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Akbar Shahid Ahmed

For Two Controversial Republicans, Little Risk Of Backlash On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Yazmin Contreras, a 26-year-old Alabamian born to Mexican immigrant parents, was recently waiting for a flight at the Atlanta airport. T...

Jeff Sessions and the Deportation Caucus Must Be Challenged

Victor Williams | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics
Victor Williams

Best for Jeff Sessions to go-ahead-up to Manhattan Island and join talk radio celebrities Rush Limbaugh and Laura Ingraham, who reward his harsh rhetoric with possible 2016 presidential promotion chatter.

Sam Levine

Conservative Scholar Suggests Obama Be 'Hung, Drawn and Quartered'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Levine | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An immigration policy analyst from a think tank often cited by Republicans suggested to a tea party crowd last week that President Barac...

Stewart To McCain: 'Do You Do Anything But Complain Bitterly Anymore?'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.28.2014 | Comedy

Jon Stewart took the Republican party to the rhetorical woodshed on Thursday, blasting them for touting military intervention at every opportunity whi...

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...

Precious Memories (Part I): Thad Cochran's Animal Cruelty and Jeff Session's Un-Election

Victor Williams | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics
Victor Williams

At its least offensive, Cochran's sharing of his profane recollections was based on his twisted view of Tea Party supporters.

Senate Bill Would Double Veterans' Health Spending

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on veterans' health care could double in three years under the Senate's solution to the long waits experienced by thousan...

Paul Blumenthal

Republicans Launch Second Post-McCutcheon Supercommittee To Tap Megadonors

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Every year, the Republican Party launches a fundraising committee linking a handful of its most important Senate candidates together to ...

Comcast, Time Warner and Congress: Perfect Together

Michael Winship | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

On April 9, the US Senate held its first hearing on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner deal -- a $45 billion transaction that will affect millions of consumers and further pad some already well-lined pockets.

Jon Stewart Trashes GOP For Screwing Vets... Again

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 03.06.2014 | Comedy

When a bill came up for vote that would have expanded health care and education for veterans, we knew two things would happen next. First, Republicans...

Senate Blocks Dems' Bill Boosting Vets' Benefits

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Senate on Thursday derailed Democratic legislation providing $21 billion for medical, education and job-training benefit...

Family Feud: GOP Debates Next Move On Immigration

AP | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — House Republicans wrestled inconclusively with the outlines of immigration legislation Thursday night, sharply divided over th...

House Republican Leaders To Outline Immigration Principles

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders plan to outline broad immigration principles, including legalization for the 11 million immigrants living...

House GOP Leaders Face Challenge

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders poised to revive efforts to overhaul the immigration system with new broad policy principles are facing a...

Ryan J. Reilly

GOP Senator: Pot Is Bad For You Because Lady Gaga Said So

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) cited the pop singer Lady Gaga on Wednesday when trying to take Attorney General Eric Holder to task over th...

Senator Kelly Ayotte Proposes Tax Hike Targeting 4 Million Low-Income Latino Kids

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

Ayotte's measure would only impact the undocumented immigrant community, a supposedly powerless, forlorn group that cannot respond to direct attacks from self-interested politicians and their right-wing sponsors.

The GOP Mines an Endless Vein of Hypocrisy; An Historic Bottomless Pit of Inconsistency

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Apparently, having a black, Kenyan-born Communist who is both Muslim and a radical Christian in the Oval Office changes the rules of judicial appointments. That is the only conclusion we can reach for key Republican senators have reversed their opinions 180 degrees from what they've stated in the past.

A Moon for Misrule

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

I once heard a man wonder aloud, "How often does Halloween fall on Friday the 13th? That would be really spooky!" Indeed. He might be the dyslexic genius behind Paul Ryan's budget numbers.

Republicans Say Their Own Party Must Do More

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

MOBILE, Ala. -- Republicans hoping to reach beyond the party's white, aging core must do more than retool campaign strategy and tactics, say young GOP...

Landmark Move By Senate Would Lead To Big Immigration Changes

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Setting up a potential clash with the Republicans who control the House, congressional Democrats insisted Tuesday they will not agr...

Senate Immigration Bill To Increase Legal Workers

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Landmark immigration legislation passed by the Senate would remake America's workforce from the highest rungs to the lowest and bri...

Alabama Senator Leads Fight Against Measure Said To Be Key To GOP Comeback

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Day after day, Sen. Jeff Sessions argues against an immigration overhaul bill that GOP party leaders, and a sizable share of his Republi...

Michael McAuliff

WATCH: Think Tank Scholar vs. Adorable 10-Year-Old

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's not often you get to see a Heritage Foundation scholar testifying side-by-side with a 10-year-old girl over the impacts of sequestr...

Michael McAuliff

Boehner: No Plans Yet To Fix Voting Rights Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court left the fate of a key part of the Voting Rights Act in the hands of Congress on Tuesday, but GOP leaders on up to the...

Michael McAuliff

Alabama Senator Claims No 'Discrimination Of That Kind' In His State

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- African-American lawmakers -- including Alabamans -- slammed Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) for claiming there was no discrimination that w...