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Kissinger Discharged From Hospital

AP | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has been discharged from a New York City hospital. The 89-year-old ex-diplomat was admitted to ...

How Do Presidents Deal With Ex-Presidents?

Al Eisele | Posted 04.17.2013 | Comedy
Al Eisele

The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the issue it raises of how his successor deals with a living ex-pope has touched off a heated debate among presidential historians about how American presidents deal with their predecessors. Here are some examples.

The Presidential Inauguration: Some Interesting, Bizarre and Unusual Stories From the Past

Rich Rubino | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

It is tradition that when Jan. 20 falls on a Sunday, the official inaugural ceremony is held on the following day. However, despite this apparent quirkiness, the oath of office will be administered to the president on Sunday, Jan. 20, the day prior to the Inauguration.

Victory Fund: Rethinking for the Future

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 01.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

The time has come for the Victory Fund to take a look in the mirror and perhaps rethink their mission.

Lincoln and Obama: 'Clothed in Immense Power'

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.16.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln opens in wide release today, after a limited release last Friday -- and with luck, Barack Obama will not only see it but take it as a template for the current lame-duck session of Congress and for his impending second term.

Gerald Ford's Presidential Museum To Expand

AP | Posted 01.12.2013 | Travel

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids will be updated and expanded under a $15 million fundraising effort...

America's Baldest Presidents

Posted 11.06.2012 | College

Hello everyone! The presidential election is Tuesday, which means it's time for HuffPost College's original series "President's Korner." In this editi...

The Democrats Are the True Pro-Life Party

Robbie Gennet | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robbie Gennet

This election, the stakes are higher than ever and I'd like to encourage you to vote pro-life: vote for Democrats.

President's Tailor Is A Man With A Past

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.08.2012 | Small Business

Martin Greenfield survived by his wits at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. Now the renowned tailor lives on his reputation as the suitmaker for several presi...

Who's Crazy Now?

George Heymont | Posted 12.31.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Which messenger from an alternate universe would you prefer to hear from? A ghost who walks at midnight or a suburban nut job who tried to assassinate the President of the United States?

GOP Presidents Worst Contributors to Federal Debt

Steve Clemons | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics
Steve Clemons

As the debates on who is responsible for the levels of federal debt continue to play out in the next few days before the election and the 66 days before the U.S. hits a fiscal cliff, remember that the worst contributors to America's debt were mostly GOP presidents.

Federal Reserve Policy and the Presidents of the United States

Robert Auerbach | Posted 12.24.2012 | Business
Robert Auerbach

Whether you like or dislike Federal Reserve policy, its policy record from World War II to the Bernanke Fed is generally related more to who was President rather than to who was Federal Reserve chairman.

Obama Wins Meaningless and Unsubstantial Foreign Policy Debate

Brian Jencunas | Posted 12.23.2012 | College
Brian Jencunas

Anyone foolish enough to watch Monday night's debate for a nuanced discussion of foreign policy was sorely disappointed.

The Presidential Debate: Baseball Quiz

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

With the arrival of October, it's time for two great American pastimes: baseball and presidential debates. Match the presidential debater with the ballplayer they most resemble.

Jason Linkins

Foreign Policy Flubs Can Be Campaign Coffin Nails: HuffPost List | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

This week’s big shiny campaign hurlyburly was Mitt Romney’s decision not to abide by our traditional "politics stops at the water’s edge" po...

Andrea Stone

He Said What?!?! Greatest Pols' Out-of-Touch Moments | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's riff this week on Wawa's "amazing" touchscreen technology for ordering hoagies sparked a Twitter tizzy as the latest proof...

A Billion Dollars Can't Make the Republican Party Palatable

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

As a Democrat watching the Republican Party, I am amazed at the transformation taking place before my eyes. I an only imagine the angst and hurt that ...

The Race in Michigan's Third -- Gerald Ford's Old District

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Considering what is happening to the Republican party today, Gerald Ford couldn't win a primary in his old congressional district.

A Blatant Cover-up of Corrupt Practices at the Federal Reserve by Its "Independent" Inspector General

Robert Auerbach | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business
Robert Auerbach

Chairman Burns' stonewalling to keep the Fed from being caught in the Watergate scandal was extreme undue political interference. Inspector General Mark Bialek's report bypasses this information that was made available to him.

Gerald Ford Graffiti Pops Up In Michigan Hometown

AP | Posted 04.10.2012 | Arts

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Former President Gerald Ford is remembered in his hometown of Grand Rapids by a museum and a stretch of interstate. Now, a graf...

Both Sides: Is Scalia a Pol in Robes? What If Races Reversed in Shooting?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgMatalin and Kuby clash over health and race. If five Republican justices again rule along party lines, who are the judicial activists? What about Fox's complaint about a rush-to-judgment in Trayvon -- i.e., the Sherrod-Wright cable network? Then: Gaffe-Gate!

4 Kinds of Republicans

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

The Republican Party elite is depending on uneducated aging frightened white males and radical anti-abortion females for their votes. Long term the party is doomed.

A Republican Presidential Candidate Reaches Out to Hispanic Voters

Fred Karger | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics
Fred Karger

The Hispanic Community and the Republican Party have much in common. We should work very hard to emphasize all our shared beliefs and work together to defeat President Obama.

THE UNPERSUADED: Who Still Listens To A President? | Ezra Klein | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

Richard Neustadt, who died in 2003, was the most influential scholar of the American Presidency. He was a founder of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Gov...

Time to Clip the Right Wing's Wings

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.06.2012 | Media
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

In 8th grade, I was an odd kid from Chester, PA. I listened to news (KYW) and talk radio (WCAU) as much as country music (WEEZ) and rock (WFIL and WI...