U.S Senate

Let's Make History in the Senate This Week

Daniel Weeks | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Politics
Daniel Weeks

The American people understand that politics should not be the preserve of men alone, of whites alone, or of a wealthy few. It is only a matter of time before we will overturn Citizens United. I urge all senators, Republicans and Democrats alike, to hasten history and vote in support of a Constitutional Amendment this week. Our democratic rights as a free people are at stake.

How Can America Put Red Lines on Syria but No Red Lines on Gun Deaths at Home?

Gareth Edmundson | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK
Gareth Edmundson

Another mass shooting, more panic on the streets of America. The images we witnessed are all too familiar. There were heroic first responders, crouching and crawling with their rifles. We saw unfurling police tape and flashing blue lights and terror stricken civilians fleeing the since. And now in the aftermath, the discussions into the gunman's motives are being exhaustively debated.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The Coalition's Tax Bombshell?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday 28 June 2013... 1) THE COALITION'S TAX BOMBSHELL? George Osborne may have run out of cuts to announce...

America and Its Guns

Robert Moore | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Politics
Robert Moore

Washington has moved on in the six months since Sandy Hook. Over 5,000 gun murders have taken place since then, a toll greater than all the US deaths of the Iraq War. Those names are being read out today in front of the Capitol, a stinging rebuke to Senators who voted against reform.

A Shameful Day in Washington

Robin Lustig | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Politics
Robin Lustig

Something truly appalling happened in Washington this week - and yes, I said Washington, not Boston, where three people were killed in a bomb attack on the Boston marathon, and not Texas, where several people died when a fertiliser plant exploded.

Pink Slip the Senate

Scott Capurro | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Comedy
Scott Capurro

Wonder Woman is more excited than when she bought her first shipment of steroids on line, because there's now lots of lesbians in the senate! Or just one? Well, one OUT lesbian is more than enough, right Hillary?

HSBC Boss 'I'm Sorry For 'The Mistakes Of The Past'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK

HSBC boss Stuart Gulliver apologised for "the mistakes of the past" as the banking giant set aside a further 1.5 billion US dollars (£950 million) to...

Fake Chinese Electronics Found In US Military Aircraft

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK

Almost one million fake electronic parts from China have been found in US military aircraft. A report by the US Senate Armed Services committee fou...