NEWS: HUFFINGTON POST POLITICS
Setup News Ticker
   NEWS: HUFFINGTON POST POLITICS
Huffington Post Politics
Mar 03, 2021

Democrats Again Limit Who Will Receive A Stimulus Check
Some higher-earning households would miss out on partial COVID-19 relief payments worth thousands of dollars.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 03, 2021

John Boehner Takes Less-Than-Subtle Shots At Trump, Ted Cruz On Book Jacket
The former House speaker also wrote of a beef with Barack Obama: "I'd never been sucker-punched like that in my life."

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 03, 2021

White House Residence Staffer Saw An Immediate Difference Between Trumps, Bidens
"It's like night and day," the White House worker told The New Yorker.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 03, 2021

Susan Collins Will Vote For Interior Secretary Nominee Deb Haaland
The Maine senator is the first Republican to support Biden's historic pick to lead the federal agency with oversight of public lands and tribal obligations.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 03, 2021

The COVID-19 Relief Bill Could Be A Huge Turning Point For Child Care In The U.S.
There's a desperately needed $39 billion bailout for child care providers in the bill, a sign that lawmakers finally understand the importance caregiving.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 03, 2021

Fox News' Weird, Full-Day Freakout Over Dr. Seuss Gets The Treatment On Twitter
Twitter users mocked the right-wing network's newest obsession.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 03, 2021

Washington Post Warns What Easing Texas COVID-19 Rules May Do To Rest Of The Country
GOP Gov. Greg Abbott is "gambling with the health of his state and beyond," the newspaper's editorial board warned in a scathing column.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 03, 2021

FBI Director Says Domestic Extremism ‘Metastasizing' Around The Country
"It's not going away anytime soon," Christopher Wray said in a Senate hearing on the Capitol riot.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Chris Hayes Mocks Ted Cruz For Showing Up To Hearing 'In A Hot Dog Suit'
MSNBC host dogs the Texas senator by comparing him to a meme from "I Think You Should Leave."

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Leaked Video Shows Alex Jones Ranting That He's So 'F**king' Sick Of Trump
The Infowars host, who profits from pandering to Trump's base, was filmed in an expletive-laden tirade against him in 2019.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

'Daily Show' Taunts Cuomo Brothers With Embarrassingly Awkward Supercut Video
The CNN host says he can't cover his brother's growing scandal -- despite having him on his show multiple times last year.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

White House Withdraws Neera Tanden As Budget Director Nominee
President Joe Biden's pick to lead the Office of Management and Budget was in danger of not being confirmed by the Senate.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Arizona Bill Offers Major Challenge To Big Tech's Monopoly Power
The GOP-sponsored bill has spurred opposition from an unusual political alignment -- Democrats, big tech and conservative groups.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Brianna Keilar Goes Off On Kayleigh McEnany For Claiming To Be 'Shocked' By Capitol Riot
"When the grenade that you've been helping build for months finally explodes in your face, that is just inevitable," the CNN host said,

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Activists Say Joe Biden Could Still Deliver Justice For Jamal Khashoggi
HuffPost obtained a letter from key advocacy groups outlining additional steps against Saudi Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman and lawmakers are rolling out similar proposals.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Biden Says U.S. Will Have Enough Vaccine Supply For All Adults By End Of May
The president, who previously expected the U.S. to have enough coronavirus vaccines for all adults by the end of July, urged people to continue to wear masks.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Georgia House Approves New Restrictions As GOP War On Voting Rights Intensifies
Since Trump's loss, Republicans "have made opposing voting rights the central tenet of their party," one lawyer said.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Senate Confirms Biden's Commerce Secretary Pick, R.I. Gov Gina Raimondo
Republicans were concerned Raimondo wouldn't be forceful enough on the Chinese government and their espionage efforts.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Senate Confirms Biden's Commerce Secretary Pick, R.I. Gov. Gina Raimondo
Republicans were concerned Raimondo wouldn't be forceful enough on the Chinese government and their espionage efforts.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Rose 150% In Major U.S. Cities, Study Finds
Racist, nativist and xenophobic sentiments surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic are leading to attacks on Asian Americans.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Moderate Democrats Gripe About COVID-19 Relief Benefits
Centrist Democratic senators want stricter limits on checks, smaller jobless aid, and to reallocate some state and local funding toward health care providers and infrastructure projects.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

