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Election 2012

WATCH: Rachel Maddow Relishes Republican Losses

Posted 11.08.2012 | Media

Rachel Maddow relished all the Democratic wins from Tuesday night's election. Before launching into a long list of accomplishments, Maddow told her...

Is Your Mind Abuzz Post-Election? 6 Tips To Relax

Amer Khan, M.D. | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Amer Khan, M.D.

Every day in my sleep medicine practice I see people who don't even recognize that they are stressed out. Our minds are like a jet ready to take off, and the body is screaming to keep us grounded, sometimes making us hurt to get our attention.

LISTEN: 'Demoralized' Ann Coulter Laments Romney Loss

Posted 11.08.2012 | Media

A subdued Ann Coulter joined conservative host Laura Ingraham on her radio show on Wednesday to discuss President Barack Obama's reelection. Coult...

President Obama's Reelection and Progressive Dissonance

Abdulrahman El-Sayed | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Abdulrahman El-Sayed

For progressives who care about peace, prosperity, civil liberties, and the future of our country, Obama's reelection last night was no victory. It was the rock we chose over the hard place. I have little hope because there has been less change.

Tuition Being Cut After Voters Approve Tax Hike On The RIch

Reuters | Posted 01.08.2013 | College

By Mary Slosson SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov 7 (Reuters) - California's Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, eager to show quick results from ...

John Celock

Dems Celebrate Statehouse Gains Over Tea Party | John Celock | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Democrats are celebrating gains in state legislatures around the country -- including capturing control of eight chambers -- two years after a Republi...

Talking Politics With My Toddler

Liz Joynt Sandberg | Posted 01.07.2013 | Parents
Liz Joynt Sandberg

"I don't want to be a woman." I saw her face that evening and I think she was afraid. I think she imagined what it would feel like for someone else to be in charge of her body and she didn't like it -- it struck her as wrong. So her solution was to not become a woman.

Mark Gongloff

Elections Give Financial Reform New Lease On Life | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

Wall Street's costly gamble to kill financial reform by betting heavily against President Barack Obama and Elizabeth Warren in the 2012 election has b...

Tea Party Takes A Pounding

The Huffington Post | Ian Gray | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Only four of the 16 Senate candidates endorsed by the Tea Party Express won on Tuesday, prompting some in the Republican Party to expect a battle over...

Paul Blumenthal

States Take A Stand Against Citizens United | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In Colorado and Montana voters overwhelmingly stated their disapproval of the campaign finance climate that emerged in the wake of the S...

HuffPost International On Obama's Reelection

Posted 11.07.2012 | World

Around the world people were reacting to the news that Barack Obama had been reelected as president of the United States. World leaders generally wish...

Victory, Opportunity, and a Challenge

Michael Brune | Posted 01.07.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

As all of us gird ourselves for more consequences of climate disruption, the American people deserve and demand strong leadership on this issue. Here's how President Obama can start delivering that leadership right now.

Tyler Kingkade

How Young Voters Became The Deciding Factor In The 2012 Election | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.07.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- Mitt Romney lost the youth vote by a huge margin, and with it, he lost the presidency. Sixty percent of young voters who cast ballots c...

Rick Hill Defeated In Montana Governor's Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

By MIKE BAKER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OLYMPIA, Wash. — Republicans who had lofty ambitions for taking over governors' offices this year fell short ...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Fossil Fuel, Free Market Proponents Brace For Second Obama Term | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 11.08.2012 | Green

As it relates to energy and the environment, the 2012 presidential fight was, by almost any measure, historically expensive and deeply bitter, pitting...

Election 2012: A Silver Cloud With A Gold Lining As History Is Made

Wayne Besen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Besen

In a sweeping election victory, barriers were broken, glass ceilings shattered and dreams realized, and the upstream struggle for LGBT equality suddenly felt like a fantastic flume ride at the amusement park. Against all odds, we won four referenda on marriage equality.

First Obama Repeats, Now G-Men?

AP | Posted 11.07.2012 | Sports

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- When the New York Giants visited the White House in June in the heart of the political campaign, coach Tom Coughlin said the ...

Democrat Projected To Win Montana Governor's Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Democrat Steve Bullock was projected winner of the Montana gubernatorial election by CNN and NBC on Wednesday. Bullock, currently Montana's attorne...

A Fictional Family Talks Politics

AP | JENNIFER FARRAR | Posted 11.07.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- They're as American as apple pie, as their surname indicates. The generally liberal, middle-aged Apple clan of Rhinebeck, outside New York...

What's Next For Romney?

AP | KASIE HUNT and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

BOSTON — Mitt Romney spent the past six years running for president. After his loss to President Barack Obama on Tuesday, he'll have to chart a ...

America Is Dead, Tea Party Proclaims

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

The Tea Party has had a rough 24 hours, and some groups are having an especially hard time accepting President Barack Obama's victory. The Cincinna...

Who Really Lost Last Night? Southern White Bigoted Men

John R. Talbott | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
John R. Talbott

Some people are claiming that minority groups like blacks, gays, Hispanics, women and Asians caused this election result last night. No, white men caused it by being so bigoted against everyone else other than white males.

No, The Stock Market Is Not Collapsing Because Obama Got Reelected

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

Well, we hope you are happy with yourself, America: You reelected President Obama and destroyed the stock market. That's what a bunch of angry Wall...

John Celock

Sherrod Brown: 'Karl Rove Had A Bad Night' | John Celock | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), the unassuming, unabashed progressive who was a top target for Republicans this cycle, faced down $40 milli...

Charles Darwin Cast Into 'Pit Of Hell' By GOP Candidate

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

On an Election Day filled with upsets, the father of evolutionary theory proved incapable of riding the wave down in Georgia. Fictional write-in ca...