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Election Night with Joe and Mika: Republicans Prepared To Tell Grover Norquist To Go Home

92nd Street Y | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

Election Night with Joe and Mika took place at 92Y on November 6, 2012. In this clip, "Morning Joe" regular Mike Barnicle tells the panel that if G...

Guess Who Just Endorsed Mitt Romney?

Posted 10.26.2012 | New York

It's been a week of unexpected endorsements for former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney. First, there was the professional wrestler who was paid $5,...

5 Reasons Why Supporters of Obama, Ron Paul and Gary Johnson Should Grudgingly Vote for Romney

Laura Trice | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Laura Trice

Obama has no second-term plan and his first-term plan has failed. It's time to kick Obama off the team and try a new starting quarterback. To vote based on gender, race or party. or to make excuses due to gender, race or party is foolish.

Politics and Foreign Aid: What Romney and Obama Can Learn from Huckabee and Lincoln

Tom Murphy | Posted 12.23.2012 | Impact
Tom Murphy

Hopefully the rest of the world was listening to Huckabee and Linclon when they wrote, "A healthier, less impoverished planet is good for all of us."

Where's Waldo: Higher Education and the Next "Big Idea"

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 12.22.2012 | Education
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

In our "race to the top," Americans must first understand the need for the journey, the obstacles in the path, and where to plant the flag when they get there.

Is This the Best Way to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Research?

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 12.22.2012 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

By continuing to condone the use of this terminology in breast cancer awareness campaigns, women send the message that we're okay with the objectification of women and our "boobies."

Will Obama or Romney Address Worldwide Debate on Failed Drug War?

Tony Newman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Tony Newman

Tonight's focus on foreign policy is a perfect opportunity to acknowledge and join the debate raging in Latin America, where several current presidents are finally calling for an honest and open debate about how to end the drug war's decades-long bloodbath in their countries.

How My Daughter Watches the Debates

Caren Osten Gerszberg | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women
Caren Osten Gerszberg

This Monday evening, Obama and Romney will face off for their third bout, this time in Florida. And from what I can tell, there are some debate drinking game rules that are bipartisan.

Is That All There Is?

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Joseph Blady, M.D.

Four years later, these remain the best reasons for my decisions, which I don't regret. However, it is mortifying to find that there aren't more substantive reasons for supporting this administration, and a negative reason for changing my vote to the other side.

My Opinion On The Governor Romney Tax Plan

Mark Cuban | Posted 12.12.2012 | Small Business
Mark Cuban

After watching interviews of Governor Romney and the debates, both Presidential and VP, I'm starting to fully get my arms around how Governor Romney works and the details of his tax plan.

Why I Don't Love Barack -- and Why He's Still Getting My Vote

William Rose | Posted 12.04.2012 | College
William Rose

Romney possibly won the debate simply by virtue of suggesting something new, but he won't win the heart of America. A machine man with a machine heart and machine mind cannot possibly win a population of compassionate, thinking individuals.

DO Play to Win; DON'T Play Not to Lose and Other Obama-Romney Debate Dos and Don'ts

Christine Pelosi | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

By now the plans are distilled, practice rounds completed, curveballs anticipated and (Lord help us) zingers rehearsed. In order to "win" tonight -- and on November 6th -- some debate dos and don'ts for President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney.

John McCain, Linda McMahon and Miss Connecticut

Mary Ann West | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics
Mary Ann West

Norwalk, CT: The heated election cycle brings out the big hitters of their respective parties out to stump for their down ticket candidates. Connectic...

Tenured Economists For a Free Market President

Pat Choate | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Pat Choate

Romney's economic plan has gained the public endorsement of more than 600 professional economists. This public support, however, is diminished by the fact that most of these economists are urging voters to do as they say, but not as they do.

Teach Responsibility -- Teach History

William E. White | Posted 11.26.2012 | Education
William E. White

Where are the lessons of responsible citizenship? Where is the citizens' manual? Civic responsibility is not innate. It must be learned, and so it must be taught.

12-Year-Old Writes 'Strongly-Worded' Letter To Romney

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.20.2012 | Denver

Although Gov. Mitt Romney has largely confounded the media while trying to sway voters over to his increasingly difficult to pinpoint health care plan...

Underwater Voters Take Aim at Obama and Romney over Housing Crisis

Tracy Van Slyke | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Tracy Van Slyke

Less than 80 days away from the 2012 presidential election, we face a unique moment in time. We have an opportunity to stand up for underwater homeowners across America -- and in so doing, fix the housing crisis and save the economy.

Did Mitt Romney Commit a Crime Punishable by Prison?

Eric Zuesse | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

On August 17th, Britain's Telegraph (which is perhaps the world's best daily newspaper) published a stunning investigative news report by Jon Swaine, ...

Thomas Jefferson Is Rolling In his Grave -- a Rant On Social Security's Complexity

Laurence J. Kotlikoff | Posted 10.06.2012 | Money
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

President Obama and Mitt Romney would do well to point out that having our primary system of saving be an institution that neither Democrats nor Republicans can figure out and which can't pay a very large chunk of its bills going forward is doing no one any good.

Mitt Romney: Each Business Owner Must Build His Own Roads and Bridges

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

So let's connect the dots here. Governor Romney finds the whole speech, even when taken in context, to be "even more disconcerting." To my mind, the speech is little more than common sense to anyone who lives in the real world and is honest about how a business actually works.

BOTH SIDES: SCOTUS 'Hearts' POTUS on Health & Hispanics, But Confuses Metaphor With Reality on Personhood

HuffPost Radio | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgWas this week a political inflection point because of decisions on ACA, Arizona "papers please" and corporations as "people"?

Sheila Bair as Vice President. Governor Romney, Are You Listening?

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics
Raymond J. Learsy

Romney is identified hand and fist with Wall Street's interests. Yet it is still early in the campaign. It would be a coup were his campaign to look to that singular personage in government who fought tooth and nail for the interests of everyday America.

The President Bragging About His Wartime Success in an Election Ad?

Martin Lewis | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Martin Lewis

How disgusting it is that an advertisement for President Roosevelt's re-election campaign is shamelessly referring to the success of this year's D-Day invasion and the recent liberation of Paris in his campaign for re-election!

2012 Election: A Social Media ScoreCard Putting Up the Numbers for Romney and Obama

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Eric Yaverbaum

Now that we are fully into general election campaign mode, how will each candidate use social media to enhance their campaigns and to win the hearts and minds of the electorate?

Hope for Morality in California?

Alex D'Andrea | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics
Alex D'Andrea

One is not surprised that the only form of communication left at one's disposal is the litigation route -- how sad and deplorable is this?