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Third Parties in America: When Will the Media Become Democratic?

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 10.24.2016 | Politics
Mitchell J. Rabin

The lockdown on 3rd Party candidates and Democracy is further exemplified by the concession of the Presidential debates by the League of Women Voters to the Commission on Presidential Debates.

Could The South Be Good For The Libertarian Party?

John A. Tures | Posted 10.07.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

Southerners are downright feisty about their independence. There's a great sign at a park on the Alabama-Tennessee border which proclaims "We Dare Defend Our Rights!" Yet this rebellious streak doesn't seem to translate to independent candidates or third party challengers, who tend to fare poorly in Dixie.

Starving The Beast: Trump, Taxes And The Politics Of Unanticipated Consequences

Timothy J. Barnett | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Timothy J. Barnett

Both major political parties in America are shepherding crafty plans to benefit their side at the expense of the other. What neither side sees is that in trying to kill off the other, their protracted and intense internecine warfare is moving the country away from the shared public good.

Five key debate moments that altered the course of a presidential race

The Conversation US | Posted 09.24.2016 | Politics
The Conversation US

Robert Speel, Pennsylvania State University Every presidential election year in my American Political Campaigns and Elections course, I get an opport...

Accidental Presidencies

William O'Rourke | Posted 03.14.2016 | Politics
William O'Rourke

Donald Trump isn't the surprise frontrunner he's made out to be. He is the result of a long trend line, heading downwards, in American politics.

How Mike Bloomberg could win as independent presidential candidate

Rob Richie | Posted 01.24.2017 | Politics
Rob Richie

The fact is that there's no reason that an independent couldn't rise to a larger share of the popular vote. Independents have won several elections for governor in the past 25 years when competing against two strong major party nominees.

Trump, Perot and Easing Political Paralysis

Robert Strong | Posted 12.14.2016 | Politics
Robert Strong

Will Rogers, the cowboy comedian, used to say, "I'm not a member of an organized political party. I'm a Democrat." If you change the party in the p...

If You Want to Be More Successful, Learn How to Sell

Ira Kalb | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

Perhaps the most important subject you can study and learn is sales. Yet many of the smartest people avoid learning it, and some of the best colleges shun teaching it. Why?

Trump Telling GOP Brass He Will Forgo A Third-Party Run: Sources

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 08.26.2015 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON - Businessman Donald Trump has told several top Republicans that he will swear off the possibility of an independent bid and commit to runn...

NobleStitch PFO Closure Makes History, Plus an Interview With Tony Nobles

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.11.2016 | Technology
Mike Ragogna

NobleStitch PFO Closure Makes History at CSI International Conference It was not your typical medical conference because this was a prestigious examp...

Is Donald Trump the Wild Card That Ends the Current Political Stalemate?

Said Elias Dawlabani | Posted 08.11.2016 | Entertainment
Said Elias Dawlabani

Is this what it's like to have an executive decision maker from the private sector run for political office? Into this Republican chaos enters Donald Trump, system disruptor extraordinaire who will accelerate the demise of Republican politics as we know them and help stabilize a new system.

The Political Stars May Be Aligning for Another Ross Perot

Rich Rubino | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics
Rich Rubino

In many respects, the 1992 Independent campaign of populist insurgent H. Ross Perot could serve as an archetype for an Independent candidacy today. That year, Perot garnered 18.9 percent of the popular vote.

The Secret to Greater Success Is... Learning How to Sell

Ira Kalb | Posted 05.17.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Perhaps the most important subject you can study and learn is sales. Yet many of the smartest students avoid learning it, and some of the best colleges shun teaching it.

Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership Is Bad for Workers, and for Democracy

Heather Gautney | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics
Heather Gautney

Over the past few months, protests have erupted in the halls of the U.S. Capital, and in the streets outside, to thwart the passing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)--a boon to corporate interests, the protesters argue, and an anathema to U.S workers.

Not So Fast, Congress

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 03.21.2015 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Instead of the plodding turtle he's normally satirized as, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is all cat-on-a-hot-tin-roof about Trade Promotion Authority, better known as Fast Track.

Hilary's Biggest Challenge Isn't Just Bill's Outsourcing Record, It's Hers

Jane White | Posted 01.19.2015 | Politics
Jane White

Hillary's own track record while Senator from New York flies in the face of her posturing on outsourcing. Among labor officials, a nagging question about her commitment to protecting U.S. jobs stemmed from a deal she helped broker for Tata Consultancy Services, one of India's largest technology firms.

Rather Than Jobs Creator, TPP is the Biggest Corporate Power Grab

Michele Swenson | Posted 03.31.2014 | Denver
Michele Swenson

Even as President Obama chooses to highlight growing income inequality in his State of the Union address, his administration seeks to "fast track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Fast Track to Poverty

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Without significant changes, TPP will just be another American factory shuttering, dream shattering trade deal. Of course, the corporations that stand to profit support the current TPP scheme, as they did the other job-destroying trade deals. And so do corporate politicians.

The Electoral Purge: The Gravitational Pull That Pries Disaffected Voters Away From Electoral Alternatives and Back to the Two Major Political Parties

Rich Rubino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

It is sheer electoral brilliance that the two major parties, even at their low popularity watermarks, can manipulate the political system and convince the voters that they should not vote for anyone not associated with the two major political parties.

Planned Parenthood Gets Huge Donation From Former Presidential Candidate's Group

The Huffington Post | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

The Perot Foundation of Dallas, founded by billionaire and former presidential candidate Ross Perot, announced Thursday that it is donating $1 million...

Beware the Global Consequences of Further Declines in the American Middle Class

David Paul | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics
David Paul

If the world is to sustain the momentum of economic development that is essential to Jim Yong Kim's optimism, the companies and countries that have benefitted from expanding free trade have a collective stake in figuring out a path forward that stanches the downward spiral of the American middle class.

Third-Party Candidates Could Tilt Election In Ohio

The Cincinnati Enquirer/USA Today | Jane Prendergast | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

They can't possibly win on Election Day, but third-party candidates definitely could matter in the outcome of Ohio's already close presidential electi...

WATCH: The Best Moments From Past Town Hall Debates (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | The Political Mashups Team | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

While Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will undoubtedly be attempting to win undecided voters around the country at tonight's town hall presidential debat...

Perot Gives Backing To Presidential Candidate

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

Former two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot announced he was backing Mitt Romney for the presidency Tuesday, just weeks after declining to endor...

Jason Linkins

Caught On Tape, Candidates Get Shot In The Footage: The HuffPost List | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign was thrown into sudden turmoil this week when a video of remarks he made at a Boca Raton donor bash became publicly available, ...