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Vote Like Your Future Depends on It

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Barbara Coombs Lee

If you are disgusted at the sorry condition of our political contests and tempted to let this Election Day pass without registering a vote, please don't. Think on your sacred freedoms and know how fragile they are.

90 Million Are Planning Not to Vote - Your Mission: Take Just One of Them to the Polls

Michael Moore | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Michael Moore

I have a personal favor I'd like to ask each of you. We all know the election next Tuesday is going to be very close. But I've got an idea that could help put President Obama over the top.

Wanted: Truly Nonpartisan Election Administrators

Bob Edgar | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Bob Edgar

Every four years, in the home stretch of the presidential campaign, troubling stories slip from the sleepy offices of a handful of state officials with an underappreciated but vital job: running the election.

The Soul Of A Citizen: Does Your Vote Really Matter?

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 12.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Before you decide your vote doesn't matter in this election, I ask you consider this question: Where else in your life have you left the playing field because you didn't like or agree with the way the game was being played?

Why Vote?

Alex Wirth | Posted 12.30.2012 | College
Alex Wirth

Last week a friend asked me at lunch, "Do you believe in voting?" I responded, "Well, of course" and then paused to think. Why vote? Would my one vote really make a difference?

A Big Huge Endorsement

Gavin Shulman | Posted 12.30.2012 | Comedy
Gavin Shulman

Who do they think they are? Telling you who to vote for. Just cause they made a little money? Or have a masthead? Or a Facebook account? That gives them the right to tell you who to vote for? Screw them.

Obama Leads In Miami, Romney Closes Cuban Gap

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus | Posted 10.30.2012 | Miami

President Obama is holding a comfortable lead in Miami-Dade County, while Republican Mitt Romney has nearly overwhelmingly captured the votes of Cuban...

GOP Group Accused Of Altering Dems' Voter Registration

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic activists in Riverside County, Calif., claim that a Republican voter outreach project may be illegally registering Democrats ...

Save The Independent Voter From Extinction

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

If independent voters are not fed the vital necessities for making informed decisions, they will soon become extinct, along with the fading light of America's democratic process.

Star Jones, and Other Celebs Unite to Get Out the Vote

Judith Browne Dianis | Posted 12.29.2012 | Black Voices
Judith Browne Dianis

In the weeks before Election Day, voters are again being targeted with intimidation tactics and deceptive practices to confuse or scare them out of casting a ballot. In Ohio and Wisconsin, for example, billboards popped up in primarily African-American neighborhoods with messages such as "Voter Fraud is a Felony! Up to 3½ YRS and a $10,000 Fine," designed to alarm and confuse residents.

10 Years After the Help America Vote Act, Voters Face New Challenges

Rep. Steny Hoyer | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Rep. Steny Hoyer

Let's strengthen our voting system to continue ensuring the accessibility and accountability our people deserve. We cannot afford another election debacle -- whether by hanging chads or millions of eligible voters left hanging.

Climate Change This Week: New Solar Record, Wind Means Money, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.29.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

North America Has Largest Increase in Human-Driven Climate Change Catastrophes of all the continents, say insurers, and it'll get worse, according to a major new study, reports Joe Romm at Climate Progress.

Nine CEOs Pushing Workers To Vote For Romney

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.28.2012 | Business

Many CEOs are taking advantage of their influence over their employees by telling them who they think -- in their humble opinion, of course -- should ...

Are You Aligned With Your True Self? Try This Exercise To Find Out

Terri Cole | Posted 12.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

Questioning the status quo in your life is a way to reveal and honor your authentic self. An autopilot response is based on the past and someone else's choice or desire. In order to evolve and grow, you have to be willing to honor your authentic feelings and beliefs as they evolve.

Dave Jamieson

Billionaire Pushes Pro-Romney Voter 'Guide' On Workers | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Billionaire Sheldon Adelson apparently isn't content to influence the presidential election through his multi-million dollar donations t...

Polls: The Opiate of the Pundits

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 12.26.2012 | Media
Joseph Blady, M.D.

How much of a leap is it to suppose that telling people who's winning the week before the election makes the well-known bandwagon effect influence those who struggle with their polling decisions?

A Dozen Years After 2000 Disgrace, Florida County Struggles With Election Issues

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly a dozen years after the notorious 2000 electoral debacle in Florida, Palm Beach County continues to struggle with election troubl...

Blind Insight: Falling Down Never Felt So Good

Monique Zimmerman-Stein | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Monique Zimmerman-Stein

We came home after five hours of canvassing our neighborhood tired and wet, but elated. Happy with the knowledge that I was able to break my own mental barrier from my still-new blindness and content with the assurance that I know I will be doing it again.

Can a Romney Presidency Connect With Young People? NO!

Jack Myers | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Jack Myers

A Romney presidency, as outlined in the Republican platform and in campaign speeches, promises to reject the fundamental beliefs of the generations that represent the future of our nation and our world.

Is It Important To Vote -- And Why? (WATCH)

Posted 10.26.2012 | Home

Microphone in hand, I went out and asked the people of New York: Is it important to vote -- and why? See more clips Add Marlo On Facebook: Fo...

Latino Voters Won't Back Down

Arturo Carmona | Posted 12.26.2012 | Latino Voices
Arturo Carmona

Though less-known and less-understood than the efforts to suppress the African-American vote, Republican-led efforts to suppress Latino votes across the country are no less devastating.

Powering the Vote to Election Day

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Elisabeth MacNamara

This election is critically important; too much is at stake for all of us -- our jobs, our healthcare, our future. So wield your power -- VOTE!

Why This Liberal Woman Is Voting for Mitt Romney

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Brett Blumenthal

Just as the nation took a chance on Obama four years ago, I'm betting on Mitt Romney to focus on what is most important to our nation right now: getting us back on our feet, developing jobs for our people, and strengthening our nation's security.

Glitch Complicates Election Day For Hundreds Of Voters

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Election errors are mounting as Nov. 6 approaches, with Maryland reporting that nearly 300 residents who thought that they had registere...

Dave Jamieson

CEO Rips Obamacare In Election Email To Employees | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Scott Farmer, CEO of the massive uniform company Cintas Corp., sent a get-out-the-vote email to employees last week suggesting the Affor...