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What Jon Stewart Should Do Next

Jamie Masada | Posted 04.20.2015 | Comedy
Jamie Masada

I want him to announce his candidacy for President of the United States. Let the Democratic, Republican, Green parties and others already on the ballot support him. I'm sure he would get at least 5% Poll support and he would have to be invited to the debates.

Lauren Weber

Trail To The Chief: Hollywood For Ugly People Edition | Lauren Weber | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

HOLLYWOOD FOR UGLY PEOPLE EDITION In this early stage of the 2016 presidential election season, most of the people tasked with covering...

GOP Off to the Races Early

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.18.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Republican Party and the political media world are already off to the 2016 horse races. It is way too early for any real analysis of the public's mood, but that doesn't stop the oddsmaking within the Beltway. After all, the Democratic nomination race is setting up to be a snoozer, so why not get started obsessing over the Republican race?

On Being '-American'

Janesh Rahlan | Posted 04.18.2015 | Politics
Janesh Rahlan

There is no one parameter that qualifies somebody as American or even a set of qualities that comprise a monolith of American culture. While Jindal's comments are directly aimed at Indian-Americans, they're insulting to all immigrants and the general creation of this country.

Barbara Bush: 'I've Changed My Mind' On Another Bush Occupying The White House

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.16.2015 | Politics

Call it the first flip-flop of the 2016 presidential campaign. Barbara Bush said Friday that she no longer feels that too many Bushes have occupied...

Lauren Weber

Trail to the Chief: What's In A Name ~ PAC Edition | Lauren Weber | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

What's In A Name ~ PAC Edition There are many reasons to believe that starting a presidential election season some 600 days before elec...

'Plutocrat Primary' Looms as First Real 2016 Test

Miles Rapoport | Posted 04.05.2015 | Politics
Miles Rapoport

In both parties, the first prerequisite for success in next year's White House contest will be a strong performance in the Plutocrat Primary. The candidates who do well there will go into the other primaries and caucuses -- the ones where the rest of us have a vote -- with resources sufficient to drown out their opponents and with big-time obligations to their wealthy donors.

Hillary Clinton Sees Her Own Shadow, Won't Declare Candidacy for Six More Months

Spencer Green | Posted 04.04.2015 | Comedy
Spencer Green

This morning at Gobbler's Knob, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton emerged from a hole and saw her shadow, signaling at least six more months will pass before she declares her candidacy for President.

Lauren Weber

Trail To The Chief: The 'Mitt, We Totally Knew Ye' GOP-Only Edition | Lauren Weber | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

The 'Mitt, We Totally Knew Ye' GOP-Only Edition Campaign World –- the hermetically sealed universe of media and politicos who talk mo...

Lauren Weber

Trail To The Chief: Ultra-Premature VP Edition | Lauren Weber | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

Ultra-Premature VP Edition When we started "Trail To The Chief," the first question we got was: "Are you sure it's not too soon to star...

Lauren Weber

Trail To The Chief: Dirty Dozen Donor Edition | Lauren Weber | Posted 01.31.2015 | Politics

The Dirty Dozen Donor Edition Our inaugural Trail to the Chief ranked presidential candidates. Now we’re free to focus on the real st...

Paige Lavender

Get Ready: The First GOP Primary Debate Of 2016 Is Months Away | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

The first GOP primary debate of the 2016 presidential election will be held in August, the Republican National Committee announced Friday. The RNC ...

This Is What Obama Has To Say About A Mitt Romney 2016 Run

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

When asked about a potential third presidential run by his former opponent Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama didn't have much to say. "I have no ...

Run Sarah, Run!

Christopher Lamb | Posted 03.16.2015 | Comedy
Christopher Lamb

The 2016 Presidential Campaign will be a long and excruciatingly dull one. But not if you're a candidate. Run for president, Sarah. You've done more comedy than any politician since Richard Nixon. It was, after all, you who made Saturday Night Live relevant again.

Introducing HuffPost's 'Trail To The Chief'

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

The 2016 presidential election is in full swing, despite no potential candidate "officially" announcing a White House bid yet. But let's be honest, ma...

Lauren Weber

Trail To The Chief: Inaugural Edition | Lauren Weber | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

The Inaugural Edition Hi there, and welcome to Trail to the Chief, HuffPost’s weekly trip through the folds of time-space to the pecu...

Zach Carter

Bernie Sanders' Brutal Letter On Obama's Trade Pact Foreshadows 2016 Democratic Clash | Zach Carter | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressive unrest over free trade policies is shaping up to be a major issue in the contest for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomina...

Every Time Conservatives Mention Benghazi in 2015, Liberals Should Remind Them of September 11, 2001

H. A. Goodman | Posted 03.07.2015 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

If their names were Clinton and Kerry, or Hagel and Susan Rice, what would Rush Limbaugh have said about their failure to protect America?

5 Presidential Candidates

Bob Burnett | Posted 03.04.2015 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Happy new year! Welcome to the start of the presidential campaign marathon. For your consideration are five likely candidates, each representing a distinct segment of the U.S. political spectrum.

Here's What Could Happen If Hillary Clinton Decides Not To Run In 2016

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 03.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Washington, in Iowa, in New Hampshire, really in any place that's already talking about the 2016 campaign for president, just a...

Jeb Bush Quits Board Posts Ahead Of Possible White House Run

Reuters | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

Dec 31 (Reuters) - Potential U.S. Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has resigned from all of his corporate and non-profit board member posi...

Rand Paul Reveals When He'll Decide On A 2016 Run

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 12.03.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Tuesday he will make up his mind on a 2016 White House presidential run in "the March/April time frame." The Kentucky c...

Michigan Electoral College 'Reform' and the National Popular Vote

Rob Richie | Posted 02.01.2015 | Politics
Rob Richie

Today the Michigan Committee on Elections and Ethics met for the second time to hear testimony on a bill that would change the way that Michigan distributes its electoral votes.

Out Of The Running

AP | DAN SEWELL | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio Sen. Rob Portman says he will not run for president in 2016, choosing instead to seek a second term in the Senate over the Re...

November 17th - Romanians and Czechs Choose Democracy

Olena Kagui | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics
Olena Kagui

"A minor miracle occurred yesterday," wrote Frank Fischer in an email on November 17th, "(it) marked a significant victory for democracy and justice in Romania's long march from the end of the Communist regime."