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Presidential Nomination

Trump Can Be Stopped: Here's How

Mark Siegel | Posted 12.09.2015 | Politics
Mark Siegel

The RNC could meet in emergency session and prohibit winner-take-all primaries at any time. In the alternative, credential challenges at the convention could be brought against all winner-take-all states which -- if successful -- would then award delegates proportionally, keeping Trump well below the number needed for the nomination.

A Message of Optimism From a Veteran Raiser of the Alarm (Parts 1 and 2))

Andy Schmookler | Posted 10.29.2016 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

Recent developments bearing upon the contest for the Democratic nomination for President have revealed to me a possible political scenario by which the ongoing battle over America's destiny - against the destructive force that has taken over the political right -- might just possibly be won.

Chris McGonigal

See Rare Photos From JFK's Presidential Nomination 55 Years Ago Today | Chris McGonigal | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics

John F. Kennedy won the Democratic presidential nomination at the party's convention 55 years ago Monday. The then-senator was elected on the first...

Hillary Clinton Leads Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz By Wide Margins In Presidential Poll

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (D) would best former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R), were they to run against each other in the 2016 presidentia...

The Right Wing Threat to Technological Innovation and America's Wealth

Steven Cohen | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics
Steven Cohen

As the Republican presidential nominating process begins, we are being treated to a series of relentless and disingenuous attacks on the idea of government itself.

WATCH: HuffPost's Sam Stein Discusses GOP and Iowa On 'Hardball'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

The Huffington Post's Sam Stein appeared on MSNBC's 'Hardball with Chris Matthews' on Thursday to discuss potential GOP presidential candidates. Matt...

Democrats To Revise Presidential Primary Rules

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The presidential primary process is flawed and needs to be fixed, the Democratic National Committee says. A committee has issued recommendations that ...

Unity: Not Exactly Woodstock '69, But Close

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

It's the season premiere 2008 general election campaign. The music will be blaring, the crowd jumping, the loudspeakers booming. But the real story is that Democratic "unity" is well under way.