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Here's How James Lankford Could Bring Some Much-Needed Diversity To The Senate

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

He may be a white male, but the new Republican U.S. Senate hopeful from Oklahoma could bring some much-needed color to the upper chamber -- at least a...

Lawmakers Run For Charities In Boston Marathon

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

Reps. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), Joe Kennedy (D-Mass.) and Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) are joining the more than 36,000 registered runners in the 118th Bos...

How Judi Dench Is Impacting Adoption Laws

AP | Posted 01.31.2014 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Philomena Lee wistfully described losing her son to adoption and her search for him 50 years later, a quest depicted in the Oscar-...

Obama's Willing Executioners of the Fourth Amendment

Norman Solomon | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

It's now painfully clear that the president has put out a contract on the Fourth Amendment. And at the Capitol, the hierarchies of both parties are stuffing it into the trunks of their limousines, so each provision can be neatly fitted with cement shoes and delivered to the bottom of the Potomac.

House Democrats Keep Raising Money

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $6.7 million in June to put its total six-month haul at $40.8 million, according ...

WATCH: Jason Collins Marches In The Boston Pride Parade

Posted 08.09.2013 | Gay Voices

Jason Collins' big year continues to get bigger and bigger. The NBA player, who made history in April as the first male U.S. athlete in a major pro...

Republicans in Massachusetts Failed to Ask and Lost

Peter Ubertaccio | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Peter Ubertaccio

New England's brand of Republicanism is certainly on the decline. But the inability of the state party to engage in the long term work of party building that's necessary to bring people into its organization by asking for their affirmative participation has hastened its demise.

Kennedy Wins

AP | BOB SALSBERG | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

BOSTON — Joseph Kennedy III, the first of his famous political family's generation to seek elective office, defeated two little-known Democrats ...

Frank Sounds Off On Potential Successor

Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

Retiring Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) praised his potential successor, Joseph Kennedy III, on Friday, a day after the former Middlesex County, Mass., a...

Kennedy Launches Campaign

AP | BOB SALSBERG | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

NEWTON, Mass. — The family name may help generate a steady flow of campaign cash and assure key endorsements for Joseph Kennedy III's bid for th...

Kennedy Making Big Political Announcement

AP | STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

BOSTON — Joseph Kennedy III said Wednesday he's formally jumping into the race for the congressional seat now held by retiring U.S. Rep. Barney ...

Joseph Kennedy III Takes Steps Toward A Run For Congress

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Joseph Kennedy III is taking the first steps toward a run for retiring Rep. Barney Frank's seat in Massachusetts. The 31-year-old ...

More Kennedys Waiting In The Wings To Run For Office

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Patrick Kennedy's (D-R.I.) retirement may serve as a symbolic end of a political era but for those still captivated by America's version of Camel...

Joe Kennedy, Tea Party Candidate, Could Shake Up Mass. Senate Race

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- In most elections, a politician calling himself the Tea Party candidate would cheer Democrats, raising hopes that he would sipho...

Joe Kennedy's Chavez Connection May Be A Liability In Race For Uncle's Seat

The Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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Kennedy: The Lion at Rest

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Senator Edward M. Kennedy, dead at 77 -- and thank goodness for that. None of his three brothers -- his three older brothers -- made it to 70. Or 60. Or even 50.

Who Will Fill Ted's Shoes In Kennedy Family? (SLIDESHOW POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the passing of Sen. Ted Kennedy, the famous family lost its most prominent and powerful member as well as the last surviving brother in an enduri...

Camelot Ends, Again: The Passing of Senator Ted Kennedy

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

Though a most imperfect man, Ted Kennedy made his choice over a life of ease, and America is much the better for it.

Detroit Gets 10% of What AIG Already Has Received from TARP

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Why does Detroit get only 10% of what the banks and Wall Street have been loaned?

Big Oil Needs to Step Up

Joseph P. Kennedy II | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph P. Kennedy II

Hundreds of renewable energy projects across the country, particularly wind, solar, and hydro, could become economically sustainable with an infusion of investment from Big Oil.