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Mike Thompson

Former Online Poker Player Looks To Unseat Dem Rep

Times-Herald, Vallejo, Calif. | Tony Burchyns | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

James Hinton of Napa, a former on-line Texas Hold 'Em poker player, is doing something no Republican has dared to this year: He's going all in and cha...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House Democrats Renew Calls For Gun Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Democratic lawmakers is seeking to revive stalled gun control efforts on Capitol Hill, after President Barack Obama pledged i...

Luke Johnson

Lawmakers Not Too Busy To Raise Money Under Shutdown Threat

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A government shutdown will force agencies to close their doors and send many employees home without pay, but the money won't stop flowin...

Michael McAuliff

Background Check Gun Bill Unveiled In House

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House followed the Senate's lead Tuesday and unveiled a bill to strengthen background checks for ...

Michael McAuliff

House Lawmakers Ready Bipartisan Background Check Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The background check bill introduced in the Senate this week could soon have a bipartisan counterpart in the House, where most observers...

America's Broken Hearts

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Our nation's children and families have suffered enough broken hearts. We are determined that children get a vote on common-sense gun safety measures to protect them from guns. Take action with us.

Time for House Democrats to Unite on Guns

Josh Horwitz | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

A new message will have to be sent to John Barrow and the other "Contempt" Democrats in the House: "The party does care about what your position is on guns" -- to the point that it will affect important future decisions like committee assignments and fundraising assistance.

House Dems To Unveil Gun Control Proposals

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats will unveil 15 proposals for curbing gun violence that resemble President Barack Obama's plan and will include a call fo...

Jennifer Bendery

Rep. Mike Thompson: 'A Lot Of Republicans' Privately Support Some Action On Gun Violence

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There aren't many Republican lawmakers publicly endorsing the idea of passing bills targeting gun violence, but Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Ca...

Nancy Pelosi Announces Gun Control Task Force

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced at a Wednesday press conference that Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Calif.) will lead a new task force ...

'Honey Boo Boo' Star Has Surgery After Accident

Posted 09.27.2012 | TV

"Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" patriarch Mike "Sugar Bear" Thompson was hospitalized following a mud-boggin' accident, according to E! Online. Sugar Bear ...

Gifts That Keep On Living

Avital Andrews | Posted 01.16.2012 | Green
Avital Andrews

The problem with most holiday presents is that they're just so... lifeless. Not these.

House Bill Pushes For Green Homeowners Plan

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green

Private homeowners relish the freedom to refurbish their homes as they please. With that freedom comes the onus of financing the cost of those changes...

Will Zoe Loefgrin Vote $108 Billion For European Banks While California Goes Bankrupt?

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

How will Loefgin justify giving $108 billion in loan guarantees to European banks while her own state goes bankrupt? How will anybody?

Don't Forget Rural America

Rep. Mike Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Thompson

Rural communities are hit even harder by the tough economy, especially when it comes to jobs, yet we fail to invest equitably in their economic health.

We Need Change at Interior, Not More of the Same

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

Obama faces a choice between a new direction that would place environmental conservation above corporate interests, and a pick similar to past selections at the Department of the Interior.

Jason Linkins

California Candidate Launches Bizarre, Phone-Sex Robocall

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Zane Starkewolf is a ninth-level elven warrior from Dungeons and Dragons and self-professed "Green Republican" who's running against Mike Thompson in ...