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Can You Be A Political Mudslinger And Still Have A Soul?

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Political campaigns are increasingly staffed by people whose sole job is to figure out how to destroy the opposition. They tend to be yo...

Campaign Trail Glamour: Underwear Runs, Weight Gain, Stretchy Pants And Loud Sex

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Presidential campaigns aren’t always as glamorous as they are portrayed in the movies. They often involve seemingly never-ending hours...

'Drinking And Talking' Explores The Dark Side Of Political Campaigns

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At the heart of a presidential campaign are two kinds of creatures. There is the campaign operative, whose job is to bolster his or her ...

Jon Ward

Three Days In October: How The Debates Changed The Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

The night before the first debate in Denver, I ran into Kevin Madden, the 40-year-old, square-jawed senior aide to GOP presidential candidate Mitt...

Life Inside the Bubble -- The New Reality of the Campaign

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics
Steve Rosenbaum

As the marathon reaches its final days -- the pace and schedule is no less relentless than it was I the past. But the impervious nature of the bubble is changing -- as social media turns a closed system into an open and participatory democracy.

Lucia Graves

GOP Presidential Candidates At Odds Even With Tea Party On EPA Hatred

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidates have taken aim at the Environmental Protection Agency, pledging to cut its federal funding and strip ...

Kant on the Campaign Trail

Tom Silva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Silva

As election season nears, we once again find ourselves in the hot zone of political rhetoric and cable-news hysterics. Many of you will remember the ...

Media, Stop Abusing Female Candidates

Megan Tady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Megan Tady

There is a fear both subtle and obvious running rampant through our news media. It is not fear of a U.S. economy stuck in recession, or more housing f...

What I Saw at the Revolution -- Obama Campaign

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Like many, I am sitting by the telephone waiting for Barack Obama to call me in recognition of all of my sweat equity over the last 16 months on this revolutionary campaign.

Hip-Hop Stars Stump For Obama In South Florida

AP | SARAH LARIMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MIAMI — With two days remaining until Election Day, Jay-Z and Sean "Diddy" Combs told voters in South Florida not to be scared away from the pol...

Palin Mistakes Fans For Protesters At Va. Rally

AP | BOB LEWIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin mistook some of her own fans for hecklers Monday at a rally that drew thousan...

Biden Calls Palin's Criticism 'Mildly Dangerous'

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden called Republican John McCain an angry man making ugly attacks against the Democr...

For First Time, Palin Takes Questions

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GREENVILLE, N.C. — After weeks of limited contact with the news media, Republican vice presidential hopeful Sarah Palin ventured to the back of ...

McCain Is Still Taking Weekends Off

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just a month out from election day, neither Barack Obama nor John McCain has undertaken the sort of grinding public schedule that until now had been t...

How's The Economy In Your Hometown?

USA Today | Barbara Hagenbaugh, | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On the campaign trail and in homes across the USA, the debate is underway about whether the U.S. economy in 2008 will see its first downturn in seven ...

Sam Stein

McCain Warns: "There Will Be Other Wars"

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The presidential candidate who sang "Bomb bomb Iran" is already looking towards the war after the war in Iraq. Sen. John McCain told a crowd of supp...

Sam Stein

Pro-Clinton BET Founder Attacks Obama, Hints At Past Drug Use

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Robert L. Johnson, the billionaire founder of Black Entertainment Television, injected himself into the middle of a flaring campaign controversy on Su...

Sam Stein

Giuliani A Dud On The Campaign Trail

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As his numbers remain low and stagnant in the New Hampshire polls, Rudy Giuliani's campaign stops have done little to revive his souring presidential ...

Sam Stein

Huckabee Apologizes For Mormon Remark, Romney Makes Nice

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

All is apparently forgiven between Republican frontrunners Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee. The former Arkansas governor told CNN that he apologized ...

Do You Know More About Mitt Romney's Crazy Cult Than Mike Huckabee?

236.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In an article to be published in Sunday's New York Times Magazine, Mike Huckabee says that he believes Mormonism is a religion but doesn't know much a...