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Why Hillary Clinton Lost

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 12.05.2016 | Politics

Hillary Clinton’s top aides would like the world to know they are morally superior to Donald Trump and his staff, who ran an ugly campaign courting ...

President Obama Has Pardoned More People Than Turkeys

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.23.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President Barack Obama pardoned some turkeys on Wednesday as part of an annual White House Thanksgiving tradition that goes back decade...

Trump Hats Are The Post-Election Gift Republicans In Congress Didn't Want Or Need

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― As a show of unity, GOP leaders bought “Make America Great Again” hats for each of the 247 Republicans in the U.S. House of Represe...

Never Have I Ever: Navigating Politics On Social Media

Pamela Tom | Posted 11.11.2016 | Women
Pamela Tom

Great Scott! When I woke up on November 9, 2016, it felt like someone had altered the "spacetime continuum," that delicate pivot point that can cause ...

Keep Calm And Just Look At The Polling Aggregate

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. Consider the polling gurus. At this point in the election cycle, they’ve long been at work crafting electoral projections from a ...

Fun Fact: Clarice Starling Isn't Real

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.03.2016 | Politics

I don’t always take requests, but when the need is so great, I act. Someone should tell @TheFix that Eliot Ness worked for Treasury, Clarice Starl...

In 2016, Why Not Elect The Sweet Meteor Of Death?

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.28.2016 | Politics

So, that happened: In 2016, voters really have a choice in presidents. But do they know the full extent of their choices? Yes, the media has made ever...

The GOP Is A Mess Right Now

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.14.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Rep. Reid Ribble (R-Wis.) was one of the first members of the Republican Party to say he would never vote for Donald Trump, calling the...

The Guy Who Sits Next To Me At Work Wrote A Book That You Should Buy

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.30.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. When I got my copy of my colleague Eliot Nelson’s new book, The Beltway Bible: A Totally Serious A-Z Guide to Our No-Good, Corrup...

What's Going On With The Media And Trump?

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. This week, The Huffington Post added new reporting to an old story ― namely, the curious way that Florida Attorney General Pam Bo...

Clinton Foundation Defenders Sound A Lot Like Citizens United Apologists

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics

So, that happened: This week, The Associated Press rocked the Clinton campaign’s world after releasing a report detailing new concerns about the Cli...

Liberals Put Corporate Democrats On Blast Over Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.29.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. This week, Philadelphia played host to the 2016 Democratic National Convention, where the big issue of the week was party unificati...

If Anyone Is Unifying The GOP, It's Clinton, Not Trump

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. At the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, expressions of party unity toward the nominee, Donald Trump, have failed to ful...

Renegade Republicans Endorse Social Security Tax Hike, Get The Hell Out Of Washington

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.16.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― In an unusual move, a small group of House Republicans has endorsed higher taxes as part of a bipartisan strategy to improve the long-t...

Cleveland's Cavalier Convention Is On!

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. A night about Benghazi, a speech from at least one cast member from “The Apprentice,” plus a special guest appearance from form...

FBI Investigation Into Clinton Emails Finds That Elites Have It Pretty Good

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. This week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s lengthy investigation into the private email practices of former Secretary of St...

GOP Strategist On Trump: 'Not Even The Best Digital Strategy Can Help Him'

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. In February 2013, The New York Times Magazine published a 2012 election postmortem titled, "Can The Republicans Be Saved F...

In The Fight To Stop Mass Shootings, Don't Forget The Real Crime In Orlando

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.17.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. In the wake of last weekend's horrific shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Senate Democrats launched a lengthy "ta...

Hillary Clinton's Nomination Brings America To The Brink Of Modernity

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. The primary season, for the Democrats, is now over, and the hard task of knitting up rival factions, and acknowledging the youthful...

Trump Vows To Prey Upon New Marks In His Super-Scammy 'University'

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. When it comes to spending your hard-earned dollars on education, you have many choices. Like, culinary school. Or clown college. Pe...

The Case For Elizabeth Warren, Vice President

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. After months of cautiously straddling the line between the Democratic presidential candidacies of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sander...

Whoever Wins The Democratic Primary Is Responsible For Party Unity

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.20.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. As you may have heard, for the first time in the storied history of Las Vegas, plans went awry. Last weekend, the Nevada Democratic...

Here's Why Hillary Clinton's Federal Reserve Plan Is A Big Deal

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics

On Thursday, Hillary Clinton endorsed a banking reform idea that is more progressive than anything she backed during her long primary battle with Bern...

The #NeverTrump Movement Is Not Ready To Surrender

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. With his primary opponents dispatched and establishment Republicans being wooed in earnest, Donald Trump believes himself to be on ...

Donald Trump Isn't Killing Democracy. Inequality Is.

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 08.16.2016 | Politics

In the 1990s, a Democratic president named Bill Clinton teamed up with a Republican Congress to rewrite the rules of the global economic order. Ronald...