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Mike Honda

Equal Pay Means Exactly That

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

Picture yourself in an office. The person next to you started the same day you did. You have the same job. You are equally qualified. You work just as hard. Your output is equal. Yet, you earn 23 percent less than he does. Welcome to life as the "average woman" in America.

For The First Time, Dem Is Ahead Of His Primary Challenger In Key Area

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) outraised his challenger Ro Khanna in the first quarter of the year, marking the first time the incumbent ...

Democrat Accused Of Recruiting Candidates To Split GOP Vote In Competitive Primary

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

A lawsuit filed Wednesday alleged that Democrat Ro Khanna, who is running to unseat seven-term Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) and represent California's 1...

Honda Campaign Hits Back At Ro Khanna As Progressive Showdown Heats Up

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) fired back Thursday after his opponent for 2014 asked him to sign a "people's pledge" to prevent outside spending from undu...

Former Obama Official Reports Big Haul In What Could Be The Most Expensive Dem Primary Ever

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Attorney and former Obama administration official Ro Khanna, a Democrat, raised more than $400,000 in the last fundraising quarter for his bid to oust...

Democratic Civil War Heats Up In Silicon Valley

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Attorney and former Obama administration official Ro Khanna announced the launch of a "Truth Squad" to disseminate facts about his background and reco...

The Time for Immigration Reform Is Now

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

Immigration is about families. Immigration is about building a stronger community, society, and economy. The momentum is building, and we can no longer afford not to act.

Sierra Club Jumps Into Silicon Valley Congressional Race

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) received a potential boost on Tuesday in the form of an endorsement from the Sierra Club, as he faces a centr...

Drawing the Line on Government Surveillance

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 02.08.2014 | Technology
Rep. Mike Honda

The revelations that have come out about the National Security Agency's PRISM program are disturbing. The scale and scope of the collection of information about electronic communications and telephone calls that originate and pass through the United States is truly astounding.

Increasing Innovation by Removing Patent Threats

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 02.05.2014 | Technology
Rep. Mike Honda

Yesterday I was proud to support H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act, which will help to rein in patent trolls, which have seriously damaged American businesses and consumers.

Ryan J. Reilly

New Questions About Mystery Probe Into NYPD

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

A coalition of more than 120 organizations is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the New York City Police Department's surveillance ...

Jennifer Bendery

Democratic Lawmaker Grumbles About His Party Caving On Sequestration

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the midst of a partisan war over funding the government, one House Democrat fumed Monday night that his party leaders aren't fighting...

A 5-Step Guide on How Not to Be a Sexist Politician

Sandip Roy | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Sandip Roy

Here are five simple commandments on how to avoid the sexism trap when you are a male politician who feels the need to charm a woman in public.

House Democrats To Obama, OMB: Repeal Tiahrt Amendment

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Democratic congressmen are urging the Obama administration and the Office of Management and Budget to remove an amendment to ...

Congressman Calls For D.C. Metro Boycott

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- There's another call to boycott D.C.'s Metrorail system in response to a series of controversial anti-Muslim ads put up Monday that will...

Elise Foley

Same-Sex Couples To Be Officially Considered Families In Deportation Decisions

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Thursday that she will instruct immigration agents to consider same-sex ...

Sarah Bufkin

Estate Tax Reform Could Be Key To Avoiding 'Fiscal Cliff'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If the estate tax is restored to a level similar to its rate before the Bush-era tax cuts went into effect, the federal government could...

Congress Fails To Fund Repairs To Capitol Dome Cracks

| Posted 09.12.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Despite efforts by a bipartisan cadre of Senators, money to continue repairs on the aging Capitol Dome is not inclu...

Patrick Svitek

Radio Hosts' Racially Charged Remarks Stir National Controversy

HuffingtonPost.com | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

A congressional race in upstate New York is drawing some national attention after conservative talk show hosts made racially tinged remarks about an A...

Erin Mershon

Congressman Launches Anti-Bullying Caucus

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

For Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.), creating an Anti-Bullying Caucus in Congress was more personal than political. "As a Japanese American born at the ...

Jennifer Bendery

Boehner Has Collected $742,000 For DOMA Defense, Top House Official Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ever since House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) signed on last year to defend the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in court, it's been a my...

Attorney General Eric Holder Reviewing NYPD Spying Complaints

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN and PETE YOST | Posted 04.29.2012 | New York

WASHINGTON — Months after receiving complaints about the New York Police Department's surveillance of entire American Muslim neighborhoods, the ...

Asians and Latinos Question Scott Brown's Irish Immigration Bill

Erwin de Leon | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics
Erwin de Leon

The measure, dubbed the Irish immigration bill, would qualify Ireland for the E-3 visa program increasing the number of work visas allocated to the Irish by 10,500 per year. But why should the Irish get a special bill?

Stopping America's Silent Killer: Viral Hepatitis

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 01.07.2012 | Health News
Rep. Mike Honda

By Congressman Michael Honda (D-Calif.) and Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) There's a silent killer loose in America. It is viral hepatitis, and it con...

Amanda Terkel

Did John Boehner Break The Law?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives has signed a contract to pay a law firm up to $500,000 (and possibly more) to defend the Defense of Marriag...