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Woman Claims She Was Fired For Voting For Obama

AP | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business

DAYTON, Ohio -- A southwest Ohio woman who says she was fired because she voted for President Barack Obama filed a lawsuit against her former employer...

We Need the President's Election Commission

Will Crossley | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Will Crossley

Desilene Victor's determination to vote was applauded last Tuesday by the joint session of Congress, Democrats and Republicans alike. With her story, and with his commission, the president has summoned us to our shared obligation to protect the right to vote.

The Real Victor Was Not Obama

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

This election, just as four years ago, was democracy at its best and exemplified the patriotic nature of the American spirit. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign: We've Contacted One Out Of Every 2.5 Voters In The Country | Sam Stein | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Up to this point in the election, the Obama campaign has offered a general outline of its field operation while insisting that it didn't...

Sam Stein

Obama Holds Conference Call With 9,000 Undecided Voters | Sam Stein | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama convened a conference call with 9,000 undecided swing state voters on Wednesday night, his campaign told pool rep...

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign Touts Its 'Sporadic Voter' Turnout | Sam Stein | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama campaign insisted on Tuesday that on the tangible metrics of the race, President Obama is winning. Campaign manager Jim Messin...

After Siding With McCain, Unlikely Coalition Deflects To Obama Camp

Reuters | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics

By Gabriel Debenedetti Oct 19 (Reuters) - In today's highly polarized political environment it is somewhat surprising to find voters w...

Mitt's Right: Being Poor is Awesome

Jess Coleman | Posted 11.18.2012 | Teen
Jess Coleman

Well, folks, we've finally got the inside look at Mitt Romney we have all been waiting for. We learned that there is a 47 percent chance that Mitt really doesn't like you.


John Hodgman | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
John Hodgman

I will reveal here that I am going to vote for Obama, and I hope he wins, and here is the reason: I LIKE WINNING.

Obama Faces Problem In Disillusioned Backers

National Journal | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

Last night, veteran Democratic pollster Peter Hart conducted a focus group featuring 12 undecided, ticket-splitting voters in Colorado, which illustra...

Sam Stein

Romney Fails To Turn Voter Contact Into Donor Cash | Sam Stein | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In many of the states in which he waged a vigorous primary campaign, Mitt Romney has failed to convert that direct contact with voters i...

Obama's '08 Voting Bloc Reappears

National Journal | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

The national Pew Research Center poll released Monday confirms that President Obama, at least for now, is reassembling the coalition that powered him ...

Sam Stein

Nevada Republican Voters Asked: What Would It Take For You To Support Barack Obama? | Sam Stein | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- In order to understand how deeply ingrained Republican hatred for President Barack Obama truly is, you need only ask one question: What w...

Sam Stein

Obama Faring Better Among Dem Voters Than Every Democratic President Since Truman: Gallup | Sam Stein | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The debt ceiling debate has provided yet another opportunity for Democratic base voters to lament the political choices of the president...

Obama Team Looks To Fire Up President's Base

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama rode a wave of voter passion in 2008 fed largely by intense dislike of President George W. Bush and the Iraq war, plus...

Dan Froomkin

Concession On Tax Cuts Sends Obama Fans To New Level Of Despair | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite his protestations at Tuesday's press conference that he had no choice, President Obama's concession to Republicans on extending ...

Obama Tries To Put Positive Spin On Government

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — As a candidate, Barack Obama pledged to "make government cool again." After a year that gave birth to the anti-government tea party...

Sam Stein

Gibbs Ducks Crucial Question On Sestak, Romanoff Job Offers | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As expected, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was peppered with a host of questions Thursday on new reports that the administration dangled a ...

Sam Stein

Obama Voters Moved By Historic Vote | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Overshadowed, occasionally, by all the talk of voter lines, machine malfunctions, election projections and electorate anxiety is the truly historic na...

Diarist: My Mother Voted For Obama From Deathbed

Daily Kos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We're in a death watch here. My mom was diagnosed with Stage IIIb lung cancer back in May of 2006, and it's finally come to the crisis hour. ... My ...

Voter Turnout Expected To Be Highest In Decades

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Voter turnout will be the highest in decades, dwarfing recent presidential elections, experts predict. The only question dividing e...

Winners: Top Ten HuffPost Reader Blogs for Obama

Joyce McFadden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joyce McFadden

Barack challenges us to be active agents in the decision. His invitation, his challenge to take our destiny in our own hands, is why I support Barack Obama.

Early-Voting Trends Appear To Favor Barack Obama

Los Angeles Times | Peter Nicholas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Record numbers of voters across the nation are casting ballots before election day, including high proportions of Democrats and African Americans in s...

Sam Stein

Obama Uses Bi-Lingual Robocall To Target Hispanic Voters | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It is a telling contrast, how differently the McCain and Obama campaigns have used robocalling to advance their political interests. While the former...

Black Turnout Strong In Early Voting In South

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Blacks are already surging to the polls in parts of the South, according to initial figures from states that encourage early v...