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Presidential Nominees

Turning a Senate Corner?

Carl Pope | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics
Carl Pope

Once the president regains his footing, he can once again lead the government and Boehner will have nowhere to hide. Nov. 21 was twenty years in the making -- but it came, and it is a very big deal.

Those Who Nominate Dictate

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

Power, whether in an electoral system or a corporate boardroom, originates with the people who control the nomination of candidates -- not with those who "vote" after this process is complete. The more nominees voters can choose from, the more diverse the actual choices become.

Sam Stein

Lindsey Graham: Richard Shelby Was 'Wrong' To Place Blanket Hold On Obama Nominees

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a blow to Republican insistence that they have played a non-obstructionist role in slowing down the Democratic legislative agenda, one of the GOP's...