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Kasey Varner

Veterans Group Targets Leading Republicans In New Ad Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Kasey Varner | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

A new ad campaign by national veterans group VoteVets.org Action Fund takes aim at GOP Sens. Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and Richard Burr (N.C.). Their qual...

Iraq Veteran Counters Coffman's Proposal to Re-Deploy Troops in Iraq

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.09.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

To my way of thinking, Rep. Mike Coffman dropped a bombshell on KNUS' Dan Caplis show last month, when he said he "certainly" supports re-deployment o...

Afghanistan: 'It's done. No more.'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

There comes a time when one must say, "Enough is Enough!" ¡Basta! The mother of Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley, the 1,990th casualty of the Af...

Michael McAuliff

Veterans Fear Impact Of Food Stamp Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Veterans have a reminder for the Senate as it takes up plans to cut food stamps by $4.1 billion this week: The aid has been -- and still...

Crisis! Pro-Obama Jews Must Demand Diplomacy Advocate Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense

Robert Naiman | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Since many of our Christian brothers and sisters are offline for the Christmas holiday, I thought this would be a good time for the pro-Obama Jews to ...

Amanda Terkel

Romney Campaign Concerned Military Voters May Not Have Their Absentee Ballots Counted

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

On Monday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign sent Wisconsin officials a letter expressing concern that the state is not doing e...

John McCain, A Veteran Was Demeaned In Your Name. Will You Defend Her?

Linda Milazzo | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

This past Sunday, Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh, who never served a day in the military, shamelessly questioned the heroism of his Congressional opponent, Illinois Army National Guard veteran and double amputee, Major Tammy Duckworth.

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker Wants Birth Certificates For Voter Registration

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker in Missouri denied that his bill to require proof of citizenship in order to register to vote also contains a provision that wou...

Max J. Rosenthal

Veterans Face Challenges Running For Office

HuffingtonPost.com | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jonathan George is a stereotype of the soldier turned politician. A retired Air Force general, George flew the famed U-2 spy plane durin...

Max J. Rosenthal

Controversial General Sounds Retreat

HuffingtonPost.com | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Liberal and religious freedom groups claimed victory on Monday night when Lt. Gen. William Boykin, famous for his strident anti-Muslim s...

Max J. Rosenthal

Vets To Romney: Prove You Pay Your Fair Share

HuffingtonPost.com | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While Mitt Romney's refusal so far to release his tax returns has sparked anger from the usual opposition, the decision has also raised ...

Amanda Terkel

Veterans Group Gears Up For 2012 Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jon Soltz was one of the first soldiers deployed to Iraq in 2003, and now, he's one of the last to come home, as the U.S. war in Iraq co...

Sam Stein

Leading Iraq War Critic Called Up For A Year Of Military Service In Iraq

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the most outspoken critics of the war in Iraq is heading back there on military assignment, likely as part of the last arm of a U.S. mission he...

A Lump of Coal for Our Nation's Veterans From GE's John Krenicki

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

For reasons I don't understand, time and time again, we see Americans who believe not in honoring the service of those that wear the uniform but who use it to take advantage of it.

The Company You Keep

Tom Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Andrews

Yesterday's announcement by acclaimed musicians that they were signing onto our National Campaign to Close Guantanamo Bay generated a harsh response from Liz Cheney and Bill Kristol.

We Need Sestak (and More Vets) in the Senate

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

There are only three combat vets left. We need more because the values that war veterans learn, that they operate under, and that they carry with them after military life could help Capitol Hill.

Fighting Over Fighter Jets: Obama, Gates and the F-22

Lawrence Korb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Korb

The F-22 issue has become an entirely politicized debate, when what we need is thoughtful analysis based on risk assessment and the overall best interest of national security.

Jon Soltz, Phil Gingrey Debate Funding For New Line Of Fighter Jets, The F-22 Raptor (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jon Soltz, Chairman of VoteVets.org and a frequent HuffPost blogger, faced off against Georgia Congressman Phil Gingrey (R) over funding for the extre...

Obama, Gay Rights, and the LeBron Factor

Carlos Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carlos Watson

It's easy to fall into the trap that LeBron James' teammates often do -- we get so used to watching him put up fantastical stats each night, we assume he can do anything. The same is true of Obama.

Once Again, Real Journalism From Comedy Central (VIDEO)

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Nickolas

Leave it to Comedy Central -- this time Stephen Colbert -- to do the traditional media's job in exposing the fanatical charlatans like Glenn Beck.