FBI Director Christopher Wray Shoots Down Conspiracy Theory About Antifa In Capitol Riot
Right-wing groups have spread misinformation that anti-Trump anarchists spurred the Jan. 6 attack. Wray says no evidence of that has surfaced.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

U.S. Supreme Court Leans Toward Upholding Voter Restrictions
The case comes as Republicans in some states are pursuing new restrictions after Trump made false claims of widespread voter fraud.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Stacey Abrams Slams GOP Voting Restrictions As New Jim Crow-Era Laws
"We know that again and again these laws are designed for one specific purpose and that is to discourage or prevent people from voting," she said.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

UN Human Rights Experts Say Environmental Racism In Louisiana's Cancer Alley Must End
The report from a body that normally investigates Russia, Myanmar and Afghanistan condemned disproportionate cancer rates in the badly polluted petrochemical corridor.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

U.N. Human Rights Experts Say Environmental Racism In Louisiana's Cancer Alley Must End
The report from a body that normally investigates Russia, Myanmar and Afghanistan condemned disproportionate cancer rates in the badly polluted petrochemical corridor.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Lawmakers Aim To End ‘Boyfriend Loophole,' Keep Guns From Abusers
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) introduced the Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act on Tuesday morning.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

U.S. Announces Sanctions Over Russia Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny's Poisoning
Biden administration officials did not immediately identify the Russian officials targeted by the sanctions.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Wall Street Journal Warns Republicans It's Time To Move On From Donald Trump
"As long as Republicans focus on the grievances of the Trump past, they won't be a governing majority," wrote the conservative newspaper's editorial board.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Biden Officials Block Public Grazing Permits For Arsonist Ranchers Pardoned By Trump
Dwight and Steven Hammond's conviction for torching federal lands sparked the takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge led by ranchers Ryan and Ammon Bundy.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Supercut Shows How Trump's CPAC Speech Was Just A Regurgitation Of Fox News Rants
A CNN montage shows Trump pushing Fox News' "false narratives and talking points" during his Conservative Political Action Conference address.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

FBI Chief Chris Wray To Face Questions About Extremism, Capitol Riot
Questions about the FBI's preparations for the riot, and investigations into it, are expected to dominate Wray's appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Democrats Push Biden To Avoid Major Mistake Of Last Economic Recovery
Ten senators want to make direct payments and unemployment insurance extensions automatic until the economy recovers.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

CNN's Chris Cuomo: ‘Obviously' I Can't Cover My Brother Gov. Andrew Cuomo
The CNN anchor acknowledged the scandals surrounding his sibling, then quickly moved on.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

CNN's Chris Cuomo: ‘Obviously' I Can't Cover My Brother, Gov. Andrew Cuomo
The CNN anchor acknowledged the scandals surrounding his sibling, then quickly moved on.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Jim Jordan's Call For ‘Cancel Culture' Hearing Goes Exactly As You'd Expect
The Ohio Republican's request for a congressional hearing got the treatment on Twitter.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Ex-Bush Speechwriter Laments What The GOP Has Become Under Donald Trump
The GOP is now "just the party of white grievance," argued Michael Gerson.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Rachel Maddow Rips Donald Trump Over ‘Secret' COVID-19 Vaccination
"Why did they keep this information secret from the American public?" asked the MSNBC anchor.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Voting Rights Act Faces Renewed Challenge In Supreme Court
The GOP has been pushing a wave of voter restrictions after Democrats won big in 2020. A conservative majority on the court has voting rights advocates worried.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Mitt Romney Knocked Unconscious In Fall, Receives Stitches At Hospital
The Utah senator says he's "doing better."

