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Watch Donald Trump 'Insult' All 44 U.S. Presidents

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.31.2015 | Comedy

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The Republican Party Tried To Kill Its Demons In 2013. They're Still Alive.

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After the Republican Party took a drubbing at the polls on Election Day 2012, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus ordered an autopsy. The party...

Trump Is #1 In The Polls, And So Was The 'Macarena'

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.26.2015 | Entertainment

Being statistically No. 1 doesn't equate to being the best. Exhibit A: Donald Trump has an early lead in GOP presidential polls.  Exhibit B...

Glenn Beck's Show Won't Cover Donald Trump Anymore

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 07.23.2015 | Media

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5 Faith Facts About Gov. John Kasich: 'God Is With Me Wherever I Happen To Be'

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.21.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich, a former altar boy who grew up to be an abortion opponent who backs the death penalty, is expected to th...

Sources: Joe Biden Still Considering A Presidential Campaign

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.03.2015 | Politics

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You Can’t Say Carly Fiorina Is UnFit To Be President After This Fast-Stepping Video

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.15.2015 | Comedy

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Crowded GOP Field Forces Presidential Candidates To Unite Into REPUBLITRON

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.13.2015 | Comedy

 The GOP presidential-candidate crowd just got ... Republicaner. On Monday, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker announced that he would be joining&nb...

5 Faith Facts About Scott Walker: Son Of A Preacher Man

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.13.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Scott Walker, best known for picking a fight with Wisconsin’s unions that led to protesters’ occupation of the state Capitol, credi...

Trump Is the GOP's Trump Card

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

If the GOP is to avoid the loss in 2016 of the popular vote in the sixth out of the last seven national elections there has to be a near crusade to the polls by the GOP's traditional base. This is older, white, males from the South and Midwest, suburban and rural areas.

There Are So Many White Guys Running For President, People Can't Keep Up

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.10.2015 | Comedy

 White guys aplenty! It sounds like a '90s jazz fusion band. (function(){var src_url="https://spshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?pl...

Watch Jesse Ventura's Hilarious Takedown Of The GOP Presidential Candidates

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.10.2015 | Media

  Jesse Ventura isn't impressed by the current slate of Republican presidential candidates.  The former Minnesota governor, p...

Paige Lavender

Rick Perry Announces He's Running For President In 2016, Because Why The Hell Not

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced on his website Thursday that he is running for president a second time, joining an already crowded Republican f...

Republican Contenders Face Tricky Balance At Major Conservative Event

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 24 (Reuters) - When the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition plays host to nine Republican White House hopefuls this weekend, the ...

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.

Ted Cruz Welcomes Rand Paul To 2016 Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) welcomed fellow Republican Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.) to the 2016 presidential race on Tuesday. Cruz was the first Republican to ...

Lauren Weber

Trail To The Chief: 2016 Perks Of Being A Wallflower Edition

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Weber | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics

2016 Perks Of Being A Wallflower Edition Here at Trail to the Chief, we are not cynics. Far from it. We actually think that politics an...

Jeb Bush: 'I Have Decided To Actively Explore' A Presidential Run

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) said he has "decided to actively explore" a presidential run. Bush posted a note on Facebook Tuesday saying he wou...

Former Obama Aides Urging Warren To Run For President In 2016

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 300 former campaign staffers and organizers for President Barack Obama have signed on to a letter urging Massachusetts S...

Paige Lavender

Romney: 'Circumstances Can Change,' But...

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has insisted he won't be pursuing a White House run in 2016, but in an interview Tuesday, he did admit "...

Potential 2016 Candidates Picking Up The Pace Of Presidential Prep

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just about everyone thinking about running for president is kicking it into gear now, slowpokes included. For months, many prospe...

Politics of the Holier Than Thou in Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 08.17.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

I accidentally came across a graphic (in Spanish) being passed around on Honduras-related Facebook sites. At the top, there's a heading that asks the ...

Obama Prepares Biden For 2016 Race

Real Clear Politics | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

In case you haven’t noticed, President Obama and his vaunted PR machine are orchestrating a full-court press to boost the presidential stock of his ...

Final Forecast, or Rather Lack Thereof

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 01.06.2013 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

In the past, I have based my forecasts on the number of FoxNews TV viewers as opposed to the the number viewing the MSNBC/CNN combination. But the influence of television has waned and we all know that the number of people getting their news online has surged.

8 Suggestions for a Really Fascinating (!) Election Night

Lea Lane | Posted 01.03.2013 | Comedy
Lea Lane

Play a drinking game: Choose a word that won't get people sloshed before the first returns come in. "Democrat" and "Republican" won't do. On the other hand, to be sure that guests will drive home sober, choose the word "Bush."