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McCurry Divinely Inspired, Says Hillary Won't Run

Mike Smith | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Mike Smith

He learned at the knee of the Master, Bill Clinton, as his press secretary in the early 1990s. Last week, he told a rapt audience at a private dinner at the National Press Club he did not believe Hillary Clinton has made a decision to run for President

Playing Chicken With Our Health

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 02.28.2014 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

Food inspections in our highly consolidated food system are vital, because once a problem gets into the food supply, it can be weeks before it's detected. So why do some in Congress support a new measure to deregulate meat inspections that could be implemented in the near future?

Another Democratic Senator Evolves On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) added his name Monday to the growing list of Democrats who support gay marriage, less than 24 hours after Sen. Claire McCaski...

Senator Rubio's Fact-Phobic Social Security Speech

Merton Bernstein | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics
Merton Bernstein

Senator Rubio's recent speech on Social Security was political fun and games. If we take it as serious analysis and policy prescription, millions of Americans and the economy would pay a terrible price.

Amanda Terkel

'Gang Of Six' May Go After Social Security

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The bipartisan "gang of six" may recommend changes to Social Security as part of its deficit-reduction plan, even though some Democrats ...

It Takes Guts to Support Health Reform

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

What is in the Senate bill that is worth passing? A lot. And what passes this year or early next year is only the beginning of the reform process.

NRA on Sotomayor: Extremism Revealed

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

The gun lobby's behavior in the Sotomayor matter reveals much about what makes the organization tick and even more about the politics of gun control.

Genachowski Rule: FCC Confirmation Is a Lovefest

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Genachowski's confirmation hearing for FCC chairman last week was a provocative give-and-take on national communications infrastructure, broadband policy, mobile deployment and transparency.