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2014 Election

Otter Wins Idaho Gubernatorial Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Butch Otter is once again the GOP nominee for Idaho governor, the Associated Press reports. Otter, who has served as governor since 2007, bested a...

Butch Otter Wins Idaho Governor Primary

Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Incumbent C.L. "Butch" Otter won the GOP primary election for governor in the state of Idaho Tuesday. Otter beat out three competitors: State Sen. ...

Wehby Wins GOP Senate Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Oregon Republicans have selected surgeon Monica Wehby as their U.S. Senate candidate, the Associated Press reports. Wehby defeated state Sen. Jason...

Monica Wehby Wins Primary In Oregon Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Monica Wehby has won the Republican primary in Oregon's Senate race, the Associated Press reports. Wehby, a pediatric neurosurgeon, bested state Re...

Kingston, Perdue To Face Off In GOP Senate Runoff

AP | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and former Dollar General CEO David Perdue have advanced to a Republican runoff in Georgia's hotly contested ...

Kingston, Perdue To Face Off Again In Senate Runoff

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) and businessman David Perdue, the top two finishers in the Republican primary for Georgia's open Senate seat, will compete ...

Perdue Headed For Primary Runoff In Georgia Senate Race

AP | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Dollar General CEO David Perdue has advanced to a GOP runoff in Georgia's hotly contested Senate race that will eventually hel...

Grimes: 'I Won't Answer To The President, No Matter Who He Or She Might Be'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

In her victory speech after Tuesday's primary election in Kentucky, Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, who will face off against Senate Minority Leader...

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. ...