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Elections 2011

Seven Top Election Insights From 2011

Rob Richie | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics
Rob Richie

It's exciting to realize that what's been published represents only the tip of the iceberg of recent research and analysis that will go public in 2012. We have a lot to say -- and, given the troubled condition of American democracy, many reasons to say it.

How Progressives Won the Labor Rights Showdown in Ohio

Amy B. Dean | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics
Amy B. Dean

Last week, the labor movement and its allies scored a major victory with the repeal of Ohio Senate Bill 5 (SB5), a piece of anti-union legislation signed by Republican Gov. John Kasich.

Tuesday's Biggest Loser: The New, New Mitt Romney

Michael Keegan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Michael Keegan

The new, new Mitt Romney has been doing everything he can to fit in. But on Tuesday, he faced a big setback: he found out that he had been trying too hard to fit in with the wrong crowd.

HuffPost's Laura Bassett Talks 'Personhood'

Huff TV | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Huff TV

The Huffington Post's Laura Bassett appeared on Current TV's "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" on Tuesday to discuss Mississippi's Personhood amendment...

PHOTOS: LGBT Candidates Win Big In 2011 Elections

Posted 01.09.2012 | Gay Voices

Election Day 2011 proved victorious for many LGBT candidates and their causes, with at least 53 out of 75 candidates endorsed by the Gay & Lesbian Vic...

Kentucky's Democratic Governor Re-elected

AP | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has been re-elected, becoming the second Democrat to win a U.S. gubernatorial race this year amid linger...

John Celock

Family Feud For Judgeship In Rural Town | John Celock | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Thanksgiving could be an interesting holiday in one western New York family, coming just after a grandson goes head-to-head with his grandfather in a ...

Kentucky Candidate Criticizes Governor For Participating In 'Hindu Religious Ceremony'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

Kentucky Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams criticized Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear Tuesday for participating in what Williams called ...

Fight Over Ohio Union Law Repeal Heats Up | Chris Mazzolini | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

Supporters and opponents of Issue 2 are waging full-scale war to win your vote....

Collective Bargaining Battle Heating Up In Ohio | Chris Mazzolini | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

In March, Ohio GOP legislators passed Senate Bill 5, which drastically reduced the bargaining power of public employees' unions. Unionists and their D...

Union Fight Gearing Up In Ohio

Solon Patch | By Chris Mazzolini | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

John Morris walked down the tree-lined streets of Shaker Heights, knocking on doors and buttonholing residents. An English teacher at the high scho...

Help Us Pick the Media Game Changers of 2011

Posted 11.14.2011 | Media

HuffPost's Game Changers series celebrates 100 innovators, visionaries, and leaders in 12 categories who, whether working in the spotlight or under th...

Help Us Pick the Game Changers of 2011 Politics

Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

HuffPost's Game Changers series celebrates 100 innovators, visionaries, and leaders in 12 categories who, whether working in the spotlight or under th...

Anthony Weiner's Congressional Seat To Be Filled Tuesday | By Matthew Hampton | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

Since former Congressman Anthony Weiner stepped down, head slung low in a self-flagellating press conference on June 16, the question on the minds of ...