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

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton has repeatedly said she told Wall Street to "cut it out" during a 2007 speech she gave on the Nasdaq trading floor. The...

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 02.05.2016 | 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...

Bernie Sanders -- The Naysayers Have Been Silenced, The Revolution Has Begun

Khwaja Khusro Tariq | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics
Khwaja Khusro Tariq

Since the moment the Bernie Sanders campaign began there has been no shortage of detractors in mainstream media. Self-appointed political sages have put his "Democratic Socialism" on trial and passed the verdict of "unrealistic" on his economic plan.

Trump's Twitter Suggests He Actually Loves Fox News

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 02.01.2016 | Technology

Donald Trump keeps his friends close, at least on Twitter. He boasts almost 6 million Twitter followers, more than any other presidential candidate. B...

Angry Old Men -- Quo Vadis America?

Dr. Dr. phil. Immanuel Fruhmann | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Dr. Dr. phil. Immanuel Fruhmann

It is not the USA that is in decline, but it is their rule, and an America of the past, in which they were in charge.

Bernie Is More Credible And Electable Than Hillary

Joschka (Yoshi) Tryba | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Joschka (Yoshi) Tryba

Bernie's platform isn't just good policy, it is hands down superior to every other presidential candidate's platform. Bernie supporters are not naïve. The point of electing Bernie is not to get anything done. It is to stop all the corrupt, corporate, political forces from getting anything more done.

Why Hillary Clinton’s Take On Abraham Lincoln Is ‘Total Fantasy'

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.30.2016 | Politics

During a Democratic forum this week, Hillary Clinton gave an account of American history that glossed over the racist terrorism that dominated the Sou...

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...

Trump and the Black Feminist

Kim Lute | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
Kim Lute

Trump is a reality star known for his business acumen, his parade of wives, (two of three are immigrants) and finally, his inability to display even the tiniest bit of sophistication, restraint, and civility when it comes to women's rights.

Joe Biden: GOP Primary Is 'A Gift From The Lord'

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday roasted Republican leaders in what appears to have been a political stand-up comedy routine before House ...

Bernie Sanders And Elizabeth Warren May Have Just Saved Consumers $14 Billion

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Cable customers who are tired of paying through the nose to rent set-top boxes are about to see some serious savings, thanks to a new p...

That Guy? Yeah, He's Our Fault

Hareem Mannan | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics
Hareem Mannan

I'd like to think that as a nation, we've come pretty far. Land of the free, home of those brave enough to admit that things might not be as good as we imagine it to be.

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...

Donald Trump Debates Himself in "No Girls Allowed, Especially Megyn Kelly" Event

Spencer Green | Posted 01.27.2016 | Comedy
Spencer Green

After Fox News' refusal to remove anchor Megyn Kelly from the Thursday Presidential debate, GOP frontrunner Donald Trump ran all the way home crying and locked himself in his room, which he has refused to leave.

I'm With Stupid: America Deserves a Candidate With Real Stupid

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.27.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Trump and Palin can play at being stupid, but one is a billionaire and one was a governor. Please. That's success by virtually any measure.

Dominic Monaghan Says He'll Leave America If Trump Wins The Presidency

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.27.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Dominic Monaghan deals with all types of dangerous predators on his TV series "Wild Things," but there's one creature even he can't stomach: D...

The Presidential Candidates Flunk On Income Inequality

Cody Cain | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics
Cody Cain

The greatest issue plaguing our society today is that of income inequality. Yet astonishingly, the current presidential candidates have failed to propose any adequate ideas for solving it.