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Ryan Grim

GOP Congressman Lambastes Voter: 'When Do I Decide I’m Going To Take Care Of Me?’

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Rob Woodall, a Georgia Republican, made a vigorous ideological defense of ending Medicare as it currently exists, telling seniors a...

Jason Linkins

Unemployed Working Hard To Find Jobs, Despite Depiction As Spoiled Brats

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Would-be Nevada Senator Sharron Angle has recently taken to depicting America's unemployed as a group of people so spoiled by the extension of unemployment benefits that they have basically stopped looking for work, preferring to live on the dole than accept one of the many magical jobs she claims are available. What is actually going on with job seekers in America? Well, as it turns out, they are desperately seeking jobs, wherever they may be. Entry-level work. Low-paying work. They show up early, they stand in line, and they often vastly outnumber the number of jobs available. Anyone who suggests otherwise is just out of touch with what's going on in the country.

John Linder Retires: Republican Rep. Steps Down After 20 Years

AccessNorthGa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAWRENCEVILLE - U.S. Rep. John Linder, R-Ga., is retiring after nearly 20 years in Congress....