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Amid Departure, John Boehner Promises To Avoid Government Shutdown
The House speaker says he'll also "clean the barn up a little bit" in his final month.
GOP Lawmakers Criticize Anti-Vaccine Claims
House Energy and Commerce subcommittee, 2/3/15
The Ryan Budget: How I Spent My Weekend
Fmr. Rep. Alan Grayson
Former U.S. Congressman for Orlando, Florida
Hypothetically, if you wanted to distill every form of right-wing economic lunacy into a 100-page document, then hypothetically, it would be the Ryan Budget.
The House Republicans Who Could Lose Their Jobs Because Of The Shutdown
The 16-day federal government shutdown that furloughed 800,000 workers and cost the U.S. economy $24 billion dollars has largely been pinned on House Republicans, making many of them vulnerable in the 2014 midterm elections.
Meet The 37 House Republicans Who Could Lose Their Jobs For Shutting Down The Government
Romney won the district in 2012 with 52.5 percent of votes. In 2008, McCain won 51.6 percent of the conservative district's
GOP In Danger Of Losing House As Popularity Plummets: Poll
Recent polling on blame for the shutdown has been breaking sharply against Republicans, whose party approval is at record
Hey Politicians, It's The 21st Century. Time To Stop Being Sexist Idiots.
Todd Van Luling
Congress Finally Reaches An Agreement "Before, when my friends on the left side of the aisle here tried to make rape and
Senator Cruz Blows 'Sister Souljah Moment'
Joan E. Dowlin
I am a musician who loves writing.
When Bill Clinton was campaigning for president in 1992, while speaking at a Jesse Jackson Rainbow Coalition event, he famously confronted an African American hip hop artist and political activist named Sister Souljah.
The Attack on the Environment Must Stop
Associate director of communications, NRDC
Since Republicans gained control of the U.S. House of Representatives following the 2010 elections, the body has waged the single worst legislative assault in history against the foundational safeguards we all depend on to protect our environment and health.
Political Scientist: Republicans Most Conservative They've Been In 100 Years
When President Obama recently complained to news media executives about their ostensibly even-handed "pox on both of your
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A New Hostage Taken In Payroll Tax Fight
Capitalism: A Death Story
Hey, right-wing corporate machine! Go ahead! Win the day! Cut health care! Abolish the FDA! Strip education! Let seniors "fend for themselves"!
Obama Officials Privately Asked S&P Not To Lower U.S. Credit Outlook: Report
Under such a scenario, Treasury yields would rise, causing the cost of borrowing for the U.S. government, and for all of
We Are Attacking the Victims of This Housing Crisis
Rep. Dennis Kucinich
U.S. Representative from Ohio's 10th District
What message is this Congress sending? If you are a distressed borrower or a relative who is in trouble or a neighbor in distress, the message of this House is tough luck. Worried about losing your house? Tough luck.
Most Voters Think House GOP Likely To Disappoint By 2012, Rasmussen Reports
The polling firm Rasmussen is out with a relatively shocking poll given the results of yesterday's election. Here's the gist
How The GOP Plans To Run The House
The earmark moratorium, which Boehner said would continue if the party collectively agreed to it, will be debated by both
Democrat House Losses: Democrats Fearing The Worst
It seems likely now that Tuesday could exceed the two other benchmarks: a loss of 55 seats in 1942 and 52 in 1994. But maybe
Arianna: Don't Overinterpret The Midterm Election Results (VIDEO)
"Afghanistan proves why the media's insistence on seeing everything in terms of left versus right breaks down," Arianna replied
GOP Quietly Lays Plans For Boehner-Led House
House Republicans have held a series of private discussions to plot their first moves if they win the majority in November
GOP House Takeover Spells Disaster for President Obama
Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Earl Ofari Hutchinson is an author and political analyst
A GOP-run House will stall, dodge, and stymie every spending bill that Obama proposes. The GOP then will turn around and paint the administration as hostile, confrontational, ineffectual, and a promoter of gridlock.
John McCain Calls For More Sweeping Ban On Earmarks
The Republicans' move followed Wednesday's House Democratic ban on corporate earmarks as both parties appear to be seeking
GOP Privately Expecting To Lose 20 More House Seats
For the past 18 months, ever since the 2006 elections, congressional Republicans have been like a hospital patient trying
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