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US Presidential Election

43 White Presidents, 1 Black President... I'll Take Another Black One, Thanks

Olayiwola A. Alara | Posted 11.02.2015 | Black Voices
Olayiwola A. Alara

he problem is America wants a perfect president when America itself is imperfect. America has gambled all its choices on what looks attractive externally rather than looks attractive internally.

Can We Fix Income Inequality?

FIXCapitalism | Posted 09.14.2015 | Politics

The statistics are clear: Income inequality has reached epic proportions. It has been on the rise for decades. According to the U.S. Census Bureau inequality increased 24% from 1968 to 2012. We now have more inequality than any other affluent democracy in the developed world.

Is it Time for Fast Track Atheist Security Checks at Airports?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 06.10.2015 | Weird News
Zoltan Istvan

I can't help but wonder if I really have to wait in hour-plus lines since no atheist--so far as I can discover--has ever been accused of bombing or highjacking a plane.

Solarizing South Carolina!

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.17.2015 | Green
Brian F. Keane

First the state legislature and the governor implemented new pro-solar policies. And now the local utility has come together with nonprofits, community leaders and private businesses to launch an innovative residential solar program aimed at tripling the amount of solar panels installed in the state.

There Will Be a Short Delay With the Candidate's Announcement

Llewellyn King | Posted 05.05.2015 | DC
Llewellyn King

Some of you were expecting me to announce my candidacy for president of the United States, along with the others who got all the headlines. There have been a few problems. There are solutions, too.

Hillary's Campaign Ad Slapped With 18+ Rating In Russia

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.14.2015 | Gay Voices

Despite plenty of statewide buzz, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign announcement ad isn't going over well in Russia. An opposition-mi...

Thirteen Questions for Hillary

John R. Talbott | Posted 05.10.2015 | Politics
John R. Talbott

Regarding the 30,000+ emails that you admitted destroying, when did you destroy them, before or after the congress and/or the State Department made their email request to you?

Can Ted Cruz Be a 'Legitimate' President and From Canada? The Tea Party Argument Says No

Dee Evans | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics
Dee Evans

Barack Obama's mother was born in Kansas... Ted Cruz's mother was born in Delaware. Barack Obama's father was born in Kenya... Ted Cruz's father was born in Cuba. See a pattern?

Julian Castro: "We'll have a Latino President"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Elisabeth Braw

Previously published in Metro Young, dynamic - and Hispanic. Julian Castro, the young mayor of San Antonio, gives a glimpse of Ame...

A Big Win, But Neither Warm Nor Fuzzy

Wayne Self | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Wayne Self

For me, this election wasn't about "we're all in this together" vs. "you're on your own," though I wish it had been. It was about whether or not we enable contempt for the electorate as a winning political strategy. A Romney win would have set a lot of awful precedents.

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...

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...

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...

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...

2012 Likely To Be Close, But Not This Close

The Huffington Post | Ian Gray | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

With national polls showing President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney running neck-and-neck heading into Election Day, a ...

Turkey Goes Cool On U.S. Election | Posted 11.06.2012 | World

Four years ago when Barack Obama won the U.S. presidency, Turkey was captivated by the election of a man with Muslim heritage that they believed would...

If the Current U.S. Presidential Candidates Were Running in Your Country, Who Would You Vote for?

Quora | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Hung Lee, Recruitment Strategist - Founder of Wise Man Say My fellow Quorans, on this question I ...

Obama's Path To 270

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's Election 2012 hopes ride on holding serve in several key states. As of Monday, polls had Obama on pace to reach the 270 ...

Romney Wins Support Of Americans In Israel

AP | LAUREN E. BOHN | Posted 11.06.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- American expatriates in Israel are lining up strongly behind Republican candidate Mitt Romney, in contrast to their fellow Jews back in t...

European Press Supports Obama, But Isn't Enthused

Reuters | Posted 01.05.2013 | World

LONDON, Nov 5 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday won the less than resounding backing of European newspapers, which concluded he had ...

WATCH: Why 'Real Women' Vote For Obama

Posted 11.02.2012 | Gay Voices

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn't the only one to back President Barack Obama in the final week before Election Day. In this hilarious n...

Arabs Grudgingly Favor Obama In Election

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2012 | World

By Edmund Blair CAIRO, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Many in the Middle East believe Barack Obama failed to deliver on promises of a new U.S. ap...

U.S. Presidential Election Paradox

Frank Morgan | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Frank Morgan

In 1888, Benjamin Harrison beat Grover Cleveland with fewer popular votes by winning lots of states by a few votes and losing the rest of the states big. If you consider the different voter turnout rates in different states, you could win with still fewer votes by winning states with low turnouts.

Dude, Check the Calendar Next Time: Quick Debating Tips for Barack Obama

Sandip Roy | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Sandip Roy

I don't know who was advising Barack Obama but it was obviously not our debating coach from my old missionary school in Calcutta. So let me channel him for a moment for the POTUS' benefit.

Hugo Chavez: I'd Vote For Obama

AP | Posted 11.30.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has weighed in on the U.S. presidential race, saying he prefers President Barack Obama. "If I ...