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Presidential Campaign

Political Poison and Collective Trauma

Michael Meade, D.H.L. | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics
Michael Meade, D.H.L.

Amidst the speed of changes occurring in both nature and culture it takes very little to tear the skin of civilization and reveal massive and festering emotional wounds full of fear, rage, resentment and vengeance.

Trump Hotels MIght Be Taking A ‘Yuge’ Hit From The Donald's Campaign

Hipmunk | Posted 07.21.2016 | Travel

Donald Trump has solicited an onslaught of attention as a Republican presidential candidate and now the presumptive nominee. But before the 2016 elect...

The Benghazi Report

Mike Smith | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics
Mike Smith


I Was a Campaign Photographer, and This Is What I Saw and Heard

Quora | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics

What's it like to be a photographer for a presidential campaign? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questio...

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...

5 Financial Facts You Should Know About Bernie Sanders

MoneyTips | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics

Turns out Bernie is like the rest of us. He is currently carrying more than $25,000 of credit card debt.

What Will Bernie/Hillary Do?

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Bernie Sanders had a "positive meeting" with Hillary Clinton Tuesday night. He announced he would address his supporters online on Thursday. The hand-wringing and rumor-mongering are pure melodrama. Sanders has already made it clear -- repeatedly -- what he will do. The real question is not what Bernie will do -- it is what Clinton will do.

In Response to the Tragedy in Orlando - America Should Launch a New War - Against Intolerance and Hate Speech

Robert Creamer | Posted 06.12.2016 | Politics
Robert Creamer

One thing is certain: intolerance and hatred inevitably lead to violence and death. Our primary response to the horrific massacre at the Pulse nightclub must be to rededicate ourselves to creating a culturally diverse society that is based on tolerance and respect for other religions, sexual orientations, races and life styles.

Trump P.U.

Shan Wells | Posted 06.01.2016 | Denver
Shan Wells

The real Trump University?

Branding Trump

Maria Laurino | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics
Maria Laurino

The Clinton campaign tried Dangerous Donald, which fell flat, and has been floating the moniker Poor Donald. Both choices hold none of the power of Trump's insults. Dangerous evokes a titillating thrill - Carlos Danger before being unmasked - and Poor Donald rings of elitist condescension.

The Most Awkward Moments Of The 2016 Campaign

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 05.27.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


This Is Why It's Time to Rethink the Presidential Campaign

Aaron Michel | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Aaron Michel

From the standpoint of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, this presidential election looks crazy -- for reasons that are different than you might think. ...

Spy Chief: Hackers Targeting Presidential Candidates

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics

By Dustin Volz and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. presidential campaigns face threats from hackers bent on espionage and other activity mo...

If I Were Running for President

Jonathan Walton | Posted 05.09.2016 | Religion
Jonathan Walton

Donald Trump once said of the ISIS, "I would bomb the hell out of them" and I totally agree. If I was president, I would gather my joint chiefs of s...

Taking the American Pulse This Election Season

Doug Irving | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
Doug Irving

What's on your mind, America? For the past decade, a survey from the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corp. has asked and answered that question on topics ...

Flint Water Crisis: Wake-up Call for the Country

Fron Nahzi | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics
Fron Nahzi

President Obama's visit to Flint, Michigan this week draws public attention to the nation's water crisis. It is an opportunity to set in motion desperately needed reforms and place the water crisis exactly where it belongs: at center stage in the upcoming presidential campaign.

Why New York's Democratic Debate Suddenly Seems A Lot More Important

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 04.14.2016 | Politics

The moderators at Thursday's Democratic presidential debate shouldn’t have a hard time thinking up questions. It’s been more than a month since Hi...

'Is the Wall Here Yet?'

J. Richard Cohen | Posted 04.13.2016 | Politics
J. Richard Cohen

The nation's schoolchildren don't get to vote in November, but they're paying close attention to this year's presidential race. And large numbers of them are frightened by what they're hearing.

Bill's Comments Expose Why Many Black Voters Don't Trust Hillary

Joshua Adams | Posted 04.08.2016 | Black Voices
Joshua Adams

This week, former President Bill Clinton spoke at rally in Philadelphia to offer his wife Hillary Clinton support towards her campaign. Clinton speech...

Dear Presidential Campaign 2016: Let's Break the Weak Peace Cycle

Alexandra Nicewicz Carroll | Posted 04.06.2016 | Religion
Alexandra Nicewicz Carroll

Weak Peace benefits no one and hurts everyone. Weak Peace reinforces insecurity, fear, and hate while reducing cooperation, solidarity, and love.

Imaging Trump's Brain

Jonathan D. Moreno | Posted 04.04.2016 | Politics
Jonathan D. Moreno

When Donald Trump said he went to a "good school" I was flattered, because that's where I teach. When he said he has a "good brain" it got me thinkin...

Trump, Cruz and ISIS

Mike Smith | Posted 04.01.2016 | Politics
Mike Smith

While we terrorize, Trump and Cruz have a Twitter war over their wives.

Donald Trump Made Up Stuff 71 Times In An Hour

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 04.01.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Critics of Donald Trump's presidential campaign often complain about the way the media has reported on his candidacy. It is not just the...

Bill Maher Likens Donald Trump To Ebola And Ted Cruz To Zika Virus

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.26.2016 | Comedy

Republicans are "stuck between a rock and a gross place" in choosing their presidential candidate, Bill Maher says. So the "Real Time with Bill Maher"...

Campaign Enters More Serious Phase as Candidates Bash Each Other's Wives

Marty Rudoy | Posted 03.25.2016 | Comedy
Marty Rudoy

Gone are the penis references. Here to stay are near-naked pictures of candidates' wives. And so begins a more serious phase of the Republican Presidential race.