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Lucia Graves

Dems Outpace GOP With Praise For Nominee

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

One day into the Democratic National Convention, the party's speakers had already said more positive things about President Barack Obama than GOP supp...

Community Credentials Deferred in North Carolina

Leah Griesmann | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Leah Griesmann

On a balmy August morning, after the Organizing for America office in Asheville, North Carolina announced they would be would be handing out DNC "cred...

Sidewalk Platforms Of The DNC

Randi Revill | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Randi Revill

At the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night, alongside prominent political figures such as former president Bill Clinton and Massachusetts S...

John Conyers Discusses Pressure Facing Obama

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Where the conventions were once a confluence of ideas, it's no secret they have come to strive for spectacle, turning earnest debates for improving th...

John Kasich Comments On Race, Entrepreneurship: DNC Attendees Respond

Randi Revill | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Randi Revill

A week ago today at The Huffington Post's job-creation luncheon at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio) referenced t...

Code Pink To Dems: Stop Drone Warfare, Bust Up Big Banks

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

Code Pink, the women-initiated peace and social justice group, protested the War on Women at the Republican National Convention. Their message for P...

Lucia Graves

Parody Video Mocks Obama's Kal Penn Ad For Pot Hypocrisy

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's new ad featuring stoner duo Harold and Kumar drew accusations of hypocrisy on Tuesday from critics who note that the beloved ...

Bacon, Eggs And A Senator

John Celock | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
John Celock

Breakfast meetings are part of the fabric of national conventions, with states gathering each morning for some food and a briefing on the day's events...

Sisters Are Doing It All Themselves

Randi Revill | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Randi Revill

While watching Tuesday night's DNC speeches in Charlotte, a colorful scene caught my eye. The scene was comprised of brightly dressed, prominent ladie...

Were They Discussing How To Beat The Tigers?

John Celock | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
John Celock

Kansas Democrats had a packed agenda at their delegation breakfast Wednesday morning in Charlotte. Before dispensing out for an action-packed day that...

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...

Jayhawks Are In The House

John Celock | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
John Celock

Kansas Democrats are out in force at the Democratic National Convention, including cheering on a home stater on the podium. Jason Perkey, the executiv...

Cory Booker, Randi Weingarten, Dennis Kucinich And More

John Celock | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
John Celock

Luciano noted the delegation enjoyed today's speech from Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who spoke about the DNC platform.

Job Creation: DNC Style

Randi Revill | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Randi Revill

On the first official day of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, I posed the question: What is the solution to America's current job cris...

Mr. Satan Goes To Wall Street

Krzysztof Piotrowski | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Krzysztof Piotrowski

A performance group from New York City has taken their production of Mr. Satan Goes To Wall Street to the RNC and now the DNC. Last night the group pe...

New Jersey And Maryland Perfect Together?

John Celock | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
John Celock

New Jersey Democrats have been enjoying the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, including joint events with several nearby states. Essex Coun...

Sights And Sounds From Charlotte's Labor Day Parade

Krzysztof Piotrowski | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Krzysztof Piotrowski

Charlotte's annual Labor Day parade drew a few hundred participants, including members of various local unions, drummers and dancers from West Charlot...

Heated Discussion After The Charlotte Labor Day Parade

Krzysztof Piotrowski | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Krzysztof Piotrowski

A Ron Paul devotee, an Obama supporter, and an Anarchist have a debate. What starts off as a megaphone blast regarding the controversial National Def...

Charlotte: Teeming With DNC Fever

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

Hot, muggy Charlotte was teeming with DNC fever on Sunday night. Although the Democratic National Convention doesn't start until Tuesday, many of del...

A Citizen Journalist's View Of The RNC From The Rafters

Jessica Wilt | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics
Jessica Wilt

As mainstream media outlets gather together this Sunday morning to discuss and review the Republican National Convention week that was, I spent time q...

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...

Gary Johnson Feels 'So Much Better' Not Being A Republican Anymore

Lucia Graves | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics
Lucia Graves

WASHINGTON -- It was another hot, humid day earlier this summer, and Gary Johnson was in town again. This time he didn't offer to come to HuffPost's o...

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Mario Núñez | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Mario Núñez

In a speech that was highlighted by an outrageous opening act, Mitt Romney accepted his party's nomination for President of These United States on Thu...

Talking Foreign Policy: Solutions vs. Rhetoric

Judah Robinson | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Judah Robinson

Rhetoric will not fix the complex issues facing the global community. We need our leaders to be more concerned about discussing solutions, instead of presenting the American people with talking points.

Where Was Higher Education's Millennial Voice This Week At The RNC?

Jessica Wilt | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Jessica Wilt

"Are you any better off?" resonated throughout Mitt Romney's Republican nomination acceptance speech Thursday night at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Fl...