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How Did You Answer Obama's Call to Service? (Send Us Your Photos)

(36) Comments | Posted January 21, 2009 | 4:54 PM

Last December, Barack Obama called upon Americans to participate in a Day of National Service on MLK Day, 2009. When Jan. 19th rolled around, the then-President-elect and his veep put their money where their mouths were, helping out with various community service projects throughout the nation's capital.

How did...

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Top 10 Global Artists to Check Out in 2009

(14) Comments | Posted December 26, 2008 | 10:36 AM

This is HuffPost World's regular feature that highlights interesting musicians and musical trends around the world. Know of a great musician doing ground-breaking work outside the United States? Send us your ideas for bands to profile or up-and-coming musicians to follow. Please fill out this

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Small Music Company Changing How Americans View World Music

(4) Comments | Posted December 4, 2008 | 11:11 PM

HuffPost World is launching a regular feature that will highlight interesting musicians and musical trends around the world. Know of a great musician doing ground-breaking work outside the United States? Send us your ideas for bands to profile or up-and-coming musicians to follow at world@huffingtonpost.com. Just put "World Music...

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Inside the Polling Stations: Ballots, Booths and Machines PHOTOS

(0) Comments | Posted November 4, 2008 | 2:01 PM

Ever wonder how the actual process of voting differs in Fairburn, Georgia, from, say, Santa Cruz or Philly? Check out the slideshow below to see photos HuffPost's OffTheBus members snapped of the various paper ballots, voting machines and other space-age looking paraphernalia from across the nation. Got photos of...

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Voters Line Up Coast to Coast on Election Day PHOTOS

(21) Comments | Posted November 4, 2008 | 11:29 AM

As early as 5:15 this morning, voters lined up outside polling stations from coast to coast. Check out the slide show below to see photos HuffPost's OffTheBus members snapped of the lines in Missouri, Virginia, Pennsylvania, California and New York, to name a few. Got photos of your polling...

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McCain Campaign Press Calls: An Investigation

(5) Comments | Posted July 22, 2008 | 3:58 PM

Reporting by: Holli Buck, Rusel DeMaria, Shoshana Hershkowitz, Nora McDonald, Gail Mellor, Ben Mishkin, Dan O'Donnell, Beth Palkovic, Eric Priebe, Richard Riehl, Paul Solyn, Jennifer Treuting, Ellen Emerson White, and "WiredMom."

UPDATE (7/28): Thanks to Ed Morrissey for responding to this post. While I never called Morrissey...

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McCain/Obama Press Conference Call Information

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2008 | 5:04 PM

by Holli Buck, Rusel DeMaria, Shoshana Hershkowitz, Nora McDonald, Gail Mellor, Ben Mishkin, Dan O'Donnell, Beth Palkovic, Eric Priebe, Richard Riehl, Paul Solyn, Jennifer Treuting, Ellen Emerson White, and "WiredMom"

McCain Campaign Press Conference Calls Information

July 9, 2008: McCain Camp Slams Obama as Weak on Iran...

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McCain Camp Confused on Iraq

(4) Comments | Posted July 14, 2008 | 1:08 PM

Phrase du Jour: "Total confusion"

In a press call yesterday -- posted for all to hear at OffTheBus's Listening Post -- McCain foreign policy guru Randy Scheunemann spoke out against Obama counterpart Claire McCaskill's egregious assertion that any responsible commander in chief would be flexible in determining a...

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Its Raining Voodoo Economics (7.7 McCain Camp Press Call)

(0) Comments | Posted July 7, 2008 | 6:44 PM

Phrase du Jour: He's a "Tax-Raiser"
Most Ridiculous Assertion: Barack Obama went to great lengths to be in Washington DC instead of on the campaign trail, just so he could vote to raise taxes.
Best Obfuscated Fact: The trickle-down theory takes a long time...

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McCain NewsHunt: OTB Members Share Their Favorite Stories

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2008 | 4:53 PM

After the OffTheBus/NewsTrust John McCain News Hunt wrapped up last week, OTB Director Amanda Michel sent an e-mail to the most enthusiastic participants asking which stories on McCain were their personal favorites. Jeff Clark, Randy Morrow and Richard Riehl all responded. Between their three lists, all of...

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McCain Advisor Does What McCain Won't: Jabs At Bush

(3) Comments | Posted June 13, 2008 | 4:36 PM

Doug Holtz-Eakin, a senior economic advisor to John McCain's 2008 presidential bid, took what was ostensibly an intra-party stab at the Bush Administration on a conference call with reporters this afternoon. Speaking on the topic of Senator McCain and social security, Holtz-Eakin claimed that a substantive plan to...

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