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Big-Money Radical Right Groups Help Huge Grower to Avoid Paying Millions Already Owed Its Farm Workers

Arturo S. Rodríguez | Posted 11.09.2014 | Politics
Arturo S. Rodríguez

Well-financed anti-labor groups related to America's radical right are coming to the aid of giant Fresno, Calif.-based Gerawan Farming to avoid implementing a union contract under which it already owes millions of dollars to thousands of its grape and tree fruit workers.

Message to the Tea Party: Stop Trying to Drown Our Government

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

After the debacle of the government shutdown, it's no surprise GOP lawmakers are pouncing on the botched rollout of the Affordable Health Care Act. Wh...

Grover Norquist: GOP Can Force President's Hand On Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform, predicted to Bloomberg's Al Hunt that President Barack Obama would delay his health care l...

The Only Way to Avoid the Sequester That Can Pass Congress: The Abrams Plan

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Now that the sequester is upon us, perhaps we have everyone's attention. To save Bob Woodward a year of investigative reporting, I admit upfront that this is my proposal by indelibly putting my name on it. If Gene Sperling says otherwise, he will come to regret it.

Norquist Levels Attack Against Obama

Politico | Katie Glueck | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has “not been negotiating” in fiscal cliff talks, anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist charged on Monday....

Norquist Losing Grip On Tax Views Among GOP

The World-Herald | Joseph Morton | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

The no-higher-taxes-ever pledge long promoted by activist Grover Norquist has proven popular among Nebraska and Iowa Republicans....

Right Now, Jeb Stands as the GOP's Top Choice in 2016

Steven Kurlander | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

Jeb, with his record as governor and his recent stances in addressing major inadequacies in the GOP's positions on immigration and social issues, is the only national figure in the Republican stable who can both turn around the GOP and run nationwide and, possibly, win in 2016.

Norquist, Republicans Publicly Butt Heads

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For decades, conservative lobbyist Grover Norquist vowed to drive Republicans out of office if they didn't pledge to oppose tax increase...

Another GOP Senator Abandons Norquist

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

Open criticism of Grover Norquist and his Americans for Tax Reform group's anti-tax pledge continued to make its way to the forefront of debate on Mon...

Game Over For Grover?

Salon | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Two meetings in Washington today tell the story of the decline of Grover Norquist, the conservative activist who is seeing his near-iron grip on GOP t...

Norquist: Obama Won Because He Called Romney A 'Poopy Head'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

Grover Norquist, founder and president of Americans For Tax Reform, has a new theory about why President Barack Obama won -- he portrayed Mitt Romney ...

Sexy Underpants, Chicken Pot Pie and Unfriending Romney Supporters

John Blumenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Like many Facebook members, I have quite a few friends that I either don't know at all or have some vague, long-forgotten connection to.

The Un-Norquist Pledge

Richard Klass | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Richard Klass

Normally I am opposed to politicians making pledges beyond their oath of office. And normally I am opposed to presenting other peoples views as the c...

Deja Vu All Over Again*

Paula Gordon | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Getting -- and counting -- every single legitimate vote cast that day is the surest path to rekindling the spirit not only of '68. It's also true to the Spirit of '76. That would be 1776: principles and lessons of the past helping US to guide and create our future.

Michael McAuliff

GOP Lawmaker Calls Grover Norquist's Tax Views 'Crap'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Retiring Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-Ohio) offered scathing assessments Thursday of Congress and of the tax policy pushed on his party by a...

Why Campbell Brown Attacked Planned Parenthood in the Times

John Atlas | Posted 08.26.2012 | Media
John Atlas

Why did Brown write her deceptive op-ed? Parading as a pro-choice journalist her job is to defame Planned Parenthood while shoring up independent and moderate Republican support for Romney. Her husband, Dan Senor, is a top Romney advisor, a fact that she doesn't disclose.

Grover Hits Back Against Negative Report

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 29 (Reuters) - U.S. anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist, scourge of any and all tax increases, said on Tuesday that news report questi...

More In GOP Passing Over Norquist

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

In GOP activist circles it is known simply as the pledge, and over the past 25 years it has become the essential conservative credential for a whole g...

WATCH: Grover Norquist Juggles

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

Grover Norquist, founder of Americans for Tax Reform and an avid anti-tax crusader, lets loose in a new video that shows him juggling beanbags. Nor...

Why Lindsay Lohan Landed On Grover's 'Naughty' List

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

Grover Norquist targeted actress Lindsay Lohan for "costing all taxpayers so much money" on Americans For Tax Reform's annual "Naughty and Nice List."...

Norquist -- Rats in the Belfry

Alan Siegel | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics
Alan Siegel

The problem with Norquist's brand definition is that it portrays the Republican Party as a "brand" that is strangled with the inability to compromise and effectively address the critical issues facing the country.

GOP Shifts On Key Issue Ahead Of 2012

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The GOP's image as a rigidly anti-tax party is softening. Spurred by federal debt worries in Congress, the shift conceivably could ...

Republican Hopefuls Assault GOP Proposal

AP | DAVID ESPO and ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner publicly blessed a Republican deficit-reduction plan Tuesday that would raise $300 billion in additional...

'There's Not Going To Be A Tax Increase'

The Hill | Bernie Becker | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Grover Norquist isn't worried about a GOP supercomittee proposal on taxes because he thinks Democrats want the panel to fail to reach a deal. ...

'I Did Not Promise Him To Oppose Tax Increases Until Death Do Us Part'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

A growing number of House lawmakers want out of an Americans For Tax Reform President Grover Norquist's pledge in which they vowed to never raise taxe...