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New Site Helps You Send Tough Questions To Presidential Candidates

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.18.2016 | Technology

If you're intimidated by the noise surrounding this election season, worry not: A new online tool could help you deliver the right questions to presi...

Has Ted Cruz Ever Actually Read the Bible?

Zack Hunt | Posted 01.13.2016 | Religion
Zack Hunt

Yeah, yeah, yeah. I know. His dad was/is a pastor and he's a Christian. Surely, Ted has read a least some of it at some point in his life, right? Maybe... and maybe not.

What Donald Trump Gets Right

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

Donald Trump is wrong about most everything - not to mention being hate-filled and demagogic. But the few things he does get right may account for his popularity among Republican voters.

Bernie Sanders Is Easily the Most Electable Candidate, Evidenced by Recent Polls

Brian Hanley | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics
Brian Hanley

It's not only the Donald who Sanders is on target to take out. While the NBC/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll has Clinton losing to Cruz in both Iowa and New Hampshire, Sanders beats the Republican Senator in either state.

The Issue That Could Sink Ted Cruz In Iowa

The Huffington Post | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

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America Has Come A Long Way Since The First Presidential Election

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

The first presidential election in the United States was held about 227 years ago. It was a January, and a few months prior, the leaders of our newly...

Don't Pay Heed To Pessimists. America Will Be Just Fine.

Politico | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

As we enter 2016, Americans are still feeling grouchy. Only one-fourth of the public believes the United States is heading in the right direction....

2016: Will the Devolution of America Continue?

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 01.05.2016 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

It appears we stopped being sensible some time ago, and 2016 doesn't appear to be the year we regain our senses. At least not if the news now is an indicator.

Bernie Sanders References Gordon Gekko: 'Greed Is Not Good'

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.05.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Tuesday sharply criticized Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton during a fiery Manhattan spee...

Make America Great Again?

Jeb Harrison | Posted 01.05.2016 | Politics
Jeb Harrison

The slogan, "make America great again," taken in context with the rest of his vitriol, embodies a sinister, xenophobic vision that, given its popularity, is well worth talking about.

Open Invitation Extended to Trump from Founder of Muslim Peacemaker Teams

Greg Barrett | Posted 12.31.2015 | Politics
Greg Barrett

I'm not rich, Mr. Trump, but my family and I are renting a house in Najaf, the holy Shia city where I was born. Our home is small, cozy and full of love. You would stay with us and share what we have. In addition, there are other Iraqi families who would love the opportunity to host you and treat you as family.

Bernie Sanders Supporters: Remember 2004 and Remain Vigilant

Khwaja Khusro Tariq | Posted 12.31.2015 | Politics
Khwaja Khusro Tariq

Even as momentum grows in the Bernie Sanders campaign his supporters must remain vigilant. He is indeed the first "outsider" to throw a real challenge at the status quo.

How Trump Could Win It All

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.30.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I've been noticing that Democrats -- all the way up to and including Hillary Clinton herself -- seem to be awfully complacent about the possible outcomes of next year's presidential race. This could be dangerous, because nothing in politics is ever written in stone.

The Trump Presidential Library

Malcolm Kushner | Posted 12.30.2015 | New York
Malcolm Kushner

It's the Trump post-presidency that's really exciting. Because it could mean the first presidential library in Queens.

The Monster of Our Own Creation

V.R. Marianne Zahn | Posted 12.30.2015 | Religion
V.R. Marianne Zahn

With our worship of wealth and our love of trash, combined with our historical racism and xenophobia, so entrenched that a Supreme Court justice feels free to spew racism from the bench, we run the risk of getting exactly the president that we deserve.

Strapped for Campaign Cash, Rand Paul Shares Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Chain Letter

James Schlarmann | Posted 12.30.2015 | Comedy
James Schlarmann

Currently polling at less than 3 percent on average, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), knows that he needs an injection of large campaign donations, and he needs them fast, according to sources close to the Kentucky Republican.

Donald Trump Lists 'F***ing Your Mom' as Only New Year's Resolution

James Schlarmann | Posted 12.29.2015 | Comedy
James Schlarmann

Claiming to be in a "festive and happy" mood, Donald J. Trump -- the billionaire real estate mogul and former reality-TV star that is currently the Republican presidential front-runner -- gave reporters outside the building where he lives in New York City his list of New Year's Resolutions for 2016.

Electing A Better Post-Divorce Life, Thanks To The Can't-idates

Craig Tomashoff | Posted 12.28.2015 | Divorce
Craig Tomashoff

Everything I needed to know about divorced parenting I learned from Pulp Fiction. And it has nothing to do with proper use of ball gags or the advantages of keeping an EpiPen handy.

Republicans Need to Pick Their Anti-Trump ASAP

Matt Teitelbaum | Posted 12.23.2015 | Politics
Matt Teitelbaum

For months now, Republicans have waited for his campaign to implode. With just one month to go until the first voting contests begin, that simply hasn't happened. It's time for the Republican Party to get serious about saving themselves from an unmitigated disaster.

The Republican Establishment Thinks Ted Cruz Can Save Them From Trump. There's One Big Problem.

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 12.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Donald Trump continues to dominate GOP primary polls, establishment Republicans have been reluctantly warming to the idea that Sen. ...

The Most Important Article You Will Read About Muslims and the Presidential Race

Omar Alnatour | Posted 12.22.2015 | World
Omar Alnatour

There are currently 16 hopeful candidates running for president and the majority of them have expressed an animosity towards Muslims. The result o...

All I want for Christmas is for My Vote to Have Teeth

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 12.22.2015 | Impact
Center for Community Change Action

By Steve Huerta This year as struggling families in San Antonio, Texas open their holiday gifts, they should also remember they have a gift far more ...

Immortality Bus Delivers Newly Created Transhumanist Bill of Rights to the US Capitol

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 12.21.2015 | Good News
Zoltan Istvan

The Immortality Bus at the US Capitol in Washington DC -- Photo by Zoltan Istvan After months of traveling across the country on a national bus to...

Bernie Sanders Takes On Trump, Wall Street and Citizens United in This Epic Animated Rap Video

Brian Hanley | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics
Brian Hanley

You couldn't have scripted it any better. On one hand you have Bernie Sanders, a democratic socialist, and on the other, Donald Trump, a multibillionaire. Where Sanders inspires hope, Trump instills fear.

10 Ways Bernie Sanders Dominated in December

Brian Hanley | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics
Brian Hanley

Sanders scored big with an unprecedented endorsement from the progressive group, Democracy for America. This marks the first time in history that Democracy for America has endorsed a presidential candidate in the primaries.