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WASHINGTON -- Even as it declares war on the so-called Islamic State, a bill proposed in Congress would also try to extricate the United States from the endless war on terror.The nation declared war on al Qaeda and its backers in 2001 after the 9... "
After Saying Women On Medicaid Should Be Sterilized, Russell Pearce Resigns From Arizona GOP www.huffingtonpost.com
Former Arizona state Senator Russell Pearce resigned as Arizona Republican Party's first vice chair late Sunday after receiving criticism over recent comments he made about women on Medicaid.Pearce made the controversial comments on his weekly ra... "
The benevolent senator who once saved a neighbor from a burning building and took a self-imposed food stamp challenge, has restored our faith in humanity again, but this time it was just by reaching into his own wallet.U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ... "
So, that happened: Fresh off polls indicating that a majority of Americans now believe that the Islamic State (or, if you prefer, ISIS or ISIL) poses a threat to the United States, the Obama administration has embarked on the third chapter of the Ira... &
For much of this decade, Tea Party-backed lawmakers have been at war with public sector employees across the country. They've tried, and in a few cases succeeded, in taking away public servants' ability to collectively bargain. But now the battle is ... &
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Bernie Sanders, one of the Senate's leading liberals, said on Sunday he is thinking about running for U.S. president in 2016 as either a Democrat or an independent in a move that could ... &
If Republicans want to defend the rights of corporations and billionaires to spend unlimited, secret money in campaigns, then they should say so. But they do not get a free pass to defend unlimited, secret political spending by sidestepping the ques... &
On Sunday, Hillary Clinton returned to Iowa for the first time since her 2008 presidential bid, lending fuel to speculative fire about her White House aspirations.Appearing at outgoing Sen. Tom Harkin's (D-Iowa) annual steak fry fundraiser alongs... "
WASHINGTON (AP) — Potential complications await consumers as President Barack Obama's health care law approaches its second open enrollment season, just two months away. Don't expect a repeat of last year's website meltdown, but ... "/&g
An astounding 72 percent of Americans say they are unhappy with Republicans in Congress, according to a recent poll. President Barack Obama and the Democrats fared a bit better. The poll, conducted by the Washington Post and ABC News and released... "
An astounding 72% percent of Americans say they are unhappy with Republicans in Congress, according to a recent poll. President Obama and the Democrats fared a bit better. The poll, conducted by the Washington Post and ABC News and released last ... "
Lindsey Graham Worries Islamic State Will Destroy Americans, Wipe Out Mankind www.huffingtonpost.com
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday slammed President Barack Obama's strategy for combating Islamic State militants and said the president needs to significantly step up military action against the terrorist group before it comes to ... &
House Republicans Shoot Down Measure To Extend Spousal Benefits To Gay Veterans www.huffingtonpost.com
The House Veterans' Affairs Committee shot down a measure Wednesday that aimed to extend equal benefits, including medical care, housing and burial assistance, to veterans' same-sex spouses, even if they live in a state that does not recognize same-s... &
Mark Sanford Ends Engagement With Maria Belen Chapur, Addresses Ex-Wife's Complaint www.huffingtonpost.com
Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) penned a lengthy Facebook post on Friday criticizing new accusations from his ex-wife, Jenny Sanford, and announcing he's ending his engagement with Maria Belen Chapur.Mark Sanford's Facebook post comes over a week afte... "
Rachel Maddow put up this chart on her Thursday show. It showed, she said, all the countries where the United States is either currently or about to be engaged in an indefinite military campaign.After showing the chart, Maddow asked the follo... "/&g
As the United States begins to deepen ties with moderate Syrian rebels to combat the extremist group ISIS, also known as the Islamic State, a key component of its coalition appears to have struck a non-aggression pact with the group. According to... "
The Education Department is demanding so much money from seniors with defaulted student loans that it's forcing tens of thousands of them into poverty, according to a government audit.At least 22,000 Americans aged 65 and older had a part of thei... "
Are your political beliefs making you miserable? And when it comes to being happy, who has it better--conservatives or liberals?It's complicated, that's for sure. But a provocative new study shows that people who live in countries with liberal go... "