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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.

The Real Hillary... Really!

Jill Iscol | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics
Jill Iscol

For those of us who have had the opportunity to spend time with Hillary Clinton behind the scenes, away from the cameras, it's time to rally against those who want to create an image of her that suits their agenda and not the real woman.

Don't Go Away Mad, Just Go Away: Facebook's Zero Effect on My Presidential Election

Steve Bevilacqua | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
Steve Bevilacqua

Tell Facebook ranters to STFU because they have zero effect on your decision-making process. If they argue, set them free. Unfriend them, block them, cut them loose forever. You can do it.

Carly Fiorina To Launch 2016 Campaign On May 4: Report

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina will launch her presidential campaign on May 4, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Fiorina, a Rep...

Hillary's Route to the White House

Julia E. Sweig | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
Julia E. Sweig

The Democratic Party will have few if any alternatives challenging Hillary for the presidential ticket. That means she will spend 15 months until the party conventions next summer talking about herself with her advisors, campaign staff and the American people.

5 Possible Choices for Hillary's Running Mate

David Macaray | Posted 06.20.2015 | Politics
David Macaray

If Warren is looking for a podium from which to preach her anti-Wall Street reform philosophy, here's a question: Which will get her more attention -- the U.S. Senate, where she's one of 100, or the Vice-Presidency of the United States?

Big Tent, Bold Ideas

Linda McMahon | Posted 06.20.2015 | Politics
Linda McMahon

I'm a loyal Republican, but I'm an American first. And I suspect that what most Americans would like to hear from Republicans running for President is not a message that's negative and divisive, but a message that inspires and unifies us.

The Smart Alice Vote

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Highly educated women may be only a sliver of the American electorate, but they could hold the presidency in the palm of their hands. Instead of seeking to please "the soccer moms" or the "Reagan democrats," candidates should try to win over the "Smart Alices." Here's why.