Liz Halloran

Liz Halloran appears in the following:

Bloomberg Seeks To Alter Gun Debate With $50 Million, And Moms

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is committing more of his considerable fortune to getting gun safety laws passed. The initiative will support a grass-roots effort that seeks to enlist women.


Backlash Over State Party's Progressive Agenda May Hobble Udall

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

When Democrats took control of Colorado's statehouse, they pushed through gun control, civil unions and environmental bills. Then voters pushed back, and Sen. Mark Udall is feeling the fallout.


'Kissing Congressman' Video Puts Scandal In Unusual Focus

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

A video of married Rep. Vance McAllister in a passionate embrace with a co-worker has put his job in peril. In a prudent move, he decided against pursuing an FBI investigation into who leaked it.


Congressman's Lament: $174,000 Isn't Enough To Make Ends Meet

Friday, April 04, 2014

Rep. Jim Moran argues that members of Congress are underpaid. His claim has been greeted with derision, but there's evidence the cost of living in D.C. makes it tough for members of modest means.


Who's Who In Senate-CIA Report Showdown

Thursday, April 03, 2014

A Senate panel voted Thursday to declassify parts of a controversial report on the CIA's use of interrogation activities. Here's a look at some of the key Senate players and their motivations.


A Younger, Wealthier Capital City Turns A Political Page

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Democrats in Washington, D.C., rejected scandal-plagued Mayor Vincent Gray's re-election bid, turning instead to a challenger three decades his junior and with appeal to the rapidly gentrifying city.


Conservative Media Watchdog: Univision, Telemundo Favor Liberals

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

The Media Research Center says its survey shows that news stories on the nation's Spanish-language television networks are dominated by partisans on the left โ€” and conservatives should be concerned.


No Break From Politics On Obamacare Deadline Day

Monday, March 31, 2014

Bickering over the Affordable Care Act is now focused on White House estimates that it will beat enrollment projections, and on how many uninsured have gotten coverage.


Senate Slugfest Highlights Hawaii's Changing Political Landscape

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The contentious Democratic primary for the seat once held by the late longtime Sen. Daniel Inouye has placed age, gender and ethnicity at center stage.


Top Democrat Insists Party Will Hold Senate โ€” But Turnout Is Key

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz says the Republican Party hasn't changed at all since its 2012 losses and continues to alienate "huge swaths of voters."


One Year After Party 'Autopsy,' GOP Touts Progress

Monday, March 17, 2014

A year after the release of a Republican Party report on what went wrong in 2012, party leaders say they have better data collection and outreach. Immigration reform, however, remains a thorny issue.


Hispanic Activists Vow To Keep Pressing White House Over Deportations

Friday, March 14, 2014

Amid pressure to slow deportations and after meeting with Hispanic congressional leaders, President Obama said he would look at more humane ways to enforce immigration laws.


New Climate For Drug Sentencing, Guidelines Expected To Change

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The issue of drug sentencing reform has been getting historic traction in recent months, crossing ideological lines. Attorney General Eric Holder backed the "All Drugs Minus Two" proposal Thursday.


Obama's Overtime Move Designed To Excite Base, Swing Voters

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The administration's plan to increase the number of American workers eligible for mandatory overtime pay is seen as part of a strategy to stress income inequality.


Florida Election Tests Midterm Messaging

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

A closely contested House special election Tuesday is being viewed by the national parties and big-money interests as an early barometer for Obamacare.


Top Conservative Event Opens With Big Names, Red Meat And Fun

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Opening day at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference attracted some of the biggest names in GOP politics. It also featured some young conservatives bent on having some fun with politics.


Race To Stop 'Revenge Porn' Raises Free Speech Worries

Thursday, March 06, 2014

More than a dozen states are considering bills that would criminalize the online posting of sexually explicit photos or videos without the subject's consent. But First Amendment experts urge caution.


The 'Blue-ing' Of Texas Is Unlikely To Start At The Top

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis are expected to easily dispatch their primary opponents in the race for governor. But the reality of Texas politics will likely carry Abbott further.


Another Bush Takes Aim At Texas Office And Family Dynasty

Friday, February 28, 2014

George P. Bush is the son of a governor, and grandson and nephew of presidents. On Tuesday, he's running for an elective office in Texas โ€” and there's already talk he has his eye on higher office.


Debbie Dingell Poised To Keep U.S. House Seat In The Family

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Despite Rep. John Dingell's assertion that he and his wife "are coming home" when he retires at the end of the year, Debbie Dingell is expected to announce Friday her intention to run for his seat.