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Ryan J. Reilly

Nearly Half Of Americans Live In Places Where Election Officials Admit Long Lines Are A Problem | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly half of Americans live in precincts where long lines at the voting booth were a problem in the 2012 election cycle, according to ...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, we found out that the State of the Union -- or at least the rhetoric about it -- is strong. To no one's surprise, President Obama delivered another good speech. Highlights included his call for an increase in the minimum wage, the announcement of steps towards fixing our broken voting system, and a promise to step up on climate change. The president also vowed that "by the end of next year, our war in Afghanistan will be over" -- though he didn't explain why we need to wait until then. The speech's most powerful moment was Obama's passionate call for gun control. His overarching message was: I welcome bipartisanship, but if I don't get it, I'll do it myself. As the shameful GOP filibuster of Chuck Hagel showed, the odds are the president will be spending his second term in DIY mode.

Ryan J. Reilly

Obama, Romney Campaign Lawyers To Co-Chair Commission | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The two top lawyers for the presidential campaigns of President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will co-chair an independent presidential c...