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Mike Mcintyre

House Retirements Shrink Key Coalition

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Retirements are shrinking the political center in Congress as the fall elections force an answer to the question, "Should I stay o...

Democratic Representatives Mike McIntyre And Carolyn McCarthy Retiring

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Representatives Mike McIntyre (D-N.C.) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) are retiring, according to Democratic party sources. McIntyre would have been...

Democratic Foe Of Obamacare Is Still Top GOP Target

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Listen carefully when Republicans say they can blame almost every House Democrat for the flaws of the health care overhaul. Rep. M...

DCCC Fighting For Dems Who Sided With House Republicans On Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

Early Sunday morning, the House made its latest effort to pass a continuing resolution that hits Obamacare with a one-year delay. Standing on the yea ...

Friday Talking Points -- The Answer To Obamacare, The Universe, And Everything

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's all becoming clear now. House Republicans are just really big fans of Douglas Adams -- that's been their plan all along.

Meet The House Republican Who Actually Voted Against Defunding Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

For the 42nd time, House Republicans have voted to say no to Obamacare. Friday's decision came with near-unanimous GOP support, minus the vote of one ...

Paul Blumenthal

14 Vulnerable Congressmen Rush To Build War Chests

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 14 most vulnerable congressmen with already declared challengers for 2014 are off to a fast start in fundraising, but so are their o...

Friday Talking Points -- Rest In Peace, Fourth Amendment

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We gather here today to mourn the passing of the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Although weakened and battered in the past, it seems that it has finally succumbed and will be heard of no more.

2 Dems Stand Alone In Distaste For Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

More than three years after being signed into law, President Barack Obama's landmark Affordable Care Act still lacks unanimous support among House Dem...

GOP Wants More Seats: Seven Democrats Marked As Vulnerable

National Journal | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

Vowing to expand their majority, House Republicans have identified seven Democrats they consider top targets for the midterm elections, according to a...

Democrats Target Republican House Candidate For 'Wholeheartedly' Supporting Ryan Budget

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is wasting no time linking House hopefuls to the polarizing budget plan championed by Mitt Romney's ru...

West, Others Face Major 2012 Challenges

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Call it basic political math. Twenty-five new seats put the Democrats over the top in the House, giving them back the majority they lost...

Jordan Howard

The 2012 Redistricting Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 elections are more than 15 months away, but the fight for control of Congress is under way in state capitols around the countr...

Arthur Delaney

Dems Who Voted Against Unemployment Benefits Soon To Be Unemployed

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Those who wanted Congress to reauthorize extended unemployment insurance this summer often assumed that Democrats who opposed the benefi...

Will You be Voting for a Resident of the Secretive C Street House in the 2010 General Election? (Slideshow)

Jeff Sharlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Sharlet

2010-10-26-Screenshot20101026at1.37.56PM.pngHere is my guide to the C Street men up for election.

Ilario Pantano to Hold Fundraiser at a Shooting Range

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yuna Shin

Pantano uses his military record, including a hearing for premeditated murder, as evidence that he killed America's enemy and as a credential for his conservative values.

Tempest in a Tea Party: The Kochs Throw Money at Faltering Pantano Campaign

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

The reactionary billionaires of the Koch family have thrown a massive injection of cash at the faltering campaign of ex-Marine, Ilario Pantano, a cont...

Christ Complex and Murder Charges: NC GOP Congressional Candidates in Districts 8 and 7

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yuna Shin

A closer look at these two races sheds much light on the GOP's internal strife and the tension between the GOP establishment and the Tea Party-leaning Republicans.

Anything Can Happen When Murder and Politics Mix: North Carolina House District 7 Race

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yuna Shin

Ilario Pantano is a complicated figure for sure. There is no doubt about that. For some, he is a war hero. A soldier wrongly accused and vindicated. For others, he got away with murder. He is an opportunist. A poseur.