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Walter Jones Afghanistan

GOP Congressman on Afghanistan: 'There Is Not One Thing That We're Going to Accomplish Over There'

Bob Geiger | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics
Bob Geiger

Lately, Rep. Walter Jones has really had it with our continued military presence in Afghanistan. The nine-term Congressman took to the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday to again announce his dismay.

Amanda Terkel

How Much Are You Paying For The War In Afghanistan?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.18.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- As Americans breathe a sigh of relief over finally filing the returns on what they owe (or are owed from) Uncle Sam this Tax Day, the pr...

Amanda Terkel

Blue Dog Democrat Votes For Speedy Afghanistan Withdrawal

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When it comes to congressional alliances, progressive Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and Blue Dog Rep. Heath Shuler (D-N.C.) aren't usual...

Amanda Terkel

House Defeats Resolution To Speed Afghanistan Withdrawal

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House overwhelmingly defeated on Thursday a nonbinding resolution to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of the yea...

Amanda Terkel

Bipartisan Group Of Lawmakers Introduce Afghanistan Withdrawal Legislation

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Feb. 17, 2009, President Barack Obama announced that he would be sending 17,000 more troops to Afghanistan. The move, he argued, was ...

Amanda Terkel

Where's The Afghanistan War's John Murtha?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Before Nov. 17, 2005, Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.) was best known as a conservative Democrat with ties to the defense industry and a penchan...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Rep Calls On Colleagues To Speak Out Against Afghan War

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican lawmaker who has been an outspoken critic of the war in Afghanistan took to the House floor Wednesday evening, calling on h...