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The Revolution May Not Be Televised, But Bernie Sanders Is Going All The Way

Tom Weis | Posted 03.21.2016 | Politics
Tom Weis

Between now and March 26, voters who are feeling the Bern in Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Washington, Alaska and Hawaii have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to prove the pundits wrong by propelling Sanders toward victory in Philadelphia. We need our strongest fighter in the ring this fall. That fighter is Bernie Sanders.

Why Bernie Sanders Is Winning the Hearts and Minds of America

Tom Weis | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
Tom Weis

If you've watched the Democratic debates (I feel your pain if you've suffered through the rancor of the Republican ones), you've probably noticed something else about Bernie Sanders: he's tough, but he's not a gutter fighter.

Best Books for the BBQ Lover

Meathead | Posted 12.07.2015 | Taste
Meathead

Ten years ago when I started my BBQ and grilling website, AmazingRibs.com, it was because there were no good books on barbecue. Now, each new season b...

Jason Linkins

Hey, Watch This Seat For Me, Willya? The Long History Of The Shortest Congressional Tenures

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics

With the death of longtime New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D), Republican Gov. Chris Christie has named someone to temporarily fill the seat until N...

The Illegitimate 2012 Debates

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
C. Robert Gibson

No matter what the pundits and the party hacks say, third-party candidates do have a shot at winning, only if the debates were set up to include them.

The Lion, the Glitch, and the Centerfold

Michelle Schweiger Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Schweiger Schecter

The Liberal Lion is rolling over in his grave His seat even the President could not help save A state senator for only five years Has brought the Democratic establishment to tears

GOP, Dems Prepare For Legal Challenges Over Massachusetts Senate Seat

The Weekly Standard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Appointed Senator Paul Kirk will lose his vote in the Senate after Tuesday's election in Massachusetts of a new senator and cannot be the 60th vote fo...

Friday Talking Points [95] -- A Call To Action

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The progressives and Blue Dogs are going to have a showdown. It is going to culminate not in statements to the press (or the lack thereof), not in some whispered whip count, but rather in a very public vote.

PAUL KIRK Tapped For Kennedy Senate Seat

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AP -- The governor of Massachusetts has named former Democratic Party chairman Paul G. Kirk Jr. to temporarily fill the late Sen. Edward Kennedy's sea...

Paul Kirk, Ex-DNC Chair And Superdelegate, To Endorse Obama

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC's the note says Obama will roll out the endorsement of another DNC ex-chair today. Speaking of math -- the Obama campaign rolls out another form...

Yes He Will. Because Yes, We Can.

Dylan Loewe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Loewe

Obama's candidacy has hit its low point. Yet there is no indication whatsoever that superdelegates are inching toward Clinton -- quite the contrary.