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Leaks Show DNC Asked White House To Reward Donors With Slots On Boards And Commissions

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Comer's statements imply that the DNC could neither guarantee any specific position nor ensure that a person suggested would receive an appointment at all from the Obama administration.

Michelle's Obama's DNC Speech And Understanding The Trump Vote

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Melissa Jun Rowley

Many parts of America are in crisis, and whatever happens come November, a large percentage of the population is going to be angrier than it is now.

A Presidential Priority: Unleashing Open Data

Joel Gurin | Posted 07.21.2016 | Technology
Joel Gurin

The next administration's task will be to solidify the gains that have already been made, shape a new vision for a data-driven democracy, and ensure that the leadership and resources are there to make that vision a reality.

RNC Promises "Asshole For President"

Zac Thompson | Posted 07.19.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

Unlike other years, Republicans have chosen a rich white man as their presumptive GOP candidate.

Mike Pence Is Even More Extreme Than Donald Trump

Matt Baume | Posted 07.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

So Donald Trump picked Mike Pence as his running mate. And on the surface, Mike may look like a comparatively stable, moderate guy, especially next to...

Atheism Advocate: Religion Is Harming Society And Lives

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

The fundamental problem with religion is that believers--about 5 billion people right now on Planet Earth--are so sure they're "correct" on anything and everything they believe.

Sanders Ends His Campaign With Grace And Begins Campaigning For Clinton

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Every voter should take the time to go beyond the Republican politically motivated attacks on Hillary Clinton. Read about her and learn the truth about Hillary. You will get to know the incredible person Senator Sanders knows and so many of us who have had the honor of meeting and/or working with her know.

50 Cent Sees No Difference Between Kanye And Trump

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.14.2016 | Entertainment

No one man should have all that power. Well, at least not one of these men. We all cheered during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards when Kanye West anno...

New President And VP Barbies Show Girls Can Run The World, Too

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 07.14.2016 | Women

Anything boys can do, girls can do better, too! Mattel, the company that brought us Barbie, is introducing new President and Vice President Barbie dol...

'I Cannot Remember A Time When America Was More Divided'

Teresa Kindred | Posted 07.12.2016 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

Now when I look around our country I can't help but wonder what my parents and grandparents would say if they could come back from the dead. Every morning when I get up I get my coffee and turn on the news and every morning I try and brace myself for whatever disaster has happened.

Paul Ryan's Dream Crushed

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Ryan's dream now lies in tatters. It has become something of a nightmare, really. In fact, Ryan has had no more success in getting his caucus to agree on anything than John Boehner managed.

Reformers and Educators Can Stand With Hillary Clinton

Peter Cunningham | Posted 07.05.2016 | Education
Peter Cunningham

Kudos to Hillary Clinton. After some anti-charter rhetoric earlier in the campaign she had the guts to tell 7,000 members of the the National Educatio...

More Than A Nation: A Celebration Of Americans

Jim Moore | Posted 07.05.2016 | Good News
Jim Moore

On this July 4th weekend, I'd like to take a moment to make clear just what it is I believe I'm celebrating, or, more precisely, who I believe I am ce...

Bernie Sanders Would Be A Popular Vice Presidential Pick

The Huffington Post | Samantha Neal | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics

Thirty-nine percent of voters nationwide said they would be more likely to vote for the Democratic ticket if Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders were on it, a...

California's Classic Road Trip: The Pacific Coast Highway

David Code | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel
David Code

Most of my family's travel is international, but when my son suggested driving the Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco down to Los Angeles, we couldn't resist.

Meet Gary Johnson

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 06.23.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


The State of Women

Joan Wages | Posted 06.23.2016 | Women
Joan Wages

This summer promises to deliver an historic period. We are likely to see the first woman named the nominee for a major U.S. political party. While mor...

Kerry Washington On The Possibility Of A Woman Of Color As President

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 06.17.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Did Michelle Obama Just Start Her Senate Campaign?

Lynda Bekore | Posted 06.10.2016 | Media
Lynda Bekore

In the collective cheer for Michelle Obama's pro-diversity, anti "wall" remarks, we seem to have missed a more telling possibility -- it might just be an opening salvo for her own, post-White House, senate election campaign.

Making America Great Again Through Love

Michael Morgan | Posted 06.09.2016 | Religion
Michael Morgan

Around this time of the year, especially in an election year, everyone begins to become so politically fueled and focused that we can't help but hear "prophecies" all over about the future of America, the future of our world, the future of our children and the next generations.

Temper Tantrum Politics

Elissa Stein | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics
Elissa Stein

Hillary Clinton is the presumptive Democratic nominee for President. A historic, glass ceiling shattering milestone. Epic. Inspiring. Long overdue. ...

Feeling the Bern, From Beginning to End

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I can now say I have felt the Bern, from beginning to end. I have seen how the Bernie revolution began and I have also seen it entering the homestretch of campaigning during the primary season, one short week before California and a few other states become the last to vote.

Trump Is A Dumber Voldemort

Marisa Bruch | Posted 05.31.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Marisa Bruch

The crew at BloodBlitz Comedy noticed the similarities between the two villains and created a scary-real video of Trump leading the Death Eaters. Something about Trump's obsession with purebloods and his speeches about trying to ban Muslims and Mexicans from America feels eerily familiar.

US Press Secretary Josh Earnest on the Toughest Question He's Ever Answered

Quora | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics

What is the toughest question you have ever had to answer as Press Secretary? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compe...

Laurie Anderson: Letter Exchange with JFK

Louisiana Channel | Posted 05.30.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Dear Senator Kennedy. I really admire the way you're running your campaign. I'm running for president of my student council, can you send me some tips?" Find out what the soon-to-be president John F. Kennedy replied to a young Laurie Anderson's letter.