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An Immigration Gift That Keeps on Giving

Gordon Whitman | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Gordon Whitman

Two out of every three undocumented immigrants in the United States has been in this country for more than a decade - working and contributing to our society. They are Americans in all but paper work and they include DREAMers and their families.

How to Lose an Election

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics
Larry Schwimmer

During these past five months, Neptune's influence of delusion, distortion, and misrepresentation has been the root cause for the Republican party's huge loss in this presidential election.

Romney Logic: Gifts? Bush-Obama County Results

David Dent | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics
David Dent

As you have probably read or heard, Romney logic blames his loss on the Santa Claus-like nature of the president's campaign. The inherent promise of gifts to the loyal Obama constituencies drove the 47 percent plus to the polls, so the Romney thought goes.

Willard's Last Gaffe?

Sandy Goodman | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Does Romney really think that the Wall Street billionaires and multimillionaires, Pentagon contractors, chambers of commerce and other big and small businesspeople who so lavishly supported him and other politicians paid all that money out of love and admiration for him and the rest?

Christie Sounds Off On Romney's 'Gifts' Comment

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said Friday that he agreed that former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's recent comment on a conference call w...

Leadership Lessons From Obama and Romney

Brian Whetten | Posted 01.15.2013 | Business
Brian Whetten

If Romney had developed a greater ability to be authentic by confronting the patterns of denial and self-deception that automatically came with his aspirations, he likely would have been able to stand up to the politics of fear -- and elected president.

Obama Gave Me Gifts -- It's True!

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.15.2013 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

You think the billion dollars they spent on the campaign just went for voter turnout and ads? No way. Obama clearly hired an army of personal shoppers who knew -- or thought they knew -- what voters like me wanted.

Karl Rove Gives 'Butt-Ugly' Reason For Romney Loss

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

GOP strategist Karl Rove continued his effort to bury Mitt Romney's election loss under a pile of excuses on Wednesday, adding a new explanation to hi...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Mitt Romney Says Bill Clinton Told Him Hurricane Sandy Won Obama Election | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney claimed during a call with donors on Wednesday that he received a call from former President Bill Clinton, who told Romney t...

Top GOPer Calls For 'Brutally Honest' Assessment Following Big Defeat

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — Top Republicans meeting for the first time since Election Day say the party failed to unseat President Barack Obama because nominee ...

Romney: Obama Won Because Of 'Gifts' To Blacks, Hispanics And Young Voters

AP | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

BY DOUGLASS K. DANIEL, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is telling top donors that President Barack Obam...

Mark Blumenthal

How Sandy Almost Knocked Out The Exit Polls | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hurricane Sandy may have shaken up the final week of the 2012 presidential campaign, but few realize how close the storm came to crippli...

Election 2012: A Republican Extinction Level Event (ELE)

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

If we are to move "Forward" it's time we eliminate the potholes to progress known as the regressive Republicans. Give the Libertarians, Peace and Freedom, Green Party or countless others a chance.

Obama 2.0: A Coalition Government?

William S. Becker | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
William S. Becker

As Barack Obama found during his first term, it's nearly impossible to move America forward when everyone pulls in different directions. He might be able to do something about that as he shapes the team for his second term. How?

Romney: Obama Won Because Of 'Gifts' To Blacks, Hispanics And Young Voters

New York Times | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

A week after losing the presidential election to President Obama, Mitt Romney blamed his overwhelming electoral loss on what he said were big “gifts...

In Wake of Election, SMBs Expected to Serve as Engine of Economic Growth

Ryan Caldbeck | Posted 01.14.2013 | Small Business
Ryan Caldbeck

Small businesses now must make some assumptions about policy decisions and move forward. They are too important to the country's economic recovery to remain in limbo.

Obama's Reelection: Change,or More Status Quo?

John F. Kimberling | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
John F. Kimberling

It is a new world, and we need a new unified strong third political party that is centrist and pragmatic to solve our problems to enable us to live and prosper in this new world.

Long Arm of the Law

David Crisanti | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
David Crisanti

Professors aside, who doesn't get a chuckle from "Why is academia so cut-throat? Because the stakes are so small"? This quip actually springs from Say...

Zach Carter

Romney Economic Adviser Calls For Raising Taxes On The Rich | Zach Carter | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's former economic adviser Glenn Hubbard published an op-ed in the Financial Times Tuesday calling for higher tax rates on the wealthy and ...

Note to Republican Party: It's Not Immigration

Stephen Palacios | Posted 01.13.2013 | Latino Voices
Stephen Palacios

The Republican brand, deserving or not, comes with an "us vs. them" perception regarding Hispanics. Commentators who focus on immigration and not this mindset are getting it wrong.

WATCH: How Is Romney Coping?

Posted 11.13.2012 | Comedy

Hey, remember how Mitt Romney thought he was going to win the presidential election right up until he lost? That was weird. But on a basic psychologic...

Newt Gingrich: Election Gives Conservative 'Mandate' To House Republicans

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) said he believes the election emboldens House Republicans to pursue a conservative path, desp...

Can House Republicans Look Forward on Foreign Policy?

Jeffrey Laurenti | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Jeffrey Laurenti

There was passing press notice of a Democratic colleague's defeat last week of Howard Berman, the much-respected Californian who formerly chaired the House foreign affairs committee.

How President Obama Took Race off the Table -- Again

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

In 2012, Obama built up an impregnable firewall of trust and loyalty and admiration across all ethnic lines. The slightest racial dig, inference, let alone the crude race baiting against him from some circles, was met with instant and fierce public outrage.

POOF! Website Shows Romney's Plunging Facebook Popularity

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.12.2012 | Technology

Mitt Romney is losing a lot of "friends" after his defeat in the presidential race last week. Newly launched website "Disappearing Romney" tracks ...