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Obama Reelected

The Obama Years, Pt. I: A View From Twitter

Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

On Jan. 20, President Barack Obama will be sworn into office, marking another four years of high hopes and measured expectations. In the images that f...

Election Bodes Well for People in Poverty

John Bouman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
John Bouman

From public narrative, to the role of government, to specific initiatives, the election can be understood as a promising direction for the prospects for people in poverty.

Obama Reelected! YouTube's Best Election Night 2012 Reactions

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.07.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

What's Trending compiles your favorite YouTube reactions to Barack Obama's November 6, 2012 re-election as President of the United States.

We Did This

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

From every corner of this nation, a majority sent a resounding message that we will not tolerate a rollback of our liberties, nor will we sit by idly as the rights so many fought and died for were under attack.

7 Exciting, Inspiring -- and Overlooked -- Lessons From the "99 Percent" Election

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

This election was a clear and unequivocal victory for the populist positions the president took on the campaign trail. Don't believe the hype: This was a great night for progressives, populists and agents of change.

A Stirring Populist Triumph

Mike Lux | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

This is the most firmly pro-middle class, tough on Wall Street and big business Senate class we've had in a long time, and I couldn't be more excited.

Election Day Dawned Clear and Bright

Frank A. Weil | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

When will the public wake up to the pointlessness and waste in campaign finance? If the president can now strong-arm the Congress to pass a version of the original Simpson-Bowles plan, the election will have been a success

LOOK: Front Pages Around The World Mark Obama Victory

Posted 11.07.2012 | World

"Obama Stays President" "The Divided Country" "Obama Tide" U.S. President Barack Obama won another term as America's leader on Tuesday, in an ele...

Top Ten Reasons Romney Lost

Bob Burnett | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

On November 6th Barack Obama defeated Mitt Romney with 50.3 percent of the popular vote and a surprising 303 electoral votes. Here are the top ten reasons Romney tanked.

LOOK: Obama Wins HuffPost Front Pages Around The World

Posted 11.07.2012 | World

As the news of President Barack Obama's victory in the U.S. presidential election spread late Tuesday night, it also spread around the world -- courte...

NBC News First To Call Obama's Re-Election

Posted 01.06.2013 | Media

NBC News went out on a limb on Tuesday night, becoming the first to call the 2012 election for Barack Obama at 11:12 PM, after it projected that he wo...