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Democrat Denounces Anti-Populist Editorial After Progressive Pressure

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.), an honorary co-chair of centrist think tank Third Way, became the latest Democrat to reject an op-ed by th...

Elise Foley

Democratic Leader Says U.S. Has 'Moved On' From Limiting Immigration Reform To Dreamers

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

LEESBURG, Va. -- House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.) said on Wednesday that he was happy to hear Majority Leader Eric Cantor's ...

Aung San Suu Kyi's Advice for Parents

Barbara Becker | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Barbara Becker

"To all the parents in the room -- really, this is important for everyone -- any child who feels they have been truly loved, even by just one person, will develop tremendous confidence."

Amanda Terkel

Congressman: FBI Needs To Count Hate Crimes Against Sikhs

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) has for months been advocating that the FBI collect data on hate crimes against Sikh Americans. Sunday's tr...

Big Apple Turnover

Henry J. Stern | Posted 11.19.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

The election last week of Republican Robert Turner to Congress is significant for several reasons. One is that the result will be widely perceived as a rebuke to President Obama and the Democratic Party, which it is.

Win Some, Lose Some

Henry J. Stern | Posted 09.10.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

With the loss of two New York seats, the question arises: which two districts out of the 31 will be made to disappear by whichever legislative body, independent commission or Federal court ends up drawing the final lines?

Elise Foley

Dems Hold Fundraiser To Support Gabrielle Giffords

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leading House Democrats held a fundraiser on Tuesday for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who is recovering from brain injuries she sustained du...

3 Reps Under Further Investigation Over Alleged Bank Bribery

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House investigators have recommended that three lawmakers be further investigated to determine whether political contributions were...

Eight Congressmen Under Investigation For Fundraisers Held Before House Vote On Financial Reform

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lawmakers take contributions every day from corporate executives and lobbyists hoping for their votes. The question of whether that represents busines...

Monserrate Might Get Dropped By Queens Democratic Party

nytimes.com | Nicholas Confessore | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With statewide elections a year away, the Queens Democratic Party will take the unusual step on Thursday of announcing its support for a primary chall...

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...

Civil Discourse And The Intentional Conversation

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hoyt Hilsman

What is an Intentional Conversation? Stated simply: It is a structured conversation with no purpose other than the conversation itself.

The Best Little Whorehouse in Washington

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

In just the first half of 2009, the 15 New Democrats on Financial Services committee "received about $1.9 million in contributions from the finance, insurance and real estate industries."

If National Security Matters, Don't Vote GOP

Donna and Ed Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Donna and Ed Bassett

We haven't been hit domestically again by terrorists because of the work of dedicated men and women, domestic and foreign, who have kept us safe -- in spite of the Bush Administration, not because of it.