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Amanda Terkel

Michelle Obama Touts Early Voting In Wisconsin

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

WAUSAU, Wis. -- First lady Michelle Obama was in Wisconsin on Friday, revving up supporters just three days before Badger State residents can go to th...

Amanda Terkel

RNC Disavows Consultant Arrested For Election Fraud

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

WAUSAU, Wis. -- The chair of the Republican National Committee is disavowing a consultant who has been arrested for allegedly throwing out voter regis...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney's Huge September Haul

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Romney campaign raised $170 million in September and now has more than $191 million in cash on hand, it reported on Monday, putting ...

The Illegitimate 2012 Debates

Carl Gibson | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Carl Gibson

No matter what the pundits and the party hacks say, third-party candidates do have a shot at winning, only if the debates were set up to include them.

Paul Ryan: Nobody Works Harder Than These People

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 10.03.2012 | Small Business

Nobody in America works harder than business owners, according to remarks Tuesday by Mitt Romney’s running mate, Paul Ryan. “And when he [Presi...

Sam Stein

RNC Using Recount Fund To Inflate Cash On Hand

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican National Committee has counted more than $5 million in contributions it cannot use to help Republican candidates until af...

RNC Drops Firm Over Voter Fraud Allegations

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

The Republican National Committee has terminated its relationship with Strategic Allied Consulting, a firm run by longtime GOP consultant Nathan Sprou...

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.

WATCH: 'SNL' Mocks Every Convention-Goer Ever

Posted 09.21.2012 | Comedy

The RNC and DNC may be behind us, but that doesn't mean we can't re-live the greatest moments with a commemorative DVD! Thanks to "Saturday Night Live...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Breaks Fundraising Record

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After months of reports of his opponent's fundraising prowess, campaign e-mails despairing about their potential money disadvantage and ...

Exclusive Live From 'Bainport': Illinois Workers Urge Romney to Not Outsource Their Jobs to China

Democracy Now! | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Democracy Now!

Freeport Mayor George Gaulrapp, who has supported the encampment and fended off calls for it to be shut down, says Romney should get directly involved in the issue.

Romney's Dagger

Daniel Simon | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

Mitt Romney's tour of awkwardness continues. A video of Romney speaking to a group of donors at a $50,000-a-person fundraiser, where he described 47...

Mitt Romney's Chief Strategist Has Ties To George Clooney

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.17.2012 | Entertainment

As it turns out, George Clooney has connections with Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Briefly mentioned in a scathing new Politico article about the fail...

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.

Medicaid -- an Entitlement Absolutely Needed to Protect Both the Poor and the Middle Class

Ed Koch | Posted 11.12.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

For these reasons alone, President Barack Obama should be reelected and given a majority of Democrats in both houses of Congress.

Timothy Dolan And Simone Campbell: The DNC's Dueling Religious

Michele Somerville | Posted 11.12.2012 | Religion
Michele Somerville

I'd sure hate to be the anti-LGBT, anti-woman tantrum-prone cardinal following the sage, rabbinic and serenely exuberant Sister Simone Campbell at the Democratic National Convention. But Timothy Dolan did just that.

Election Monitor: Why This Election Comes Down to Two Days in October

Steve Lombardo | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Steve Lombardo

While the Republican convention may have strengthened Romney's position with the base, it did little to expand his coalition. The momentum from "You didn't build that" has been halted.

Let's Hear it for (and From) the Ladies: Top 10 Moments for Women at the DNC

Barbara Lee | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Barbara Lee

Weeks before the Democratic National Convention, I lamented the lack of women's voices slated for prime speaking roles in Charlotte, wondering aloud on these pages, "Where are the women?"

JSA at the 2012 RNC

Caroline Bourque | Posted 11.12.2012 | Teen
Caroline Bourque

Despite the threat of Hurricane Isaac, thousands of supporters flocked to Tampa to participate in the primary of what many consider the most significant election in American history.

'Green News Report' - September 11, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.11.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

The Road of Good Intentions Has Gone Dry as a Bone...

Donna Jean Freberg | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Donna Jean Freberg

Who can't admit that to lead this country (or any country) is challenging and tiring and, as President Obama said so honestly Thursday night, drives a person to their knees?

A Delegate Balance

Roy Zimmerman | Posted 11.11.2012 | Comedy
Roy Zimmerman

Paul Ryan is an AK-47 of lies. He lies with a such pathological glee that even North Koreans are calling him the "Dear Misleader."

What is 'Net' Working? GuideWell's Journey Into New Territory

Victoria Edwards | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Victoria Edwards

Arianna Huffington and Tom Brokaw took the stage (ARE YOU KIDDING ME?). How amazing is that? The panel talked about the various initiatives startups, nonprofits and other companies are taking in order to address the job crisis.

It's the Cult of Mom

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Morra Aarons-Mele

Politicians are hoping that if they flatter our inner "momliness," we will forget many of them have tried to strip our rights as humans and as women, or at the very least that women are far from equally represented in government.

Hope for Change: A Tale of Two Conventions

Muqtedar Khan | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Muqtedar Khan

I wish the Republicans had devoted more energy in trying to humanize their ideas and policies rather than their candidates, especially those who can flip at the drop of a hat.