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How The 2014 Midterm Elections Made History

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Tuesday's midterm elections marked a night of historic firsts. Yes, Republicans resoundingly trounced Democrats, taking control of the Senate, expa...

John Barrow Loses To Republican Rick Allen In Georgia House Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. John Barrow (D-Ga.) lost to Republican Rick Allen in the race to represent Georgia's 12th congressional district. Barrow ran unopposed in the...

Hillary Clinton Jobs Remark Makes Cameo In House Debate

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

Hillary Clinton's comment that businesses don't create jobs made a cameo in a House debate Thursday evening. Republican Rick Allen, who owns a cons...

Canadian Ambassador, U.S. Lawmakers Push For Keystone Pipeline Approval

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unusual coalition of lawmakers from both parties, labor and business leaders, veterans groups and Canada's ambassador to the Un...

First Dem Endorses House Republicans' 'Keep Your Health Plan Act'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

Rep. John Barrow (D-Ga.) became the first Democrat to support House Republicans' "Keep Your Health Plan Act" on Tuesday, backing a bill that would all...

Friday Talking Points -- Rest In Peace, Fourth Amendment

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We gather here today to mourn the passing of the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Although weakened and battered in the past, it seems that it has finally succumbed and will be heard of no more.

Dem Effort Marked By Internal Wrangling

AP | BILL BARROW and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA — Republicans aren't the only ones roiled by internal jostling and recruiting hiccups ahead of next year's midterm elections. Two top-t...

Leading Dem Recruit Ducks Georgia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of Democrats' two top recruits for the Georgia Senate seat of retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R) bowed out of consideration Tuesday, ...

Time for House Democrats to Unite on Guns

Josh Horwitz | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

A new message will have to be sent to John Barrow and the other "Contempt" Democrats in the House: "The party does care about what your position is on guns" -- to the point that it will affect important future decisions like committee assignments and fundraising assistance.

The NRA Is Ready for the Gun Control Fight. Are You?

Bob Cesca | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
Bob Cesca

This week, President Obama announced a bold series of new gun control regulations. The roster of actions went far beyond the expectations of gun control advocates, while blunting some of the paranoid delusions of the gun lobby and the Republican Party.

GOP Wants More Seats: Seven Democrats Marked As Vulnerable

National Journal | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

Vowing to expand their majority, House Republicans have identified seven Democrats they consider top targets for the midterm elections, according to a...

Dem Says 'Ain't Nobody' Taking His Guns

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

A Democratic congressman from Georgia unveiled a new commercial Monday trumpeting his endorsement by the National Rifle Association and saying no one ...

West, Others Face Major 2012 Challenges

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Call it basic political math. Twenty-five new seats put the Democrats over the top in the House, giving them back the majority they lost...

Can Georgia Progressive Regina Thomas Replace Anti-Healthcare Blue Dog John Barrow?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

When Barrow followed his anti-health care votes in committee, and his anti-health care procedural votes, with an actual vote against health care, his constituents were stunned -- and angry.

Can John Barrow Survive His Constituents' Anger Over His Bad Health Care Vote?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

Barrow's vote against health care reform opens up the need to look at his entire, despicable, anti-working family voting record.

Congress Hack Attack: House Member Web Sites Hacked With Anti-Obama Language

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Several House members had their websites hacked overnight after President Obama's State of the Union Address. Around 6:30 a.m. Eastern, the sites of J...

Lawmakers Go Golfing, Party With Bruce, Raise Cash

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This upcoming weekend will see a number of lawmakers hosting multi-day Fall retreats at resorts and hotels across the nation, according to invitations...

MoveOn Targets Blue Dogs Who Voted Against Health Care Reform (AUDIO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MoveOn.org is targeting Blue Dog legislators on health care reform, running radio ads in the districts of Reps. John Barrow (D-Ga.), Jim Matheson (D-U...

2006 Georgia CD-12 General Election:
Burns (R) vs Barrow (D-i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GA-12: Burns vs Barrow

Obama Campaigns For Pro-War Democrat

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama has cut a radio spot for conservative Dem Rep. John Barrow of Georgia, who favors staying in Iraq and favors immunity for the telecom com...