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2016 Presidential Election Will Now Be Decided By Coin Toss

Spencer Green | Posted 02.03.2016 | Comedy
Spencer Green

In an attempt to streamline the cumbersome United States election process, this year's presidential election will be decided by the single toss of a coin on November 8th.

How Trump Lost Iowa

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

Going forward, I do not see how Trump undoes the damage he inflicted on himself in Iowa. Not only has he unilaterally destroyed his narrative that he is a "winner," but he has now given the rapidly rising, if boyish, Rubio a clear path to victory.

The Worst Reason to Not Vote for Bernie Sanders

Cody Gough | Posted 01.31.2016 | Politics
Cody Gough

But what does it say about the United States if its citizens are afraid to vote for a candidate because they don't believe their government will allow the leader of the free world to address the biggest domestic problems it faces?

Bringing Out the Big Guns

Emma Weaver | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
Emma Weaver

As the Democratic race has tightened, presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has brought out the big guns; her husband, Bill Clinton.

Black Lives Matter to Bernie Sanders

Katerina Rosen | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics
Katerina Rosen

Sanders' key policy proposals would radically improve the lives of many African-Americans. In addition, Black Lives Matter activists have praised his racial justice plan, which details exactly how he would turn this country into one that "affirms the values of its people of color."

Iowa, New Hampshire and the Disembodiment of American Foreign Policy

Edward Goldberg | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics
Edward Goldberg

The American primary system for the nomination of presidential and congressional candidates, a system never mentioned in the constitution, has allowed populist anger to be exploited into a veto on foreign policy. Primaries, as they have evolved with the assistance of social media, have become an exercise that grants extraordinary electoral power to the dissatisfied and to the extremes.

Clinton Not Inevitable Nominee

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There is no guarantee that the name on that ballot will be Hillary Clinton. She's already vulnerable in at least two of the first four states to vote, and if she loses both Iowa and New Hampshire then the rest of the country (including the media) will start paying a lot more attention to Bernie.

Latino Conference High Hopes For 2016 Election

Pita S. Juarez | Posted 10.19.2015 | Latino Voices
Pita S. Juarez

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Policy Forum is a four-day conference that takes place every year in Washington D.C. during Hispanic Heritage Month with a mission to develop the next generation of Latino leaders through education, empowerment and connection in order to shape the nation's future.

Politics of the Oscar Race With Richard Dreyfuss and Sally Kirkland

Brent Roske | Posted 02.14.2015 | Entertainment
Brent Roske

Brent Roske discusses the politics of the Oscar race with Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss and Oscar nominee Sally Kirkland who's gunning for another nomination for this years 'Archaeology of a Woman'.

Jon Ward

Iowa Caucus Documentary Shows 2012 Election Spectacle Through Ordinary Americans' Eyes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

The first few moments of "Caucus," a new documentary from filmmaker A.J. Schnack, make clear it is not only a film about the politicians who took part...

The Congressional Anti-Bullying Caucus

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

The caucus seeks to engage and empower each constituency involved in the anti-bullying movement. We need innovative solutions to combat bullying, ones that protect our children, our peers, our seniors.

Mark Blumenthal

Maine Caucuses: A Chance For Paul To Shine?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The most important thing to know about the Republican caucuses in Maine that will report their results Saturday night is that turnout fo...

Jason Linkins

Ron Paul Caucus Strategy Looks Up From Inside

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

We've spent a lot of time talking about Ron Paul's "caucus strategy" approach to the GOP nomination season, but haven't really been able to illustrate...

Santorum's Fight for Religious Freedom Inspires Others to Restrict Freedom, Too

Chris Michael | Posted 04.10.2012 | Comedy
Chris Michael

"I think I speak for many Americans when I say that expanding personal choice is the exact opposite of freedom," an irate Santorum said, flagellating himself on MSNBC's Morning Joe.

Caucuses Causing Chaos, Raising Questions

AP | By CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- After back-to-back fiascos in Nevada and Iowa, the term "caucus" may be on its way to becoming a bad word in the GOP lexicon. Those trou...

Iowa Caucus Results Certified: Santorum Finishes Ahead Of Romney

Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

More than two weeks after the 2012 Iowa caucus, a final certified tally showed former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum finishing with 29,839 votes and forme...

Iowa Caucus Results Revealing Surprising Outcome

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C.--Rick Santorum edged Mitt Romney by 34 votes in a surprise flip to the final tally of the Iowa caucuses, but no winner will be declared...

Not-Romney Race Killing Not-Romney's Chances

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

To use a way-too-early 2012 Olympics metaphor, it won't matter who wins the epic struggle for silver and bronze, if Mitt Romney walks off the stage with the gold medal around his neck.

Sam Stein

Typo May Give Iowa Caucus Win to Santorum

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

WINDHAM, N.H. -- Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said he was "not surprised to hear" that the vote total for ex-Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney may have...

WATCH: Huntsman Loss In Iowa Even Worse Than First Thought

Posted 01.05.2012 | Comedy

It was too early on Tuesday for late night hosts to weigh in on the results of the Iowa caucuses, so a lot of the best bits about the winners (Democra...

What Is Mitt Romney's Real First Name?

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney won the Iowa caucus last night. But do you know his real first name? Romney eked out a win by the narrowest of margins: The form...

Conservative Elites Call Emergency Meeting To Avoid 2012 Outcome

Politico | Jonathan Martin | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

A group of movement conservatives has called an emergency meeting in Texas next weekend to find a "consensus" Republican presidential hopeful, POLITIC...

Democratic Occupy Activist Takes Charge of Iowa Republican Caucus Precinct 66

Michael J. Hunt | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Michael J. Hunt

Precinct 66 nominated well-known Occupy organizer Ed Fallon to serve as Republican Caucus Secretary, customarily an innocuous role when held by a traditional member of the party. Fallon is not what you would call a traditional member of any party.

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Is 'Still The 25 Percent Man,' Says David Axelrod

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. -- President Barack Obama's reelection campaign sought to spin the results of the Iowa caucuses Wednesday, arguing in a conference call ...

GOP Candidates Move On To Next Contest

AP | DAVID ESPO and KASIE HUNT | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Mitt Romney eagerly pocketed an endorsement from two-time New Hampshire primary winner John McCain on Wednesday and bid to co...