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Future Looks Bright From Silicon Valley

Mike Cassidy | Posted 07.10.2014 | Technology
Mike Cassidy

Maybe embracing the future is an occupational hazard of working for a Silicon Valley high-tech enterprise. Or maybe it's inherent in our times -- times when the pace of change and stunning innovation seems to accelerate hourly.

Former Obama Adviser: Hillary Clinton's 2016 Prospects Are Looking Good

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

David Plouffe, the one-time Hillary Clinton critic who served as President Barack Obama's campaign manager in 2008 and later as a senior adviser in th...

Top Dem Strategist: Any Potential Clinton Challenger Would Just Be Campaigning For An MSNBC Show

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

A top Democratic strategist and former senior adviser to President Barack Obama thinks that any Democrat weighing a primary challenge to former Secret...

Obama Should End Deportations in State of Union Speech

Randy Shaw | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics
Randy Shaw

President Obama can do something memorable in his January 28, 2014 State of the Union speech: issue an Executive Order ending the deportation of law-abiding undocumented immigrants. The time for action is now.

Obama: 'No Way' I Would Have Run In 2012 Without Biden

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Thursday tried to lay to rest the suggestion that his administration considered replacing Vice President Joe B...

Former Obama Aide Denounces Idea That Biden Could Have Been Dropped

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — A new book asserts the idea of replacing Vice President Joe Biden with Hillary Rodham Clinton was floated in Pr...

The Good Leadership Gap in Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 09.09.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

I think that one of the problems is that our traditional image of leaders is extremely narrow, confined to those relatively few "above" us rather than encompassing many of those around us as well.

Obama Aide SLAMS Issa

Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics

Former senior Obama aide David Plouffe took a pointed shot at House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R- Calif.) on Twitter Sunday, invo...

Jon Ward

Ex-Obama Aides Start Political Consulting Firm

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three former top campaign aides to President Barack Obama are starting consulting firm, continuing an ongoing trend of former Obama staf...

David Plouffe Joining Bloomberg TV As Contributor

Posted 04.25.2013 | Media

David Plouffe will be Bloomberg TV's newest contributor, the network announced in a statement on Thursday. Politico reported that the former White...

David Plouffe on First Debate: "We Had Better Second and Third Debates Because of the Catastrophe"

92nd Street Y | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

Former Obama campaign manager and senior adviser David Plouffe spoke with PBS's Jeff Greenfield on March 17, 2013 at 92Y. In this clip, Plouffe respon...

David Plouffe On Potentially Running Hillary 2016: "I'll Accept the Call...Even If It's At 3 AM"

92nd Street Y | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

Former Obama campaign manager and senior adviser David Plouffe spoke with PBS's Jeff Greenfield on March 17, 2013 at 92Y. In this clip, Plouffe answer...

Top Obama Strategist Counts Himself Out Of Hillary Bid

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

David Plouffe, who ran Barack Obama's 2008 campaign, ruled out running a potential 2016 bid for Hillary Clinton on Sunday. PBS's Jeff Greenfield po...

Jason Linkins

NYT Magazine Publishes Must-Read On GOP's Failures

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

Much has been written about the woeful campaign run by Mitt Romney and the now-widely lambasted gaggle of ancient consultants who've grifted and graft...

White House Confident On Gun Control Push

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (Reuters) - A White House adviser on Sunday said he was optimistic Congress will approve at least part of President Barack Obama'...

Dave Jamieson

More Revenues Must Be Part Of Deficit Deal: Obama Adviser

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics

A top adviser to President Barack Obama said Sunday that more revenue must be part of any long-term deficit deal that the administration strikes with ...

Obama Wins, But Can the People Still Lose?

Danny Schechter | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Danny Schechter

Welcome to term two, Mr. President, where you will be expected to be more of a magician than a mechanic. What rabbits can you pull out of your hat?

Amanda Terkel

Romney Adviser Admits FEMA Doing A Good Job Responding To Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ed Gillespie, a senior adviser to Mitt Romney's campaign, admitted on Sunday that the Obama administration is effectively responding to ...

Jon Ward

Obama Campaign Confident In Ohio, But Irked By Romney's Move To Seize 'Change' Mantle

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

LIMA, Ohio -– Mitt Romney's motorcade arrived at a large rally in the Cincinnati suburbs, 100 miles south of here, just as President Barack Obama to...

Jon Ward

Three Days In October: How The Debates Changed The Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

The night before the first debate in Denver, I ran into Kevin Madden, the 40-year-old, square-jawed senior aide to GOP presidential candidate Mitt...

Jon Ward

2012 Presidential Debates Viewed As Historic By Republicans, Pedestrian By Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- The 2012 presidential debates are over. Were they decisive in a potentially historic way, or simply par for the course, with the s...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney The Deconstructionist: The Real Reason Obama's Campaign Called Him A Liar

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– When Obama adviser David Plouffe walked into the spin room in Denver last week after the president's poor debate performance, there wa...

Memo to Axelrod: Mis-Underestimating Romney

Martin Lewis | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics
Martin Lewis

You don't make hundreds of millions of dollars buying and selling companies without being a slick salesman. Saying whatever you have to say to make "the sale". Fact-checkers be damned. The salesman doesn't care after he has your money... (Or vote.)

Romney's Debatable Performance

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Romney's performance was welcome relief to Republicans after several weeks of poor performances and embarrassing gaffes. He was convincing, and his debate appearance revved up his own base. But did Romney convert any new voters? Will Americans support a candidate whose numbers do not add up?

Before Debate, Tough Crowds At The Practice

New York Times | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a conference room at the Democratic headquarters, President Obama has been preparing for the debate next week, but the reviews of hi...