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Presidential Election

A Request for Mr. or Mrs. Soon-to-be President

Heather Kasdan | Posted 02.12.2016 | Parents
Heather Kasdan

I, as a citizen of the United States and as a parent of small children have a simple request for Mr or Mrs Soon-to-be President It is about leading...

The Democratic Primary Is A Fight Over Wall Street And Obama's Legacy

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 02.13.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If you want to understand the real meaning of Thursday night's debate between Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Be...

How to Make a Bernie Sandwich

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 02.11.2016 | Comedy
Janet Eve Josselyn

The Bernie Sandwich, named after Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, is known primarily for what isn't in it than what is in it. Here's how to make one.

Bernie Sanders Embodies Trend Of The 'Spiritual But Not Religious' American

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.11.2016 | Religion

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., made history on Tuesday when he became the first Jewish candidate to win a presidential primary election. If ...

Hillary Clinton Just Gave The Best Speech Of Her Campaign

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 02.11.2016 | Politics

Hillary Clinton gave the best speech of her 2016 campaign on Tuesday night, delivering a sharp, concise and forceful vision of a progressive future -...

Alas, Most Democratic Women In New Hampshire Are Going To Hell

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics

In his overwhelming primary win in New Hampshire on Tuesday, Vermont Socialist Bernie Sanders bested Hillary Clinton among women voters by 11 points,...

Donald Trump Is Now Attacking Bernie Sanders

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics

Fresh off a convincing victory in his party's New Hampshire primary, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump took to CBS Wednesday to gloat...

Defining Hillary

Terry O'Neill | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics
Terry O'Neill

Gender, race, economic justice, transphobia and homophobia matter in the United States today, and Hillary Clinton's proud history of fighting for all of us give her knowledge, insights, and wisdom that others do not have.

Former Presidential Candidate Laughed At The Idea Of A Super PAC, Then Lost Immediately

The Huffington Post | Jason Cherkis | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When he entered the 2012 race for president, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty shot out of the gate. He was the first substantial Republi...

Democrats Are Fuming About Hillary Clinton's 'Smear' Line

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are fuming over presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton's defense of the millions of dollars she made giving speeches to Wall St...

A Roar for Freedom: Chewbacca for President 2016

Michael Varrati | Posted 02.08.2016 | Comedy
Michael Varrati

With the election cycle heating up, there's no question that many of us are starting to feel the drain of campaign fatigue. Though we all rally around...

The Coin Toss Caucus

Jonathan Haber | Posted 02.08.2016 | Education
Jonathan Haber

Those of you who managed to make it to Chapter 8 of Critical Voter are no doubt joining me in a chuckle over the controversy surrounding the Iowa Cauc...

Money Matters (in Presidential Elections)

Kirby Goidel | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics
Kirby Goidel

One of the observations currently being made about the 2016 presidential elections involves the ineffectiveness of money as a campaign resource. Anecdotally, there appears to be good reason for such skepticism.

A List of Fun Things Trump Has Said to Female Reporters

The Cut | Posted 02.08.2016 | Women
The Cut

(Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) By Jessica Roy If the presidential election were decided merely on who could sling the most hate-filled i...

The Interview That Should End Donald Trump's Candidacy

Cody Cain | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics
Cody Cain

Donald Trump just gave an interview that any potential Trump supporter should not miss. In his own words, Trump lays bare the very reasons why he would be such a disastrous choice for president.

Hillary Clinton's 'Tough On Wall Street' Speech Wasn't Very Tough

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 02.09.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton has repeatedly said she told Wall Street to "cut it out" during a 2007 speech she gave at Nasdaq. The speech itself, ho...

America Ferrera’s Response To Reporter’s Tone Deaf Question Will Make You Cheer

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.04.2016 | Latino Voices

America Ferrera made some applause-worthy points on social justice and feminism while chatting with Gloria Steinem during the opening of the 2...

The Fight Between Sanders And Clinton Isn't A Purity Test.

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 02.09.2016 | Politics

The increasingly contentious primary battle between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton is about much more than a Twitter fight or different theo...

Barbara Boxer Explains Why Young Voters Are Attracted To Bernie Sanders

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.04.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) is confident about Hillary Clinton's chances to win the Democratic nomination for president, even despite s...

The Media Is Failing to Vet the Candidates, and Failing Our Democracy

Cody Cain | Posted 02.04.2016 | Politics
Cody Cain

This is a horrendous problem. It suggests that the system is rotting from within on a fundamental level. It suggests that the system is beset with perverse incentives that produce perverse results. And such problems within the system itself are much more difficult to overcome.

2016 Presidential Election Will Now Be Decided By Coin Toss

Spencer Green | Posted 02.03.2016 | Comedy
Spencer Green

In an attempt to streamline the cumbersome United States election process, this year's presidential election will be decided by the single toss of a coin on November 8th.

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 ...

Virtually Everyone Is Disadvantaged by the Electoral College

Richard Kasbeer | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics
Richard Kasbeer

The Electoral College system can be improved. The first improvement needed is to make every voter count. The second is for every voter to count equally. And the third is to elect a president who is supported by a majority of the voters. This is not a partisan issue.

There Is Only One Issue Worth Voting on in 2016

Lila Nordstrom | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics
Lila Nordstrom

Here's a bold declaration: Despite the rancor accompanying this year's races and last year's congressional session, there is only one issue worth voting on. It's a deceptively simple issue too; massively important, but, oddly, still one a vast majority of Americans agree on.

Why Bernie Sanders Trounced Hillary Clinton Among Young Voters

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The final tallies in Monday's Iowa caucus showed a very narrow win for Hillary Clinton. But one demographic divide between the t...