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Jon Ward

Benghazi Debate Exchange Allows Obama To Dodge Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama never directly answered the questions posed to him Tuesday night about the death of a U.S. ambassador in Benghazi. He di...

Mitt Romney Tells Story Of Meeting Former Navy SEAL Who Was Later Killed In Libya

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

It seemed like a lighthearted, self-deprecating story at first, as Mitt Romney told a crowd of supporters in Van Meter, Iowa, Tuesday that he and his ...

RNC Touts 2.5 Million Voter Contacts Made On Saturday

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

The Republican National Committee's focus on micro-targeted door-knocking and phone calls continues to ramp up. On Saturday, Republicans in 11 swing s...

Patrick Svitek

Nancy Pelosi Slams Super PAC Spending, Calls To Overturn Citizens United

HuffingtonPost.com | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) laid out the stakes of November's elections to hundreds of young voters Thursday, amping u...

Jon Ward

High Society Romney Meets Hip Mitt

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- Watching Mitt Romney in person Monday in California was like switching the channel between PBS and MTV and back again. There he was,...

Lucia Graves

Republicans Overwhelmingly Support State Medical Marijuana Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly three-quarters of Americans and more than two-thirds of Republicans believe federal officials should respect state laws on medica...