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Could Florida Still Field A Presidential Candidate?

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 10.26.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- As recently as six months ago, Florida, a state with a poor record for producing presidential candidates, appeared to be striking gold at las...

An Oasis of Health and Wellness at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions

Samer Hamadeh | Posted 11.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Samer Hamadeh

How many people can say they spent time at both the Republican and Democratic convention and came away feeling calm and recharged? Well, anyone who spent time at the Huffington Post Oasis, which was a world away from the crowds and chaos.

Frank Rich: Right-Wing Media In Disarray | Posted 11.17.2012 | Media

A week steeped in right-wing media reveals a Republican Party far more despairing than the lamestream knows. ...

"Big Business Is Doing Fine' -- How Are You Doing?

Paula Gordon | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Big business is doing fine because big business has fixed the game: heads I win, tails you lose. Small and middle-sized businesses are not doing fine because big business has fixed the game. Heads they win, tails you don't.

Conventional Thinking

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Many have already commented how the national nominating conventions have morphed over time to become nothing more than protracted infomercials for each party. 'Twasn't always thus, however.

Clint Has a Point

Mary L. G. Theroux | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Mary L. G. Theroux

Is the concept of government "of the people, by the people, for the people" -- of government working for us, accountable to us, beholden to our job-rating approval -- hopelessly old-fashioned, held only by dinosaurs like Clint Eastwood?

'Obama Hasn't Done Anything!'

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

First they obstruct. Then they complain. ...

Susana Martinez: Highlight of the RNC

Annamarie Rienzi | Posted 11.10.2012 | Teen
Annamarie Rienzi

Susana Martinez's speech was a landmark in Mitt Romney's campaign. This address is one that will always go down in my book as the best of the Republican National Convention.

The RNC: Best Days of My Life

Matthew Foldi | Posted 11.07.2012 | Teen
Matthew Foldi

Instead of going to school for my first week, I went to the Republican National Convention with students from the Junior State of America, and it was one of the best experiences of my life.

Postmortem on Clint and His Talking Chair

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Tom Alderman

The one thing you can say about the whole Clint Eastwood convention episode is that it will live forever in TV replay-land. 'Doing an Eastwood' might even become a new phrase for being unprepared, for winging it -- badly.

Why Mitt Romney Reminds Me of a Lobster

Gabriel Frankel | Posted 11.07.2012 | Teen
Gabriel Frankel

Mitt Romney is a small lobster about to be boiled in a huge pot, and he has to expect that President Obama has the shell cracker in his hands and the bib around his neck, ready to dig in.

Ohio Governor John Kasich and the RNC

Taylor Sappington | Posted 11.07.2012 | Teen
Taylor Sappington

The Republican convention may give Romney and Kasich a small boost in the polls the next two weeks, but its legacy will be one of bold-faced lies and utter cluelessness.

Biden Doubles Down On Paul Ryan Speech Criticism

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

YORK, Pa. — Vice President Joe Biden said Sunday that Republican rival Mitt Romney is "ready to go to war in Syria and Iran" while hurting the m...

Former Janesville GM Plant Employee: Paul Ryan 'Should Be Ashamed Of Himself' For Telling An 'Outright Lie"

Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics

A former employee of the General Motors plant in Janesville, Wisconsin said Paul Ryan "should be ashamed of himself" for his misleading claim about th...

Chris Matthews' Bad Week

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 11.01.2012 | Media

NEW YORK — In the cable television news world where provocation is prized, MSNBC's Chris Matthews took home the trophy from Tampa's Republican N...

WATCH: Obama's Empty Chair Slams Clint Eastwood

Posted 08.31.2012 | Comedy

Clint Eastwood's bizarre, rambling speech to an empty chair that was meant to represent President Obama at the Republican National Convention has been...

Stewart: 'At This Point In The Speech, I'd Settle For Any Truth'

Posted 08.31.2012 | Comedy

Ever since he was named Mitt Romney's running mate, Paul Ryan's fans have been touting him as a hard-hitting guy who isn't afraid to tell the truth, s...

Joy Resmovits

Mitt v. Mitt? Romney Disagrees With Himself On Education In RNC Speech | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.31.2012 | Education

One of the more awkward moments of Mitt Romney's speech Thursday night at the Republican National Convention came during the newly minted presidential...

Ronald Reagan Gets Prominent RNC Tribute

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

The third and final night of the Republican National Convention opened with a video tribute to former President Ronald Reagan, effectively a mash-up s...

Romney Sees Bump In Poll Numbers

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

By Steve Holland TAMPA, Fla., Aug 30 (Reuters) - Mitt Romney has moved into a narrow lead over U.S. President Barack Obama in a small ...

Republican Convention 'Mystery Speaker' Revealed.

Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

Actor Clint Eastwood is the so-called "mystery speaker," who will address the Republican National Convention on Thursday night, according to CNN. F...

Speculation Swirls Around Identity Of Mystery Convention Speaker

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Speculation is swirling around the identity of a "mystery speaker" expected to address the Republican National Convention on Thursday night. HuffP...

Street Style At The Republican Convention

The Huffington Post | Tony Stamolis and HuffPost Style Staff | Posted 10.29.2012 | Style

We've been covering the style of the 2012 political players ad nauseam here on HuffPost Style. Mitt Romney's jeans? Paul Ryan's cowboy boots? Michelle...

WATCH: Stewart Rips RNC's Big Catch Phrase

Posted 08.30.2012 | Comedy

Tuesday night's speeches at the Republican National Convention in Tampa were centered on a new catchphrase: We Built It. The slogan is the latest ...

Mitt's Signature Business Experience Ignored, Again

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

From the 2012 Republican National Convention speeches commending Mitt Romney, a character sketch emerges. Romney, man of faith. Romney, successful...