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 02, 2021

Gab Founder Slams 'Demon Hackers' For Attack On Far-Right Social Media Platform
"My account and Trump's have been compromised," Andrew Torba tweeted after report that 70,000 messages had been accessed.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 01, 2021

Kayleigh McEnany Makes Questionable Claims In First Interview Since Leaving White House
The former White House press secretary said on Fox News that "everyone was expecting peace" on Jan. 6 when Trump sent a mob to the Capitol.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 01, 2021

Third Woman Accuses Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Unwanted Advances
The woman told the New York Times about an uncomfortable encounter with Cuomo at a wedding as the governor faces a sexual harassment investigation.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 01, 2021

Hyatt Hotels Blasts 'Abhorrent' Nazi Symbol Critics Spotted On CPAC Stage
The hotel chain also attacked CPAC members who acted with "hostility" when they were asked to wear masks, risking the health of other hotel guests and employees.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 01, 2021

Jason Chaffetz Called Out On Fox News For Saying NYT Is 'Behind' On Gov. Cuomo Coverage
"We wouldn't even be talking about it if it wasn't for the New York Times reporting," a Fox News reporter said in correcting the former GOP congressman.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 01, 2021

Miguel Cardona Confirmed As U.S. Education Secretary
The Connecticut native will be charged with helping tackle a range of challenges schools face amid COVID-19.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 01, 2021

Donald And Melania Trump Quietly Received COVID-19 Vaccine In January: Reports
Other political leaders have publicized their vaccinations as a way to promote trust in the science.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 01, 2021

Bill De Blasio Says Cuomo 'Letting Himself Off The Hook' Over Sexual Harassment Claims
The New York City mayor also suggested the governor should resign if the allegations prove to be true.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 01, 2021

Health Experts Are Not Fans Of Pope Francis' Plan To Visit Iraq During Pandemic
Visiting a country with a fragile health care system in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic is not a good idea, infectious disease experts said.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 01, 2021

North Carolina Prisons Agree To Fast-Track Release Of 3,500 Inmates
The state will release more prisoners than previously planned as part of a legal settlement with the NAACP over prison conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 01, 2021

Biden Administration Wades Into Major Fight Over Green Building Codes
The Energy Department wants the nonprofit that sets model codes to justify its industry-backed bid to block cities from adopting more energy-efficient rules.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 01, 2021

Push To Raise The Minimum Wage Is Dead For Now
It doesn't look like a $15 federal minimum wage will be included in the next COVID-19 relief bill.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 01, 2021

Congress Is About To Send You A Pile Of Money
Democrats are racing to pass a $1.9 trillion coronavirus package loaded with thousands of dollars for most American families.

Huffington Post Politics
Mar 01, 2021

Madison Cawthorn Lied About Crash That Partially Paralyzed Him, Pal Says
The right-wing star claimed his friend left him to die in a "fiery tomb." The friend told The Washington Post he pulled Cawthorn from the wreck.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

Dr. Fauci Slaps Down Gov. Kristi Noem's CPAC Dig: Numbers 'Don't Lie'
He calls the barb the South Dakota Republican directed at him "unfortunate" in the ongoing battle against COVID-19.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

Mary Trump Trolls Her Uncle During His First Speech Since Leaving Office
Donald Trump's niece shared a photo of a sunset during the former president's CPAC address.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

Joe Biden Blasts "Anti-Union" Efforts Amid Organizing Bid By Amazon Workers
The president did not directly endorse the union drive at an Alabama Amazon facility, but he condemned "anti-union propaganda" by employers.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

Joe Biden Blasts 'Anti-Union' Efforts Amid Organizing Bid By Amazon Workers
The president did not directly endorse the union drive at an Alabama Amazon facility, but he said unions "put power in the hands of workers."

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

Cuomo's New Statement: His Comments Were Mistaken For 'Unwanted Flirtation'
"At work sometimes I think I am being playful ... I mean no offense," Andrew Cuomo said about sexual harassment accusations against him.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

Goya Foods CEO Bizarrely Says Trump Is Still The 'Actual President' In CPAC Speech
Robert Unanue, who prompted calls to boycott Goya Foods last year with his Trump worship, is still spouting election falsehoods.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

Donald Trump Wins CPAC Straw Poll, But His Showing Doesn't Overwhelm
In a hypothetical 2024 GOP presidential primary race, 55% of the respondents at the gathering pick Trump, which falls short of expectations.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

