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Nan Hayworth

These Former Reps. Want A Comeback

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some former members of Congress are hoping 2014 will be the year of the comeback. Congress may have public approval ratings hover...

John Celock

Christie On Obama: 'I Appreciate That Type Of Leadership'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) continued his praise of President Barack Obama's work responding to Hurricane Sandy, using a press briefing Monday ...

Democrats Must Highlight Congressional Republican Moderates' Hypocrisy

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

It's time for a more coordinated message from Democratic Congressional Candidates, House and Senate alike, to link themselves to passage of President Obama's programs supporting the middle class.

Nan Hayworth Is Not a New York Republican, and the Tea Party Is in the Details

Jay Michaelson | Posted 11.26.2012 | New York
Jay Michaelson

Nan Hayworth is presenting herself as a moderate Republican -- a good idea, since her district, where I live, is as purple as they come, voting for Democrats and Republicans alike. But it's also a falsehood.

Elise Foley

House Republicans To Paul Ryan: Good To See You, Now 'Get Back To Ohio'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan received a hero's welcome Thursday at the House of Representatives, with his fellow House Republ...

Paul Blumenthal

Soros Son's New Super PAC Has Ironic Mission

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The newest super PAC ready to make a splash in the fall elections may be the least likely. Friends of Democracy -- which is headed by Jo...

The Zombies of Summer

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 08.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

As the homophobes and religious bullies lose ground in public opinion, they lash out in ever more extreme ways. But we cannot let ourselves chase the loons down every rabbit hole.

GOP Spokesman Who Made Acid-Hurling Remarks Resigns

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

Jay Townsend, campaign spokesman for Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-N.Y.), has resigned after writing a Facebook comment calling for supporters to "hurl some ac...

GOP Spokesman: 'Let’s Hurl Some Acid At Those Female Democratic Senators'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

A spokesman for Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-N.Y.) is facing criticism after advocating violence against female Democratic senators in a Facebook post. Ja...

Jennifer Bendery

Female Lawmakers In Opposing Parties Spar Over Violence Against Women Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The so-called "war on women" raged on in Congress Wednesday as female lawmakers in opposing parties clashed with each other in defense o...

Both Sides Now: Obama vs. GOP/Perry vs. Social Security/Reagan vs. Cheney

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpg Mary Matalin and Ron Reagan sharply disagree on whether Obama was passionate or merely political in his jobs address, Perry presidential or just a "gunslinger" in his first debate, and author Cheney a brilliant strategist and/or war criminal.

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...

'Outsider' Republicans Hiring Insiders To Lead Staff

Slate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Allen West drew a ton of attention -- I think he's the most-analyzed freshman of the transition -- after briefly selecting radio host Joyce Kaufm...

Freshmen Politicians Arriving With Questions

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN and JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Where to live? Whom to hire? What's a voting card – and where are the bathrooms? More than 100 members of Congress arrive in ...

The End of Rockefeller Republicanism: Dispatch From Putnam County, New York

Jay Michaelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jay Michaelson

What's happened to my hometown is a disgrace to the moderation that used to mark our entire part of the country. An angry, vengeful fringe has taken over the Republican party.