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Michael McAuliff

Americans Are Too Stupid For GMO Labeling, Congressional Panel Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's pretty rare that members of Congress and all the witnesses they've called will declare out loud that Americans are just too ignoran...

RNC Refuses to Stand Up for Black Woman Running for Congress

Doug Ibendahl | Posted 12.16.2013 | Chicago
Doug Ibendahl

When the Republican National Committee ("RNC") needed to demonstrate some diversity on-stage at the 2004 Republican National Convention, Erika Harold was happy to help. But now when Erika Harold needs a little help, the RNC apparently can't be bothered.

Republicans Face Super PAC Attacks Over Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority PAC, one of the largest Democratic super PACs, on Thursday launched a television- and online-advertising campaign targeti...

GOP Officials Unite at State Fair -- in Snubbing Black Female Candidate

Doug Ibendahl | Posted 10.22.2013 | Chicago
Doug Ibendahl

This was no innocent oversight. This was a deliberate snub by mostly old white men who are bitter over the fact this highly accomplished woman of mixed race won't listen to them.

Paul Blumenthal

14 Vulnerable Congressmen Rush To Build War Chests

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 14 most vulnerable congressmen with already declared challengers for 2014 are off to a fast start in fundraising, but so are their o...

Republican Official Targets GOP Candidate In Racially Charged Rant

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

An Illinois Republican Party chairman apologized Wednesday after unleashing a racially charged attack on a black female congressional candidate. I...

Republicans Finally Get Some Good News With Erika Harold Candidacy

Doug Ibendahl | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
Doug Ibendahl

If Erika Harold prevails she would become the first female African-American Republican congressman in American history. There have been black male Republican congressmen, but never a black woman on the GOP side from any state.

On Friday, Kill the #ChainedCPI Cut to Social Security & Veterans' Benefits

Robert Naiman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
Robert Naiman

The bipartisan deal we should be seeking would leave Social Security and veterans' benefits and taxes alone and cut the bloated Pentagon budget instead.

Paul Blumenthal

Dem Super PAC Starts 2014 Early

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The leading Democratic super PAC is getting an early start on the 2014 election cycle. House Majority PAC announced on Thursday that...

Chelsea Kiene

Fewer Lawmakers Sleep In Their Offices In New Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 2010, sleeping in congressional offices was all the rage among the Tea Party members who were swept into Congress to cut spending and...

Party Hack Behind IL GOP Money Transfer Scheme Gets Nod for Congress

Doug Ibendahl | Posted 07.22.2012 | Chicago
Doug Ibendahl

Rodney Davis was chosen Saturday to replace retiring Congressman Tim Johnson on the ballot this November.

GOP Chooses Ballot Replacement For Retiring Rep

AP | Posted 05.20.2012 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois Republican leaders have chosen a November ballot replacement for longtime Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson after he abru...

Will the Illinois GOP Confirm There's a War on Women?

Doug Ibendahl | Posted 07.09.2012 | Chicago
Doug Ibendahl

If the County Chairmen ignore the pressure they are surely getting from the usual suspects and failed establishment players, the Illinois GOP may soon have a great story to tell for a change.