WH Press Secretary Defends Choice Not To Punish Saudi Prince For Khashoggi Murder
A report released by the Biden administration said Muhammad bin Salman had the journalist killed. But U.S. officials did not sanction the crown prince.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

Andrew Cuomo Issues Statement On Sexual Harassment Claims
The New York governor made the comments after the state's attorney general demanded Cuomo grant her the authority to investigate the claims.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

Trump Incited The Insurrection With His 'Big Lie,' But CPAC Still Wants To Hear It
The idea that Trump actually won the election was treated as dogma at the conservative gathering.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

Gillibrand, Schumer Call For New York AG To Investigate Cuomo Harassment Claims
The senators said the state's attorney general, Letitia James, should be given authority to conduct a "a transparent and thorough investigation."

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

Trump Speaks At CPAC In First Appearance Since Leaving White House
The former president used his speech at the conservative convention to bash the Democratic Party and President Joe Biden.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

Cuomo Asks State AG, Top Judge, To Launch Harassment Probe
The move came after legislative leaders assailed Cuomo's plan to appoint a retired federal judge to conduct the probe.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

Critics Clamor For Investigation After New Sex Harassment Accusation Against Andrew Cuomo
Republicans — and Democrats — are calling for an independent and transparent examination of the allegations.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

The Useful Idiot: Why We're Not Done With Trump Yet
America, we got lucky. On the laundry list of things Donald Trump has been terrible at, transforming our country into a fascist autocracy was only the latest.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

Republicans Are Pushing A Wave Of Voter Restrictions. Democrats' Top Priority Would Stop Them.
Trump's election lies inspired new voter restrictions that could be nullified if Democrats pass the For The People Act.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 28, 2021

Andrew Cuomo's Bullying Has Finally Caught Up To Him
"America's governor" has walked on water for 10 years. Now he's facing a crisis of his own making.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 27, 2021

Trump Will Run Again In Part To Fleece The 'Rubes,' Predicts Anthony Scaramucci
"This is the most money he's ever made," notes Trump's former pal and current critic.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 27, 2021

CPAC Organizer Denounces Critics Spotting What Looks Like Nazi SS Symbol On Stage
CPAC head Matt Schlapp angrily denied any resemblance, and touted the organization's excellent relationship with the Jewish community.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 27, 2021

FDA Approves Johnson & Johnson Single-Dose Vaccine For COVID-19
The government regulator approved a third vaccine to battle the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. — and it's the only one so far to require just one dose.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 27, 2021

GOP Congressman Skips COVID-19 Relief Vote To Speak At White Nationalist Rally
Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar took the stage right after former Rep. Steve King, who called on Americans to "restore" the country "with our babies" and "our values."

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 27, 2021

MSNBC's Chris Hayes: CPAC Reveals A GOP Fixated On 'Cultural Grievance' Over Policy
Hayes said that conservatives at the conference were concerned more about Hasbro's upcoming gender-neutral Potato Head doll instead of actual governing.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 27, 2021

Trump Restarts Fundraising Ahead Of His CPAC Visit
A new website for the ex-president's Save America committee lets him resume collecting money from his millions of small-dollar donors — money he can use largely however he wants.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 27, 2021

Biden Says Texas Facility For Unaccompanied Migrants 'Won't Stay Open Very Long'
Speaking with Univision, the president said that the facility, designed to house up to 700 minors, was a temporary measure.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 27, 2021

Four Decades After Reagan And Kemp, CPAC Finishes Its Transformation to Trump-PAC
"Conservativism" in the new Conservative Political Action Conference appears now to be defined as a personal loyalty to the most recent former president.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 27, 2021

Here's Why Conservatives Are Always Saying The Name Of The Democratic Party Wrong
"The Democrat Party" is a label that some say goes beyond mere incivility. "It's used as almost like a curse word," said one GOP state judge.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 27, 2021

Hannity Gets Banging Reminder Of What He Said About COVID-19 This Time Last Year
The Fox News personality's comment has not aged well.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 27, 2021

Not One Republican Asked Deb Haaland About Her Vision For Indian Country
They quizzed the Cabinet nominee extensively about fossil fuels, showing what one Native American advocate called their "allegiance" to that industry.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 27, 2021

