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Jason Chaffetz

Can Congress End Cuba Embargo? Many Republicans Want Embargo to Fall

Robert Naiman | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Could a Republican-led Congress vote to end the U.S. embargo? Some Republican leaders were quick to denounce President Obama's announcement that the U.S. was restoring ties with Cuba. But how many divisions do these Cold War dead-enders control?

Jason Chaffetz Defeats Democrat Brian Wonnacott In Utah Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) defeated his Democratic challenger, Brian Wonnacott, in Tuesday's midterm election. Chaffetz was first elected to Cong...

Michael Calderone

Washington Post Stands By Secret Service Report As Conflicting Account Of Incident Emerges

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.06.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -– The Washington Post is facing additional questions about the sourcing behind its groundbreaking series of stories that has rattled the S...

Michael McAuliff

Congressman Suggests ADT For White House Security

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the Secret Service under intense congressional scrutiny for a series of security breaches, Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) had a suggestion...

Will There Be a November Surprise If GOP House Stays on Strike?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

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We know about the six-year curse, POTUS' polls and vulnerable red state Democrats. But as jobs and the ACA rebound -- and the House grouses about borders, wages and IUDs -- can Democrats run well this fall against a Do-Nothing/Know-Nothing GOP?

GOP Rep: Mitt Romney Will Run -- And Win -- In 2016

Newsmax | Greg Richter | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee for president in 2012, has repeatedly said he will not run again in 2016, but Rep. Jason Chaffetz doesn't believe ...

EPA Employee Downloaded 7,000 Files Of Porn At Work And Watched Them 2-6 Hours A Day

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

An employee at the Environmental Protection Agency allegedly downloaded over 7,000 files of pornography on a government computer and watched them two ...

House Republicans Meet With Catholics, Evangelicals On Immigration

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Catholic bishops and evangelical leaders have met with top House Republicans to argue for action this year on immigration legislat...

Republican's Former Staffer Pleads Not Guilty

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Utah staffer for U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz has pleaded not guilty to lying about being injured in the Iraq War to coll...

Ashley Alman

Here's How House Republicans Rigged The Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

In its effort to extract concessions from Democrats in exchange for opening the government, the GOP has faced a fundamental strategic obstacle: They d...

Tea Party Senator: 'I'll Continue To Get Paid'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

As hundreds of thousands of federal workers continue to be impacted by government shutdown furloughs, Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) has no intention of losin...

Congressmen Say They're Getting Hundreds Of Calls, Emails From People Opposed To Syria Intervention

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

Several GOP congressmen are saying constituents opposed to an intervention in Syria are calling and emailing their offices by the hundreds. Reps. J...

'Special' Path To Citizenship Causing Knot In Progress

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Congress wrestles with immigration legislation, a central question is whether the 11 million immigrants already in the United States ...

A New Bipartisanship

Rich Rubino | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

It has become conventional thinking that bipartisanship is moribund in American politics. Recent elections of Tea Party Republicans have cemented this mindset. Ironically, the increasing partisan polarity may actually have the unintended result of effectuating a new bipartisanship.

Who Wants Obama Impeached?

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

In light of the recent scandals that have rocked the administration, political figures both in and out of office have spoken out on the possibility of...

GOP Rep. Doubles Down On Obama Impeachment

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama could possibly face impeachment over his administration's handling of the Sept. 11, 2012, anniversary attack in Benghazi, Libya...

Report: Republicans Altered Benghazi Emails

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

One day after The White House released 100 pages of Benghazi emails, a report has surfaced alleging that Republicans released a set with altered text....

GOP Wants More After Document Dump

AP | NEDRA PICKLER and DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Thursday tried to turn the tables on Republicans who have criticized his administration's response to las...

GOP Rep Continues To Float Obama Threat

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

As calls for President Barack Obama's impeachment continue to circulate from Republican voices, one Congressman stands by that possibility. Rep. Ja...

Zach Carter

Cybersecurity Bill To Let Companies Ignore Privacy Contracts Passes House

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed a broad cybersecurity bill Thursday that allows corporations to share customers' personal data with ...

Zach Carter

GOP Rep Pushes For Internet Freedom At CPAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This year's Conservative Political Action Conference has been dominated by discussions of Obamacare and gun rights, but Rep. Jason Chaff...

GOP Congressman Probes Arrest Of Sex Offender Hill Intern

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican congressman asked the Obama administration Friday why it delayed for weeks the arrest of a registered sex offender who was ...

Jason Cherkis

Out Of Tune? Pandora Risks Big By Going After Artist Royalties

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since Pandora launched its Internet radio service in 2007, it has grown from a startup facing near-bankruptcy to a leader of the digital...

Joshua Hersh

GOP Lawmaker Has No Regrets On Sensitive Docs Dump

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican congressman who has aggressively championed an investigation into the Obama administration's han...

Kerry Slams Issa Action As 'Irresponsible And Inexcusable'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) criticized House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R- Calif.) for releasing 166 pages of "sensitive but unclassi...