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Corporations Have Found Yet Another (Secret) Way To Help Get Politicians Elected

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On June 14, 2012, someone created a corporation in Ohio called American Dream Fund LLC. Six months later, this corporation made a $250,0...

Senate Democrats Seek To Split GOP On Export-Import Bank

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Familiar with the Export-Import Bank? In all likelihood, most voters in Louisiana and Virginia aren't either. And yet Democratic ...

Paul Blumenthal

A Personal Super PAC Is The Latest Weapon For This Year's Senate Candidate

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This year, for the first time since the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United ruling unleashed the unlimited-money super PAC, the majorit...

The End of ENDA?

Dana Beyer | Posted 09.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

If my gay colleagues choose to jettison ENDA, I'm willing to back off. But the question with which I am left is: Now what? Do we really expect that the House of Representatives, which won't even debate the version of ENDA with broad religious exemptions, will seriously consider a stricter amended one?

Zach Carter

Warren's Mortgage Reforms Divide Progressives

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is dividing Wall Street critics in Congress by leading talks regarding a controversial Fannie Mae and Fr...

GOP Candidate Downplays The Struggle Of Living On Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

Ed Gillespie downplayed the difficulties of living on the minimum wage in a video of the Republican Senate candidate speaking to voters in Virginia Be...

What's in a Name? In Politics, Perhaps a Lot More Than One Might Think

Rich Rubino | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

The old saying goes "What's in a name?" Actually, names can be very important in the political arena and have changed the course of American political history.

Senators Criticize TSA Over Ability To Keep Travelers Safe

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON, April 30 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday questioned the Transportation Security Administration'...

Senate Democrats Urge Obama To Approve Keystone XL

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the...

Moderate Democrats Open To Lower Minimum Wage Hike

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

Already facing heavy Republican opposition, congressional Democrats who support raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour now find themselves beatin...

Mark Warner: Deport Bieber!

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) is apparently betting that Justin Bieber supporters won't come out to vote against him in the 2014 election. He joked on ...

Downside for Democrats in the Christie Scandal?

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

Two years is the equivalent of twenty years in political time, but there have been some recent political twists and turns that may profoundly affect t...

Mark Warner's DC Centrism: Hurting the Middle Class

Mike Lux | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

It is a classic DC politician ploy: carry the water for a powerful lobby and call it centrism, while warning advocates of low and middle income people to "not let the perfect be the enemy of the good".

Former RNC Chairman Reportedly Readying Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie is gearing up to challenge Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) in his reelection bid this year, the Ne...

Ken Cuccinelli To Forgo 2014 Senate Run

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Andrew Cain | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics

Ken Cuccinelli, who lost the race for governor, says he will not take on U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner, D-Va., in 2014. The attorney general, who previous...

Dave Jamieson

'Indefensible:' How Federal Workers Get Squeezed By Both Parties

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Working for the federal government is supposed to be the most stable gig in America, immune to the uncertainties of private-sector busin...

Jason Linkins

Newt Gingrich Really, Really, Really Doesn't Want To Be Virginia's Senator So Stop Asking

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

Newt Gingrich does not want to run for Senate in Virginia. And I mean he really, really doesn't want to. And so he'd really like the people who are tr...

Michael McAuliff

WATCH: Mark Warner's Epic Rant Against Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Virginia Sen. Mark Warner (D) is not known for his dramatic outbursts, but the Democratic former telecom maven apparently had more than ...

Why a Better Housing Finance Solution Shouldn't Be the Enemy of the Best Solution

Dr. Stan Humphries | Posted 11.16.2013 | Business
Dr. Stan Humphries

After months of robust home value appreciation, the U.S. housing market recovery is on very solid footing. We can now begin to turn away from housing's ugly recent history and start contemplating its future, specifically the future of housing finance.

Wealthy Business Executives Eye Political Races

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics

CHICAGO — He has never been elected to anything, not even "student council in high school," as he boasts. He has little patience for schmoozing....

Jason Linkins

Why Didn't Liz Cheney Run In Virginia?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

Over at the National Journal, Alex Roarty reports that "Republican officials are grumbling" over Liz Cheney's decision to troop on out to Wyoming and ...

Obama Plans Dinner With Dems

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is making dinner plans with more lawmakers, this time with Democrats. The White House says Obama is having ...

Lawmakers Rush To Catch Up On Marriage Equality

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For years, American opinion on gay marriage has been shifting. Now lawmakers are in a mad dash to catch up. In less than two weeks...

Senators Reverse Gay Marriage Views Ahead Of Supreme Court Hearing

Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

Ahead of the Supreme Court's consideration of the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, a number of U.S. senators are publicly denouncing the law and ...

Another Democratic Senator Evolves On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) added his name Monday to the growing list of Democrats who support gay marriage, less than 24 hours after Sen. Claire McCaski...