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New Ad Thanks GOP Senator For Controversial Vote

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a gun control advocacy group backed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, announced a new television ad Thursday than...

Zach Carter

Rubio Argument Against Background Checks Exposes Logical Glitch in NRA Talking Point | Zach Carter | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Sunday that he does not support expanding criminal background checks for the purchase of firearms, arguin...

Republicans Reveal Tax Plan

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Millions of taxpayers who take advantage of deductions for mortgage interest, charitable donations and state and local taxes would ...

Famously-Fired Santa Claus Found Dead In Hotel Room

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.28.2011 | San Francisco

John Toomey, the 69-year-old Macy’s Union Square Santa who was fired for making an inappropriate joke to an adult couple last year while working, wa...

Republicans' Next Attack on the Middle Class: Pay Wall Street First if Debt Ceiling Not Raised

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

What would be the value of holding U.S. government obligations with Toomey playing Russian roulette with the economy? His proposal is not only mean-spirited, it is also unworkable.

Reading the Pictures: GOP '11: Corporate Stalking Horses Disguised as "Average Joes"

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2011-01-05-jhj.jpgWant to know how the radical right is winning hearts and minds? In part, it's through feel-good news pictures.

Howard Fineman

Why Has Sestak Pulled Even With Toomey? | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA -- As the Pennsylvania Senate candidates prepare for two crucial debates, the first one here tonight, the question is: why has Democratic...

Arlen Specter 2010: Ominous Signs For Specter's Re-Election Bid

Politics Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Although Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter leads his Democratic primary opponent and is running neck-and-neck in a general election matchup against Repu...

Conservative Argument for Healthcare Reform: Part 4: Pop Torts

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

After attending the Sestak-Toomey debate in Allentown this week I struck up a conversation about medical malpractice with one of the people who questioned the two senate candidates during the forum.

Sam Stein

Specter's EFCA Move Helps Him With Primary: Norquist | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In announcing his opposition to the Employee Free Choice Act on Tuesday, Sen. Arlen Specter -- labor's best hope for a Republican defector -- declared...