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Kate Sheppard

China Climate Deal? 'Pffffft,' Say Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– If anyone thought the announcement of a bilateral U.S.-China climate agreement on Wednesday might lead to a breakthrough on climate po...

Paul Blumenthal

Current and Incoming Republican Senators Set Out Pro-Corporate Agenda For Next Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans senators, including those already in office and incoming new members, discussed across morning television shows on Sunday wh...

Sabrina Siddiqui

A Top Republican Admits Obamacare Repeal Is Unlikely

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

Even as the GOP looks poised to retake the Senate next week, a repeal of Obamacare remains unlikely, a top Republican senator conceded Wednesday. D...

GOP Senator Fights Against Clean Water Rule

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.28.2014 | Politics

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) continued his fight against the Environmental Protection Agency this week, urging his colleagues to block a proposed rule ...

Andrew Perez

Republicans Gear Up For The Great Grouse War Of 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Perez | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans are working to block federal protection of several species of grouse, arguing that listing the birds as endang...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Portray Obama Climate Push As A Distraction

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican leaders in the Senate portrayed President Barack Obama's push to highlight the devastating impacts of climate change this wee...

'Our Energy Moment': The Blue Engine Behind Fracked Gas Exports PR Blitz

Steve Horn | Posted 06.02.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Behind nearly every major corporate policy push there's an accompanying well-coordinated public relations and propag...

Sebelius Slams Republican For Anti-Obamacare Accusations

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius criticized Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) for claiming the White House is "cooking the book...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senator Accuses White House Of 'Cooking The Books' On Obamacare Enrollment

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) on Sunday dismissed the White House's recent announcement that Obamacare enrollment had reached more than 6 ...

Barrasso Slams Obamacare: 'It's Time To Start Over'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wy.) said the Obamacare website glitches are only "the tip of the iceberg" in what he considers a "failed" health care system du...

When the Blame Game Goes Bad

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

In the rather twisted mind of a modern conservative, President Obama is to blame for all our ills, but he gains no credit for all that goes well. This is no exaggeration; it is quite literally true.

GOP Weekly Address Leaves Out Syria, Sticks To Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

After a week of intense debate over whether the U.S. should attack Syria, Saturday's GOP weekly address stayed away from that issue. Republicans i...

Senator Says Syria Vote May Be Delayed

AP | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

BY BRADLEY KLAPPER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Sen. John Barrasso says the Senate Foreign Relations Committee may not vote Wednesday on a ...

Dr. Barrasso Goes to Washington ... to Kill Federal Health Protections?

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics
Elliott Negin

What happened to U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, the orthopedic surgeon who years ago pledged to respect "hard-won scientific gains" and "prevent disease whenever I can, for prevention is preferable to cure"?

Conservatives Gloat Over Obamacare 'Train Wreck'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

Conservatives were quick to respond to the news that the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate will be delayed for one year, pointing to the developm...

Nation Remains Divided On Gun Control

stateline | Maggie Clark | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Lucia Graves

Senator Questions Sexism In GOP Boycott Of Obama Nominee

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.14.2013 | Green

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) questioned the Republican Party's commitment to women after Senate Republicans boycotted a vote for Gina McCarthy, the p...

Michael McAuliff

Reid Pulls Gun Control Bill From Consideration

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) formally pulled legislation to curb gun violence from consideration Thursday, after the Senat...

WATCH: Orrin Hatch Says Failure Of Obamacare Is Dem Plot

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

A lot of conspiracy theories have been floated around the Affordable Care Act, including that it creates "death panels." Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) off...

Joshua Hersh

Obama 'Sees A Political Victory At The Bottom Of The Cliff,' Republican Lawmaker Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker working on budgetary issues told "Fox News Sunday" that he believes President Barack Obama wants to go over the so-called fiscal...

Why Nominate the "Secretary of Explaining Stuff" as the Next Secretary of State?

Byron Williams | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
Byron Williams

How about former President William Jefferson Clinton? That's right, the Big Dog himself. Why not nominate the "Secretary of Explaining Stuff" as the next Secretary of State?

Barrasso, Romney See Clear Paths To Victory In Wyoming Election

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Republican incumbent Sen. John Barrasso and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney both face clear paths to victory in the Wyoming election on Tuesday. ...

Why the Republicans Scare Me

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Joseph Blady, M.D.

How do we make people, who look at us and our values as they would at Martians, follow our ideas of how they should live? Most importantly, when are the Republicans going to concentrate on closer problems that have gotten away from us completely, like Central and South America, and Europe?

Sabrina Siddiqui

Republicans: Obama Deserves No Credit For Fall In Gas Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

Having been roundly criticized for the sharp rise in gas prices earlier this spring, President Barack Obama would seem to be in line for a bit of cre...

GOP Senators Heckled At Convention

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) faced a tough crowd at the Alaska Republican Party Convention on Friday, where she was heckled onstage by a group inclu...