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Hurricane Isaac

PHOTOS: Tropical Storm Isaac Looms Over U.S.

Associated Press/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.27.2012 | Green

As the Caribbean assessed the damage from Tropical Storm Isaac's deadly hit, the U.S. Gulf Coast braced for a possible hurricane. The storm has alread...

Prepare for Hurricane Isaac

Greg White | Posted 10.27.2012 | Miami
Greg White

I am in Florida as hurricane Isaac approaches. Normally old men don't come down till November, but this Isaac's early. So I looked at my fridge and pantry and came up with this vision of my food plan of action if I lose power.

George W. Bush as Hurricane Isaac

Robert Reich | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

Hurricane Isaac seems likely to remind Americans of George W. Bush. And the split screen on the TV newscasts -- part GOP convention, part Hurricane Isaac bashing into the Gulf Coast -- will pose a public-relations problem to the GOP of the first order.

The GOP's "Conventional" Wisdom

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 10.27.2012 | Green
Sen. Ed Markey

Even if the GOP is reluctant to finally accept the science behind global warming, they could at least reconsider their attacks on the government-funded satellites and other research that allow us to track and predict storms like Isaac.

Larry King Talks YouTube Politics, Suspenders, and HBO's Newsroom (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.27.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

Iconic radio, television, and now Internet host Larry King enjoyed his first-ever "geek out" in the What's Trending studio, where we talked about his show on Ora TV, upcoming coverage for YouTube's Politics channel, and rapidly evolving Internet pop culture.

Sam Stein

Steele To Critics Of Tampa: 'Take A Chill Pill' | Sam Stein | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- With the first day of the Republican National Convention canceled, much talk has centered on the man who had the idea to locate the eve...

Bachmann: 'We Are Looking At A Spiritual Hurricane'

Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) said at a conservative rally on Sunday, "We are looking at a spiritual hurricane in our land." CNN reports that the...

Tropical Storm Isaac Heads For U.S. Gulf Coast

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2012 | Green

* Landfall possible on Hurricane Katrina anniversary * US Gulf oil and gas producers shut, evacuate platforms * Isaac fo...

PHOTOS: Tropical Storm Isaac Batters Florida

Posted 08.27.2012 | Miami

Tropical Storm Isaac blew over the Florida Keys Sunday before heading west into the Gulf of Mexico, where forecasters say it should become a hurricane...

Windy And Wet, But Phew!

Posted 08.27.2012 | Miami

Tropical Storm Isaac did not strengthen into a hurricane while passing through the Florida Keys, though it is still expected to do so. The center ...

Storm Stirs Up Trouble In U.S.

Reuters | Posted 10.26.2012 | Green

* Landfall likely on anniversary of hurricane Katrina * Republican convention in Tampa pushed back * Gulf energy product...


Posted 10.25.2012 | Miami

Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to be at hurricane strength when it reaches the Florida Keys Sunday night, according to the National Hurricane Center...

Christina Wilkie

Major Threat To The GOP Convention | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While Republican Party officials remained silent on how national convention plans would be affected if a hurricane strikes Tampa, Fla., ...

It's Still the Economy, Stupid, and You Can't Build That Without Us

Christine Pelosi | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Forget the ABCs of the GOP Campaign coverage -- Akin, Birthers and Conservatives -- the fundamentals of election 2012 remain jobs, jobs and jobs. It's still the economy, stupid, and you can't build that without us. 

Tampa Hurricane

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Letterman: Hurricane Approaching GOP Convention Proof God Is A Woman

Posted 08.24.2012 | Comedy

David Letterman spent most of his opening monologue on Thursday sarcastically pummeling the GOP, taking shots at Todd Akin, Kevin Yoder, Paul Ryan, "M...


Posted 10.24.2012 | Miami

A hurricane watch was issued for the Florida Keys and the southwest coast of Florida late Friday night ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac, which is becomin...

Christina Wilkie

GOP Silent On Hurricane Planning | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Party officials remained upbeat Thursday that their national convention in Tampa, Fla., would be unaffected by Tropical Storm...

Tropical Storm Isaac Likely WIll Become Hurricane, Threatens Haiti

Posted 08.28.2012 | Green

Tropical Storm Isaac's path veered further westward Thursday afternoon and is likely to develop into a hurricane come Friday. Isaac threatens to unlea...

More Hurt in Haiti Could Spare GOP

Craig Crawford | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics
Craig Crawford

Nearly a half million homeless Haitians face Isaac in 24 hours, but you'd never know it as the media and Republicans fret about the storm's threat to the party's national convention next week.

RNC Spokesman Insists Convention Won't Be Canceled Because Of Hurricane

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

With a potential hurricane threatening to pummel Tampa, Fla., during next week's Republican National Convention, party officials are insisting attende...

Storm Headed For RNC

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

MIAMI -- Forecasters say Tropical Storm Isaac is moving westward across the Atlantic on a track that could possibly take it toward Florida, where the ...

Slightly Stronger, Shifting West!

Posted 10.23.2012 | Miami

Tropical Storm Isaac strengthened only slightly Thursday night as its projected path moved further west into the Gulf of Mexico. The storm is currentl...

Tropical Storm Isaac Poses Potential Problems For Republican Convention

Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

By TAMARA LUSH AND CHRISTINE ARMARIO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. — All Isaac needs to do is come close to Tampa to bring a lot of problems ...

We're In The Cone!

Posted 08.22.2012 | Miami

Uh-oh, Florida! As forecasters predict Tropical Storm Isaac will become a hurricane by Thursday, the westward-moving system's 5-day forecast cone s...