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Election Night

Powerful Portrait Series Asks Young Women 'Where Do We Go From Here?'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 11.23.2016 | Women

“I think this election has given many people an answer about why we need feminism.” That’s just one of the powerful sentiments photographer Just...

Kamala Harris: 'Do Not Despair. Do Not Be Overwhelmed.'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.06.2017 | Politics

California Attorney General Kamala Harris urged the country to stay strong as the reality of Donald Trump’s victory set in. Speaking in Los Angeles ...

Extreme Right-Wingers Rush To Congratulate Trump In Stunning Victory

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.09.2016 | Home

Donald Trump has been elected America’s 45th President ― and members of Europe’s far-right could not be happier. Marine Le Pen, leader of the Fr...

Glenn Beck, Of All People, Nails What's Wrong Right Now

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 11.11.2016 | Media

.@glennbeck on the current state of the 2016 race: "We don't listen to each other, and we don't trust each other."— NBC News...

How Scott Walker's Law Crushing Unions May Have Helped Trump Win Wisconsin

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 11.09.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump’s victory in Wisconsin defied all expectation ― or pre-election polling. He even notched a rare loss to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in th...

Looks Like Donald Trump's Claims Of Widespread Vote-Rigging Were Lies

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ―Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump repeatedly warned of widespread election fraud in the weeks ahead of Election Day. He claim...

BuzzFeed Will Team Up With Twitter On Election Night

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.13.2016 | Media

NEW YORK ― As politics obsessives turn to Twitter on Election Night, BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith wants his site’s coverage to be right ther...

Okay, You Think Election Night Will Be Unbearable. Would Stephen Colbert Help?

David Hinckley | Posted 08.11.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

This won't give viewers someone else to vote for at the polls, but it would give them someone else to watch as the results come in that night.

Jennifer Bendery

Tipsy Lawmakers And Neon Weed Banners: Election Night In D.C. | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- They knew they were about to get clobbered, but there they sat in front of the TV cameras, all smiles, exuding optimism that something -...

Here's Your Official TV Guide For Election Results

Reuters | Posted 01.04.2015 | Media

By Brian Steinberg LOS ANGELES ( - Trying to keep up with the latest election results Tuesday night? You can look to your ...

Obamas Describe Story Behind Record-Breaking Photo

Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

"That's my honey."

Jason Linkins

The Tech Battle Between The Obama And Romney Campaigns And The Overconfidence Gap | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.08.2015 | Politics

If you haven't yet gotten your fill of stories about the technologists who formed the backbone of President Barack Obama's reelection efforts, then de...

Does CNN Deserve to Be Reelected?

Neil S. Siegel | Posted 01.08.2013 | Media
Neil S. Siegel

Networks like CNN had a significant financial stake in portraying the election as neck-and-neck. There's nothing like ginning up viewers and ratings for the bottom line. Economic self-interest. Now that's the sort of cynicism that makes some sense to me.

WATCH: Matthews Cuts Off Maher's Nazi Comparisons

Posted 11.08.2012 | Comedy

Maybe it was the post-election high (or the regular high, celebrating Colorado's new law), but comedian and "Real Time" host Bill Maher seemed to get ...

Revenge of the Pot-Smoking, Gay-Marrying, Women-Empowering, DREAMing Liberals

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Seriously, a man running for the most powerful office in the country didn't bother to plan for one of the two contingencies that were guaranteed to happen last night? And he wanted us to let him make crucial decisions for all of us?

The Election Is Over -- Now the Real Work Begins

Ben Woods | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Ben Woods

The elections are finally over, and either you're elated, frustrated or somewhere in between. Whatever the case, nearly half of Americans voted for the "wrong" guy. But who cares? It's time to make things work for everyone, not just the victors.

Demand For Food Delivery Surged On Election Night

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 11.07.2012 | Home

Over 50 million people tuned in to some form of TV news to watch Barack Obama win reelection last night, 25 percent more than watched the Opening Cere...

Oh Well

David Trumble | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
David Trumble


He Won

Hermene Hartman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Hermene Hartman

President Barack Obama won. He ran a brilliant campaign. He made history again, part II, by winning. The night was predicted as long. The democrati...

With God's Grace, Yes We Will

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 01.06.2013 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

The agenda before the nation is large and includes growing poverty and climate change. To be successful, President Obama will need people of faith at his side.

Fashion Reacts To Obama's Big Win

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver And Brie Dyas | Posted 11.07.2012 | Style

RuPaul gives Mitt Romney a fabulous send-off!

Four More Years

Posted 11.07.2012 | Comedy

Thanks to last night's decisive victory, we get four more years of Obama & Luther. We'll take it....

Mr. President: 5 Ways to Salvage Your Environmental Legacy (and Our Future)

Kieran Suckling | Posted 01.06.2013 | Green
Kieran Suckling

When it came to tackling the most important environmental issues of our age, President Obama's first term was a disappointment. He has a chance to salvage his legacy (and ours) in his second term. Here are the five places to start

Comfort Wines for Election Day 2012

Rolfe Hanson | Posted 01.06.2013 | Taste
Rolfe Hanson

Will Wednesday bring clarity to the nation, or will the final vote tally be delayed for weeks to come? For red wine drinkers, these times demand an unwavering glass. I've narrowed it to wines from three dependable producers.

How to Throw a Winning Election Night Party (PHOTOS)

Rana Florida | Posted 11.06.2012 | HuffPost Home
Rana Florida

2012-11-06-ScreenShot20121106at2.07.11PM.pngAs recent transplants to Toronto from Washington, DC, where we lived just a few miles from the White House, I felt it was my civic duty to host an election night party for my expat friends.