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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.

Florida Superdelegate Introduces New Argument To Seat The State's Superdelegates

Democratic Convention Watch 2008 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Starting to percolate on the newswire is an appeal by DNC Floridian Jon Ausman. He is stating that DNC rules prohibit the Rules Committee from: a.) s...

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...

Clinton Picks Up Momentum Post-Ohio And Texas

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

Monday's polls hinted at a Clinton comeback in Ohio and in Texas, which prepared us for what came yesterday night. Now, surveys are registering Clinto...

Fatigue Hinders Obama Camp's Ground Game

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

The difference between the Clinton and Obama Texas ground games going into the Tuesday Two-Step is this: the Clinton field organizers don't know what...

Ellen Plays "Wizard of Oz" at Hillary's GWU Rally

Scott Shrake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Scott Shrake

It was doubly fitting that Hillary Clinton should grab a much-needed ball of flame from Ellen "Yep, I'm Gay" DeGeneres, who made a surprise appearance onstage yesterday during Hillary's fundraiser rally at GWU.

Ground Report: Clinton Campaign Aimless in Texas

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

"This is pretty much last minute," Hillary Clinton says to the room full of true believers in a union hall in Houston. "My good friend, your congress...

IL Superdelegate Predicts Statewide Superdelegate Sweep For Obama

Elaine Hopkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elaine Hopkins

This piece was produced as part of the HuffPost's OffTheBus and the Superdelegate Transparency Project. This article also appears on the author's b...

Austin Debate's Doors Essentially Closed To Texas Dems

Kirsten Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kirsten Anderson

Everything is bigger in Texas--except the number of tickets available for the Democratic debate on Thursday. Texans have been surprised and thrilled...

Capturing The Youth Wing Of The Youth Vote

Daniel Macht | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Macht

By Daniel Macht and Rosaleen Ortiz It's Barack Obama versus John McCain in the general election, according to the results of Nickelodeon's "Kids Pi...

WI: McCain Draws Votes From Huckabee's Conservative Base

Will Mari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Will Mari

Sen. John McCain has notched up another win in the race for the GOP nomination. The Arizona senator won Wisconsin's "winner-take-all" primary Tuesday,...

Virgin Islanders Chose Obama in Historic Vote

Doug Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Doug Porter

The final score: Obama 92.24%, Clinton/Undecided 7.76%. Democratic voters went to polls Saturday to elect six delegates who will be granted one-half...

Delegate Breakdown After Obama's Weekend Sweep

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

As of Saturday morning, Hillary Clinton still had a lead in pledged delegates. Within 2 days, Obama won new contests and was further boosted by a 13-0...

Democratic Candidates Face A Long Haul

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

Super Tuesday is gone and has resolved nothing. As of yesterday, there was an end in sight; now, no one knows how long this could last and if there ar...

Seattle: Clinton Campaign In Full Force

University Of Washington's SeattlePoliticore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
University Of Washington's SeattlePoliticore

By Kathleen Miller SEATTLE, WA- With Super Tuesday's results inconclusive, Hillary Clinton's camp has been hard at work organizing in anticipation of...

Obama Packs The House In Denver

John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tomasic

In Denver this morning, something took place that seemed a lot like a time-warp flash-forward to the Democratic National Convention, which isn't suppo...

Presidential Hopefuls Squeeze Floridians For Cash

Ron Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ron Levitt

The Sunshine State continues to be a cash cow both for Democrats and Republicans who are still milking Floridians for bucks to pay for their continuin...

Keyes Stays On New York Ballot

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

Mitt's beginnings look like endings. Hillary explains bickering with Bill. Huck's canine comparison. Keyes is the darling of the Big Apple.

Huckabee Stumps On GodTube

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

Huckabee calls Christians for a lifeline. Hillary's nose continues to grow. Romney son dances on Giuliani's grave. Keyes threatens new party.

Roadkill: OffTheBus's Ongoing RoundUp of the Awkward, the Ugly, and the Just Plain Weird

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

Clinton's daily Obama bashing. Rudy builds FEMA strawman in Florida ad, claims Florida stragegy is paying off. Dennis begs for bucks for Congressional...

Rudy Camp Taps FEMA Failure For Advisory Roll

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

Rudy picks Brownie's old boss for his catastrophe committee. Fred says he's the poorest of them all. Hunter says Michigan should build tanks, not cars

FL On Track To Set Record Early Voting Turnout

Ron Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ron Levitt

Democrats say it's all about bragging rights. Republicans say it's Rudy's last stand. In any case, it all began Monday in Florida as several hundred...

Computer Glitch Stalls Anti-Gay Amendment To Florida's Constitution

Ron Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ron Levitt

Conservative efforts to amend the Florida constitution with an anti-gay marriage law stalled this week. The amendment's backers have fallen 22,000 si...

Hillary's Man Problem

Jon Wiener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jon Wiener

Some data suggests that Hillary's man problem is not very serious -- but it still might bring her defeat in November.

Wife Michelle Makes the Case for an Obama White House

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

On Sunday afternoon in Newton, on the second of four rallies of the day, Barack Obama is looser than he was in Knoxville, where he just couldn't end h...