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Death of a Justice

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics
Chris Weigant

With the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the November election may decide the fate of all three branches of the United States government. That's a pretty unique situation, and it may boost turnout on both sides of the aisle.

Not Justice Ginsburg, But the Two After Her

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The real fight is going to happen when a conservative either dies in office or steps down. Ginsburg is currently the oldest sitting member of the Supreme Court. But not far behind her are three others: Stephen Breyer (who is 75-years-old), Anthony Kennedy (77), and Antonin Scalia (78).

We Were Right (So Says the Census): Hidden Swing Voters Tipped the Scales in 2012

Marc H. Morial | Posted 07.21.2013 | Black Voices
Marc H. Morial

There is no doubt that the opportunity to re-elect America's first black president contributed to record black turnout last year. But, no matter who is on the ballot in 2014 and 2016, we must continue to exercise our voice. We must continue to exercise our vote.

Waffles Shouldn't Be on the Menu Today: Loretta Sanchez Needs to Stand Up for Families on Health Care Now

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

While there are reasons not to like the health reform bill, none are good enough to stand in the way of an estimated 32 million people gaining health insurance.

2008's Biggest Coincidence: Kevin Costner and Me

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steve Young

Now I am not saying Costner or the film's writers or producers stole my concept...But it sure looks like Kevin and I coincidentally came up with something.

East Teaches West

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Can you even imagine 2008 Americans doing anything all at once? In harmony, in agreement, in service to the greater good? I can't. Not in the land of the free and the home of the brave.

Just One Vote

David D. Burstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David D. Burstein

If you decide not to vote because you believe your vote doesn't count, you will be one of tens and hundreds of thousands of people in your state who thought the same thing.

Back to the Future Starring Hunter S. Thompson and Kevin Costner

Darryle Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Darryle Pollack

Gonzo is so real; Swing Vote is so unreal. Yet they entwine so perfectly.

Kevin Costner On Politics, Sequels and Wikipedia: Our Interview

Huffington Post | Adam Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Kevin Costner is best known for playing cowboys, prosecuting mobsters, and building a baseball diamond in a corn field. But in his new movie, "Swing V...

Swing Vote: What It Tells Us About the '08 Race, and Why Obama Needs to Put Kevin Costner on His iPod

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The makers of Swing Vote have pulled off a rare double play, producing a smart political satire that is also heartfelt and moving. It's also a film that turns out to be remarkably relevant to the 2008 race. Read More John McCain, Paris Hilton, and the Politics of Nothing The McCain camp knows that the only way they can win the election is to turn it into a carnival sideshow. If this is where they have taken the political discourse in early August, what have they got for us come October? Read More Watch: Arianna Discusses HuffPost's Coverage Of The Edwards Affair On CNN Watch: Arianna on Larry King Discussing the Economy and the Campaign

Popcorn Populism and a Kernel of Truth

Patt Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patt Morrison

In the film, Swing Vote, Kevin Costner's character asks, If this is the richest country in the world, how come so many of us can't afford to live here?