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Here's Another Indication Senate Control Won't Be Decided In November

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

In another sign that control of the Senate may not be decided on Nov. 4, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has made a big ad reservation to...

Tea Iced!

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Last night, Senator Thad Cochran pulled off an upset of sorts, by defeating his Tea Party primary challenger in the rematch atmosphere of a "top two" runoff election. His chance of victory had been seen by many (at least before the election results began coming in) as increasingly unlikely -- which is why the political world is abuzz over what just happened down in the Magnolia State.

NAACP Wants Thad Cochran To 'Show Some Reciprocity'

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

Black voters played a huge role in helping Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) fend off tea party challenger Chris McDaniel in a runoff election Tuesday, and ...

Jon Ward

Mississippi Runoff Tests Veteran Senator's Value To His State

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- The man wearing an orange polo shirt frowned just slightly when I asked if he had a few moments to talk. Arnold Jackson, a 6...

Vote For Public Advocate Tomorrow

Posted 10.01.2013 | New York

The runoff election for the the Democratic nomination for New York City public advocate is on Tuesday, October 1. Neither of the two candidates, city ...

When the Shoe Is on the Other Foot: Now It's Bill Thompson Who Should Step Down

Kanene Holder | Posted 11.13.2013 | New York
Kanene Holder

In Thompson's second run for mayor, the aftertaste of second place isn't as sweet as the first time. Back in 2008, he was the triumphant underdog, this time however, he's close to becoming persona non-grata.

What Happened in Texas

James Moore | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics
James Moore

There is, however, no question that Perry has been punched in the nose by his own party. His endorsed candidate was soundly rejected by a ten percent margin with more than a million voters turning out in July Texas heat.

Crazy Down in Texas

James Moore | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
James Moore

If polling trends are accurate, Tea Party crush Ted Cruz, who thinks there is a conspiracy to rid America of its golf courses, is about to toss over Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in a GOP U.S. Senate runoff election.

Caught in the Act: Malibu's Dirty Little Secret Cleaned Up (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 01.29.2012 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

The glamorous city of 13,000 is now leading the way in stopping toxic stormwater and chemical-laden urban runoff from destroying its glamorous coastline.

Chicago Runoffs Feature Limited Turnout

John V. Santore | Posted 06.09.2011 | Chicago
John V. Santore

14 Chicago wards hosted an aldermanic runoff on Tuesday, April 5th, determining close to a third of the City Council's composition. On average, voter ...

City Council Upheaval: Fourteen Aldermanic Races Headed For Runoffs

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The City Council was sure to see some serious upheaval this election cycle, and the competitiveness of the fights for alderman is showing in tonight...

A Dozen Threats to Your Water on the 38th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

Pollution prevention, efficiency, conservation, reuse, doing things locally and in a distributed and decentralized manner are all core principles for moving forward with water and other natural resources.

Heal the Bay Helps Beaches Year Round

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Terry Gardner

If everyone took a trash bag and a plastic glove with them to the beach, we could help the ocean for 15 minutes before frolicking in the surf and sand the rest of the day.

Farmers May Return To Harsh Herbicides, Chemicals To Battle Roundup Resistant Weeds

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — When the weed killer Roundup was introduced in the 1970s, it proved it could kill nearly any plant while still being safer tha...

Sam Stein

AFL-CIO Accuses Blanche Lincoln Of 'Going Native' In D.C.

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Arkansas Democratic Senate primary begins early voting for the runoff election, a major union backer of Lt. Gov. Bill Halter is distributing pa...

NC-Sen: Ken Lewis Endorses Elaine Marshall

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

Former U.S. Senate candidate Ken Lewis has thrown his enthusiastic and full support behind Secretary of State Elaine Marshall in the North Carolina Senate race.

Scott Lee Cohen Shows the Need for Runoffs in Primary Elections

Dan Johnson-Weinberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Dan Johnson-Weinberger

Scott Lee Cohen's 26% victory in a six-man race has shown the danger of our plurality elections. When anyone can win with 26% of the vote... anyone can win.

Karzai Appears Set To Agree To Runoff In Afghan Election

New York Times | SABRINA TAVERNISE and HELENE COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Under heavy international pressure, President Hamid Karzai appears set to concede as early as Tuesday that he fell short of a fi...

Karzai Rules Out Afghan Power Share Before Afghan Election Runoff

Washington Post | Joshua Partlow and Pamela Constable | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Hamid Karzai's team shifted aggressively into campaign mode Saturday and ruled out any possibility of a power-sharing deal with challenger A...

Karzai Effectively Handed 2nd Term After Abdullah Drops From Afghan Election

AP | HEIDI VOGT and ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — President Hamid Karzai effectively secured a second term Sunday when his only challenger dropped out of the race, and the Obama administ...

Vanishing Coral Reefs (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Eve Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In honor of the underwater meeting that the Maldives' Cabinet held on Saturday to raise awareness about the threat of climate change, HuffPost Green t...

Cocaine, Spices, Hormones Found In Drinking Water

news.nationalgeographic.com | Posted 07.19.2011 | Green

For instance, thyme and sage spike during Thanksgiving, cinnamon surges all winter, chocolate and vanilla show up during weekends (presumably from par...

Abdullah Withdraws From Afghan Election

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Hamid Karzai's rival in the second round of the Afghan presidential election has announced that he is withdrawing from the poll....

Taliban Claims That Canceled Afghan Election Proves Its Success

AP | ROBERT H. REID and KATHY GANNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — President Hamid Karzai promised to stamp out corruption. The image suggested otherwise. Standing at Karzai's side on Tuesday were his tw...

Two Ways Of Looking At New York's Runoff Election

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The Working Families Party wants New York to believe that it can make or break a Democrat running in a tough primary, and that therefore everybody had better treat their issues, and opinions, with extreme respect.