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Nancy Pelosi Likens John Boehner's Fiscal Cliff Predicament To Iraq War Funding Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) had a message for House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) amid ongoing fiscal cliff negotiatio...

BOTH SIDES NOW: Are Obama's 51-48 Percent and 55 Seat Senate Wins Tactical or Ideological?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgIn our "after report," Reagan and Matalin discuss whether 2012 turned on Messina's GOTV or Obama's views on government and taxes? Did GOP lose because of messenger or message -- both? Or is it, as Chou en lai said of French Revolution, "too soon to tell?"

Keeping the Trains Running: A Leadership Interview With the Head of the Surface Transportation Board

Tom Fox | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

Interstate commerce is how our country operates. Having strong railroads and reasonable services and rates are what makes this country go round. Our coal, our food and other commodities are transported by rail.

Obama's Extended Federal Family Responds to Sandy

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

President Obama has said many times that he believes we all are our brothers' and sisters' keepers. We all have immediate biological families, but we all also belong to the American family. We share American experiences and values, privileges and responsibilities.

Romney & Obama: Where's the Inspiration?

Jigar Shah | Posted 12.24.2012 | Green
Jigar Shah

On the energy front, President George Bush was one of our best presidents ever. He and Vice President Dick Cheney created an energy plan. This energy plan gave investors a direction in life.

Obama Ad Recounts 537 Votes Decided Bush-Gore Election In 2000

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign released a new TV ad Wednesday recalling the 2000 Florida recount in a bid to rally voters to the polls o...

NOPEC ('No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act'): A Presidential Issue and a Test of Political Integrity

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics
Raymond J. Learsy

Is the Obama administration as pathetically submissive to OPEC and oil industry pressures as the Bush administration? How would they deal with this issue if they were given "four more years." And not to be left out, how would a Romney administration handle this hot potato?

Why President Bush Wasn't Invited to Speak at the Republican Convention

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

I want a President who cares more about people than he cares about corporations, even if he claims corporations are people.

GRAPHIC: Bush-Era Tax Cuts Will Cost U.S. Nearly $1 Trillion Over Next Decade

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.25.2012 | Business

Keeping tax cuts for the wealthy could cost the U.S. big time. Letting the Bush-era tax cuts of 2001 and 2003 expire on schedule at the end of 201...

On Presidents, Stem Cells and the Man Behind Citizens United

Don C. Reed | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics
Don C. Reed

Stem cells can and should be above politics.

Romney, Ryan Don't Get the Average Joe

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney foolishly revived the dust-up about his income tax secrecy last week. He claimed he paid at least 13 percent, an assertion easy enough for him to prove by releasing his tax documents. But he's refusing to do that.

Guns: Christie vs. Bloomberg -- Who's Playing Politics

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

President Obama and candidate Romney should have the guts to talk about gun control issue now, and blowhards like Chris Christie should at least have the courage to keep his big mouth shut.

George W. Bush: 'Eight Years Was Awesome And I Was Famous And I Was Powerful'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

George W. Bush finds life as a former president just fine and dandy. "Eight years was awesome, and I was famous and I was powerful. But I have no ...

Poll Reveals Bush Still Unpopular

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

More than half of Americans view former President George W. Bush unfavorably, making him the most unpopular living U.S. president, according to a CNN...

Bush Shows Off Patriotic Fashion Choice During White House Visit

Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

While attending a ceremony at the White House on Thursday for the unveiling of his son's presidential portrait, former President George H.W. Bush show...

Introducing Our Parents' Generation To Transgender Children Can Be Hard But Rewarding

Wayne Maines | Posted 07.16.2012 | Parents
Wayne Maines

I waited for the old man to tell me I was nuts. He looked at me and said, "Maybe I am too old to change. Maybe your son and my grandson will be able to make things better."

Both Sides: Caro on LBJ-BHO, Huff/Matalin on a Gay Week

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgHuffington/Matalin discuss how the shunned VP found his voice "in the crack of a gunshot." What can Obama learn from a "political genius" who unified the country on rights but divided it over war?

Expediency

Gary Hart | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics
Gary Hart

Even as we nod in agreement when the President says "We can't wait," we will find it necessary to think about how a future, less benign, president will say the same thing to support reconstitution of the imperial presidency.

Obama's Atomic Solyndra?

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 06.18.2012 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Let's relieve the president of this radioactive burden. Let's kill these reactors before they kill us, and take the most significant leap of all toward a green-powered Earth.

Military Moonshine

John O'Toole | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
John O'Toole

The Congress is supposed to appropriate funds for the military, but it was never intended to be a piggy bank that any "commander in chief" could empty at will. Congress always has an advise-and-consent role every time it votes on a defense budget.

Playing the Blame Game on Gas Prices Won't Solve the Problem

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics
Elliott Negin

Instead of rehashing the same tired arguments every time gas prices jump, let's focus on real solutions to curb our oil addiction. Drilling more is definitely not one of them; cutting consumption in half is. So let's stop the blame game and get to work.

American Workers: The Best Bet

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Three years later, after President Obama placed his faith in workers, the nation's economic outlook is brighter. As is that of GM and Chrysler. President Obama wagered on American workers. And it paid off.

Is Justice About to Be Done in the Case of Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.02.2012 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

About three years ago, writing about the injustice done to Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta I said, "So, while this chapter may be closed, the book is not." Well, today that book has been reopened.

Promises, Promises: President Obama's NDAA Signing Statement

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Back when he was a candidate, then-Senator Obama criticized President George W. Bush for his frequent reliance on signing statements to circumvent Congressional intent. What a difference executive power makes.

What Happened to President Obama's Change?

Monique Ruffin | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics
Monique Ruffin

The change we are experiencing may feel uncomfortable and bumpy, but nobody said change must be seamless. We only know that change must be.