It is still remarkably difficult to be a challenger. Consider Desiree Pilgrim-Hunter's race to unseat New York State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada.
Today the Personal Democracy Forum (PDF) relaunched 10Questions.com, a platform that allows citizens to submit videos of questions for candidates, vote on the best and then rate the quality of the answers
A successful democracy is one where people vote and their vote has meaning. In 2008's presidential election, the US voter turnout was about 57%, the ...
The main result of 18 months of calling the Obama administration extremists is that it is the Republicans themselves who will seem like the extremists by the time November comes around.
If you've ever supported a grassroots issue campaign, you may want to take a second look -- and do so quickly -- after a pair of little watched Colorado Senate votes that took place on Wednesday.
How about one conservative, John McCain, trying to rewrite his own history by denying he was ever a maverick?
HuffPost editor Roy Sekoff appeared on "The Joy Behar Show" Tuesday along with Fran Drescher to discuss Rielle Hunter's interview with GQ and the sent...
A recentNYTarticle says to the world that it's perfectly acceptable to continue to belittle women for the exact same things that men are doing in the online world today.
The new liberalism will have to prove that it can say no as well as yes by terminating ineffective and obsolete programs, as well as instituting promising new ones.
TV debates encourage us to judge politicians with the values of Hollywood. The danger is that in the minds of many viewers, cogent policies take second place to whiter teeth or a stronger jawline.
The tea partiers are not the only angry people in America. Progressives who were promised change and didn't get it are getting more and more ready to take things to the streets themselves.
Voters are angry, and while it is illogical that people seem to be looking to break the gridlock in Washington by voting in Republicans who are no better, the anger is based on real concerns.
Lost in the coverage of President Obama's too-gentle smackdown of John McCain at the health care reform summit was something sublime that passed from McCain's lips.
Many young Americans have about the growing influence of technology. But no matter how new technology may change the manifestations of human relations, it will never eliminate them.
Logic dictates that the higher you rise, the higher it is find friends you can trust. As Barack Obama rose to the most coveted office in the US, Valerie Jarrett became evermore important.
Groups for and against the current financial reform bills have already conducted their polls, polished their messages and are starting to engage in ad-war skirmishes.