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Amanda Terkel

Obama Promises To Protect Science Research From Partisan Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama promised on Monday to ensure that scientific research is insulated from partisan politics, as government-funded p...

Global Warming Skeptic Set To Chair House Science Committee

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), a skeptic of man-made global warming, is set to take over the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology in the 113t...

7 Big Ticket Items (Including NASA's Annual Budget) ID Thieves Could Fund With Your Stolen Tax Refunds

Adam Levin | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Adam Levin

Treasury estimates that the IRS could issue $21 billion to identity thieves over the next five years. For those those of you who are more visual, that's $21,000,000,000. Still need help? Consider the following.

Janell Ross

Mexico's U.S. Ambassador Calls Gun Control Critique 'Gobbledygook'

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 06.04.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- Mexico's U.S. ambassador rebuffed claims this week that the country's efforts to reduce the flow of guns from the U.S. to drug cartels i...

'My Name Is Diana. I Am Undocumented And Unafraid'

AP | HELEN O'NEILL | Posted 05.21.2012 | Latino Voices

-- She was tiny and trembling and looked so very vulnerable. Barely 15, having already experienced a lifetime of hardships since losing her mother at...

Radley Balko

House Bill Would Apply U.S. Drug Policy Globally

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

The House Judiciary Committee passed a bill yesterday that would make it a federal crime for U.S. residents to discuss or plan activities on foreign s...

On Immigration Reform, GOP Candidates Should Ask "What Would Reagan DO?"

Frank Sharry | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

The latest Republican presidential debate, being held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, will undoubtedly feature endless paeans from the candidates to our nation's 40th President. Yet on the issue of immigration, the Republican 2012 field has a lot to learn from the Gipper.