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Conservative Options: Christian Jihad? Or Civil Disobedience?

Alan Kelly | Posted 07.01.2015 | Religion
Alan Kelly

The sentiments of the GOP hopefuls are deeply brooding, even desperate, and Democrat candidates will be forced to take them seriously. The question remains, then, what plays will they employ to counter the cries for religious justice.

Igor Bobic

Ted Cruz Watched Porn At The Supreme Court, And Other Tidbits From His New Book

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.01.2015 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is out with a new memoir, entitled "A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Promise of America." In it, he details his conservative p...

What The 2016 Candidates' Campaign Logos Say About Them

HuffPost Live | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 06.29.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The impact of Barack Obama's iconic "Hope" poster in 2008 can't be measured, but it was certainly felt. It was the quickest and simplest way for an a...

To Latinos, Trump Is Bad Politics And Bad News

Raul A. Reyes | Posted 06.28.2015 | Latino Voices
Raul A. Reyes

Donald Trump has no one to blame but himself for the ongoing controversy. If he had shown a basic level of respect for Latinos, he would not be facing growing outrage in the Hispanic community. Maybe the title of his next book should be "How To Lose Friends and Deport People."

Marina Fang

Bernie Sanders Surges In New Hampshire Polls

HuffingtonPost.com | Marina Fang | Posted 06.25.2015 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), once considered a long shot for president, has been gaining in recent polls in New Hampshire, a key primary state, and ma...

Rand Paul and AAPS Want to Bring You Liberty.... From Safe Healthcare

Dr. Jason Johnson | Posted 06.25.2015 | Politics
Dr. Jason Johnson

Rand Paul may be many things -- a crusader, a protector of privacy and a conservative, but one thing he certainly isn't is informed on the value of and importance of oversight in American healthcare.

Bobby Jindal Becomes 13th GOP Candidate

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

But Jindal's time might have passed -- if it ever even existed. He's not as fresh a face on the political scene as he once was.

Marco Rubio Says He's Fine With The Pope's Climate Change Positioning

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Is Marco Rubio, the Florida senator who would like to be the Republican presidential contender in 2016, softening his stance on climate ...

Ted Cruz Cracks Jokes On Gun Control Days After Charleston Shooting

The Huffington Post | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 06.21.2015 | Politics

RED OAK, Iowa - Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) dropped a few gun control jokes during his latest swing through Iowa, days after the shooting deaths of nine p...

Mitt Romney Calls On South Carolina To Take Down Confederate Flag

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.21.2015 | Politics

Mitt Romney on Saturday called on South Carolina to take down the Confederate flag flying outside its statehouse. Take down the #ConfederateFlag at...

Igor Bobic

Rick Santorum: Charleston Shooting 'Clearly' Motivated By Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum (R) didn't equivocate Friday when asked about the nature of an attack by a white gunman on a hist...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Republicans Are Cooling On Rand Paul

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics

Republicans would be happy to have any of the current six leading candidates as their nominee for president, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds, but the...

Change Coming to Fox News?

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.17.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Is Fox News on the brink of becoming (as Pinocchio might say) a "real news organization" instead of the wooden de facto propaganda wing of the Republican Party?

Michael McAuliff

Lindsey Graham: Trump Is A 'Dream Come True' For Consultants

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump's entry into the 2016 presidential contest is a "dream come true." Or at least it is for professional political handlers, q...

Jeb Bush: Still Not Hispanic -- Or Our Friend

Senator Darren Soto | Posted 06.15.2015 | Latino Voices
Senator Darren Soto

Because he speaks Spanish and tells the story of his immigrant family, it's assumed that Bush has a more favorable record than his fellow Republicans on issues of importance to Hispanic families. But Latinos in Florida know that Jeb isn't, and never has been, on our side.

No, Jeb Bush Is Not the Wiser Bush Brother

John A. Tures | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

After George W. Bush's tenure in office came to a conclusion, Republicans who were hoping Jeb Bush could succeed him in 2008 and 2012 asked me about his chances. "He'd do better, right? He's the smarter of the two, right?" Sadly, as Jeb's 2016 campaign struggles, it has confirmed the responses I gave several years ago. He's not the wiser brother.

Audio: 'Bro with no ho' and 4 Other Sen. Mark Kirk Blunders

Reboot Illinois | Posted 06.15.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Though his "bro with no ho" comment is the most recent uncomfortable remark made by Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk from Illinois, the lawmaker is no stranger to political gaffes.

Bernie Sanders Thrills Large Crowd At Iowa Town Hall

The Huffington Post | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 06.17.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- While Hillary Clinton makes her way to the Hawkeye State following her first campaign rally in New York City on Saturday, crowds t...

Strategies Behind Slogans Betray the Politics

Alan Kelly | Posted 06.12.2015 | Politics
Alan Kelly

While Jeb Bush dithers, there's much to be said about his opponents' slogans. What's escaped the white gloves of so many branding gurus is an analysis of the influence plays that support them. They tell a deeper story of the candidate's intentions and interests.

Igor Bobic

Bernie Sanders Calls Hillary Clinton Out On Trade

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) says it's long past time for Hillary Clinton to make clear where she stands on a pending trade deal between ...

Scott Walker Hasn't Been To A Bucks Game In Years

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 06.11.2015 | Sports

Yet he wants voters to help pay for a new arena?

Igor Bobic

Bernie Sanders 'Surprised' By Size Of Crowds At His Campaign Rallies

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The number of adoring supporters who have shown up at presidential campaign events for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is bigger than even t...

Rick Perry Tries Again

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

He, obviously, wants to follow the trail Bush blazed from the Texas governor's office to the Oval Office. However, this will be the second run for Perry, and he'll have to improve significantly on his previous performance to even have a chance of doing so.

Hillary Clinton Joins Instagram With Pantsuit Joke

The Huffington Post | Dayana Morales Gomez | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

Looks like Hillary Clinton is getting ready to share more with the Internet. The Democratic presidential hopeful opened an Instagram account on We...

Dear America: Meet Bernie Sanders. Properly, This Time

Emil Mella | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics
Emil Mella

There's only one candidate who so far has been either ignored or ridiculed by the majority of the American media during his entire campaign. He is a candidate with firm values and authentic determination. That candidate's name is Bernie Sanders -- and he could, and should, be the 45th President of the United States of America.