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5 Things We Did As Children In The 1970s That Kids Today Don't Do

James Baxley | Posted 11.27.2016 | Fifty
James Baxley

II grew up in the 70s and it was great. I had more freedom as a kid then than most kids have today.

Video: Unable To Attend President's Speech, Obama Fans Fill The Streets Of Charlotte

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

Thousands of people crowded the sidewalks of Charlotte on the last night of the Democratic National Convention. Originally scheduled for the Bank of A...

Don't Put A Mustache On It

Lucia Graves | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics
Lucia Graves

There's a piece of Internet wisdom known as Godwin's law that says as an online conversation grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving t...

HuffPost Citizen Journalists At The Conventions: We Are The History We Have Been Waiting For

Howard Fineman | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

In spite of the ever-deepening flood of candidate advertising, politics (and journalism) today are do-it-yourself, web-based and socially-connected enterprises. Which is where you come in.

Anyone Can Cover the Caucuses

Howard Fineman | Posted 10.05.2011 | Media
Howard Fineman

Now that the GOP presidential race is starting in earnest here is some advice for Iowans, and anyone else in other states, who might want to volunteer for do-it-yourself journalism as part of the Huffington Post's Off the Bus 2012 project.

OfftheBus Terms of Service

Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

Thanks for your interest in playing a larger role in the 2012 campaign through OfftheBus. OfftheBus is a forum and platform for you to share your vie...

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Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

As the 2012 local, state and national campaigns gain momentum, The Huffington Post is enlisting the help of readers who want to be more involved. This...

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My Advice to President Obama and the Dems: Tell the Tea Party You Are on Their Side

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

President Obama and the Tea Party are on the same page on many issues. The problem is in the perceptions being put out by the GOP, conservative talk radio, and Fox news.

The Role of Imaging Equipment Vendors and Physician Self Referral

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

Specifically with ultrasound equipment, because it is less expensive, vendors emphasize to potential buyers that, "You're not going to do any damage to the patient; you're not going to be using... radiation."

Selling Sarah (We Just Gotta Have More Controversy!)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

It's suddenly 1999 again, when we all thought that accurately calling a candidate "unqualified" would make him a laughing stock. But the joke was on us: the cheap shots generated controversy, which helped land him in the White House.

Micheal Young History Reinvents Gangsta Rap

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Timothy Cooper

The creation of Michael Young History goes back to Lupe's first album, Food and Liquor.

Voting Expert William Jacoby Knows How You're Going To Vote

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

As the polls grow tighter, more people wonder what the electorate will be thinking on Nov 4. OffTheBus posed that question to political scientist Will...

McCain Must Answer Basic Questions

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephen C. Rose

McCain has mastered the strategy of distraction and disengagement. His campaign has declared that personality is more important than the issues. But I'm not fooled. Here are some basic policy questions I want answered.

RNC Green Screen Challenge: Make McCain's Speech Exciting

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

Was the convention director asleep? For the first few minutes of the big McCain speech, the candidate looked like an entry in Stephen Colbert's "Make John McCain Exciting Green Screen Challenge!"

Obama's Achilles Heel: The Pomposity Perception

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephen C. Rose

"Clinton did well in late spring primaries by talking about health care and jobs. Obama needs to offer as many specifics as possible. Talk about home foreclosures, for instance, or health care."

The Best Rebuttal To The Right's Ayers Rap on Obama

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephen C. Rose

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley unabashedly acknowledges his ties to Ayers and the benefits he and the city have reaped as a result of the relationship.

TIME Interview Uncovers More Than Obama's Veep Criteria

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephen C. Rose

Yesterday's TIME interview by Karen Tumulty with Barack Obama has some gems for those of us who have been wondering about the campaign and its future as polls tighten and attacks mount.

A Small Town Response To Obama's Talking "Off The Bus"

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The media is having a field day over Obama's words. But he lives in Chicago and was talking about sentiments he has heard across the Midwest. I've heard them too. All you have to do is ask.

John McCain Drills For Cash At Denver's Petroleum Club

Colorado Confidential | Wendy Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sen. John McCain will visit Denver on Thursday to do what many politicians have done before him -- ask for money. But the fundraising trip to the posh...

Watch: NYC Hip Hop Community Discusses Obama's Candidacy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Watch members of the New York hip hop scene discuss Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama's candidacies:...

Ohio Superdelegate Chris Redfern: Primary Results Not Evidence Of November Viability

The Other Paper | Dan Williamson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A pop quiz from [Ohio Superdelegate] Chris Redfern: "Who won Mississippi in 1976?" Uh, Jimmy Carter? "You'd be one of the few who know that," Redfer...

Mississippi: 'Limbaugh Effect' Softens Blow For Hillary Clinton

John K. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John K. Wilson

Approximately 25% of Clinton's voters in Mississippi were Republicans voting for a candidate they hate in order to try to undermine Barack Obama.

Florida Republicans Weigh In On Democratic Primary Do-over

Ron Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ron Levitt

A new proposal for seating Florida's Democratic delegates at the party's convention in Denver has emerged, this time from a Republican. The state's Re...

Grassroot Democrats Worry About Split In Party

Colorado Confidential | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Colorado Confidential

By Leslie Robinson It was about as grassroots as one can get in Democratic politics at the Garfield County Democratic convention and assembly in Rifl...