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It's All Happening: Bernie Sanders And Larry David Will Meet On SNL

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will make a cameo on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, per the Washington Post. As i...

Donald Trump Can't Play These Songs, But You Can

The Huffington Post | Julia Bush | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics

Musicians are cutting ties with Donald Trump faster than you can say, "Donald Trump is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist, birther ...

Hey, Remember When Bernie Sanders Played A Rabbi In A Rom-Com?

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics

We all knew that Bernie Sanders’ real-life love story is basically an adorable romantic comedy, but it turns out the Vermont senator and Democra...

Meet One Of The 12 People In All Of Iowa Who Voted For Jim Gilmore

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A total of 12 people voted for Republican presidential candidate Jim Gilmore in Monday night's Iowa caucuses. That's across the e...

Mike Huckabee Ends 2016 Presidential Campaign

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) announced on Monday that he is suspending his presidential campaign, following a poor performance in th...

20 Things Candidates Absolutely MUST Do During Presidential Primaries

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 02.01.2016 | Comedy

Based on the low voter turnout in the United States, it's a good bet that most people don't know how political primaries work. Well, there are things ...

Judge Hillary as You Would Want to be Judged

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

Hillary has proven her ability to use the status she gets via marriage and her own hard work to help other women. She has highlighted domestic violence, sex trafficking, equal pay, equal rights, reproductive rights, and universal health care.

Martin O'Malley's Saturday Night In Iowa Was Kind Of Depressing

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- It's crunch time in Iowa, and presidential candidates are hitting as many high-profile events as they can ahead of Monday night's...

Here's What Single Women Are Looking For In A Presidential Candidate

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Women

A new survey reveals what’s motivating single women to head to the polls, and (surprise!) issues involving reproductive health and equal pay ar...

The NYC Security Risk That Candidates Aren't Discussing

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 01.29.2016 | New York
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

We should do everything in our power to transition the bright minds at IPEC into the clean renewable energy sector in New York, which is growing daily. Let's keep them employed -- and then some. But most importantly, let's keep this country safe.

If Our Presidential Candidates Think Drug Use Is a Health Issue, Here Are 8 Ways to Prove It

Tony Newman | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
Tony Newman

I appreciate the new rhetoric from the many candidates saying that drug use and addiction are a health issue, not a criminal issue. But there's a huge disconnect between this rhetoric and their actual policy proposals.

Bernie Sanders Is a Once in a Lifetime Presidential Candidate. The Time Is Now.

H. A. Goodman | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Clinton might be "wicked smart," like President Obama states, but Bernie Sanders possesses wisdom. Wisdom and intelligence are different, and if you confuse the two, you're stuck with an endless stream of politicians like Hillary Clinton. With Bernie Sanders, America will get someone who makes decisions based upon principle and value system, not political expediency and evolution.

Bernie Sanders Opens Up About God

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.28.2016 | Religion

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has mostly avoided discussing religion during his Democratic presidential campaign. Unlike some other candidates, he...

Mitt Romney, Donald Trump And The Shifting Politics Of Personal Wealth

The Huffington Post | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When he ran for president in 2012, Mitt Romney had hoped voters would see him as a chief executive who could boost the sluggish American...

What Trump's 'Freedom Kids' Were Actually Thinking While Performing

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 01.19.2016 | Comedy

Donald Trump's official campaign song was an overnight sensation. I say "overnight" because that's when nightmares take place. The above ...

Michele Bachmann Tells The Story Behind THAT Newsweek Cover

The Huffington Post | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the summer of 2011, then-Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) had improbably started to gain traction in her run for the Republican nomina...

How Revising The GOP Debates Could Solve Our Nation's Energy Needs

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.14.2016 | Comedy

Thursday night is the first Republican presidential debate of 2016. Only about 137 to go.  In analyzing the format of these debates, something oc...

How Howard Dean Became The Grateful Dead Of The '04 Campaign

The Huffington Post | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.15.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Everyone who followed the rise and fall of former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean’s presidential campaign points to a single moment ...

Black Conservative Says Democrats Have Made Black People 'Dumber'

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 01.12.2016 | Black Voices

Watch the latest video at Black conservative author and blogger, Crystal Wright, declared the Democratic party has made "blac...

Any Candidate Who Refuses To Support Climate Action Is Unfit For President

William S. Becker | Posted 01.10.2016 | Politics
William S. Becker

With presidential primaries fast approaching, Republican voters should be asking themselves a few provocative questions about their front-runners and their party. Are conservatives in the United States so bereft of ideas that their only response to global climate change is to pretend it doesn't exist?

The Poignant Question About Addiction One Young Girl Asked Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 01.04.2016 | Parents

A young girl attending Hillary Clinton's recent town hall event in New Hampshire had a tough question for the democratic presidential candid...

Judgment: What to Look for When Looking for a President

Terry Newell | Posted 01.06.2016 | Politics
Terry Newell

Judgment is not the same thing as intelligence. All presidents are smart, but not all blend that with a deep understanding of history, people, places and politics.

Clinton Campaign Hopeful For A 'Comeback Kid' Boost From Bill

The Guardian | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.02.2016 | Politics

“New Hampshire tonight has made Bill Clinton the comeback kid.” So said Bill Clinton himself in February 1992, when a second-place finish ...

Donald Trump Thinks Hillary Clinton Is Playing 'The Woman Card'

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 12.28.2015 | Women

According to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton needs to stop playing the "woman card." On a Dec. 27 broadcast of "Fox and Friends," the Republican presid...

Here's What The First 100 Days Of A GOP Presidency Could Look Like

The Huffington Post | Mariam Baksh | Posted 12.22.2015 | Politics

The various GOP presidential hopefuls, like all politicians since time immemorial, have made a lot of promises this campaign season. Here are some of...