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Michele Bachmann's 'Boring' Gay Marriage Remark Isn't What You Think It Is

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.29.2014 | Gay Voices

Michele Bachmann is singing the same, tired tune on same-sex marriage after all. The Minnesota representative spoke about marriage equality with T...

Ex-Lawmaker Pleads Guilty In GOP Caucuses Case

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa lawmaker has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from his switch of support from one Republican candida...

Obama's Legacy: #GoBigObama vs. #DeporterInChief

Ryan Campbell | Posted 08.27.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

In the world of social media, the current question of Obama's immigration legacy can be summed up as this: Which will be the dominant tag, #DeporterInChief, or #GoBigObama? Anything Obama does will exist next to the 2 million deportations his enforcement has already carried out, more than any previous president.

Steve King Fights with DREAMer Erika Andiola, While Rand Paul Flees

Ryan Campbell | Posted 10.06.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Steve King (R-IA), along with what has been dubbed the "suicide caucus" members like Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) have been on a real roll: they managed to push the House away from any border crisis funding.

Republican Hatred Overshadows America's Founding Values

Gerry Myers | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics
Gerry Myers

Many politicians in Washington do not agree with one another but, the Republican Party seems to go beyond disagreement and promote hatred. They hate O...

An Angry Tea Party and Vocal Ted Cruz Prove America Is Becoming More Liberal

H. A. Goodman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Even if they break away from the GOP and form their own party (which would help liberals immensely), the Tea Party won't be able to stop the country from becoming more liberal with every generation.

Jennifer Bendery

Tea Party Lawmakers Complain About Rushed GOP Leadership Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As House Republicans inch closer to deciding who they plan to support as their next majority leader, tea party-backed lawmakers are grum...

A Look Back At Some Of The Week's Biggest LGBT News Stories

Posted 03.14.2014 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every F...

Don't Be Intolerant of My Intolerance

Neal Wooten | Posted 05.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Neal Wooten

Gay people have been shunned, discriminated against, fired, verbally attacked, physically attacked and even killed for no other reason than being who they are. That's being bullied. Standing up for yourself and anyone who has been treated like this is not being a bully. It's being a decent human being.

The Finger-Pointing Caucus: Rich Congress, Poor Americans

Margie Omero | Posted 03.23.2014 | Politics
Margie Omero

Predictably, recent celebrations of the anniversary of the War on Poverty, votes to extend unemployment insurance, discussions of a minimum wage hike,...

Pouring a Cup While Pissing in the Same Teapot

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rizwan A. Rahmani

When the Tea Partiers made their appearance in D.C. during the last midterm elections, it was easy to predict that they would one day morph into a gro...

A Gay Dad Sounds Off On the LGBT Film Festival Theater that Betrayed Its Customers and Bank-Rolled Anti-Gay Causes

Rob Watson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Rob Watson

People like my mother and Rozene have been seduced by the powers that be who would prey on people for whom life has moved too fast and changed too much, and who feel the way of life, on which they thought they had a firm perch, has been left in the dust. That, or . . . the devil has possessed them all. You decide.

Default Not the End Times: The Tea Party Times

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

Americans are being held hostage by the Tea Party. It is time for responsible leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives to end this hostage crisis abandon policies meant to cause an American apocalypse.

Skinny Grids

Justin Guay | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green
Justin Guay

Energy efficiency, not the falling price of solar, has done the heavy lifting when it comes to unlocking the economics of distributed clean energy f...

OFA Delivers Unicorn Trophies To GOP 'Climate Deniers'

The Huffington Post | Katie Burkhart | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Following President Barack Obama's pledge to bring his climate change plan to fruition, Organizing for Action volunteers on Tuesday delivered congress...

Gay v. Ex-Gay and the Ties That Divide

Brittney Bullock | Posted 09.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Brittney Bullock

There is arguably a great deal of hostility toward the ex-gay community, but upon a closer investigation, the cause is clear and comprehensible.

About That Time Questlove Was Almost Fired From 'Late Night'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.22.2013 | Entertainment

Remember that time Questlove sparked a media firestorm after playing "Lyin' Ass Bitch" as Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann sauntered...

Who Needs Journalism?

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 08.04.2013 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

There used to be a time when politicians (and others) had no choice but to go to 'the press.' But increasingly, they are starting to realize that they don't need the press. In fact, it is the press that needs them. But now they are in control.

Bye-Bye, Bachmann!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

She's leaving. That's a fact. ...

WATCH: Digging Into Michelle Bachmann's Retirement

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

Alicia discusses today's top stories with HuffPost Front Page Editor Alana Horowitz. The news includes Michele Bachmann's decision not to run for reel...

Lying in Defense of "the Truth"

Dr. Joe Wenke | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Dr. Joe Wenke

Yes, we have now crossed the line, and there will be no turning back. Facts no longer matter, at least to a significant percentage of Americans. To them, all that matters is the "truth," even if they have to lie to defend it.

A GIF Guide To Political Dance Moves

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

Politics fancies itself to be a serious business, which is probably why it's unusual to see its figureheads willing to let loose and boogie. But just ...

Profiles in Immigration: Ted Cruz

Ryan Campbell | Posted 05.26.2013 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Those with a sharper learning curve like Marco Rubio and Rand Paul are leading the party on immigration. In doing so, they are taking the reigns. Ted Cruz is not.

Cruz Claims Hagel Inspired Marx

Paul Abrams | Posted 04.27.2013 | Comedy
Paul Abrams

Senator Ted Cruz launched a blistering attack on Defense Secretary nominee Hagel, asserting a direct link to Karl Marx:"History shows that Marx not only read Hagel, but took his inspiration from him," said the Princeton-educated, Harvard Law School graduate.

Sequester Cuts Should Be Made to Fall Hardest on Tea Party Districts

Paul Abrams | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Because the Tea Party types consider government spending to be evil, corrupting, dependency-producing and tyrannical, they should greet their disproportionate reduction with dancing and flowers.