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Here's My Take #5: What HuffPost's Community Thinks Authorities Should Do About Long Waits At Polling Places

(7) Comments | Posted November 3, 2008 | 9:30 AM

QUESTION: What should be done on Tuesday, 11/4, to mitigate wait time and chaos at the polls? This can be at the local, state or federal level....or at all three if you have the gumption.


That's what I asked you -- HuffPost OffTheBus members -- to answer...

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HERE'S MY TAKE #5: How Should Authorities Respond To Long Lines And Chaos At The Polls?

(16) Comments | Posted October 30, 2008 | 7:31 PM

"Here's My Take" gives you an opportunity to present your view, opinion, or choice in a way that commenting or op-eds don't permit (Check out #1, #2, #3 and #4 to see what it looks like). It's a new format! And a new way for you...

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Here's My Take #4: Here's What I think About Campaign Spending And Negative Advertising...

(6) Comments | Posted October 28, 2008 | 7:09 PM

QUESTIONS: What should the campaigns spend money on and what do you see as the effect of negative ads? That's what I asked you -- HuffPost OffTheBus members -- to answer for the latest version of Here's My Take, our community think tank feature.

Off The Bus readers are,...

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Here's My Take: Campaign Funds And Negative Ads

(0) Comments | Posted October 24, 2008 | 7:36 PM

"Here's My Take" gives you an opportunity to present your view, opinion, or choice in a way that commenting or op-eds don't permit (Check out #1, #2, and #3 to see what it looks like). It's a new format! And a new way for you to

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Here's My Take #3: Here's What I think The Next Administration Should Do In Its First 100 Days...

(26) Comments | Posted October 22, 2008 | 10:58 AM

QUESTION: How would you shape the first 100 days of the incoming administration? What issues would you want tackled during this time?

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Once again, OffTheBus readers make me proud! Your responses ranged from a few words to novellas, from the basest of concerns to goals so lofty they need...

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Here's My Take #3: In The First 100 Days, What Should The Next President Do?

(64) Comments | Posted October 17, 2008 | 7:27 PM

"Here's My Take" gives you an opportunity to present your view, opinion, or choice in a way that commenting or writing op-eds doesn't permit. It's a new format! And a new way for you to engage others in the HuffPost community. We'll publish the submissions on HuffPost's OffTheBus as...

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Here's My Take #2: The Top Three Issues for the Next Administration Are...

(14) Comments | Posted October 16, 2008 | 8:51 AM

In case you missed it or just to remind you of what our topic was in this post:

QUESTION: EXCLUDING the economy, what are the top three issues you'd like to see the incoming administration address and what would you have the administration do about them, why? I am...

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Here's My Take: Your Top Three Issues

(11) Comments | Posted October 8, 2008 | 8:05 PM

"Here's My Take" gives you an opportunity to present your view, opinion, or choice in a way that blog comment sections and op-eds don't permit. It's a new format! And a new way for you to engage others in the HuffPost community. We'll publish peoples' submissions on HuffPost's OffTheBus...

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Here's My Take Results: Your Ideal Administration Cabinet

(12) Comments | Posted July 21, 2008 | 12:48 PM

Who is in your dream Administration, and what role would they play? I JUST finished tabulating the results you sent in as part of our new "What's Your Take" community feature. I am thrilled that so many of you chose to get involved in this initial exercise, and tickled...

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HuffPost Citizen-Tank: What's Your Ideal Administration?

(163) Comments | Posted July 10, 2008 | 8:27 PM

Introducing "Here's My Take", a new feature of HuffPost's OffTheBus. "Here's My Take" gives you an opportunity to present your view, opinion, or choice in a way that commenting or op-eds don't permit. It's a new format! And a new way for you to engage others in the...

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Introducing Jennifer Bogut

(0) Comments | Posted May 30, 2008 | 4:53 PM

Hi there, I became involved with Huffington Post as a volunteer contributor when OffTheBus was launched. I was a regular commenter and saw the announcement. This project is something that has always been in the back of my mind -- to hear political reporting from the people themselves, those who...

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Stumping for God's Endorsement - Limited Holiday Wishes

(0) Comments | Posted December 25, 2007 | 4:14 PM

As I wrote several months ago in a post on the campaigns' recognition of Rosh Hashanah, I was stunned that only three of the then sixteen candidates made any reference to the Jewish high holiday and none at all to Ramadan. Well, the acknowledgment of Hanukkah was even worse.

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But Wait! There's More! Candidates Turn To Gimmicky Giveaways

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2007 | 8:41 PM

From costume ideas to lunch dates to holiday recipes, the candidates are pulling out all the stops to get you involved and giving this holiday / primary season. With Iowa just weeks away, they're all trying to grab attention and dollars by thinking outside the box and offering giveaways beyond...

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Stumping for God's Endorsement - Faith Based Voter Guides Scarce in '08

(2) Comments | Posted November 7, 2007 | 6:31 PM

The following piece was produced by the HuffPost's OffTheBus.

While researching my last column I was reminded of a "values voter's guide" controversy from 2006, (see slides #1& #2), which received this response from People For the American Way as well as quite a bit of media...

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Stumping For God's Endorsement - Lessons Learned On The Left?

(2) Comments | Posted October 24, 2007 | 12:22 PM

The following piece was produced by the Huffington Post's OffTheBus project.

As the Values Voter Summit progressed this past weekend, both Tony Perkins and Dr. James Dobson reiterated that the evangelical right might consider a third party run for the Presidency in 2008. They say their constituency will not...

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Stumping For God's Endorsement - Valuing Voters

(1) Comments | Posted October 8, 2007 | 7:05 PM

The following piece was produced by the Huffington Post's OffTheBus project.

On October 19 - 21 several GOP presidential candidates will attend the Values Voter Summit in Washington DC (see slide #1), and also the Victory 2008 forum sponsored by the Republican Jewish Coalition, (see slide #2), on October...

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Stumping for God's Endorsement - No Rush To Rosh Hashanah

(1) Comments | Posted September 24, 2007 | 5:33 PM

The following piece was produced through OffTheBus, a citizen journalism project hosted at the Huffington Post and launched in partnership with NewAssignment.Net. For more information, read Arianna Huffington's project introduction. If you'd like to join our blogging team, sign up here If you're interested in other opportunities,...

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Stumping For God's Endorsement

(1) Comments | Posted September 5, 2007 | 7:38 PM

The following piece was produced through OffTheBus, a citizen journalism project hosted at the Huffington Post and launched in partnership with NewAssignment.Net. For more information, read Arianna Huffington's project introduction. If you'd like to join our blogging team, sign up here If you're interested in other opportunities,...

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Oh what a lucky girl I was

(2) Comments | Posted July 17, 2007 | 9:48 PM

I am involved in OffTheBus because of my grandparents - rabble-rousers that they were. I am that rabble.

My grandfather died 2 years ago, at 91 years old , after a decade long ravishing by Alzheimer's; my grandmother passed this May at 95 years old and, much to her chagrin,...

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