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Tom Hanks Joins Campaign To Support Military Caregivers

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.28.2016 | Fifty

He’s played a soldier on-screen and now Tom Hanks is working to help our veterans off-screen. The actor appeared on the TODAY show Tuesday to announ...

12 Women Who Ran For President Before Hillary

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics
Rebecca Bohanan

What I know of Hillary's journey I know only in the context of my lifetime, and it's easy to feel that Hillary has accomplished much of what she's accomplished alone. But the reality is other women ran for both president and vice president before 2008, all aiding in the realization of Clinton's 2016 "clinch."

Natalie Jackson

Why Rush Limbaugh Is Only Partially Right About Democrats And The Confederate Flag | Natalie Jackson | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics

Yes, Democrats were in power in South Carolina in 1962 when the Confederate flag was placed atop the Capitol. In fact, in many elections in the state ...

Time to Give Hidden Military Heroes Their Due

Colonel David W. Sutherland | Posted 04.10.2015 | Impact
Colonel David W. Sutherland

I find it disturbing that military families often remain an afterthought, even as they serve an invaluable role assisting those who may require a little extra time and attention.

Our Hidden Heroes Need Your Help!

Justin Constantine | Posted 10.29.2014 | Impact
Justin Constantine

Many of us who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have survived injuries that would have killed us in previous wars, and while that is of course a cause for celebration, it also demands incredible sacrifices by our caregivers.

The Politics of Privilege

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Adam Kirk Edgerton

Now Mitt Romney has begun his charm offensive. We must remember that it is a lie. America is not a corporation. I want a president treating me as a person, not as a data point on a spreadsheet, waiting to be minimized.

WATCH: Arianna, Al Franken Discuss Elizabeth Dole, Hillary Clinton On 'Politically Incorrect'

Huff TV | Posted 02.13.2012 | Comedy
Huff TV

Arianna and Al Franken found some time to discuss Elizabeth Dole, Bob Dole and Hillary Clinton in this 90s "Strange Bedfellows" segment from "Politica...

Scott Brown Blames Summer Intern For Plagiarism

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP/The Huffington Post) -- Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown blamed his staff Thursday for passages about his upbringing on his official Sena...

Scott Brown Allegedly Plagiarized Elizabeth Dole Speech

AP / The Huffington Post | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

Sen. Scott Brown's October of controversy rolls on. A Wednesday report by The Boston Globe alleges that an autobiography posted on Brown's official...

Conservatives Arrogantly Predict Democrats' Demise Despite More Republicans Retiring

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Perhaps it's not such a bad thing that worn out old codgers like Dodd, Dorgan and Voinovich move aside to allow some fresh blood to flow through the Beltway.

Not a Woman in the Picture

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Is it a coincidence that in the world's largest economy, whose military expenditure accounts for half the global total, the most senior posts dealing with money and war are still reserved for men?

A Wry Look-Back at the Presidential Campaign

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lea Lane

Has it been only two months since the presidential campaign ended?

We Win, They Lose. Now, Let's Get To Work

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Candidates endorsed or "A" rated by he NRA suffered losses in every region of the nation, up and down the ballot, losing not only the White House, but also at least six crucial races for the U.S. Senate.

Sarah Palin Please Stop the Shout Outs, Shut Up and Go Find Your Purpose

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

Palin's personal ambition is a real blind spot. She ignored her team of Governors at the Republican Governor's Association meeting last week.

Women in Politics: New Hampshire Leads the Way

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

New Hampshire has the honor of being the first state in the nation to have a majority of women in the State Senate. Women not only have the numbers in New Hampshire, they also occupy top leadership posts.

How Dole's Infamous "Godless" Ad Got Made

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The famous -- or infamous, depending on your point of view -- "godless" TV commercial in North Carolina's campaign for the U.S. Senate almost didn't h...

Pro-Choice Victories in the 2008 Election

Nancy Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

Last night, while standing just a few feet from the podium from which our next pro-choice president spoke, I was overcome with pride and emotion.

Gutless Americans: Religion-Baiting Ascendant Heading into Election Day

Evan Derkacz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Evan Derkacz

The following originally appeared on Religion Dispatches which is honoring Election Day with short posts from numerous contributors. *** The proble...

Norah O'Donnell: GOP Strategist Says Hagan Will Beat Dole In North Carolina (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell reports that a GOP strategist emailed her and said Republican Elizabeth Dole is headed for defeat against Democrat Kay Hagan i...

25 Things I Will Not Miss About McCain, Palin and the GOP

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

6. I will not miss hearing that trickle down economics is the way to keep America strong despite the fact that it's nearly destroyed us financially during the past eight years

A Godless Voter for Liddy Dole

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

We godless admire a woman who has been forever marching rightward over forty years, confident in her belief that Jesus was a Republican.

Elizabeth Dole's "'Godless Americans' Ad Is Blowing Up In Her Face"

America Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Liddy Dole deserves to lose for so many reasons. But, in the end, Dole really did herself in with that "godless" ad she ran against Kay Hagan. Public ...

Rachel Weiner

Dole's Second "Godless" Ad Adds "Facts" On Hagan (VIDEO) | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Undeterred by media criticism, a drop in polls, and a defamation lawsuit, Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC) has released a second ad linking her opponent Kay...

McCain: A Tragedy in Three Scenes

Matt Mendelsohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Mendelsohn

"Pagan, Hagan, whoeth is counting, Sister Bachmann? Lottery in June, corn be heavy soon. But voting in November, facts they won't remember."

Senator Dole Sued Over Misleading "Godless" Commercial (VIDEO)

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via The New York Times: The Democratic candidate for Senate in North Carolina fired back in court on Thursday after a television advertisement questi...