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Election-Year Posturing From Congress Defines Campaigns

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Congress is now doing what it normally does, in an election year. This is not intended to sound cynical, as I actually think it is a good thing for a divided Congress to stand up for its divided beliefs -- even while knowing that almost none of the bills it now votes on have a prayer of becoming law before the election.

Rick Scott's Campaign Plagued By Fake Mexican Accent Controversy

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) is downplaying speculation that the campaign's former finance co-chairman, Mike Fernandez, quit over concerns about Scott ...

Kenny vs. Spenny Versus Netflix

Leland Dieno | Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment
Leland Dieno

If you are Canadian, you most likely remember a fairly low budget TV show that ran for several seasons called Kenny vs. Spenny. Two friends who challe...

Girl Up! (VIDEO)

Rana Florida | Posted 03.04.2014 | Impact
Rana Florida

March 8th marks International Women's Day, a time to celebrate the tremendous gains that women have achieved. But it's also a day to acknowledge how much still needs to be done. Here are some startling facts.

When Barbie Meets Real World

Ko Im | Posted 02.24.2014 | Women
Ko Im

Mattel stirred controversy because Barbie got a photo shoot and spread in the latest swimsuit issue for Sports Illustrated. (Who wouldn't want to change places with her or a tan, globe-trekking supermodel for a day?!)

Rand Paul: GOP Needs 'Transformation' To Become 'A New Republican Party'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) had some prescriptions for the Republican Party in an interview with Glenn Beck on The Blaze that aired Thursday. Though Pa...

Bill Clinton Repays His Former Campaign Driver, Arkansas Gubernatorial Candidate Mike Ross

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton, who served nearly 12 years as the governor of Arkansas before heading to the White House, sent a fundraising email Wedn...

Republicans Using Fake Websites to Trick Donors Is Just the Start

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics
Tarun Wadhwa

Not thinking anything of it he entered his financial information and hit submit. What he didn't notice was the small print at the bottom of the screen.

David Perdue Portrays GOP Primary Opponents As Crying Babies In Campaign Ad

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

If Georgia Senate candidate and former Dollar General and Reebok CEO David Perdue (R) was aiming to set himself apart from a crowded field running for...

A Race Among the Ruins

James Moore | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics
James Moore

These pieces are not fun to put together. When finally assembled, the picture of Texas looks more than a little unsettling. In fact, it often looks pretty damned backwards. The reverse gear was spinning fast cogs in the lieutenant governor's debate in Dallas between four Republican candidates seeking to win the primary.

The Wind Around Wendy

James Moore | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
James Moore

The right has portrayed Davis as an ambitious shrew who left her first child with a non-biological father to run off to Harvard, used him to pay for most of her education, and then dumped him the day her law degree was paid in full. This is nowhere near accurate. Regardless, how could they not see this coming down Congress Avenue?

Change Is Possible -- Remembering Internet Activist Aaron Swartz

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 03.15.2014 | Technology
Ruairí McKiernan

It is one year since the death of 26-year-old Aaron Swartz, the renowned computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist. People all around the world are remembering Swartz

To Get the Money Out of Politics, Take Politics Out of the Money

Peter Kay | Posted 03.10.2014 | Hawaii
Peter Kay

We hear endless lamentations about how corrupt our political process has become; that special interest groups with wealthy anonymous donors fund the campaigns of politicians who in-turn endorse legislation which favors these groups. For the most part, it's true.

The Five Most Influential Sports Endorsements on the Web (1 of 2)

Mark Fidelman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Mark Fidelman

'Hey kid, catch!' If you grew up in the 80s, or you're any avid sports fan who knows what it's like to idolize a player, you'll recall how magically those three words resonated with that nine-year-old boy face-to-face with 'Mean' Joe Green.

The Obamacare Website, Version 1.1

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.01.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Obama administration just rolled out what could be called "version 1.1" of HealthCare.gov. After two months of nothing short of disaster, the White House is now confident that the website is ready for prime time. Mostly.

4 Online Marketing Tactics To Get Your Business Ready for the Holiday Season

Gabriel Shaoolian | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Gabriel Shaoolian

If you market an online business and have not prepared your holiday campaigns yet, you should get started as soon as possible. These five tips marketing tips will help you get your online business back up to speed in time for the holiday rush.

Wrong Number, Ma'am

Mark D. Weinberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Mark D. Weinberg

Of all the unsettling aspects of recent political campaigns -- and there are many -- none is more "icky" than having a candidate's wife record a robocall about how wonderful her husband is.

Kate Sheppard

Environmental Groups Spend Big On Virginia Governor's Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Environmentalists are poised to become the second-biggest contributor to the effort to elect Democrat Terry McAuliffe as the next govern...

Make Me an Offer I Can't Refuse

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

It is vital that an entrepreneur understand how to create an offer. Here's why: A good offer can easily double response rates. A bad or botched offer can easily kill a campaign that would otherwise be profitable.

Shutdown GOP Meme Campaign

Soul Dancer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Soul Dancer

Social media memes create a powerful, simple way for social media users to instantly connect on a topic near and dear to them. For example, as the da...

We Dare You to Care

Clarissa Burt | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Clarissa Burt

Hunger is an epidemic that occurs all around the world. Although it is something we may hear about more often elsewhere, the truth is, millions of Americans suffer from food insecurity right here in our own backyard.

When the Shoe Is on the Other Foot: Now It's Bill Thompson Who Should Step Down

Kanene Holder | Posted 11.13.2013 | New York
Kanene Holder

In Thompson's second run for mayor, the aftertaste of second place isn't as sweet as the first time. Back in 2008, he was the triumphant underdog, this time however, he's close to becoming persona non-grata.

Just Liking Us On Social Media? You're Doing It All Wrong

Robert J. Rosenthal | Posted 09.01.2013 | Media
Robert J. Rosenthal

Shame, guilt, and fear can be very effective motivators for a nonprofit, but they tend to leave a bad smell in the nose of its supporters. It's the odor of slash and burn, an indicator of a completely unsustainable message.

Jimmie Johnson Shares Tips For NASCAR Beginners (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports
Shira Lazar

For the second year in a row, What's Trending streamed live from the Samsung Hope For Children gala blue carpet, where we teamed up with Samsung to...

Sherri Shepherd Says "The View" Is Changing But She's Holding On (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.13.2013 | Media
Shira Lazar

For the second year in a row, What's Trending streamed live from the Samsung Hope For Children gala blue carpet, where we teamed up with Samsung to...