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Jim Langevin Wins Midterm Election Race In Rhode Island

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) was re-elected to Congress Tuesday from the state's 2nd District, defeating Republican Rhue Reis. Langevin, who was fir...

Raising the Minimum Wage

Rep. David Cicilline | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics
Rep. David Cicilline

In the 20th century, we built a strong and thriving middle class that was based on a simple premise -- if you worked hard and played by the rules, you could afford to provide for your family, own a home, send your kids to college, and maybe even put a little away for retirement. It's time that we renew that promise.

WATCH: Congressman Who Organized SOTU Gun Victims Was Victim Himself

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 02.15.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Congressman Jim Langevin, Democrat from Rhode Island, is the first and only quadriplegic ever to serve in Congress. Himself a victim of gun violence, ...

Nugent Lashes Out At 'Sh*t For Brains' Critic

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

Controversial rocker and State of the Union guest Ted Nugent previewed his trademark brand of political discourse on Tuesday, aggressively lashing out...

Jennifer Bendery

House Lawmakers To Bring Gun Violence Victims To State Of The Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an effort to keep up pressure for new gun safety laws, nearly a dozen House Democrats are planning to bring victims of gun violence a...

Jennifer Bendery

Democratic Rep: Bill Hurts Same Voters 'Targeted By Jim Crow Laws'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans pushed through legislation on Thursday that would end public financing of presidential campaigns and terminate the Ele...

Jim Langevin, Quadriplegic Rhode Island Rep., Presides Over House For First Time

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jim Langevin, who is paralyzed from the chest down, presided over the House for the first time on Monday to commemorate the 20...

Saving Chimps and Tax Dollars

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

The Great Ape Protection Act seeks to phase out invasive research on chimpanzees and retire government-owned chimps to sanctuaries.

A Great Tragedy for Great Apes

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

There are more than 1,000 chimps still in U.S. labs and the time cannot come soon enough to give these highly intelligent and social creatures the refuge they deserve.