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Robert Reich Calls For 'March on Washington' in Support of Public Option

Politico | Fred Barbash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Robert Reich, the former Labor secretary, scholar and commentator, called Tuesday for a "march on Washington" on Sept. 13 --"Grandparents Day" -- in s...

The Madness Of The Media

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Dorfman

Newsweek, the New York Times the Wall Street Journal are proclaiming the end of the recession. It seems unlikely that the army of 14.7 million unemployed Americans will share their exuberance.

A Lot of Tired Feet Can Reform Health Care

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Miles J. Zaremski

The train has left the station; the steam roller is moving onward. Heaven help officials who stand in its way. The message from the constituents is clear: reform must include a public health care option.

Your Moment Has Come: DC Rally June 13 to Support Obama's Peace Corps Vision

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

You will be there because you listened to Obama's promise during the campaign to double the size of the Peace Corps, to send Americans out in new lands with outreached hands and open hearts.

Lt. Dan Choi Takes "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Directly to Obama

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Outside the hotel on Wilshire Boulevard across from the Beverly Hilton, Lieutenant Dan Choi was surrounded by several hundred gay rights/equal rights supporters who hung on his every word.

Obama Supporters' Tires Slashed In North Carolina

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Still more ugliness and hostility on the campaign trail, courtesy of North Carolina's Fayetville Observer: Someone slashed the tires of at least 30 ...

Campaign Journal: Negative Campaign Tactics Backfiring?

Lori Jewett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lori Jewett

Lori Jewett is an OffTheBus grassroots correspondent. Each week she contributes a campaign journal documenting her life out on the trail. "He's a t...

Ooh, That Smell: McCain and His Mob Waltz with Death

Pete Cenedella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pete Cenedella

What's happening at these McCain-Palin rallies is a series of convulsions and spasms no less primordial than those we make at the end of life -- a kind of death dance.

Insane in the Middle Name

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tina Dupuy

Who cares if Obama's middle name is like a former dictator that we preemptively invaded? If anyone should want to forget about Saddam Hussein - it's the right-wing.

McCain's New Strategy Incites Violent, Racist Reaction

Eric Schmeltzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Schmeltzer

Are you proud, McCain? In your quest for power, you threw out your morals, your principle, your past disdain for low-ball gutter smears. And now we know the reaction it has incited.

Jed Lewison

Obama-Biden Rally In The Virginia Rain

HuffingtonPost.com | Jed Lewison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's the full video of Barack Obama's speech before 26,000 rain-soaked but enthusiastic supporters in Fredricksburg, Virginia on Saturday, September...

Jed Lewison

Despite Rain, 26,000 Virginians Show Up For Obama-Biden Rally

HuffingtonPost.com | Jed Lewison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Update: Here's the full video of Obama's speech. So it's Saturday evening in Fredricksburg, Virginia, and the rain has just started to fall. How man...

With All The Attention, Palin Still Escapes Scrutiny

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

By Stephen C. Rose When Sarah Palin returned to Alaska last week, the MSM focused on a rousing airport welcome where the ebullient governor heard not...

Photos From MoveOn Renewable Energy Rally, Denver, CO

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rebecca Shapiro

HuffPost's OffTheBus is teaming up with USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership and the Institute for Photographic Empowerment to support c...

Online and Off, Millennials Redefine Civil Rights Activism

Tanene Allison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tanene Allison

Many believe that if Millenials are online activists and information seekers, we are not also at rallies or organizing at our schools. This is just patently untrue.

Philly: Ugly Clinton Victory Rally

Laura J. Mansfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laura J. Mansfield

First Democrat: "This is a Hillary victory party, not an Obama loser party." Second: "If Obama loses, I'm not going to vote at all in November." Third: "I will vote for McCain if Obama wins." Et cetera.

Sam Stein

Clinton's Speech At MLK Rally Creates Awkward Environment

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Hillary Clinton found herself in an ironic scheduling quirk on Monday when, in the midst of a controversy over statements she made about Martin L...