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2014 Election

Rep Defeated In Gubernatorial Dem Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.) lost the Democratic nomination in the race to challenge Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett to Tom Wolf, the Associated Press ...

Amanda Terkel

Tea Party Groups Promise To Support Mitch McConnell After Matt Bevin's Loss

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tea party groups that worked to oust Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) united around him Tuesday night as he easily beat pr...

Marjorie Margolies Loses Primary For Pennsylvania House Seat

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Marjorie Margolies has lost the Democratic primary to represent Pennsylvania's 13th District, the Associated Press reports. State Rep. Bre...

Tom Wolf Wins Race To Challenge Tom Corbett

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Tom Wolf has won the Democratic nomination in the race to challenge Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, the Associated Press reports. Wolf defeated Rep....

Tom Wolf Wins Race To Challenge Tom Corbett

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Businessman Tom Wolf handily won the Democratic nomination Tuesday in the race to unseat Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, the Associated Press reports. ...

Nunn Wins Democratic Nomination In Georgia Senate Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Georgia Democrats have selected Michelle Nunn as their nominee in the state's U.S. Senate race, the Associated Press reports. Nunn bested a field ...

Winners Emerge In Georgia Senate Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Michelle Nunn emerged victorious Tuesday night in the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga...

Michelle Nunn Wins Georgia Senate Nomination

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Michelle Nunn has won the Democratic nomination in the race to represent Georgia in the U.S. Senate, the Associated Press reports. Nunn will face ...

Tea Party Favorite Fails To Unseat Mitch McConnell

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Matt Bevin, the businessman backed by tea party groups in Kentucky's Senate race, has lost his challenge to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. ...

McConnell Defeats Bevin To Win Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell fended off tea party challenger Matt Bevin to win Tuesday's primary for the Kentucky GOP Senate nomination, the...

McConnell, Grimes Win Primaries

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes are headed for November's general election. The Asso...

McConnell, Grimes Win Senate Primaries

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes have won their respective primaries in Kentucky's Senat...

Alison Lundergan Grimes Wins Primary In Kentucky Senate Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is officially the Democratic nominee in Kentucky's Senate race, the Associated Press reports. G...

The Right's Millennial Dilemma in 2014 and Beyond

Jill Hanauer | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
Jill Hanauer

Millennials want to see action on the issues that will define our times, while Republicans largely deny the scientific reality of climate change, actively promote the involvement of big corporations in elections, and undermine our public schools.

Jason Linkins

Dems Still Trying To Dial In Exact Right Amount Of President For Midterms

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Back in February, it was reported that if there was one thing that Democrats contending in the 2014 midterm elections wanted President Barack Obama to...

Voters Head To The Polls In Pennsylvania

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Major races are taking place in the Pennsylvania primary elections on Tuesday. Pennsylvania is one of six states holding elections on May 20. T...

Georgia Primary Puts All Eyes On Senate Races

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

A crowded Republican Senate race is taking place Tuesday in Georgia, one of six states with elections in what's being dubbed a mini-Super Tuesday. ...

Arkansas Voters Heading To The Polls

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Arkansas is one of six states with a primary election taking place on Tuesday. Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Oregon and Pennsylvania are hold...

Voters Head To The Polls In Idaho

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Idaho's two-term incumbent Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter faces challenges Tuesday in the state's GOP primary election. State Sen. Russ Fulcher is largely...

Voting Underway In Oregon Primary

AP | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Oregon Republicans will select a candidate to challenge first-term Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) in a Tuesday primary election. Oregon is one of six s...

Kentucky Primary Pits Mitch McConnell Against Tea Party Rival

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

A slew of primary elections are taking place Tuesday, including a GOP brawl in the Bluegrass State. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) ...

Paul Blumenthal

Establishment Republicans Swamp Conservatives In Idaho GOP Primary Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A host of D.C.-based corporate lobbying groups have banded together to protect Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) from a tea party primary chal...

GOP Is Taking On Water: Hillary's Candidacy and Immigration Reform Fail

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

The Titanic was promoted as 'unsinkable.' It was touted as a symbol of technological and industrial might... until it crashed into a giant ice cube with catastrophic consequences. Which brings me to today's Republican Party.

GOP House Candidate Apologizes For Saying Dems Behind Most Mass Shootings

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

A Republican challenging Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Ariz.) apologized Monday for saying a vast majority of the perpetrators of mass shootings are Democra...

Amanda Terkel

May 20 Primaries Pose Tests For Mitch McConnell, Tea Partiers And The Clintons

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday marks a big day for primary elections around the country, with races testing the tea party's strength, the power of the Clintons...