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Kay Granger Defeats Mark Greene In 2014 Texas Congressional Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Rep. Kay Granger defeated Democrat Mark Greene in Tuesday's midterm election. Granger and Greene faced off to represent Texas' 12th Dist...

GOP Voters Managed To Nominate Just One Woman For 50 Races In Texas

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Texas Republicans will have just one woman on their ticket for the 50 congressional, statewide and top judicial races this fall. The Dallas Mornin...

State Department: Egypt Is Cleared For U.S. Military Aid

AP | By BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 06.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and theref...

Bipartisan Group Urges Pentagon Chief To End Contracts With Russian Firm

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

By Warren Strobel WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers who oppose the Pentagon's dealings with Russia's state-owned arms ex...

House Approve What Dem Calls A 'Deeply Troubling' Measure

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A House panel has approved cutting billions of dollars in U.S. diplomacy and overseas aid programs. Much in the legislation is unlikely...

Joshua Hersh

Palestinian Aid Inches Toward Release On Capitol Hill

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.23.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The long, meandering path for nearly $150 million in funds for development projects in the Palestinian territories inched closer to a re...

Christina Wilkie

Lawmakers Rock Out, Raise Cash at Taylor Swift Concert

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics

With an ongoing debt crisis, two wars, and a drought across much of the country, what better way for members of Congress to spend their time than to r...

Laura Bassett

GOP's Foreign Aid Cuts Could Dramatically Increase Unsafe Abortions

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

House Republicans' proposed cuts to international family planning programs could result in 1.3 million more unsafe abortions around the world, 9.4 mil...

The GOP's Big Texas Gerrymander

The Washington Post | Aaron Blake | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

A new proposed congressional map in Texas goes to surprisingly long lengths to stretch the number of Republican districts in the state's delegation....

Republican Internet Fails: The 9 Worst GOP Attempts To Use New Media

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday, the Republican National Committee launched a new website -- with more than a few problems. It's not the first time the GOP has struggled w...

Kucinich Leads Trend for Even Handed Foreign Policy

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

According to astute observers -- there is a new trend in Congress in favor of a more even-handed approach to foreign policy. The bipartisan group, Co...