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Christine is a producer with HuffPost Live, and also produces videos for the HuffPost Politics team in Washington, D.C.

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This Is What Would Happen If You Repealed Obamacare

(0) Comments | Posted June 27, 2016 | 9:52 AM

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are once again running for election on a promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's landmark 2010 health care reform...

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Bill Nye: The GOP Is Toast Unless It Has An 'Epiphany'

(0) Comments | Posted June 7, 2016 | 5:13 PM

Donald Trump's divisiveness and anti-intellectualism will hinder his success in the general election, particularly with younger voters, activist and educator Bill Nye said this weekend. 

"Built into the system...

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Thousands Gather On The National Mall To Show Atheism Isn't A Bad Word

(0) Comments | Posted June 6, 2016 | 2:22 PM

Thousands of people turned out Saturday on the National Mall for the 2016 Reason Rally, an event that had been billed as the nation's largest gathering of atheists,...

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Students Want Their Classmate Released From Immigrant Detention

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2016 | 10:38 AM

WASHINGTON -- Wildin David Guillen Acosta wants to graduate high school. He said earlier this month that he thought he might be able to pull it off...

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Iraq's Government Says Unaoil Allegations Have 'Foundations'

(0) Comments | Posted May 16, 2016 | 12:55 PM


WASHINGTON -- Reports from The Huffington Post and Fairfax Media of a massive bribery scheme by global oil services company Unaoil have "some foundations," says Iraq's ambassador to the United States.


"I'm not saying that all the conclusions of the report [are] right, nor am I saying that...

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Kurdish Leader Says Brussels Attacks Show Need For Unity Against ISIS

(0) Comments | Posted March 22, 2016 | 2:13 PM

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday's Islamic State-claimed attack in Brussels shows that the fight against militant extremism will be waged around the world, according to a top Kurdish official familiar with her government's successful efforts to counter ISIS.

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'The Big Short' Director Adam McKay Isn't Done With Wall Street

(2) Comments | Posted January 28, 2016 | 4:32 PM

So, that happened. Adam McKay, a multi-platform Hollywood hyphenate who helped create some of the most memorable comedies to hit the theaters, is back at the box office with his rendering of Michael Lewis' The Big Short. And he's a man on a mission: "I just feel like if another crisis comes, we're going to...

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Britain's Ambassador Offers Tips On How To Nurture That 'Special Relationship'

(0) Comments | Posted January 26, 2016 | 2:55 PM

WASHINGTON -- In the four years he served as the United Kingdom's ambassador to the United States, Sir Peter...

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Voters Wanna Rumble, And They're Looking For A Bruiser-In-Chief

(2) Comments | Posted January 21, 2016 | 4:49 PM


So, that happened. As we near the Iowa caucuses, a chaotic campaign is starting to reveal some constants. For Republicans, their elite candidates are adrift, as outsider firebrands Ted Cruz and Donald Trump lead the race. For Democrats, former sure-thing Hillary Clinton is getting pressed in the polls...

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The State Of The Union Is A Union Against Donald Trump

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2016 | 5:00 PM

So, that happened. This week, President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union address. He was immediately followed by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who shouldered the responsibility of delivering the Republican Party's official rebuttal. Amid all the back-and-forth between opposition parties, there was one thing everyone seemed to agree...

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Here's What Members Of Congress Would Spend Their Powerball Winnings On

(0) Comments | Posted January 12, 2016 | 10:29 PM

When lawmakers descended upon the Capitol for the State of the Union, HuffPost asked the real question on...

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Lawmakers Have Tough Time Saying Their Candidate Will Win In 2016

(0) Comments | Posted January 12, 2016 | 9:37 PM

WASHINGTON -- If you want an indication of how uncertain this year's presidential contest is -- on both...

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The Inside Story Of The Horrible Days After The Worst Day Of Obama's Presidency

(5) Comments | Posted December 21, 2015 | 11:17 AM


WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama enters his last year in office, there is one indisputable truth about his tenure: The nadir came on Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in Newtown, Connecticut.


That morning, Obama was reduced...

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Join HuffPost To Talk About The CNN Republican Debate

(0) Comments | Posted December 15, 2015 | 10:11 AM

The Republican presidential hopefuls are gathering for the last time this year for a debate sponsored by CNN Tuesday night.

The group will gather in Las Vegas for the event. A small group will kick things off at 6 p.m. with an undercard debate, and the larger primary field will take the stage at 8:30.

Join us after the debate for updates, analysis and an all-around good time. 

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Why Everybody (Except Obama) Hates The Cadillac Tax

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2015 | 1:19 PM

You may have heard that Congress is talking about delaying the "Cadillac Tax." And you may...

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Global Climate Talks End Friday. Here's One Country's Prediction.

(0) Comments | Posted December 10, 2015 | 5:48 PM

WASHINGTON -- Representatives from almost 200 countries on Friday will let the world know whether the landmark Paris...

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Inside Jon Stewart's Lobbying Trip To Congress

(0) Comments | Posted December 8, 2015 | 12:41 PM

WASHINGTON -- Jon Stewart does not like Congress very much, which should come as no surprise to anyone...

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Britain Beefs Up Its Military As It Joins The Fight Against ISIS In Syria

(0) Comments | Posted December 3, 2015 | 11:39 AM

WASHINGTON -- Britain has traditionally been considered the U.S.'s closest friend. Now it may once again be one of...

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Who Tips Better: Democrats Or Republicans?

(0) Comments | Posted December 1, 2015 | 9:26 AM

Six weeks ago, New York restaurateur Danny Meyer caused a stir when he announced the elimination of tips at his restaurants and an increase of meal prices to make up the difference. 

The news was hailed as a victory for the waiting staff, which would no longer have...

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The U.K. Thinks It's 'Illogical' That It Isn't Bombing ISIS In Syria Yet

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2015 | 11:59 AM

WASHINGTON -- British Prime Minister David Cameron plans to ask his parliament Thursday for the ability to launch airstrikes...

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