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Fond Farewell to Retiring Environmental Champions

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 12.12.2014 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Representatives John Dingell, George Miller, and Henry Waxman are retiring. They surely deserve the rest, but -- oh! -- how the environmental community will miss having them in the House. With gratitude, we bid them a fond farewell.

Alice Hines

Walmart Not Handing Over Docs To Congressmen Despite Repeated Pleas

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 08.15.2012 | Business

After sending three angry letters to Walmart, two congressional committees are now threatening to use the most dangerous weapon they have in their ars...

Jason Gilbert

iPhone Apps Stealing Your Contacts: What You Need To Know

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 02.15.2012 | Technology

The controversy surrounding iPhone apps accessing users' address books appears to have come to a head: The Next Web reports that Rep. Henry Waxman (D-...

Net Neutrality Update: Are Inmates Running the Asylum?

Rick Carnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Rick Carnes

I never thought I'd see the day when Free Press would ally with the Tea Party to kill legislation from one of Congress' most respected Democrats, but that's exactly what recently happened.

Silence of the Lambs

Diana Meehan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diana Meehan

I'm an ethical being and I'm tired of living in a wealthy society that does not care for the most vulnerable in our midst -- the elderly, the children, the poor and, yes, the women.

An Open Letter to Rep. Waxman on Broadband Fraud and the FCC

Barry Sussman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Barry Sussman

Dear Chairman Waxman, I see where you commended the FCC for its new broadband plan. Maybe you should take another look? You may find deep corruption and fraud.

Health Care Deal Reached In House: Waxman

AP | DAVID ESPO and ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a triumph for President Barack Obama, Democrats narrowly pushed sweeping health care legislation through a key congressional com...

Waxman: Blue Dogs Must Relent On Health Care Reform

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) says there is "no alternative" to having healthcare legislation bypass his commit...

Jeff Muskus

Two Of Three Key House Committees Pass Health Care Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As expected, two of three key committees passed the House health care reform bill Friday morning, leaving only Rep. Henry Waxman's Energy and Commerce...

House Health Plan Released, Will Boost Taxes On Rich

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Democrats on Tuesday rolled out a far-reaching $1.5 trillion plan that for the first time would make health care a right and ...

Green Sector Creates 50% of New Jobs!

Billy Parish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Billy Parish

The recession is the perfect opportunity for forward-thinking businesses to invest and put America back on the path to prosperity.

Rethinking the Rules of Engagement

Billy Parish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Billy Parish

In many ways we still seem to be fighting the green battle on our opposition's terms, and right now it looks like we're losing. We need to rethink the rules of engagement.

Now Let's Get to Work, Starting with the House Stimulus Package

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

For the first time ever, clean energy solutions like smart grids, weatherizing homes, and renewable power sit at the centerpiece of a national stimulus bill -- Obama's.

Sam Stein

Another Dem Leadership Battle May Be Brewing

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Henry Waxman's hard-fought capture of the House Energy and Commerce Committee chairmanship has created an opening for his soon-to-be-former seat atop ...

Friday Talking Points [56] -- Turkeys Everywhere!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While today is not officially Turkey Day, I will warn you in advance that it's going to be a theme running through today's column, like gravy through ...

Demoratic Battle Brewing: Waxman Trying To Unseat Powerful Energy Chairman

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A top Democratic aide says Rep. Henry Waxman, a liberal ally of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is challenging veteran Rep. John Dingell as H...

Friday Talking Points [51] -- Some Positivity

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While we're all waiting for someone to leak the Palin Troopergate Report (which is reminiscent of waiting for "Fitzmas" during the whole Scooter Libby...

Friday Talking Points [35] -- Tim Russert Memorial Edition

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Nobody seriously annoyed me this week, but I will launch a pre-emptive finger-wagging, to anyone on the left who can't resist the urge to be disrespectful of Tim Russert's memory right now.

State Department Inspector General Grilled By Congress Over Ties To Blackwater

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Oversight Committee is currently holding a hearing, "Assessing the State Department Inspector General." Inspector General Howard J. Krongard will ...