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Mike Honda

Seeking Justice -- Or at Least the Truth -- For 'Comfort Women'

Christine Ahn | Posted 06.25.2014 | Impact
Christine Ahn

On June 9, outside of Seoul, 91-year old Bae Chun-hui took her last gasp of air at the House of Sharing, a communal home established for former "comfort women" in South Korea to live out their remaining years in peace.

Here's What The Media Missed In Tuesday's Elections

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

Coverage of this week's congressional primaries focused on the battle between establishment Republicans and the tea party. The fight on the other side...

Khanna To Face Honda In General Election

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Ro Khanna, the Democratic attorney and former Obama trade official vying for veteran Rep. Mike Honda's (D-Calif.) House seat, has secured a spot in th...

Honda Finishes First In Heated House Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) finished first in California's nonpartisan primary Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. The incumbent faced a vigorou...

All Eyes On Governor, House Races In California Primary

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

California is one of eight states holding primary elections on Tuesday, June 3. The state will put its new top-two primary system to the test for t...

Dem Group Boosts Rep's GOP Challenger In Hopes Of Splitting Primary Vote

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

One of the most contentious primaries in the country reached a fever pitch Thursday after a labor-backed Democratic political action committee adopted...

Khanna Picks Up Big Endorsement In Contentious Dem Primary

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

Ro Khanna, the Democratic attorney challenging veteran Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) in next month's primary, has picked up an endorsement from the San F...

Mollie Reilly

Candidate Hasn't Been Elected Yet, But Some Donors Already Want Refunds

HuffingtonPost.com | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- Resentment is brewing among several donors who thought Democratic House candidate Ro Khanna would use their money in a different race...

Equal Pay Means Exactly That

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 06.08.2014 | 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...