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Farce or Fever? US Elex vs. Israel Elex

Leah Stern | Posted 02.21.2015 | Politics
Leah Stern

If you ask the average Israeli what an average American election looks like, they would probably say longer lines for cheeseburgers at McDonalds than at the polls.

Building the Workforce of Tomorrow

Neil Ghosh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Neil Ghosh

So even in an "off" election year not dominated by direct referenda on major issues, there are opportunities to help build momentum on themes that ultimately do affect the outcome of those larger questions.

2012 As Only Instagram Can Tell It

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 12.26.2012 | Technology

Instagram had a big year. After all, eight short months ago the little photo-sharing app was purchased by Facebook for hefty $1 billion. But what d...

Adam Carlson

Dems Make Hopeful Gains In House | Adam Carlson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Democrats retained the White House and the Senate on Tuesday night, but they fell about 18 seats short (give or take a few still-undecided races) of w...

Ahmadinejad: U.S. Election Is 'Battleground For Capitalists'

AP | DESSIANING ARIYANTI | Posted 01.08.2013 | World

BALI, Indonesia — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ridiculed the expense of the U.S. election, mocking it as a "battleground for capitalist...

Look: The World Explains Why Romney Lost

Posted 11.08.2012 | World

As Obama supporters awoke on Wednesday to a blissful post-election victory, many in the Romney camp must have wondered: "What the hell went wrong this...

Twitter Mocks French President's Congrats To Obama

Eline Gordts | Posted 11.08.2012 | World

Like many of his esteemed colleagues, French president François Hollande took to Twitter this morning to congratulate Barack Obama on winning a secon...

Belgian Papers Hedge Their Bets On Election Results

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 01.07.2013 | World

BRUSSELS — Faced with U.S. election results coming well after printing deadlines, Belgian newspapers hedged their bets and found novel ways to g...

These Republicans Will Never Rule Again -- What the American Election Has to Teach the World

Marten Weber | Posted 01.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

So what does Obama's re-election have to teach the world? One thing: the culture wars are over. These elections were not about abortion, guns, gays, or god -- they were about demographics.

LOOK: Front Pages Around The World Mark Obama Victory

Posted 11.07.2012 | World

"Obama Stays President" "The Divided Country" "Obama Tide" U.S. President Barack Obama won another term as America's leader on Tuesday, in an ele...

World Media Reactions To Obama's Win

Posted 11.07.2012 | World

As America woke up to four more years of Barack Obama, international reactions to the Democratic victory poured in. In Australia, where the clocks...

WATCH: Obama Delivers Victory Speech

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama electrified supporters with his victory speech delivered in Chicago in the early hours of the morning after midnight on Wednesd...

Dems Hold Senate, May Expand Majority

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

BY DAVID LAWDER, REUTERS Democrats kept control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday night, taking over hotly contested Republican seats in Massachusetts ...

Democrats Expand Grip On Senate

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

BY TOM RAUM, ASSOCIATED PRESS Democrats strengthened their hold on the Senate but failed Tuesday to recapture the majority in the House of Represen...

GOP Retains Control Of House

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

* Boehner warns against raising U.S. tax rates * New House of Representatives may look much like the old House * Tea Pa...

GOP Keeps Control Of House

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Republicans recaptured control of the House early Wednesday, besting Democrats in a billion-dolla...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Election Results 2012: A Stinging Loss, A Republican Waterloo | Jon Ward | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

BOSTON –- It was a devastating night for Mitt Romney and the Republican Party, failing to unseat an incumbent president who appeared at one point de...

Obama Delivers Presidential Victory Speech

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Barack Obama delivered a victory speech to his supporters after being projected the winner of the presidential election over Republican nominee Mitt R...

Democrats Retain Senate Control On Election Night

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

By DONNA CASSATA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Democrats won a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, snatching Republican-held seats in ...

LOOK: Obama Wins HuffPost Front Pages Around The World

Posted 11.07.2012 | World

As the news of President Barack Obama's victory in the U.S. presidential election spread late Tuesday night, it also spread around the world -- courte...

Obama Clinches Electoral Vote Win

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama was projected the winner of the presidential race over Mitt Romney on Tuesday night. The president scored critical wins in O...

PHOTOS: World Watches Election Results Trickle In

Posted 01.06.2013 | World

Americans were not the only ones glued to their TV screens to watch the results of this year's presidential election. People around the world attended...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Hold On To The Senate | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats defended their Senate majority Tuesday night, beating Republicans in the swing contests and trouncing the Tea Party in a pair ...

Republicans Retain Control Of House

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Republicans will remain the majority party in the House of Representatives, NBC and CNN projected on Tuesday night. Going into Election Day, the GO...

LIVE UPDATS: State Election Results Roll In On Election Night

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

As state election results roll in, this is where you'll find the latest news and numbers from across the country. From the presidential contest, to...