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Richard Hanna

Reclaiming the Promise of Public Education Starts Early

Constance Mourning | Posted 01.25.2014 | Education
Constance Mourning

From my experience with both grades, I know firsthand that the kids who have been in Pre-K are better prepared for Kindergarten. They know what it's like to be in a classroom. They have a head start on reading and math. And they just generally find school easier to navigate.

Will We Act to Save All Our Children and Our Nation's Future? We Can!

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

When a majority of all American fourth and eighth grade public school students can't read or do math at grade level, including almost three quarters of Black and Latino students, we are continuing to allow a system that serves and saves just a few children and starves many others.

Joy Resmovits

Congressmen Float Early Draft Of Obama's Pre-K Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

Retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), who chairs the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), the ranki...

Chelsea Kiene

Two GOP Lawmakers Continue Support Of Same-Sex Immigration Equality

HuffingtonPost.com | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two Republican House members joined a group of Democrats on Tuesday in demanding that immigration reform legislation include equal right...

Foul Play in the Senate

Bill Moyers | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

The actions of Amgen and its cronies on Capitol Hill show who the real takers are -- not those who look to government for support in old age and hard times but the ones at the top whose avarice and lust for profit compel them to take as much as they can at the expense of everyone else.

Elise Foley

Two More Republicans Sign On To Gay Rights Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two Republican House members signed a bill on Friday that would allow same-sex couples equal rights as heterosexual ones for immigration...

GOP Congressman Allegedly Threatens TV Station

The Huffington Post | Ian Gray | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Rep. Richard Hanna (R-N.Y.) allegedly called an executive at a local TV station earlier this week and threatened to pull his advertising if the statio...

Republican Congressman Slams His Own Party

The Huffington Post | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

Freshman Congressman Richard Hanna (R-N.Y.) must have had something in his ears when President Ronald Reagan spoke about the 11th Commandment of Ameri...

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Redistricting

Morgan Pehme | Posted 10.19.2011 | New York
Morgan Pehme

New Yorkers have shown a much greater interest in addressing gerrymandering than ever before. But there is still a great deal about the current debate that is largely unknown, misunderstood, or unsaid.

Sam Stein

Progressive Groups Launch 11th Hour Debt Ceiling Ad Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a sign of where politics currently stand on a vote to raise the debt ceiling, two progressive-leaning groups are launching a new ad c...

William Alden

WATCH: GOP Freshman Criticizes Lawmakers For Debt Ceiling Delay

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Rep. Richard Hanna (R-N.Y.) said he doesn't like the way federal lawmakers are gaming the debt ceiling debate. Hanna, a congressional f...

'Fracking' Becomes Major Issue In New York's 24th District

Olesia Plokhii | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Olesia Plokhii

In New York's 24th Congressional District, instead of names of wannabe congressmen, legislators, and governors, lawns are littered with a different si...

Giuliani Accuses Obama of Having Vision Of Social Democracy

Olesia Plokhii | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Olesia Plokhii

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani blasted President Obama and Speaker Nancy Pelosi for having a "vision" of "social democracy" as opposed to a ...