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Lila Shapiro

'Do You Know What Fisting Is?' And Other Questions Raised At Premier Anti-Gay Rally

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.20.2014 | Gay Voices

WASHINGTON -- On a sweltering day in the nation's capital, around 1,500 people gathered on the National Mall with homemade signs and American flags to...

Andrew Perez

Republicans Gear Up For The Great Grouse War Of 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Perez | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans are working to block federal protection of several species of grouse, arguing that listing the birds as endang...

Andrew Perez

GOP Congressman Claims Kansas Has More Uninsured Since Health Care Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Perez | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) said Monday he believes the uninsured rate in his state has increased since implementation of the 2010 healt...

GOP Lawmakers Balk When Spending Cuts Get Real

AP | By ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — When House Republicans pass Rep. Paul Ryan's budget for a fourth year in a row this week, they'll go on record again in favor of b...

Tim Huelskamp's March Madness Campaign Ploy May Be Illegal

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

A Republican congressman's plan to use March Madness tickets to bring in campaign donations may have backfired. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) offered...

GOP Rep: God Is The 'Third Person In Your Marriage'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

Minutes after the House passed a bill raising the debt ceiling, Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) led a group of Republican colleagues to the House floor to...

Friday Talking Points -- Republican Sandwich Filling Hits The Fan

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

One bit of minor calendar news before we get on with it: for the next two weeks, this column will be on hiatus. Instead, it will be pre-empted by our annual awards columns where we note the notable and laud the laudable from the past year.

Republican Shutdown Politics

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

"This isn't a damn game!" House Speaker John Boehner said Friday at a news conference on the budget stalemate that has led to the government shutdown. Really Mr. Speaker? The government shutdown is, in fact, a direct result of political gamesmanship by the Republicans.

Arthur Delaney

Food Stamp Surfer Responds To The Haters

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jason Greenslate is America's most famous food stamp recipient. Fox News profiled the 28-year-old San Diego resident in two August s...

House To Vote On 'Draconian' Food Stamp Cuts

AP | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

BY MARY CLARE JALONICK, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The House is poised to vote on cutting nearly $4 billion a year from food stamp assista...

Jennifer Bendery

Republican Explains Why 42nd Vote To Repeal Obamacare Will Be Better Than The Previous 41

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans have now voted 41 times to repeal Obamacare, knowing each time that those bills would go nowhere in the Senate and nev...

Food Stamp Cuts Might Not Happen In House

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in the House of Representatives removed food stamps from broader farm legislation in hopes that doing so would make it easie...

Military Gays Make Strange Bedfellows

Chris Rodda | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics
Chris Rodda

As the old saying goes, politics makes strange bedfellows, and one of the big political issues currently making these strange bedfellows is the issue of gays in the military.

Jennifer Bendery

Constitutional Ban On Gay Marriage Gathers Dust In House Committee

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in late June, Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) didn't waste any time filing le...

Gay v. Ex-Gay and the Ties That Divide

Brittney Bullock | Posted 09.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Brittney Bullock

There is arguably a great deal of hostility toward the ex-gay community, but upon a closer investigation, the cause is clear and comprehensible.

Republicans: Obama Administration 'Cannot Be Trusted' On Key Issue

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday the "vast majority" of House Republicans believe they need to deal with immigration, but that t...

Jennifer Bendery

House Republican Introduces Constitutional Amendment Banning Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As promised, Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) introduced legislation late Friday to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban gay marriage. The b...

Congressman Tim Huelskamp Needs to Back Off -- The Court Has Spoken

Steve Siebold | Posted 08.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Steve Siebold

Huelskamp is going to continue to try and block same-sex marriages by amending the U.S. Constitution and introducing the Federal Marriage Amendment. Here's the most laughable part: Congressman Huelskamp's home state of Kansas isn't even backing him.

John Celock

Republican's Gay Marriage Ban Called 'National Joke'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

A Kansas Republican congressman's proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage has home state Democrats eager to attack, while state Rep...

Jennifer Bendery

John Boehner On DOMA Ruling: Meh

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) wasn't celebrating when the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday. But ...

Jennifer Bendery

GOP Congressman Readies Constitutional Amendment To Ban Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that the federal Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional isn't stopping Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan...

MRFF Fully Supports Congressman Tim Huelskamp's 'Meetings with Respect to Religious Liberty' Amendment

Chris Rodda | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Despite Congressman Huelskamp's blatant admission that the sole target of his amendment is Mikey Weinstein, this amendment, should it be signed into law, would to apply to everyone -- not just to the object of Huelskamp's affectations.

Tea Partier's Hypocrisy Exposed

Roll Call | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

Tim Huelskamp of Kansas has been one of the most vocal tea-party-backed conservatives in the House, but his calls to shrink the size of government did...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Sequestration Austerity Hits 'Ultra-Conservative Utopia'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As across-the-board federal budget cuts ripple across the country, local officials in Kansas have been left scrambling to fund air traff...

Gun Violence Showdown

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

President Obama should be applauded for taking quick action to reduce the plague of gun violence in America in the wake of Sandy Hook. It will take strong and persistent leadership from the White House to get Congress to act on any of his proposals.