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Run, Zephyr, Run -- Teachout Should Challenge Hillary for the Democratic Presidential Nomination

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Teachout might not be able to defeat Clinton, Inc. -- with its bevy of rich and well-connected donors -- for the nomination, but my bet is that she could collect a slew of delegates and have a big impact on the national debate. The Democratic wing of the Democratic Party deserves a strong warrior in the primaries, not just a Clinton coronation.

Hillary Clinton Will Decide Whether She's Running For President After New Year's

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is beginning to give a more definitive timeline for when she'll decide whether to run for president, accordi...

Former Presidential Candidate Howard Dean Hopes Hillary Clinton Becomes President

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

Former Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Gov. Howard Dean has adjusted his tune on a potential 2016 Hillary Clinton candidacy, now saying ...

Ex-Clinton Press Secretary Bets Hillary Clinton Won't Run For President

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton's press secretary isn't bullish on the prospects of a second Clinton administration. Mike McCurry, who served as Cli...

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...

Jill Biden Can't Think Of A Good Reason Her Husband Shouldn't Run For President

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden's wife, Jill Biden, couldn't come up with a reason her husband shouldn't run for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination....

Hillary Clinton Bucks the Spirit of the 22nd Amendment

Stephen Kaus | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics
Stephen Kaus

If Hillary were striking out on her own, we would feel less this way, but that is not what she is doing. She is campaigning for a third term while invoking executive privilege as to what she did during the first two.

Americans Say They'd Be Least Likely To Vote For A President Of This Religion

Posted 02.17.2014 | Religion

While ninety percent of Americans would vote for a black, a woman, Catholic, Hispanic, or Jewish presidential candidate, only 54 percent would vote fo...

Worst Case Scenario for Hillary

Rich Rubino | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Assuming Vice President Joe Biden does not run, Hillary, having served as U.S. Secretary of State for four years, will likely become the face card of the Obama administration.

Democrats Call For Female Contenders In 2016

National Journal | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

At a time when President Obama is under fire for selecting an inner circle of Cabinet officials dominated by white men, Democrats are facing another u...

The Women Who Might Run For President In 2016

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

A historic number of women will take their seats in the U.S. Senate this January -- a full fifth of the upper chamber -- yet the country has still not...

Which Candidate Is the Better Investment?

Bill Folman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Bill Folman

For those of you who are attracted to Mitt Romney's business background, I think it is useful to view the choice between Obama and Romney as a choice between two very different business strategies. Which candidate is the better investment?

I Am the 47 Percent

Monique Ruffin | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Monique Ruffin

The Romney/Ryan ticket is so deeply disturbing to me because it seems to exploit many of the issues that have divided our nation and left a large percentage of our citizenry disenfranchised.

Michelle Bachmann Still Owes $3,814 In Golf Cart Rental Fees

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 07.30.2012 | Small Business

Michelle Bachmann spent $3,814 at Turf Cars last August for golf carts to schlepp her supporters around Iowa. Newt Gingrich reportedly racked up a hef...

Americans Most Unlikely To Vote For Atheist, Muslim Candidate For President

Posted 06.27.2012 | Religion

While ninety percent of Americans would vote for a black, a woman, Catholic, Hispanic, or Jewish presidential candidate, only 54 percent would vote fo...

The Dangerous Allure of Political Promises

Terry Newell | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Terry Newell

Our minds -- and those of politicians -- feed on overconfidence. We want to believe not only the promise but that the person who made it can deliver. A recent book by Nobel-winning economist/psychologist Daniel Kahneman helps explain this.

Democratic Presidential Possibilities: 20 in 2016

Robert Guttman | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics
Robert Guttman

President Cuomo. President O'Malley. President Warner. President Beebe. It may seem strange in the middle of the 2012 presidential contest to be look...

Democrats Play Dangerous Game in Shunning President Obama

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

It's not enough for Obama and Democrats to bank on the GOP self-destructing in rancor and division to ease Obama's path back to the White House.

Major Contender Withdraws from Presidential Race -- Obama Victory Now Assured

Mark Steinberg | Posted 12.26.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

I believe that Democrats would ultimately have seen that my "1-1-1" plan for job creation was superior to anything the President has tried or proposed. It also has the virtue of simplicity.

Is Obama the "Prevent D" or "Rope-a-Dope" Candidate?

Aaron Harber | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics
Aaron Harber

From a policy perspective, the president is deploying a "Prevent D" approach -- the play-it-safe strategy some teams use in sports when they are far ahead of their opposition.

Kristofer Eisenla Does the DNC

Kristofer Eisenla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristofer Eisenla

Long before Kristofer Eisenla became deputy chief of staff and communications director for U.S. representative Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), he campaigned ...

Obama's Honeymoon and Chelsea's Wedding Are Over. What Now Hillary?

Alain L. Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alain L. Sanders

So pay attention to Hillary. What she does, when she does it, and how she does it will be the most important assessment of the outcome of this November's midterm elections.

Can Hillary Clinton Derail the Sarah Palin Express?

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Almonte

A criticism of Palin that might sound mean-spirited from Obama would be a clean smack-down from Hillary. Palin is a charmer, but her tight skirt and high heels are no match for Clinton's pantsuit and comfortable walking shoes.

If Michael Moore Would Run for President

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

If Moore announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination now, and followed up that announcement with a vigorous campaign focused on the struggles of rank-and-file Democrats, it would re-mobilize rank-and-file Democratic activists.

Daniel Boulud On His Passion For Italian Food And Cooking For Clinton

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louise McCready Hart

Just back from China where Daniel opened Maison Boulud in Tiananmen Square, this illustrious chef took the time to answer a few of my questions.