WASHINGTON -- The 30 senators set to occupy the Senate floor Monday for an all-night talkathon on climate change have raised substantially less from the oil and gas industry in recent years than those who are not participating.
The action by the 30 senators is intended to raise attention on climate change, which has fallen off the legislative map in recent years and was barely mentioned during the 2012 presidential campaign.
California Democrats almost unanimously approved a progressive platform Sunday that included a proposed ban on fracking, breaking with Gov. Jerry Brown, who has indicated a willingness to explore the practice.
A majority of Americans support President Obama's handling of Ukraine but disapprove of his Ukraine policy -- it's always nice to start off the week knowing that no one pays attention to your work. There ain't no party like a Steve Stockman hot tub party because a Steve Stockman hot tub party *generates huge pageviews for news outlets.* And Fox News either misspelled "spelling bee" "spelling be" out of carelessness or because the extra "e" was left out because of... Benghazi. This is HUFFPOST HILL for Monday, March 10th, 2014:
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a "good soldier defense" to raise doubts that a crime has been committed.
The polls on the Florida 13 special election point to a very close finish, but are missing cell-phone -only households creating the potential for a polling miss? A new CNN poll gives the President a net approval rating on Ukraine. And the Texas Tribune pollsters speculate about what changed between their final snapshot and the Texas primary. This is HuffPollster for Monday, March 10, 2014.