Kimberly Guilfoyle's Wild CPAC Prediction About Trump Puzzles Pretty Much Everyone
Donald Trump Jr.'s girlfriend set Twitter alight with her declaration at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 27, 2021

Former CPAC Chair Minces No Words Slamming What The Event, GOP Have Now Become
This year's Conservative Political Action Conference attendees "are living in an alternate reality in which facts don't matter," said former GOP Rep. Mickey Edwards.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 27, 2021

House Democrats Pass $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill
If it clears the Senate, the package would include a new round of stimulus checks and a boost in jobless benefits, among other coronavirus pandemic aid.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 27, 2021

Prosecutors Fight Against Dismissing Steve Bannon Indictment, Despite Trump's Pardon
The former White House strategist's pardon might not be so simple after all.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 26, 2021

Conservatives Show Loyalty To Trump At CPAC
With a golden statue of Donald Trump, Republicans showed the former president remains a political force.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 26, 2021

It's Been 1 Year Since Trump Boasted 15 COVID-19 Cases Would Soon Be 'Close To Zero'
"That's a pretty good job we're doing," he gloated. Twelve months later, the U.S. coronavirus death toll has passed 510,000.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 26, 2021

Faith Leaders Denounce The Radicalization Of White Christians In Wake Of Capitol Riot
Hundreds of Christian leaders have signed a letter rejecting Christian nationalism and conspiracy theories.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 26, 2021

CNN's Jim Acosta Surrounded By Jeering Crowd At CPAC
People were chanting "CNN sucks," while one woman urged, "Get him! Get him!"

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 26, 2021

FDA Panel Recommends Johnson & Johnson Vaccine For COVID-19
If approved as expected by the Food and Drug Administration, this would be the third coronavirus vaccine available in the U.S. and the only one to require just one dose.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 26, 2021

Democrats Urge Biden Administration To Track Race, Ethnicity In Vaccinations
Initial data shows Black and Latinx people are being vaccinated at lower rates, even as they face higher rates of hospitalization and death from COVID-19.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 26, 2021

Revealed: Meet The Trump Fanatic Who Tasered A Cop At The Capitol Insurrection
Danny "DJ" Rodriguez brawled with cops, tried to smash out a Capitol window, and assaulted a police officer on Jan. 6. He's still at large.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 26, 2021

Twitter Is Not Impressed With Ted Cruz's Questionable CPAC Joke About Cancun
Despite the fact that millions of his constituents were left without power in Texas last week, Cruz was still willing to make light of his Cancun trip.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 26, 2021

CPAC Attendees Boo, Yell ‘Freedom!' After Being Told To Wear Masks
More than 500,000 people in the U.S. have died of COVID-19. That seemed to cut little ice at the annual gathering of right-wingers.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 26, 2021

Democrats Have A Choice: They Can Enact Their Agenda Or Keep The Filibuster
A $15 minimum wage is overwhelmingly popular but can't get 60 votes in the Senate. The same is true for most of the Democratic Party's major priorities.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 26, 2021

Democrats Switch To Plan B For Minimum Wage Increase
After a roadblock in their $15-an-hour plan, Senate Democrats are considering higher taxes on corporations that pay low wages.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 26, 2021

U.S. Finally Admits It: Saudi Crown Prince Responsible For Jamal Khashoggi's Murder
President Joe Biden published intelligence on the Washington Post journalist that Donald Trump hid for years despite a law requiring its release.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 26, 2021

Why West Coast Schools Are Lagging On Reopening Their Districts
Local teachers unions say their areas face unique challenges when it comes to resuming in-person classes. But many districts have proven they can reopen safely.

Huffington Post Politics
Feb 26, 2021

How Biden's Coronavirus Relief Bill Might Just Get Through The Senate
Democrats are using budget reconciliation to pass an enormous aid package without worrying about the filibuster.

  • CEOExpress
  • 1 Boston Place | Suite 2600
    Boston MA 02108
  • Contact
  • As an Amazon Associate
    CEOExpress earns from
    qualifying purchases.

©1999-2021 CEOExpress Company LLC