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Why My Vagina Is Voting for Barack Obama

Hayley Krischer | Posted 12.19.2012 | Women
Hayley Krischer

Let's break it down to see if Mitt Romney can get your vote in the women's department over President Obama.

The Final Debate: How the Candidates Win on Foreign Policy

Peter Yeo | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Peter Yeo

Americans overwhelmingly want to know: What can the U.S. do to reduce our troop presence in Afghanistan; what is each candidate's Middle East strategy; and how can we address nuclear threats such as Iran?

Arizona County Botches Election Date On Spanish Language Document

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

As Election Day approaches, reports of problems and errors complicating voters' ability to cast a ballot typically increase. The latest example? Of...

On the Front Line for Obama: My Adventures Registering Voters in Florida

Charles Alexander | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Charles Alexander

As an Obama supporter living in Brooklyn, I sometimes feel useless. Even with Romney's recent surge, surely the President has New York in bag. Fortunately, my wife and I have a second home in Sarasota, Fla. That's where the action is.

Tips for Minorities Voting This November

Andy McDonald | Posted 12.17.2012 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

Understandably, some minority voters might feel uncomfortable when they visit their polling place, especially in states where voter ID laws have been implemented. However, if they're looking to get in and get out quickly and unnoticed, I've compiled this short guide to help do just that.

You Cannot Buy My Vote

Jill Robinson | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Jill Robinson

What has trapped President Obama, and all of us right now, is fear itself. The fear-driven wails for funds (one of every three emails I get) do not buy the votes we require.

Hoyer Issues Warning To Young Voters

Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is starring in a new video urging young people to vote in November's election. Part of a campaign from Our...

The Real Fight Is Just Beginning

Kristina M. Getty | Posted 12.16.2012 | Denver
Kristina M. Getty

There's still time to get involved in this year's election and there's never been a better, or more important time to do so. Remember, if you don't vote, you don't get to complain, but you are also doing an injustice for all U.S. women who for so long couldn't.

Democracy Prep Fourth Graders: 'Vote For Somebody'

Posted 10.16.2012 | Education

Democracy Prep Public Schools' fourth-grade citizen scholars don’t care who you vote for, so long as you “vote for somebody.” In a YouTube video...

Take Your Kids to Vote!

Jill Herzig | Posted 12.16.2012 | Parents
Jill Herzig

My mother took me with her to vote when I was a kid. As we waited in line she would speak passionately about people around the country and the world who had fought and died for the right to vote.

Stop the Tug-of-War Over Women. We're Too Smart for That.

Alecia DeCoudreaux | Posted 12.16.2012 | College
Alecia DeCoudreaux

We are not content with only one Year of the Woman. We want women to participate in governing every day of every year.

Voter Suppression Is Treason

Eliot Daley | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Eliot Daley

Allegiance to the United States of America must forever be demonstrated by uncompromising devotion to a government of the people, by the people, for the people.

How The Electoral College Works, From Donna Brazile (WATCH)

Posted 08.20.2013 | Home

Since I've heard so many myths and misunderstandings about the electoral college, I just had to set the records straight. So, when Donna Brazile, Vice...

Dem Congressman Makes Appeal To Young Voters

Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) is starring in a new video urging young people to exercise the right to vote. As part of a campaign from

Climate Change This Week: Nanoflowers, CC Whacks Thanksgiving and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.15.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Every day is Earth Day, folks.

If Dogs Could Vote: Why We Could Learn a Valuable Lesson From Our Dogs About How to Choose a Great Pack Leader

Cesar Millan | Posted 12.15.2012 | Green
Cesar Millan

If we could hold a debate with dogs as the audience, we'd learn a lot about the candidates. Dogs have had thousands of years of evolution, studying the faces, body language, and scent of the humans they travel with.

Early Voting Rising

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

More than 800,000 people have already voted in the 2012 general election. A clearer picture of the potential 2012 electorate is emerging in some states where election officials are providing information on who has voted.

The Importance Of Voting (WATCH)

Posted 10.18.2012 | Home

I can still remember the first election I was eligible to vote in -- I was so excited! No matter who you vote for, it's important that you take advant...

If Not You, Then Who?

Intent | Posted 12.12.2012 | Impact

Like many other like-minded yogis, I have blatantly avoided the actual political system for years now. I don't like it.

Romney Supporter and YouTube Sensation Trisha Paytas Elaborates on Her Political Beliefs in Exclusive Interview

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.11.2012 | Technology
Shira Lazar

LA YouTuber Trisha Paytas has become something of an Internet sensation after she gave her official endorsement to presidential candidate Mitt Romney in a video this past week.

Infertility, Miscarriage, Autism, Widowhood -- and other Funny Tales

Amy Lennard Goehner | Posted 12.12.2012 | Parents
Amy Lennard Goehner

Fred and I had only 11 years together. But we packed a lot in.

Civics Education Testing Only Required In 9 States For High School Graduation

Posted 10.12.2012 | Education

A study by the Center for Information and Research on Civil Learning & Engagement at Tufts University has found that most states do not emphasize civi...

What About Women?

Anika Rahman | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Anika Rahman

It seemed women were finally taking a stand and declaring their indignation. How ironic, then, that both President Obama and Gov. Romney ignored such a key constituency in the first presidential debate.

Voter Fraud: The GOP Witch Hunt

Ryan Campbell | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Ryan Campbell

Republicans have ended the voter drives in Nevada, Florida, Colorado, Virginia and North Carolina. Why would they do such a thing? Because the firm they hired has been rocked by scandal after scandal.

Voter 'Confusion' As Big a Problem as Suppression or Fraud

Andy Bernstein | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Andy Bernstein

It's not just people who lack the required documents who could be kept away from the polls by controversial new voter ID laws. Simple confusion over what IDs meet state guidelines amplifies the potential of these laws to suppress voter turnout.