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GOP Worries Border Crisis Inaction Could Come Back To Bite Them
As the political world grapples with how to respond to the current crisis on the nation's border, several Republicans have begun warning fellow party members that doing nothing but opposing the president carries substantial political risks.
Republicans Warn GOP About Political Perils Of Border Crisis Inaction
It's a fault line similar to the one that developed over comprehensive immigration reform, in which Republicans recognized
What Is The 'Gephardt Rule' Anyway?
So if there's no return to the salad days of the debt ceiling, where do we go from here? Well, this gives me the opportunity to say something that I rarely have the occasion to say: Let's listen to Dick Gephardt!
2012 Voting Lines Study Shows Minorities Faced Longer Average Wait Times To Cast Ballots
Viewed nationally, African Americans waited an average of 23 minutes to vote, compared to 12 minutes for whites; Hispanics
John McCain Reacts To 'Moss Covered' Insult In CPAC Pushback (VIDEO)
Nevertheless, McCain did not back down from one of the reasons he called the tea party senators wackos. He basically thinks
Mitch McConnell Hit Over Assault Weapons Stance In New Progressive Change Campaign Committee Ad
"And now he's blocking reform. Senator, whose side are you on?" Run says to close the ad. The group has now spent more than
Republican Senators Urge Obama To Withdraw Chuck Hagel Nomination
The letter claims that historically, no secretary of defense nominee has been confirmed with more than 11 opposing votes
Eric Burlison, Missouri Legislator, Uses Assault Weapons Bill For Target Practice (VIDEO)
A man working at the gun store shows Burlison several guns, one of which he says is the "bugaboo rifle" Ellinger is targeting
Obama Popularity Rating Rises In Second Term, Poll Shows
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This is the highest his favorability has been since 2009, the first year of his first term, when he received 79 percent positive
Herman Cain Signals Reliance On Mystery Advisers -- Time And Time Again (VIDEO)
Of course, there are reasons that people aren't having those conversations now. Mitt Romney, as flawed as he is in the eyes
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Linda McMahon: 'We Ought To Review' The Minimum Wage
After the event, "McMahon admitted she didn't know what the current minimum wage is or if any of her employees at World Wrestling
Women Of The Storm Clarifies 'Restore The Gulf' Campaign After Sandra Bullock Temporarily Withdraws Support
"America's WETLAND had no involvement," Diana Pinckley, a member of Women of the Storm's executive committee, said, "and
Gulf Coast Restoration Group With Oil Industry Ties Defends Itself From Critics
By Thursday morning, Sandra Bullock, one of the actors in the "Restore the Gulf ad, had severed her ties to the campaign
Should Congress Take a Pay Cut?
A bill introduced in Congress would reduce congressional pay by five percent. Representative Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Ariz.) introduced
New Study: Increased Food Inspection Will Save Billions
The costs associated with tainted foods are much higher than previously thought, according a new survey by Make Our Food
Senator Promises Floor Fight For Strong CFPA
If the agency is housed with either entity, said Brown, it would be subject to the whims of leaders who might want to defang
Vulnerable Senate Incumbents: The 8 Most At-Risk Senators (SLIDESHOW)
The news that Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) will face a primary challenger from her own party underscores the anti-incumbent
Despite Lack Of Work, Millennial Generation Remains Buoyant
Indeed, one-in-six older Millennials, age 22 and older, has boomeranged back to a parent's home on account of the recession
Heather Graham Stars In MoveOn Public Option Ad
Watch the MoveOn ad: The ad, titled "She's Back!" features footage from a previous MoveOn spot that also starred Graham, but
CPAC Straw Poll 2010: HuffPost's Poll Of The Top 11 GOP Presidential Candidates (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
A highlight of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference is its straw poll of potential 2012 GOP presidential contenders
Most Who Oppose Health Reform, DADT Repeal Won't Vote Democratic
Pro-Democratic voters support the current health care plan -- 64 percent to 22 percent who are against it. Seventy-two percent
Murtha Funeral: Priest Makes Earmark Joke At Service
A priest conducting funeral services for the late Pennsylvania Rep. John Murtha on Tuesday said in his remarks that there
Reid Tosses Bloated Bipartisan Jobs Bill For Something Leaner
One is to expand the Build America Bonds program, which allows state and local governments to borrow at lower costs for infrastructure
Citizens United Ruling A Windfall For Consultants, TV Stations
There's big money to be made. According to the nonpartisan Campaign Media Analysis Group (CMAG), roughly $2.6 billion was
Donors Reward Dems Who Pushed Public Option
Still, it likely won't be enough to sway the Senate, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on a conference call with bloggers
Low Turnout May Put Democrats At Risk For Midterms, Pollster Says
2002 was a similar election to 2010; in both years midterm elections and Ill. gubernatorial races fell in the same year. In
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