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John Bolton Endorses Scott Brown For Senate

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton endorsed former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown (R) on Wednesday in his bid for a U.S. Senate seat from New Hampshir...

Scott Brown Attacks Positions His Republican Friend Holds

The Huffington Post | Kasey Varner | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

Despite presenting a cozy public image, Republicans Scott Brown and Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) are once again at odds over key issues, as Brown campai...

Here's Another Way Scott Brown Is Reminding Us He's Running In New Hampshire

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.11.2014 | Politics

Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) will be helping out former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) this weekend, but not in an explicitly political manner. As the N...

There's Always Time for Empathy, Governor Christie

Suzy Hayman DeYoung | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Suzy Hayman DeYoung

A grieving parent makes a respectful effort to initiate such change, or at least to establish a healthy dialogue, and they are reproached by a prominent politician for their "grandstanding."

Zach Carter

Fox News Star Assails 'Craven' GOP For Exploiting Bergdahl

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.08.2014 | Media

Fox News contributor Juan Williams on Sunday criticized conservative pundits and Republican politicians for the "craven" exploitation of Bowe Bergdah...

Lawmakers Scrub Initial Praise Of Bowe Bergdahl Off The Internet

AP | Donna Cassata | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats who initially praised the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after his five years in captivity quickly scrubb...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Urged White House To 'Do All It Can' To Rescue POW Bowe Bergdahl

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As soon as President Barack Obama told the nation Saturday evening that America's only prisoner of war in Afghanistan had been rescued, ...

Scott Brown Nabs Key Republican Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

Former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.), who's running to be the junior senator from nearby New Hampshire, received an endorsement from current Sen. Kelly A...

Ryan Grim

Kelly Ayotte Voted For Energy Bill For The Good Of New Hampshire, Says Scott Brown's Wishes Weren't A Factor

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) explained Thursday why she voted to support legislation by her Democratic counterpart, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D...

Conservatives Likely To Target Obamacare At Big Summit

Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

By STEVE PEOPLES, The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the n...

Senator Believes GM Should Face Criminal Action

Reuters | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 6 (Reuters) - General Motors should make restitution to victims' families and face criminal action if merited for the way it handl...

U.S. Defense Secretary Establishing New Agency To Address POW-MIA Accounting 'Management Mess'

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bid to improve the government's accounting for missing U.S. war dead, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday he is establi...

Bin Laden Relative Could Be Held Responsible for Deaths of Thousands

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.21.2014 | World
Daphne Eviatar

There are lots of reasons one might be concerned about the severity of U.S. terrorism law. But I wouldn't expect criticism of this aspect of the American criminal justice system from those law-and-order lawmakers clamoring for the United States to be tougher on terrorism.

Bobby Jindal Leads The LOL Way At New Hampshire Charity Event

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) had his humor out in full force Friday morning. Jindal joined Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and New Hampshire Gov. M...

Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Military Sexual Assault Bill

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assaul...

Senate Heading Toward Vote On New Military Sexual Assault Bill

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assaul...

Slow Progress In Military Sexual Assault Battle

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. military's system for handling sexual assault cases is so inadequate that...

Tackling Child Poverty: Having That Vision Thing

Bruce Lesley | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Bruce Lesley

Nobody -- no matter their political ideology -- should find it acceptable that 22 percent of our nation's children live in poverty

Ayotte Warns Of Budget Cuts' Impact On Survivor Benefits

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A pension cut for military retirees in last month's budget agreement that riled veterans groups and several lawmakers extends to s...

Senator Kelly Ayotte Proposes Tax Hike Targeting 4 Million Low-Income Latino Kids

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

Ayotte's measure would only impact the undocumented immigrant community, a supposedly powerless, forlorn group that cannot respond to direct attacks from self-interested politicians and their right-wing sponsors.

2013 Had A Swarm Of Political Blunders. Here Are Some Of The Bigger Ones.

The Huffington Post | Byron Kittle | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics

The year 2013 had its share of high-profile political accomplishments. A bipartisan federal budget was signed into law; significant reforms were made ...

Ayotte Slams Obamacare 'Mess'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.02.2013 | Politics

Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) criticized Obamacare during a meeting with business leaders Monday, saying the rollout of the health care law is "a mess," ...

'He's A Paper Tiger'

Politico | Posted 12.01.2013 | Politics

Since he became President Obama’s secretary of defense earlier this year, Chuck Hagel, the ruthlessly candid and occasionally contrarian former Repu...

Keep America at Peace: Keep the Pentagon Sequester

Robert Naiman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Cutting the Pentagon budget is in the interests of the vast majority of Americans who would rather that our tax dollars be used for domestic needs -- including by lowering taxes on working people -- than for foreign wars, foreign military bases, and exotic science fiction weapons systems.

GOP Senator Calls For Obamacare 'Time-Out'

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte wants to press "pause" on rolling out the U.S. healthcar...