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Sam Stein

Obama: Romney Was Wrong On Russia, Still Is | Sam Stein | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ever since Vladimir Putin invaded Crimea, U.S. conservatives have gleefully recalled how President Barack Obama condescendingly dismisse...

Think Again: 'Class Warfare' Revisited

Eric Alterman | Posted 06.18.2013 | Media
Eric Alterman

The first time I clicked on this Politico article, titled "Obama, class warrior," I had to check my calendar. Had I forgotten April Fools Day? What else could explain what otherwise struck me as a purposeful -- indeed, expertly executed -- parody of a Politico article?

Obama Plan Would Deal Blow To Romney

Bloomberg | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama’s budget proposal would cap multimillion-dollar tax-favored retirement accounts like the one held by Mitt Romney, his Republi...

Sam Stein

Final Tallies: Obama Buried Romney On Airwaves And With Staff | Sam Stein | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican National Committee announced this week that it had arranged for a post-campaign autopsy to figure out what exactly went w...

Don't It Make Mitt's Red States Blue!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Suddenly, reality. ...

Senate Newcomer Offers Strange 'French-Kiss' Analogy

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

Sen.-elect Ted Cruz (R-Texas) served up a colorful analogy on Friday, explaining that Mitt Romney's loss to President Barack Obama came as a result of...

Post-Election: Fact & Fiction

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Some people would rather spin stories. Some people would rather change the subject. So: Before the Woes of Petraeus drown out that whole election thin...

Why Integrity Really Really Matters

Toni Emerson | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Toni Emerson

For the first time in the last few months, I am reassured that the changing face of America has a powerful voice that made itself heard over the out-of-touch and dismissive ideology of the extreme right.

PHOTOS: Embracing The Obama Cutout

Posted 11.07.2012 | World

Everyone wants a piece of Barack Obama. But since that is rather unpractical, people are making do with cardboard cutouts of the winner. In a ...

LOOK: World Leaders Hail Obama's Victory

The Huffington Post | Shirin Barghi | Posted 11.07.2012 | World

From Berlin to Beijing, world leaders scrambled to congratulate Barack Obama on his decisive win in the 2012 race to the White House. While Obama...

Misperceptions of the U.S. Election

Dinouk Colombage | Posted 01.06.2013 | World
Dinouk Colombage

While the U.S. election is a peaceful affair, untouched by corruption, it is still not the democratic affair which I had perceived it to be.

Why They Care: A View of the American elections from India

Sandip Roy | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Sandip Roy

Obama in 2008 was making history, not just in America but around the world. In 2012 it's just an American election whether Obama wins or Romney pulls a surprise.

Obama Has Edge in Student Newspaper Presidential Election Endorsements

Dan Reimold | Posted 01.05.2013 | College
Dan Reimold

In the 2012 presidential race, the student press appears to be pro-Obama. A review of college newspaper endorsement editorials reveals overwhelming support for the sitting president's reelection effort.

Mitt Romney Is a Proven Bipartisan Leader for Tough Economic Times. I Endorse Him for President

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

By growing this economy in earnest through across-the-board tax cuts, job training, energy infrastructure, smart regulation, a strong dollar, and by ending the job-destroying demonizing of job creators, big and small, Mr. Romney will reverse that decline from day one.

Why the Citizens Who Can Should Vote and Why 96 Million Citizens May Not

Curtis Gans | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Curtis Gans

The religion of civic responsibility and duty has atrophied. There has been a decline in both the quality of education and the quality and quantity of civic education in the schools, only now beginning to be righted.

Where To Vote In New York After Sandy

Posted 11.05.2012 | New York

UPDATE: According to Reuters, Governor Cuomo announced Monday evening that "New Yorkers affected by superstorm Sandy will be allowed to vote in Tuesda...

Election Anxiety: What the Hell Happens After?

Gavin Shulman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Gavin Shulman

Is anyone else worried about what's going to happen when this election is over? What are we going to talk about? Shout about. Scream about. Fight about. Write about. Now is the time to panic.

Two Responsibilities -- Vote and Unite

Ted Kaufman | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Ted Kaufman

I have voted in 14 presidential elections since my first, in 1960. Each time the candidates or their surrogates have told me "this is the most important election of your lifetime." Well, this week we will finally have the election that actually fits that description.

Sabrina Siddiqui

After 18 Months Of Campaigning, Romney Sees Victory | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

WEST CHESTER, Ohio -- It's been a long, hard-fought 18 months since Mitt Romney announced his candidacy for president. In that time, the Republican pr...

'Voting Is The Best Revenge'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama added a little barb to the end of a trademark refrain on Friday, telling voters that they could get "revenge" on GOP presidenti...

Obama, Romney Sharpen Closing Lines

Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN and NANCY BENAC, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MENTOR, Ohio — Reaching for the finish line, Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Ob...

Victims of Economic Disasters Also Deserve Help

David Callahan | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics
David Callahan

If most of us take for granted that we should be there for our fellow citizens during natural disasters, using the tool of government, why is it so controversial that we should also lend a helping hand during man-made economic disasters?

Who Is Winning the Race for the White House?

Leighton Vaughan Williams | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Leighton Vaughan Williams

The conventional wisdom is that the betting markets are pointing to the re-election of the president while the polls apparently have Mitt Romney as the narrow favorite. So what's the evidence?

Obama and Bulls

Jeff Danziger | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


10 Questions For Undecided Voters

Howard Fineman | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

It's hard to believe that any voter hasn't already decided whom to vote for -- but also that any undecided voter isn't terminally depressed by the TV ads, fact-free spin and invective. Here's an undecided-voters guide to 10 topics that Obama and Romney are arguing about.