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Watch Young Women Shut Down The Idea They ‘Vote With Their Vaginas’ For Good

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 02.12.2016 | Women

Gloria Steinem faced criticism earlier in the week after a comment she made about young female supporters of Bernie Sanders.  “When you&rsq...

Republican Strategist: I Fear Sanders More Than Clinton

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics

Those who don't "feel the Bern" may instead be fearing it. In a conversation with Santa Monica public radio's KCRW on Wednesday, Republican strategis...

Where Presidential Candidates Stand on Supporting Families

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics
Christopher A. Brown

With the focus during this presidential race on Obamacare, immigration reform, terrorism, and the economy, it's not surprising that the leading Republican and Democratic candidates have had little to say about what they would do to support strong families.

Mike Huckabee Ends 2016 Presidential Campaign

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) announced on Monday that he is suspending his presidential campaign, following a poor performance in th...

White House Race Nearing $1 Billion

Center for Public Integrity | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics

This story is from the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative media organization in Washington, D.C. Read more of its in...

Gabby Giffords Is Ready To Campaign For Hillary Clinton Like There's No Tomorrow

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.31.2016 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Gabby Giffords uses her words sparingly. After being shot in the head five years ago, the former Arizona congresswoman has h...

Here Are Some Luminaries Who, Umm, Have Endorsed Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics

GOP front-runner Donald Trump has been amassing endorsements from politicians, pundits, and professional athletes in recent months. With Nazi-loving r...

Why This Progressive Is Really Excited About Hillary

Jan Schakowsky | Posted 01.16.2016 | Politics
Jan Schakowsky

A woman in the White House won't solve all these problems, you say, and you're right. But I guarantee you women's concerns will move up on the national agenda from day one of a Hillary Clinton Administration.

Any Candidate Who Refuses To Support Climate Action Is Unfit For President

William S. Becker | Posted 01.10.2016 | Politics
William S. Becker

With presidential primaries fast approaching, Republican voters should be asking themselves a few provocative questions about their front-runners and their party. Are conservatives in the United States so bereft of ideas that their only response to global climate change is to pretend it doesn't exist?

Donald Trump Thinks Hillary Clinton Is Playing 'The Woman Card'

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 12.28.2015 | Women

According to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton needs to stop playing the "woman card." On a Dec. 27 broadcast of "Fox and Friends," the Republican presid...

Is the Repellent Mockery of Others the New American Norm?

Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D. | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics
Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D.

Why are most articles written with sentences in the declarative instead of the interrogative structure? Is it because people prefer to be told what to think instead of being asked to think? If yes, could this preference explain some of the seeming madness going on in America today?

How The Fed May Have Just Made It Harder For Democrats To Take The White House

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics

The Federal Reserve’s decision to raise its key interest rate on Wednesday could hurt the Democratic Party’s chances of winning the presi...

With Every Twitch, Gesture and Sneer, Donald Trump is a Sincere Six Year-Old

Michael D'Antonio | Posted 11.30.2015 | Politics
Michael D'Antonio

Eventually people tell us who they are. Some politicians and performers obscure it with dramatic techniques, so we have to listen more closely. Not so with Donald Trump. With every movement and sound that he makes, Trump tells us the truth and reveals himself.

Anatomy of a Broken Campaign Promise

Joel Berg | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
Joel Berg

While all kept campaign promises are alike, each broken promise is broken in its own way. Campaign vows that are kept are often politically or administratively easy to fulfill. But failed promises fail for a host of reasons.

Day 144: America Still Held Hostage by Donald Trump

Spencer Green | Posted 11.06.2015 | Comedy
Spencer Green

It's been 144 days since billionaire Donald Trump announced his Presidential run and has been holding America hostage to his every whim. "I thought it would be over in a few days, a week or two at most, but there seems to be no end in sight," says a distraught Charlotte Kambrille of Noblesville, Indiana.

Dr. Ben Carson: Obamacare and Slavery

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 11.04.2015 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Hearing an African American presidential candidate compare the mild health care reform provisions of the Affordable Care Act to slavery is hyperbole that is worth paying attention to.

Jeb Bush's Meltdown

Mike Smith | Posted 10.30.2015 | Politics
Mike Smith


2016 Candidates Don't Miss On Opportunity To Make Lame Halloween Jokes

The Huffington Post | Philip Lewis | Posted 10.30.2015 | Politics

With Halloween coming up, Americans are turning to pumpkin carving, costume wearing and trick-or-treating. Surely, you're wondering just how the ...

Cryptic Bush Campaign Memo Hints At Dirt In Rubio's Background

U.S. News | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics

Even before Jeb Bush's uninspiring debate performance Wednesday night, his sputtering presidential campaign was working to prevent defections.  ...

6 Questions Black Americans Want To Ask The Democratic Presidential Candidates

The Huffington Post | Philip Lewis | Posted 11.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Both the Democratic and Republican National Committees have agreed to give their blessing to a presidential town hall set up by ac...

The Focus Is On Rubio At Bush Donor Summit

The Washington Post | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.27.2015 | Politics

HOUSTON — Amid the Jeb Bush buttons and appearances by three generations of his family, there was a subtle but unmistakable focus on another ca...

Charles Koch Bemoans Lack Of Civility In 2016 Race

The Wall Street Journal | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.27.2015 | Politics

WICHITA, Kan.—Charles Koch sounds a lot like an ordinary voter when he bemoans what he said is a lack of substance and civility in the 2016 Whi...

For Clinton, Leaving Lessig out of the Debates Would Be Dumb

Brian Boyko | Posted 10.25.2015 | Politics
Brian Boyko

There's a case to be made that the sooner she deals with these issues, the less likely they are to hurt her. More than that, would Lessig be able to parlay two hours of TV time into a credible threat to her campaign? Especially with Bernie Sanders also still in the race? The chances of that are slim to none.

Jeb Bush Slashes Spending Amid Campaign Woes

AP | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.23.2015 | Politics

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is drastically slashing campaign spending, including an across-the-board ...

MAG: Hillary's Best Week Yet

Politico Magazine | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.23.2015 | Politics

If in January 2017, Hillary Clinton is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, historians may well point to this month as the moment her...