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Watch A Senator Totally School His Climate Change-Denying Colleague

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) didn't hold back while schooling his colleague, Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Ok.), about the reality of climate change. Inho...

Kate Sheppard

Republican Former EPA Chiefs Try To Convince Senate GOP That Climate Change Is Real

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Four Republican former administrators of the Environmental Protection Agency had a message for the Senate on Wednesday on climate chan...

GOP Senator Defends Death Penalty In Wake Of Botched Execution

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) is defending the death penalty in the wake of a botched lethal injection in his home state. Clayton Lockett, a 38-year-ol...

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 ...

How Grief Connects Us: Even in the U.S. Senate

John Amodeo, PhD | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics
John Amodeo, PhD

What if it suddenly dawned on our leaders that in any given moment, millions of our family members -- our American family -- are experiencing a similar vulnerability or trauma?

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...

Senator's Son Noted Engine Trouble Ahead Of Fatal Plane Crash

AP | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

OWASSO, Okla. (AP) — The son of Oklahoma U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe reported his small plane was experiencing engine trouble shortly before he died in a c...

Senator's Son Killed In Plane Crash, Defense Secretary Confirms

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Secretary of Defense has confirmed the death of U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe's son, 52-year-old Dr. Perry Inhofe, who was kille...

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...

Republicans Criticize 'Despicable' Terror Trial

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's plan to try a suspected al-Qaida senior operative in federal court is kicking up a storm ...

What About Honoring our Own Local Nobel-Worthy Peace Laureates?

Matthew Albracht | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Matthew Albracht

In big and small ways, many thousands ARE working heroically right in our own cities here in the United States to help ameliorate violence, including the regions that are often called our own domestic "war zones."

GOP Senator Recovering After Emergency Quadruple Bypass

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY -- OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe isn't expected to return to Washington for at least two weeks, as the conservative Re...

Alex Seitz-Wald: It's A Conspiracy!

92nd Street Y | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

As part of 92Y's partnership with Salon.com, political reporter Alex Seitz-Wald spoke with us at The Jefferson Hotel in Washington D.C. about conspira...

'We Were Bored... So We Decided to Kill Somebody'

Steve Clemons | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics
Steve Clemons

This kind of killing in Oklahoma is not rare, and until the state moves more decidedly toward trying to prioritize building "healthy communities," the state deserves to be knocked down a few notches in terms of its status as a haven for new job-creating investments.

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...

The Republican Riddle: What the States Know That the Feds Don't

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

What are Republican politicians doing right at the state level that they aren't doing at the federal level? I'll give you a hint: They aren't who they say they are.

Inhofe Not Quitting Just Yet

AP | JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

TULSA, Okla. — Oklahoma Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe said Wednesday that he will seek a fourth term in the U.S. Senate, telling supporters be beli...

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...

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"...

GOP Measure Limiting Food Stamps Fails

Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

By MARY CLARE JALONICK, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Senate has rejected a Republican amendment to turn the federal food stamp program o...

GOP Senators Stand As Red State Hypocrites

Salon | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

Just a week ago, Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe suggested that President Obama might be impeached over the Benghazi non-scandal. Now, Inhofe must watch as...

Christina Wilkie

Inhofe: Oklahoma Aid Will Be 'Totally Different' From Sandy Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe (R) said on Tuesday that federal aid to tornado-ravaged parts of his home state will be "totally different" than...

Christina Wilkie

Oklahoma Senators Face Difficult Options On Disaster Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As frantic rescue missions continued Monday in Oklahoma following the catastrophic tornadoes that ripped through the state, it appeared ...

Sandy Hook Father Slams GOP Senator: 'What Are You Thinking?'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

The father of a Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim has not forgotten the words of one GOP lawmaker. Mark Barden appeared on Thursday's ed...

Republicans Embrace Conspiracy Theory

Salon | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

A conspiracy theory is getting renewed life among Republicans who claim that the Obama administration, specifically the Department of Homeland Securit...