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Cantor Defeat Rooted in Anti-Semitism

Daryl Rowland | Posted 08.13.2014 | Comedy
Daryl Rowland

According to findings, it matters little to voters whether a particular putz is Jewish, Christian or Muslim.

New Era of 'Open Debates' Begins In Elizabeth Warren's Backyard

Adam Green | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics
Adam Green

Open Debates will be a game changer in our political process -- ensuring that questions get asked that the public actually cares about. What starts in Massachusetts will hopefully become the norm for local, state, congressional, and even presidential debates in the future.

Ryan Grim

'47 Percent' Filmmaker Was Snubbed By This Progressive Community

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The maker of the "47 percent" video that dealt a crushing blow to Mitt Romney's presidential campaign attempted to publish the footage o...

Racist Playground Signs In Delaware Spark Outrage

Posted 01.07.2013 | Latino Voices

After going viral on the Internet and triggering widespread outrage, signs -- described as "racist" and anti-Latino -- that were put up at a number of...

Election 2012: The Wisdom of the Crowd

Leighton Vaughan Williams | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics
Leighton Vaughan Williams

While an expert may know more than anyone else in the room, he is unlikely to know more than the room as a whole, to be wiser or cleverer than the crowd.

WATCH: Romney Debates Himself

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

Looks like Mitt has some explaining to do. The Daily Kos's Jed Lewison pieced together a mashup of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney ma...

Poll Shows Nobody Likes The Political Press

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Media

A new poll has found what most people probably suspected to be true: just about everyone has negative feelings about the political press. Public Po...

Jordan Howard

Bad News For John Boehner

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) approval numbers have dropped significantly since taking on his leadership position at the beginni...

Obama Staff Profiles: Stephanie Cutter

The Relentless Conservative | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics
The Relentless Conservative

Besides the above very superficial info which might be found her resume, I could find nothing else out about this operative, Stephanie Cutter. Her Wikipedia entry is amazingly indistinct; as hazy as any I've seen for much less accomplished people.

Paige Lavender

Dem Congressman Shows How New Obama Plan Slashes Social Security

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) took to the House floor Wednesday to decry efforts being made by President Barack Obama and the Gang of Six ...

Mark Blumenthal

Polling Fraud? Daily Kos Settles Research 2000 Lawsuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The polling firm accused of fabricating survey data published by the progressive website Daily Kos has agreed to settle the lawsuit file...

Memo to the Political Blogosphere About the NFL Lockout

Brian Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

This is about two groups fighting for the billions that we give them. Neither side is in the right. And if there is no football in the fall, both sides will be in the wrong.

Tucson -- And the Next Rampage

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Already there have been bricks thrown through windows, and pictures of nooses. Already the authorities have had to increase security for certain gove...

Hope We Can Belie In

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam

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A Letter From a Progressive to President Obama

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stu Kreisman

Dear President Obama, I'll vote for you in 2012, but you're not making it easy to do so. Your administration's communication skills are, to be honest, horrible. And now we're in for two years of gridlock and hell.

Overcoming Barriers with Electronic Connectivity

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

Where we no longer must allocate the time and resources to go physically to all corners of the earth -- Facebook, Skype, our email takes us there.

Connectivity Is Key To Social Change

Jim Luce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

In the spring I travelled to Barcelona for the GSM Association's World Congress, with 49,000 participants spread between mobile phone-related 1,300 ve...

Throw the Bums In!

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

When the economy stinks, and CEOs are getting millions in bonuses for firing enough of you, and you can't toss GE's Jeffrey Immelt out on his ear, but...

Mark Blumenthal

PPP to Poll for Daily Kos

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Markos Moulitsas, who first fired his former polling partner Research 2000 in June and subsequently filed suit alleging that polling conducted by that...

BP ROV Video of Leaking Wellhead Cut Off for Third Day - Why?

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert L. Cavnar

Yesterday in his daily presser, Adm. Allen said that all is well with the well, and that BP may be ready to pump the Static Kill (Top Kill II) to cove...

MSNBC Banned Kos From Network After Feud With Scarborough

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A Twitter feud between blogger Markos Moulitsas and MSNBC host Joe Scarborough has resulted in Moulitsa's temporarily being banned from the network. ...

BP's Incentive: To Not Capture All the Oil

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert L. Cavnar

While they have every incentive to get the well killed, BP also has every incentive to not capture 100% of the well flow until they do. As soon as they do, then a real, measurable spill number will be in front of the public.

A Lesson in Caveat Emptor

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

What is the most important lesson to be learned from the emerging Daily Kos - Research 2000 polling scandal? Two prominent pollsters, Gallup Poll Edit...

On Removing Research 2000 Polls From Our Charts

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

When Markos ("Kos") Moulitsas published the analysis last week that convinced him that the polls produced by Research 2000 were "likely bunk" and anno...

Daily Kos & Research 2000: A Troubling Story

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

The battle between Daily Kos and pollster Research 2000 went from ugly to surreal last week, as the website and its founder, Markos ("Kos") Moulitsas,...