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Richard Gephardt

Donald Trump's Democratic Allies?

Rich Rubino | Posted 11.22.2016 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Donald Trump won the Presidency not only by appealing to the Republican Party's core conservative constituencies, but also by winning the support of m...

Donald Trump and the Second Death of the Invisible Hand

Carl Pope | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Carl Pope

The Indiana primary, pivoting as it did on trade, signaled something else: the elaborate faith in a set of invisible hands that underpinned much of modern conservatism, has lost its grip on a huge swathe of the electorate.

Former GOP Frontrunner Jeb Bush's Battle With "Restless Insurrectionist Syndrome"

Rich Rubino | Posted 12.20.2016 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Jeb Bush, the early Republican frontrunner, is presently polling in the single digits despite an ambitious advertising blitz. Bush was a weak frontru...

Political Family Feuds: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly

Rich Rubino | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Throughout American history, political family dynasties have not been uncommon. However, these families have not always acted in unison. In fact, in some cases American political families have been split asunder by divergent political loyalties.

'They Don't Make Movies About Boring People:' Two New Documentaries Tackle AIDS, Government

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Imagine someone with the bluntness of the George Carlin, the wardrobe of the Kinsey Sicks, and the following of Dame Edna and you'll get an idea of what kind of social catalyst Pieter-Dirk Uys became for South Africans.

Insurgent Ed Miliband Ends the New Labour Era

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Carmichael

The election of 40-year-old Ed Miliband to lead the UK's Labour Party proves the existence of a vibrant progressive movement in Britain that mirrors Barack Obama's victory over Hillary Clinton in 2008.

Why "Radio Silence" Can be a Good Thing in VP Selection

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Be thankful for radio silence I guess when other candidates for VP like Daschle and Bayh are getting phone calls saying, "Sorry....but we look forward to working with you in many other ways in the coming years."

Jason Linkins

Bill Kristol Predicts Obama Veep As...Dick Gephardt?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Remember four years ago when the New York Post announced to the world that Dick Gephardt was going to be Kerry's pick for vice-president, except that ...