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Jumping On The Cromnibus

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Yes, apparently that's a new word now: "cromnibus." Now, some, editorially-speaking, have been insisting on "CRomnibus" or "Cromnibus," but for the time being here, we've decided that it doesn't qualify for proper-name status in any way.

Sarah Harvard

GOP Senator Doesn't Plan To Impeach Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Harvard | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) took impeachment over President Barack Obama's immigration action off the table on Friday. "No, we're no...

Post Election: The Good, The Bad and the Future

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

The President has a vision of what he wants the world to look like for his daughters and their children -- and it isn't B-Roll from Interstellar. Oh, and just in case he falters, there are those at the grassroots level who will remain vigilant... because they don't want future generations to be living in a science fiction movie.

Sessions Re-Elected To Senate After Running Unopposed

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R) was re-elected to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday after running unopposed in Alabama. Sessions also ran unopposed in the Republic...

Elise Foley

Ted Cruz, Jeff Sessions Fail To Force Vote On Blocking Executive Action On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Sens. Jeff Sessions of Alabama and Ted Cruz of Texas made a failed attempt on Thursday get vulnerable Democrats on the record...

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 10.08.2014 | 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...