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Marcus Baram

Sarah Palin 'Not Afraid' Of Jon Stewart, Says Aide

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Since last October, when President Barack Obama visited the set of "The Daily Show," the majority of political guests on the show have bee...

Dan Froomkin

America Still Needs Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was back in late September that I launched my "America Needs Jobs" series for The Huffington Post. Then as now, no issue seemed of more importa...

States Clash Over Laws That Could Keep Students From Voting

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New Hampshire's new Republican state House speaker is pretty clear about what he thinks of college kids and how they vote. They're "foolish," Speaker ...

WATCH: Woman Finds Stray Kittens Trapped In Her Walls

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.15.2011 | Green

Two stray kittens were rescued yesterday... from a wall. The duo, just weeks old, were stuck for two days inside the walls of a Florida home. Joy S...

Sam Stein

White House Chief Of Staff Pressed About Lack Of Jail Time For Wall Street Culprits

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley declined on Sunday to bring the president into the debate over why no major player in the collapse...

Sam Stein

Senate Dem On Spending Cuts: We've 'Pushed This To The Limit'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) declared on Sunday that his party was unwilling to budge one cent further on the number of c...

Photo Released Of Gabrielle Giffords On Morning Of Shooting

AP/The Huffington Post | By AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TO SEE THE PHOTO FROM GIFFORDS' FACEBOOK PAGE, CLICK HERE. PHOENIX (AP) -- A photo taken of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords shortly before a shooting rampa...

Fareed Zakaria: 'Rest Of The World Has Begun To Catch Up' To U.S.

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hans Rosling of Sweden's Karolinska Institute shares some interesting data with Fareed Zakaria on CNN's upcoming special, 'Restoring the American Drea...

Walker Issues Layoff Warning Notices

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

March 4, 2011 11:39:08 PM MADISON, Wis., March 4 (Reuters) - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker issued layoff warning notices on Friday to unions repr...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker's Budget Defunds Planned Parenthood, Targets Contraception Access

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) continues to wait out the state's Senate Democrats on his budget bill that would strip collective ...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Calls Out Fox News' Hypocrisy

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Thursday night's "Daily Show" featured Jon Stewart doing what he does best: calling out hypocrisy in the media. After a segment on the intensified bat...

WATCH: Google's Self-Driving Car In Action

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google always seems to have a series of interesting projects operating under-the-radar. Back in October, AP reported on Google's experimentation with...

Lucia Graves

Polls: Key States Support Strengthening National Gun Background-Check System

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Polls conducted in five key states show large majorities in support of closing loopholes in the national background check system for fir...

Amanda Terkel

Pro-Choice Advocates: GOP's Revised Abortion Bill Remains 'Extremely Harmful' To Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After significant public controversy over H.R. 3, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, lawmakers quietly amended the legislation an...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Kicks Off 'Indecision 2012'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

On Tuesday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart officially began his "Indecision 2012" coverage with a look at the Republican candidates, none of which h...

Heavy Snowfalls Linked To Climate Change

Reuters | Deborah Zabarenko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

March 1, 2011 9:20:23 PM By Deborah Zabarenko, Environment Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This winter's heavy snowfalls and other extreme ...

Amanda Terkel

John Boehner: Unions Have A 'Machine Gun' Pointed At 'The Heads Of Local Officials'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) weighed in on the labor protests rocking the Midwest on Sunday, saying that the current system of co...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin GOP Leader Goes After Democratic Senate Staffers

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin's Democratic state senators have now been camped out across state lines for a week and a half, preventing Gov. Scott Walker (R...

Andrew Sullivan Leaving The Atlantic

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Andrew Sullivan is leaving The Atlantic and taking his blog, The Daily Dish, with him. The blog will find a new home on The Daily Beast in April, and ...

Oscar Winner Rips Wall Street During Acceptance Speech

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

"Inside Job" won the 2011 Academy Award for best documentary on Sunday night. The film's director used his acceptance speech to deliver pointed critic...

Sam Stein

Dem Lawmakers Meet To Find More Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Democratic leadership and Appropriations Committee staffers are meeting Thursday afternoon to find ways to cut social spending from the r...

Lucia Graves

Chuck Schumer, Michael Bloomberg Team Up On Gun Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has announced legislation that would require all gun buyers to undergo a background check and increase penalties for state...

Jon Stewart: 'Wisconsin Union Protest Is The Bizarro Tea Party'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"The Daily Show" returned Monday night to pick up on the Wisconsin union protests against Governor Scott Walker's controversial cost-cutting plan, lea...

Home Depot Sales Evidence Of Slow Recovery

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By Dhanya Skariachan) - Home Depot Inc. beat quarterly profit and sales estimates and raised its fiscal-year outlook as shoppers took up lon...

Thousands Of Nation's Dams Reportedly 'Susceptible To Failure'

The New York Times | HENRY FOUNTAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. — Frank Brassell, owner of Nelda’s Diner in this town wedged between the slopes of the southern Sierra Nevada, knows his fat...