, he would have been more competitive in his U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts against Edward Markey.

GOP Senator Accuses Liberals Of 'Trying To Exploit A Tragedy'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), perhaps the Senate's foremost climate change denier, said over the Memorial Day weekend that members of the "liberal media"...

Oklahoma Senators

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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'Green News Report' - May 23, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.23.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Michael McAuliff

Oklahoma Senators Bailed Out On Tornado Aid By Bills They Opposed

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Oklahoma's senators can thank sequestration, and perhaps more importantly, funding for Superstorm Sandy cleanup that they opposed, for s...