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2011 Election

What Election Day 2011 Means for the Environment

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 01.11.2012 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Outrage is seemingly being applied deliberately. Therefore, those who have already written their "day after election 2012" stories about President Obama's defeat should keep watching.

Amanda Terkel

Big Wins For Progressives On Election Night | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday's elections saw big wins for progressives around the country, who blocked right-wing measures on issues of voting, labor, immigr...

Kentucky's Democratic Governor Re-elected

AP | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has been re-elected, becoming the second Democrat to win a U.S. gubernatorial race this year amid linger...

Paid Sick Leave Rejected By Denver Voters

Posted 01.02.2012 | Denver

Initiative 300, also billed as the 'Paid Sick Days' initiative, received a resounding 'no' from voters in yesterday's election. According to the De...

Why I'm Running for Putnam Valley Town Board

Jay Michaelson | Posted 11.23.2011 | New York
Jay Michaelson

Putnam Valley is hurting, and unless I choose to remain willfully ignorant of reality, I can't help but notice. We can and ought to do something to revitalize our town center and help people get back on their feet.

Marriage for Gays and Lesbians Threatened in Iowa

Joe Mirabella | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics
Joe Mirabella

For political junkies, this race is the race to watch this November. Rarely is so much at stake for a local election.

Jon Ward

Mike Huckabee Encourages Tim Pawlenty To Stay In Race | Jon Ward | Posted 10.13.2011 | Politics

AMES, IOWA -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee handicapped the Ames Straw Poll before the results were announced on Saturday. The Huffington Pos...

Mayor Levi Johnston? Wasilla Campaign Part Of Reality Show

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

JUNEAU, Alaska — From Playgirl to ... politico? That's right: Levi Johnston's manager, Tank Jones, is confirming a report that Johnston is plan...