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Obama Wins

Stuff and Nonsense

Richard C. Leone | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Richard C. Leone

There are many problems with O'Reilly's argument but none is more fundamental than his assertion that past majorities of Americans (as a group, as white as the folks at a Republican convention) were not interested in "stuff from the government."

Why Integrity Really Really Matters

Toni Feldstein | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Toni Feldstein

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.

Be Bold Mr. President

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

It is time for the president to be bold and use an "all hands on deck" approach in order to galvanize Congressional support around solutions. The president should also be transparent with the American people, in effect, "crowdsource" ideas, and include them in the process.

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.

HuffPost International On Obama's Reelection

Posted 11.07.2012 | World

Around the world people were reacting to the news that Barack Obama had been reelected as president of the United States. World leaders generally wish...

The Reelection of the President, and the Work Ahead

Miles Rapoport | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Miles Rapoport

Now that the election is over, the next phase of critically important work begins on these two fronts. On economic and fiscal policy, the closeness of the popular vote shows that Americans are really at a crossroads moment in thinking about our future directions.

Barack Obama as Seven Presidents

Jonathan Hobratsch | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Hobratsch

Despite these similarities to the past, Obama's elections have had one facet that is uniquely his own; he has inspired minorities more than any previous president.

Morning in America

Michael Moore | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Michael Moore

Congratulations everyone!! This country has truly changed, and I believe there will be no going back. Hate lost yesterday. That is amazing in and of itself. And all the women who were elected last night! A total rebuke of Neanderthal attitudes.

Obama Victory Opens Iran Negotiation Window

Reuters | Posted 01.07.2013 | World

By Marcus George DUBAI, Nov 7 (Reuters) - The re-election of U.S. President Barack Obama could create an opportunity for new negotiati...

Why Obama Won Is So Clear, The Day After

Howard Fineman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Howard Fineman

Sure, the numerical line-up didn't change much: a Democratic president, a narrowly Democratic Senate and a Republican-led House. But under the circumstances, the results made an extraordinary statement about commitment to change.

Good Data Trumps Good Stories

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business
Art Markman, Ph.D.

Despite all of the stories, the numbers told the right story all along. The numbers said that the election was not that close, and it was not.There is an important lesson here for business.

The Daily Szep -- $1 Billion Sale

Paul Szep | Posted 01.07.2013 | Comedy
Paul Szep


Build the Party or Build the Community?

Harold A. McDougall | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Harold A. McDougall

Commentators have said a social movement brought President Obama a second term. But can we count on that in 2016, without Obama's "star" quality?

The Future of America

Aaron Hurst | Posted 01.07.2013 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

With the election behind us, it is time to look forward. It is time to create a rational and inspiring vision of our nation to rally us all behind. This is your historic opportunity Mr. President.


Russell Simmons | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Russell Simmons

America is changing, the middle class and poor need support, and every politician who is not ready for this change should wake today and realize that minorities will wait in line into the early hours of the morning to vote them out of office. Forward, we go.

These Republicans Will Never Rule Again -- What the American Election Has to Teach the World

Marten Weber | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marten Weber

So what does Obama's re-election have to teach the world? One thing: the culture wars are over. These elections were not about abortion, guns, gays, or god -- they were about demographics.

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...

Four More Years

Posted 11.07.2012 | Comedy

Thanks to last night's decisive victory, we get four more years of Obama & Luther. We'll take it....

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...

Americans Elect a Leader on Clean Energy, Clean Air, and Climate Action

Frances Beinecke | Posted 01.06.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

This is a victory for all Americans who want to breathe clean air, drink safe water, and protect treasured landscapes. And it is a setback for the fossil fuel companies that invested so heavily in this election and have so little to show for it.

Obama's Win: What It Teaches Business

Jim Stengel | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business
Jim Stengel

Given the economic doldrums of the past four years, President Obama was unlikely to win reelection this week. The fact that he did says a lot about the strength of his "brand ideal" and the effectiveness of his campaign. So what can we learn from his success?

Irish Bookmaker Calls Election, Pays Out Obama Bets

Posted 11.06.2012 | World

No need to wait until the last chad is counted -- heck, no need to wait until the polls close on Nov. 6 to find out who won the U.S. presidential elec...

Professor Obama

Marcia DeSanctis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia DeSanctis

Rather than preach, build or spread democracy, we proved that our system works. By winning, Obama did more to teach the Iraqis about democracy than four years of nation building has done.

An Entirely Different Inauguration Day

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

Eight years ago, the country was experiencing an entirely different sort of Inauguration Day. On January 20, 2001, people were outraged.