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Fact Check: Keyser Wrongly Blames Secretary of State for Ballot Fiasco

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.05.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

U.S. Senate candidate John Keyser is blaming his campaign's initial failure to qualify for the GOP primary ballot on a "bureaucrat" in Colorado's secr...

Open Letter to Bernie Sanders

Judy Frankel | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Bernie Sanders consistently repeats that we need to start a political revolution, with or without him, to correct what most people in this country agree is wrong with it: our government is corrupted by money and crony capitalism.

Chicago 1968... Cleveland 2016?

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Could this be the year when Republicans see some sort of replay of what the Democrats went through in 1968?

Friday Talking Points -- Every Sulfurous Belch

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.31.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

The entire Trump phenomenon reminds me of a basic rule from the world of magical/fantasy fiction. It's not quite Asimov's "three laws of robotics," but it's still been used my many authors who write about wizards casting dangerous spells.

Keeping Trump Off the Ballot Will Backfire

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.26.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

If the state-level Republicans do decide to create loyalty oaths in a naked bid to keep Donald Trump off their primary ballots, his supporters are going to be enraged.

The Power of Your Vote

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The Koch's tidal wave of money can corrupt our democracy, but we must not abet it with our silence. We must go the polls and elect leaders who will protect the air we breathe and build a more sustainable future for our children.

Defending the Dream in Ferguson: Vest or Vote

Janessa E. Robinson | Posted 12.15.2014 | Black Voices
Janessa E. Robinson

This past weekend, hundreds took to the streets of Ferguson, Missouri in continued protests, forums, and demonstrations seeking justice for Mike Brown and other victims as part of the highly organized Ferguson October weekend of civil disobedience.

Ballot-Measure Wording Often Unclear, Incomplete

Hilary Gowins | Posted 10.12.2014 | Politics
Hilary Gowins

Issues with neutrality in wording choices are just one part of the battle when it comes to ballot measures. Missing or incomplete information is another issue that can taint voter decision-making.

Marijuana Legalization Update

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This year may see some progress on legalization, but it will be limited. But there are five state-level efforts where news is being made on the legalization front.

Here's How To Throw An Oscar Party

Mr. Kate | Posted 04.26.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

I want to throw an Oscar viewing party for my friends so I came up with some fun DIY decor ideas that are easy to do in your home, apartment or dorm.

Lessons From the Fight Over Later Abortion in Albuquerque

Jon O'Brien | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
Jon O'Brien

Americans aren't buying what the bishops and their allies are selling, and they are not willing to vote away their rights or those of their neighbors.

East Colorado Reservations

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Putting secession on the ballot in a county is, pretty obviously, nothing more than a political stunt. It brings to mind those who launch efforts to amend the Constitution even though they know they're never going to succeed. I appreciate the value of a good political stunt, though.

How Those Names Get On Your Ballot

Ariel Chesler | Posted 08.17.2013 | New York
Ariel Chesler

Candidates know about it. Election lawyers know about it. Political insiders do too. Yet, I've learned over the past few years that in this otherwise politically savvy town, ballot access still remains foreign to many.

Our Language, Our Neighbors

John F. Schwaller | Posted 01.19.2013 | Education
John F. Schwaller

There is no point in the history of the United States in which there was not a multiplicity of languages being spoken.

Shepard Fairey Discusses Election 2012 and the Importance of Voting (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Shira Lazar

While he's considered making a similar poster for the 2012 election, the artist says that it would be naive to deny the realities and changes of the last four years.

2008 Election's Biggest Videos: YouTube Flashback

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Shira Lazar

Take a ride down YouTube's memory lane with the best news flubs, pop culture parodies, musical tributes, dug-up footage, and celebrity endorsements from one of the most revolutionary political events in American history.

You Might Have Broken The Law If You Instagrammed Your Ballot

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.06.2012 | Technology

It's a familiar motif of modern-day life: Had a baby, bought a house or a enjoyed a particularly delicious hamburger? If so, Instagram it immediately ...

What Voting in the Future Looks Like

Maria Ehsan | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Maria Ehsan

I have the good fortune of living in Washington state. I was born and raised here, so a lot of the forward thinking and progressive values that the people of this state have are something I grew up with. One of our most impressive and forward thinking systems is that my state votes entirely by mail.

Share Your Voice in Our Future by Voting Tuesday

Benny Napoleon | Posted 11.02.2012 | Detroit
Benny Napoleon

The future of our nation, Michigan and Wayne County rests with you and other voters. Do not give up your right to vote! I encourage you to become familiar with your ballot by reviewing it online and deeply considering each candidate and issue.

The Times They Are a-Changin'... or Are They?

David Morris | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Morris

Opponents of same-sex marriage argue they are defending the institution of marriage but their arguments have little to do with marriage. After all, the institution of marriage has suffered grievously in the only-heterosexuals-can-marry era.

It's Election Time in America

Monica Medina | Posted 11.10.2012 | Latino Voices
Monica Medina

A year of campaigning, grandstanding, hand-shaking, politicking, debating, mud-slinging and flag-pin wearing. A year filled with super-PACs, soapboxes, and the good ol' red, white and blue.

Arizona State Militia Formed, Sovereignty on the Ballot, Will Gov. Brewer Sign Bill for State Takeover of Federal Lands?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 07.04.2012 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

The key point in Arizona's new bill underscores the state's intent to sell public land to private enterprise and elude federal environmental protections guaranteed by the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act and other regulations.

Christina Wilkie

GOP Candidate Blames Ballot Failure On 'One Guy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Wednesday blamed his campaign's failure to produce the required number of signatures ...

Shhh! Here's Your Winning Oscar Ballot

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

If you want to win the Oscar pool, why not use my ballot? If you triumph, you can lord it over your friends. If you lose, you can blame me. It's a win-win!

Did Your Vote Count?

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Ann West

Think back to this past Election Day -- you went to the polls, checked in, received a ballot, voted and placed your ballot in the scanner -- bam: you'...