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Presidential Election

Hillary Clinton Is Taking Democrats Backward on Climate Change

Will Reynolds | Posted 05.28.2015 | Chicago
Will Reynolds

Clinton will probably have an easy time getting endorsements from beltway green groups hoping to gain influence. But as Pat Quinn learned in Illinois, and Mark Udall learned in Colorado, promoting regulated fracking is a tough sell to environmental voters no matter what endorsements a candidate can brag about.

Chuck Norris Wants You: The Unlikely Endorsement

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 05.27.2015 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

On Tuesday May 5th, Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas, announced his intent to run for President. This made him the sixth contender joining Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Ben Carson, and Carly Fiorina in the competition for the Republican nomination.

Rick Santorum: A Presidential Candidate's Journey From Zero to Hero and Then Back to Zero

Matt Teitelbaum | Posted 05.26.2015 | College
Matt Teitelbaum

It remains to be seen if Rick Santorum can make lightning strike twice. A repeat victory in Iowa would definitely cement him as a credible candidate through the early primary elections.

How to Run for President in 2052

Greg Schwem | Posted 05.21.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Listen up, American newborns. I realize your middle ears are still teeming with fluid and you're only capable of responding to high-pitched voices, but in just 35 short years, you'll be eligible to run for our nation's highest office.

"Wait, Mom, Are Those Police or Isis?"...

Elizabeth Lazar | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics
Elizabeth Lazar

...asked my 9 year-old last month. Otherwise absorbed in a rousing Fifa 15 match, he looked up from the iPad when the news upstaged Isco's corner kick.

7 Reasons Warren Buffett Should Run for President

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.20.2015 | Money

If one business leader is more presidential than several of the candidates currently running for president in 2016, it is Warren Buffett. The financial guru, philanthropist and billionaire is more than just the most successful investor of the 20th century. He embodies the traits and leadership skills that make a great president.

Jeb Bush and His Blame Game

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 05.19.2015 | Politics
J Nelson Aviance

George W. Bush continues to be fodder for ridicule and scathing critiques all over the world. Whether he can distance himself from his brother or not, Jeb Bush is obviously cut from the same cloth.

Lindsey Graham Teases Presidential Campaign

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Monday he would make an official announcement about his 2016 plans on June 1, hinting heavily he's likely to enter t...

White House 2016: Is Hillary Clinton More Pro-Woman Than Her Democrat Rivals?

Heather Gautney | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics
Heather Gautney

NOW chapters around the country and leagues of women voters are lit up over the possibility of a woman president. And many of them are hankering for Hillary.

Paige Lavender

More States Are Authorizing Online Voter Registration. Here's Why That's Great News. | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics

Setting up online voter registration could lead to an easier, more accurate and more satisfying experience for voters at little cost, according to a b...

You've Come Part Way, Baby

Leslie Marshall | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics
Leslie Marshall

When I was little, my favorite book described options for what a girl could aspire to be when she grew up. It told of exciting career possibilities: flight attendant, nurse, teacher, secretary.

Solarizing South Carolina!

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.17.2015 | Green
Brian F. Keane

First the state legislature and the governor implemented new pro-solar policies. And now the local utility has come together with nonprofits, community leaders and private businesses to launch an innovative residential solar program aimed at tripling the amount of solar panels installed in the state.

Can Britain's Conservative Landslide Cross the Pond?

Julianne Shinto | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics
Julianne Shinto

The victory hangovers have yet to wear off for my colleagues in the U.K. But my U.S. counterparts are already asking, "How can we replicate the sweeping conservative victory here, in the States?" I have the answer and I haven't been quiet about it in the least.

Even Boomers Deserve Better This Presidential Election Season

Ken Solin | Posted 05.07.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

While politics isn't my usual topic, boomers are. The next presidential race is already in full swing, and based on who's running so far, a peaceful future is doubtful.

Natalie Jackson

Why Carson And Fiorina Won't Win | Natalie Jackson | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics

There’s something different about a couple of this week’s entrants into the contest for the Republican presidential nomination. In the mix of gove...

How To Talk To Your Kids About Bernie Sanders

Kimberly Harrington | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics
Kimberly Harrington

There's no telling what sort of blood lust this whole Bernie Sanders situation could unleash in our household and I'm betting your family is struggling with the same sense of unease. I've put together some answers to use when fielding common questions from your kids.

GOP Presidential Field Doubles in Size

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This week, the Republican presidential field is going to double, from three candidates to six. Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and Marco Rubio have all previously officially announced their candidacies, and this week they will be joined by Carly Fiorina, Ben Carson, and Mike Huckabee.

Every Registered Republican Announces 2016 Presidential Run

Spencer Green | Posted 05.04.2015 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"I think all of these candidates are a great thing for the country," says Arnold La Tulliard of Flemingsburg, Kentucky, whose campaign slogan is "I'll handle ISIS like I handle my snakes."

"Think How You Are Adding Value": David Williams Interview

Svetlana Dotsenko | Posted 06.30.2015 | Small Business
Svetlana Dotsenko

After ten years of blogging, David is not resting on his laurels. He publishes new posts frequently, has a popular healthcare podcast, and is active on social media.

Scott Conroy

The Art Of Finding A Theme Song For Your Presidential Campaign While Not Getting Sued | Scott Conroy | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics

One was a famously straight-laced politician who wore his suits well-starched and his hair parted neatly to the side. The other was a scruffy icon of ...

A Call to Action on Climate for All Candidates for President of the United States

Rhea Suh | Posted 06.28.2015 | Green
Rhea Suh

Through rising seas, withering drought, catastrophic storms and other hallmarks of climate change, our world is telling us every way it knows how that it's time to cut the dangerous carbon pollution that's driving the climate crisis. Long before history judges our response, voters will decide which candidate best understands the threat we face.

Why Europeans and Asian Communities Shake Their Heads at How Americans Choose a President

Mary Buffett | Posted 06.27.2015 | Politics
Mary Buffett

The issues that emerge in American political campaigns leave many of my foreign contacts puzzled. Instead of thinking through big issues, we focus on the trivial. The female problems that bedeviled Gary Hart and Bill Clinton would barely raise an eyebrow outside of the states.

This 2012 Presidential Candidate Has A Good Excuse For Not Wanting To Run Again

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman (R) told HuffPost Live he likely won't be running for president again in 2016, largely because of the influence of money...

Madam Secretary: We Have Some Questions

David Russell | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics
David Russell

The list may be long, and there may be little time or opportunity to confront Clinton with policy questions, however, the more she is given the opportunity and shown the need to define a vision for America that approximates the Liberal agenda, the better off she, and we, will be.

Why Much of the Conventional Wisdom About 2016 Is Wrong

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

As the campaign progresses, many insights will be repeated and repeated, becoming conventional wisdom. Some will prove to be true.