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Kristi Noem Wins Midterm Election Race For Congress In South Dakota

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

GOP Rep. Kristi Noem was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday, defeating Democrat Corinna Robinson in the midterm elections, the Associated Press reports...

The State of the Union Address I Wish President Obama Would Give: 'I'm Not Going to Waste a Minute Trying to Work With You'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics
Jesse Kornbluth

I'm not going to waste one minute trying to work with you. Not because I don't want to. Because you won't work with me. So I have no agenda to present to you tonight. You don't want to hear it. You're not going to vote for it.

Members Of Congress Look Back Fondly On Their Time In State Legislatures

Pew's Stateline | Melissa Maynard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

GOP Rep Rules Out Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

Rep. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) will not run for South Dakota's open Senate seat next year and will instead seek a third term representing the state's at-la...

In A Sea Of Suits, Skirts And Old White People, These Politicians Stand Out

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

There are 435 members of U.S. House of Representatives, and in a sea of suits, skirts and older white people, it can be difficult to tell one represen...

Stuck Like a Fly in the Honey of the Democrats

Tim Giago | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Tim Giago

What have the Democrats done to bring jobs and economic development to the nine Indian nations within the borders of South Dakota? Don't just talk and talk and talk about it, Mr. Wilson; show me!

The Failed Policies of the Democrats on Indian Reservations Will Continue Under Matt Varilek

Tim Giago | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics
Tim Giago

South Dakota is the home of four of the poorest counties in America and they are all on Indian reservations. Unemployment on these four reservations runs as high as 80 percent. I have seen no improvement in the past 30 years under the watch of the Democrats.

South Dakota Dem Unveils Strangest Campaign Ad Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

Mike Gravel, that rare presidential candidate who famously stared down viewers before throwing a rock into a pond in a 2007 campaign ad, has finally b...

GOP Congresswoman Gets College Degree

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

Nearly two decades after enduring a tragic family loss, Rep. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) is a college graduate. The 40-year-old congresswoman celebrated ...

Jennifer Bendery

Female Lawmakers In Opposing Parties Spar Over Violence Against Women Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The so-called "war on women" raged on in Congress Wednesday as female lawmakers in opposing parties clashed with each other in defense o...

The GOP Needs A Savior From The White Male Stigma

David Issacharoff | Posted 05.02.2012 | Teen
David Issacharoff

Today in America, being white and male just might not work if you want to run for President and win. After 230 years, Americans got it. Now they understand that it's time to change, little by little.

Michael McAuliff

House Votes To Ban Imaginary Farm Dust Regulation

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bill to ban a farm dust regulation that the federal government has never proposed passed the House Thursday, sailing through easily on...

Republicans Debating Rule That Doesn't Exist

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The issue may be dust in the wind, but Republicans are still moving to block it. Environmental Protection Agency officials have said ...

Michael McAuliff

Farm Dust Fear Is 'Fairy Dust,' Democrats Charge

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats mocked a GOP push to bar tougher regulation of "farm dust" Tuesday, saying the idea that the federal government even wants to ...

Hot Women Of The Republican Right

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 10.10.2011 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

To all those Republicans lamenting the Bachmann imagery, I have to say: "Wait a minute. You started this." When Sarah Palin strode on the convention nominating stage with her tight skirt and traditional values, the fellas on the right said "We're on to something here."

Sam Stein

GOP Freshmen Lobby For Millions In Government Cash

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

With Reporting By Alex Becker WASHINGTON -- For years, Tennessee lawmakers have advocated for the construction of a major port on the northwest cor...

'War On Women' Charge Has Female Republicans Playing Defense For Party

AP | By LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An early skirmish for women's votes in 2012 has broken out in the House – among women. A prominent Democrat fired the first shot b...

Paul Blumenthal

Fresh Ways To Donate: GOP Frosh Form PACs

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

Keeping Republican Ideas Strong Timely And Inventive. Reinventing A New Direction. Protecting Our Republican Team. American Liberty And Nation. Grassr...

Ratings Agency Warns U.S. On Debt Limit

Reuters | Daniel Bases and Donna Smith | Posted 08.02.2011 | Business

June 2, 2011 11:35:36 PM By Daniel Bases and Donna Smith NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ratings agency Moody's warned Thursday it would con...

Kristi Noem Dismisses Her Hottest Freshman Title As 'Unfortunate'

The Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Well, this is unfortunate. It appears that Huffington Post's newest "Hottest Freshman," Representative Kristi Noem (R-SD), is not elated by the accola...

And The Hottest Freshman In Congress Is...

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

We asked, 10,000 of you voted, and, ladies and gentlemen, we have a new Hottest Freshman in Congress. And just like last time, when you elected Aar...

Farm Subsidies Highlight The Hypocrisy Of Anti-Spending Politicians

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Many Republicans who swept rural Democrats from office are now confronting the reality of a promise to reduce spending: Should it c...

Who's The Hottest Freshman In Congress?

The Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Update: The winner has been announced, and it's Representative Kristi Noem (R-SD). Previously: Now that the new representatives and senators of ...

On Words: 'Global Warming' Meets Astrology

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with www.TheGreenGrok.com.For Friday a little, light, linguistics lesson. Breaking from TheGreenGrok formula of sharp, cutting-edge pieces...

Election Paradox: House Candidates From Hardest-Hit Regions Are Safer

AP | MIKE BAKER and MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a year when voters are angry about the economy and ready to oust incumbents, Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley would seem to be in big trouble &ndash...