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Senator Jon Kyl

GOP Senator Throws Rape Analogy Into International Controversy

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

After a day of turmoil in the Middle East claimed the life of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stephens and three other staffers at a consulate in...

Michael McAuliff

Billionaires Are Economy's Michael Jordans, Says GOP Senator

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama should stop talking about the middle class because it turns people against rich Americans, who should be embraced...

PHOTO: Lean Pockets Taking A Cue From Jon Kyl

Posted 07.31.2011 | Comedy

When Senator Jon Kyl famously said that his Planned Parenthood comments were "not intended to be a factual statement," it opened the flood gates for a...

CHART: How Planned Parenthood Spending Breakdown According To Jon Kyl

Posted 06.13.2011 | Comedy

Comedians Zach Broussard and Zachary Sims, collectively known as Zach and Zach, spend a lot of their free time making graphs. Recently, they created t...

Amanda Terkel

Arizona Conservatives Criticize Sheriff For Post-Shooting Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some of the most pointed comments in the wake of Saturday's tragic shooting in Arizona regarding the dangers of vitriolic political disc...

During the Holidays We Celebrate Progressive Values

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Progressive values that have always defined human progress are about hope, not fear. We must nurture them, fight for them, and celebrate them now during the holidays, and in all the battles we face in the coming year.

Lucia Graves

Senate Majority Whip Warms To Obama's Tax Compromise, Thursday Deal Possible

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), a close ally of President Obama, hinted Congress may be close to a deal on extending Bush-era...

Security, Sin And Nuclear Weapons: A Christian Plea For The New START Treaty

Dr. David P. Gushee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dr. David P. Gushee

Nuclear weapons present one of the gravest threats to the human future that has ever existed. Treaties like New START represent an agonizingly slow human crawl-back from the ledge of our own destruction.

The New Start Treaty: A Question of Conscience for the GOP

Barbara Leaming | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Leaming

The G.O.P. has pledged to make Obama a one-term President and it seems ready to do anything, no matter how damaging to the nation, to accomplish that end. Where will this kind of unabashedly cynical behavior take us in the course of the next two years?

Conservatives Blocking Reagan's Security Strategy

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

October 1 marks 18 years since the U.S. Senate approved Reagan's Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty. It also marks the 300th day since that treaty expired, cutting off U.S. weapons inspectors' access to Russian nuclear sites.

Lucia Graves

GOP Senators Rebuke Mike Castle Over Talk Of Write-In Bid For Delaware Senate Seat

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Top GOP senators rebuked Delaware Congressman Mike Castle Thursday for considering a write-in campaign after his surprise loss to Christine O'Donnell ...

Lucia Graves

GOP Uses Creative Stats To Push Bush Tax Cuts (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican leaders are finding increasingly creative ways to justify their support for extending the Bush tax cuts for Americans making over $250,000 ...

Kagan Kabuki Theater Delivers More than Drama and Comedy

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

OPINION - The senatorial process of vetting Supreme Court candidates is about as close to Kabuki theater as we get in America. Elena Kagan did the ri...

Sen. Kyl Not Sure People Die From Lack of Health Insurance

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Sen. Kyl: "I'm not sure that it's a fact that more and more people die because they don't have health insurance."

Arizona Mothers Storm Kyl's Senate Office, Denounce GOP as Sexist

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Dozens of local mothers descended on the office of Republican Senator Jon Kyl of Arizona Wednesday to denounce what they say are sexist attitudes held by Kyl and the Republican Party in general.

Kyl Blocks Vote on Unemployment Benefits, Says Republicans Need Ideas

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Arizona Democratic Party spokesperson Jennifer Johnson said Thursday, "It's disappointing but not surprising that Kyl single-handedly blocked this vote.

Constituents Demand Sen. Kyl Acknowledge Loved Ones' Suffering, Deaths

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

I received email after email from HuffPost readers... furious that Senator Kyl doesn't understand the consequences for ordinary Americans who can't afford insurance or medical treatment.

Not Greeting Geert Nicely

Kelly van der Kwast | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kelly van der Kwast

Hatemonger, demagogue or defender of free speech; the verdict is still out. Either way, banning Geert will not silence him. He will speak, and he will be free, and there is little we can do about it.

Sen. Kyl to Host Controversial Anti-Islamic Dutch Politician

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) will play host this week to a controversial Dutch politician accused of being anti-Islamic. According to multi...

GOP Senator Kyl Won't Back Geithner

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Sen. Jon Kyl said on Thursday that he would not support Timothy Geithner for Treasury secretary because he was disappointed with his explan...