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Off the Bus 2012

The Animals Of Kentucky, Or, These Are Some Pretty Great Horses

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Earlier this week, we asked HuffPost readers in Kentucky to send us photos of your home state, in advance of the vice presidential debate in Danville,...

Housing Crisis Barely Gets A Mention In First Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

The housing market received a largely hands-off treatment from both candidates during Wednesday’s presidential debate, with only a couple of minutes...

HuffPost Tracks The First Presidential Debate

Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

Follow along tonight as we track mentions of war, the housing crisis, jobs, health care, and cultural issues like women's health during the first pres...

Consumer Financial Bureau Soliciting Feedback On Mortgage Servicing Regulations

Brian Penny | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics
Brian Penny

Do you have a roof over your head? Right now through October 9, Cornell Law School is giving the American public a unique opportunity to make our voi...

HuffPost Reader: I Am The 1 Percent

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Citizen Reporting

My name is Matthew Holland. I am the face of the '1 percent'. No, not that '1 percent', the other 1 percent, America's dirty little secret, the poores...

Putting Names And Faces To The 1 Percent: Wells Fargo's Tim Sloan

Peter Dreier | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Wells Fargo CFO Tim Sloan makes $8 million a year and lives in a $5 million house in San Marino, a wealthy Los Angeles suburb. His bank is trying to e...

North Carolina Tea Party Gets Creative: Poetry, Singing, And A Machine Gun Social

Leah Griesmann | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics
Leah Griesmann

Election season is getting creative in North Carolina with candidates putting some pageantry into their policy. Anyone who accuses the Tea Party of no...

Voting Process At Forefront Of 2012 Election

Daniel Simon | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

These days the two parties can't agree on much. From poll results to the legitimacy of registered voters, the two parties' only common ground has beco...

Lucia Graves

Elizabeth Warren Offers Support For Medical Marijuana | Lucia Graves | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren offered some support for legalizing medical marijuana in an interview Monday with Boston...

Undocumented Protesters Arrested Outside Democratic Convention

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

Ten undocumented protesters from Arizona were arrested late Tuesday afternoon outside of the Time Warner Arena in uptown Charlotte, as Democratic Nati...

Romney Campaign Launched 'Mediscare' Robocall

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

The campaign of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan is running a robocall accusing President Barack Obama of "cha...

Are We Better Off Now Than Four Years Ago?

Daniel Simon | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

Romney asked a question at the RNC that addresses a number of issues in one. He asked his listeners if we were better off four years ago. In the word...

A Liberal City With Military-Like Force and Diplomatic Savvy

Daniel Simon | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

On the car ride to Huffington Post's Oasis, I was listening to Tampa's Mayor Bob Buckhorn talk about the city's police presence and how he and law enf...

'Invisible Obama' Fully Visible In RNC Speeches

Kristen Taylor | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Kristen Taylor

In every speech given at the Republican National Convention, Barack Obama appeared. Mentioned twice as often as Romney throughout the roster of speak...

Jobs Baby Jobs!

Mario Núñez | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Mario Núñez

Calling all job creators! Yesterday's Job Expo, sponsored by Arianna Huffington and The Huffington Post proved to be quite the energetic happening. O...

Racial Tension Heats Up At RNC

Daniel Simon | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

The closer we get to the November elections, the bigger the stakes become among delegates, politicians and the media. To no one's surprise, race is ba...

Speech Tracking: Words Do Count

Mario Núñez | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Mario Núñez

On Wednesday, the first day of true activities at the Republican National Convention, I did something I thought I could never do: I sat and actually l...

Tampa: City Under Siege or Control

Mario Núñez | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Mario Núñez

In a show of unprecedented force, the likes of which Tampa has never experienced before, law enforcement officials of every stripe flexed their muscle...

GOP Speeches Mention Obama Twice As Often As Romney

Kristen Taylor | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Kristen Taylor

On the first night of speeches at the Republican Convention, Obama was mentioned twice as often as Romney, even with Ann Romney's penultimate address ...

Advocacy Groups March On The RNC

Judah Robinson | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
Judah Robinson

Despite the ever changing weather conditions, protesters continued along with their plan to "March on the R.N.C." Assorted organizations gathered to m...

Women Protest At Republican National Convention: 'Hands Off My Vagina'

Jessica Wilt | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
Jessica Wilt

When I arrived in Tampa, Fla. on Saturday to report as a citizen journalist from the Republican National Convention, I don't think I could have imagin...

Group Rallies To Restore Weekend Voting Hours In Ohio

Video the Vote | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Video the Vote

Ohio has enjoyed early in-person voting since 2008, which allowed tens of thousands to vote before election day in order to avoid the long lines or po...

Paul Ryan Carpet-Bombed His District's Factories, Then Strafed First Aid Stations

Roger Bybee | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Roger Bybee

Before Paul Ryan was anointed as the Republican vice presidential candidate, Ryan reigned as the GOP's resident economic genius and "leading intellect...

Did Mitt Romney Commit a Crime Punishable by Prison?

Eric Zuesse | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

On August 17th, Britain's Telegraph (which is perhaps the world's best daily newspaper) published a stunning investigative news report by Jon Swaine, ...

Editors Advise Citizen Journalists On Covering The Conventions

Huffington Post | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics
Huffington Post

"The trouble with covering a convention," HuffPost's Ryan Grim tells us, "is it's almost impossible to find an actual story there." That's the challe...