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Guest Author -- Donald Trump, The Apprentice Demagogue

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.20.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

So when political science Professor Kenneth Janda asked if he could write a column making a more academic comparison (instead of just hurling insults), I thought it'd be a great idea.

Former GOP Governor: Hillary Clinton 'More Stable' Than Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.13.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Gov. Christine Todd Whitman (R) has no plans to endorse Donald Trump as her party's nominee, and she's no fan of Hillary Clinton,...

Bush EPA Head Says Obama Chemical Safety Plan Is Too Weak

David Halperin | Posted 05.14.2016 | Politics
David Halperin

Former New Jersey governor Christine Todd Whitman (R), who headed the EPA under President George W. Bush, has written to President Obama's EPA head to argue that the EPA's proposed regulation to reduce the risks of explosions at U.S. chemical plants is too weak.

Kate Sheppard

Republican Former EPA Chiefs Try To Convince Senate GOP That Climate Change Is Real

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Four Republican former administrators of the Environmental Protection Agency had a message for the Senate on Wednesday on climate chan...

Kate Sheppard

Shutdown Delays Critical Safety Rules Requested After Deadly Texas Explosion

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- The 16-day government shutdown earlier this month has delayed the new chemical safety rules that President Barack Obama called for in ...

New Video Highlights Urgent Need for Obama to Make Chemical Plants Safer

David Halperin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
David Halperin

Many companies, such as Clorox, have voluntarily switched to safer chemicals, demonstrating that it can be done. But hard-line chemical companies, led by the Koch brothers, have lobbied relentlessly in Washington to prevent reforms.

Obama Can and Must Act Now on Chemical Plant Safety

David Halperin | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green
David Halperin

High-priced lobbyists for the Koch brothers and other chemical plant owners have for decades prevented effective action on Capitol Hill to make these plants safer from attack or accident. But President Obama has the power to make that happen.

On Carbon Taxes and Competition

Bill Chameides | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

The United States and China are talking different languages when it comes to reducing carbon emissions.

You'll Never Guess Who's Behind The Push For Chris Christie To Legalize Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

A longtime New Jersey Republican stalwart and confidante to two former GOP governors is now pushing Gov. Chris Christie (R) to end his opposition to s...

Jason Linkins

The Nightmare That Led To The Texas Plant Explosion

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

Yesterday, President Barack Obama attended both the opening of President George W. Bush's presidential library and the memorial service for those who ...

Another Christie Foe Bites The Dust

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

The decision by New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-West Deptford) to not run for governor has likely set the stage for state Sen. Barbara Bu...

Dem Considers Challenge To 'Heir Apparent' Booker

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

The speaker of the New Jersey state Assembly has signaled her interest in a U.S. Senate bid next year, setting up another hurdle in front of Newark Ma...

Lawmaker Finds New Jersey's 'Obi Wan Kenobi'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

A powerful New Jersey state senator has taken to Facebook to push a former Democratic governor to challenge Gov. Chris Christie (R), calling him New J...

John Celock

'The National GOP Is A Mess'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A national moderate Republican leader is urging fellow party members to stop donations to the Republican National Committee until their ...

Ex-GOP Gov: Florida Voting Fiasco 'Inexcusable,' Reminiscent Of 'Third-World Country'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

Former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman (R) sharply criticized the confusion and long lines at some Florida polling places Monday during an app...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney Cancels Campaign Events, Campaigns Anyway

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's unseemly to campaign in the midst of an unfolding natural disaster, but the Romney-Ryan camp was ready this week with a solution: D...

Getting Political With The Horsey Set

John Celock | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
John Celock

Saturday's annual Far Hills Race Meeting in New Jersey was a chance for food, fun, horses and politics. Mixed in between picnics and parties of the m...

Protecting Our Communities From a Chemical Disaster

Philip Radford | Posted 07.01.2012 | Green
Philip Radford

President Obama has sent clear signals that he will pursue initiatives that he can move forward within existing laws and without the need to wrestle with Congress. Now is the time for the president to take action to protect communities from the threat of chemical disasters.

Jennifer Bendery

GOP's Ken Mehlman, Christine Todd Whitman Back Gay Marriage Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A unlikely group of high-profile Republicans and Democrats is banding together for a new campaign aimed at swaying moderates in support ...

Joanna Zelman

The Costs Of Doing Nothing To Stop Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.18.2011 | Green

NEW YORK -- Everyone will have to pay more for the effects of climate change than we would have to pay to prevent climate change. This is the alar...

What's an Underemployed Gal to Do? Run For Office.

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Tucker

The experience of running convinced me that women have a tremendous natural ability for politics. We just have to get over our fear of it and go for the brass ring.

Guns, Religion and the Glenn Beck Rally

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

What Barack Obama described in the 2008 campaign is what we are seeing unfold in the country. Guns and religion -- or, in other words, fear and intolerance.

Lindsey Graham: In Today's Republican Party, Reagan Wouldn't Make It as a Republican

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Today's Republican Party is not a comfortable place for many classic Republicans. This is why I don't see someone like General David Petraeus easily saddling up to the Republican Party in his post-military, post-Afghanistan Eisenhoweresque rise.

McCain Could Have Gone Experienced, Female, Light Green; Instead, He Chose a Dark Future

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

John McCain had a choice. He could have gone 'green' (or at least light green) when choosing a female Republican governor. He actually had multiple 'light green' options in front of him.

McSame's McVeep: A Token of His Esteem...

Linda Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda Hansen

This time McCain's tin ear for -- and lack of commitment to -- the true worth of women invades the public sphere. He refused to choose a qualified Republican woman and, in doing so, his contempt for women is showing like an oversized slip beneath a mini-skirt.