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You Know What Else Makes It Hard To Read The 2016 Race? Poll Methods

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

Support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is declining. How much it's declining depends on which polls you read and, maybe...

Hillary Clinton's Wall Street Reform Plan Is A Rebuke To The Obama Administration

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton on Thursday detailed her plans to crack down on risky Wall Street behavior, delivering a sharp rebuke to the Obama admi...

Hillary Clinton Wants To Crack Down On High-Speed Wall Street Computer Trades

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 10.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton on Thursday will propose a new tax on risky high-frequency trading, according to campaign sources familiar with her pla...

Death Match: Biden v. Hillary is a Dream Come True for the GOP

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 10.07.2015 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

If you were a Republican operative charged with devising ways to weaken Hillary Clinton and the Democrats' chances of winning in November of 2016, the first thing you might think of is a forming a congressional committee to turn a tragic event into a scandal that could be linked to Ms. Clinton.

The Biden Decision and the Biden Legacy

Eric Schmeltzer | Posted 10.06.2015 | Politics
Eric Schmeltzer

Ultimately, this is a decision that Joe Biden has to make. And, by all accounts, it is a hell of an emotional one. I feel for him. There's always a chance that Biden could run, and win. But the chances are, frankly, slim.

Top Campaign Songs of Summer 2015

Terry Connelly | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics
Terry Connelly

With apologies to the immortal Casey Kasem, here's America's top tunes on the summer 2015 campaign hit parade. This Number One hit goes out on request to Hillary in Chappaqua.

Bernie Sanders, Not Hillary Clinton, Deserves Union Endorsements

Ben Spielberg | Posted 10.06.2015 | Politics
Ben Spielberg

While Clinton is far more union-friendly than anyone running for the Republican nomination, her labor credentials are significantly worse than her main challenger in the Democratic primary, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

No Candidate Is Electable. But One Will Win Anyway

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

At the moment both the Democratic and Republican primaries are being fiercely contested by candidates for whom a general election victory either defies the imagination of many or by establishment candidates who have proven themselves less able politicians with every passing day or week such as Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton.

Bernie Sanders Calls Out Obama Team On Global Drug Prices

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 09.29.2015 | Politics

  WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Monday urged the Obama administration to reverse its opposition to a proposal ...

Joe Biden's High Ratings Are No Reason To Run For President

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 09.28.2015 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden is racking up relatively good favorability ratings, which are being cited as a reason he might run for president. ...

All-In for the Primaries

Bobbie Brinegar | Posted 09.24.2015 | Politics
Bobbie Brinegar

Democracy is better served when more people participate. Let's open our primary process to all voters.

The Black Box: Top Two Primaries

Judy Frankel | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Political professionals and lobbyists often name a bill the opposite of what it does. The Clean Air Act, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, and the No Child Left Behind Act are all disingenuously named.

Here's Why The South Poses A Huge Problem For Bernie Sanders

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.19.2015 | Politics

  WASHINGTON --  Though Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is leading former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in successive polls of Democratic ...

Nancy Pelosi Gives A Boost To Clinton Challengers' Push To Add Debates

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats pushing for the Democratic National Committee to support holding more than six presidential primary debates gained a powerful...

Pro-Clinton Historian Hits Bernie Sanders For Saying U.S. Founded On 'Racist Principles'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) spoke at Liberty University on Monday, he offered his audience a thought not usually advanced in ...

DNC Chair Defends Debate Schedule As GOP Contests Grab Attention

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.17.2015 | Media

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. – As reporters swarmed candidates Wednesday night following the second Republican presidential debate, another record-setti...

Millennials Feel the Bern

GVH Live | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics
GVH Live

Bernie Sanders made a campaign stop in Manassas, Virginia just hours after speaking at a convocation at Liberty University in Lynchburg. Liberty University was founded by the late-pastor, Jerry Falwell, and is considered to be one of the most conservative academic institutions in the country.

For the Clintons It is Always 1992

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Even if Bernie Sanders doesn't win a single primary, it is already clear that he has tapped into a sentiment among Democratic voters that is real and to which Ms. Clinton does not speak.

Bernie Sanders Is Surging. What Happens Next?

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 09.14.2015 | Politics

When he entered the race in May, political observers largely wrote off Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) as a “fringe candidate” for the Democra...

Polls Show Bernie Sanders Leading Hillary Clinton In Iowa And New Hampshire

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) leads former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton among likely Democratic presidential primary voters in both...

Bernie Sanders: 'Not Acceptable' To Jail Young Pot Smokers And Let Big Bank CEOs Walk

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 09.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders isn't terribly impressed with a new Department of Justice pledge to get serious about wh...

The Independents Are Coming

Munir Moon | Posted 09.10.2015 | Entertainment
Munir Moon

A likely scenario of a four-way race of two independents, a Republican and a Democrat may take shape given the public's discontent with traditional politicians and the way Washington works.

Bernie Sanders' Morality is a Threat to the Status Quo

Candy Leonard | Posted 09.10.2015 | Politics
Candy Leonard

It seems the mainstream media is finally starting to pay a little bit of attention to Bernie Sanders. Unfortunately, that little bit of attention usually involves futile attempts to goad Sanders into dissing Hillary Clinton, or asking him to comment on the "authenticity" both he and Trump seem to possess; authenticity which, polls suggest, the electorate craves.

Ten Things To Know About Lawrence Lessig, The Quirky College Professor Running For President

Shannan Adler | Posted 09.08.2015 | Politics
Shannan Adler

Much of the news coverage of Lessig has treated him more as a concept than as an individual. Even if his bid is a long-shot, he is breaking all the political rules, and he might just make an impact. Voters should know who he is and what he wants to do.

The Unlock Congress Candidate

Michael Golden | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics
Michael Golden

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have bemoaned the corrosive power of money in our political system, albeit through varying campaign styles and word choices. But that statement came from someone else. Someone most Americans have never heard of.