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Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Hacking Obama's DNA?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.15.2012 | Science

I was recently asked to join HuffPost Live Producer/Host Jacob Soboroff for a conversation prompted by an article published in The Atlantic called "Ha...

Overestimating Courage: Sexual Harrassment Study Suggests People Aren't As Brave As They Think

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.13.2012 | Science

A recent study suggests that people perceive they would respond more aggressively to sexual harassment compared to how people actually react in real-l...

WATCH: Ken Burns Rips Romney

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment

Filmmaker Ken Burns had harsh words for Mitt Romney, mocking the Republican presidential candidate and calling his proposal to cut funding for PBS "ri...

Larry King: Legalize Pot!

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 02.11.2013 | Media

Larry King spoke about the legalization of marijuana Wednesday on HuffPost Live. King said he has "always felt" that marijuana should be legal, arg...

Ann Brenoff

Have Good Manners Been Lost In The Name Of Constant Connection?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.17.2012 | Fifty

Why do you keep looking at that computer? We're having a conversation! It's so rude ... like leaving your phone on during dinner!

WATCH: Bill Maher Talks Paul Ryan, Obama's 'Dismal Failure'

Posted 10.14.2012 | Comedy

Bill Maher stopped by the HuffPost Live studio in L.A. Tuesday afternoon to talk with host Jacob Soboroff about Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, voter ID laws ...

Meet HuffPost Live's Hosts

Posted 10.12.2012 | Media

HuffPost Live, The Huffington Post's streaming video network, will be as much about the HuffPost community as it is about the HuffPost Live team. But...

Record GOP Turnout, on Saturdays

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Jacob Soboroff

This year I've crisscrossed the country with the help of Participant Media's TakePart.com to find out what the GOP presidential candidates think about moving Election Day to the weekend.

Did School Makeover Show Do More Harm Than Good In L.A.?

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Local school officials reluctantly allowed a reality television show onto campuses with promises of remodeling, then got stuck with a substandard pain...

Don't Wait for Superman -- or a TV Reality Show -- to Rescue Your School (VIDEO)

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jacob Soboroff

A new show beginning this week lifts the "makeover" concept to a whole new level by helping ordinary Americans make a difference for public school students caught in dismal situations.

Believe It: How a Little Video Blog Powered the Agenda for Election Reform

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.29.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

I interviewed Jacob Soboff, creator of the Why Tuesday advocacy campaign. The organization set out to change the national voting day from Tuesday to the weekend in an effort to build greater voter participation.

Obama, McCain Lawyers Unite for Election Reform

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Soboroff

Policymakers need solid, comparative data to referee the inevitable fights that take place between reformers, parties, candidates and election administrators over whether the system is working.

WATCH>> Obama, Biden Election Reform

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

Now they're running-mates, but last October Obama told me he supported the idea of weekend voting to increase voter participation and Biden said he wouldn't necessarily support it.

WATCH>> Al Franken and Norm Coleman Debate Tuesday Voting on YouTube

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

"I think voting on the weekend is a great idea, even though that means standing up to the powerful Tuesday lobby."

Kirsten Dunst Explains Why Americans Vote On Tuesdays

NY Mag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

So there we were, with Kirsten Dunst at last night's 303 Gallery party in Chelsea, jawing away about the things you normally talk about with a press-s...

WATCH: Obama Girl's Daily Conference Call?! Ludacris, will.i.am, Arianna & More On Webby Red Carpet

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

Ludacris on new-media news: "Hey, it's all about the people. It's all about original content..."

Election Mail Fraud? Not Here, Says Postal Service

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

Oregon votes entirely by mail. This week I met with United States Postal Service Communications Program Specialist Larry H. Dozier to learn more.

Voter Story: Battling Adminsitrative Incompetence And Technical Failure At The Polls

Allison Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Allison Fine

As the returns flood in from the PA primary tomorrow, there will also certainly come news of voting machinery problems. Be prepared to tell your story. It's the best way to make certain your vote counts.

Obama Girl Didn't Vote? No She Didn't!

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

Why didn't Obama Girl--campaign-2008 pinup and internet celebrity--Amber Lee Ettinger vote? What happened? Was it logistical difficulty or something else? Check out the video.

Meetup CEO says top-secret project will shake up campaign

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

Meetup.com co-founder & CEO Scott Heiferman spills some beans about a top-secret new project that, he told me, will reshape the 2008 presidential campaign.